3C, 4A, 4C, 2B. Hair types.
When it comes to retaining length, sometimes we put too much emphasis on hair type instead of where the focus belongs. Hair practices.
How many times have you looked at one of your fellow naturals with long hair and thought, “I’ll never get my hair to grow that long. My hair type won’t allow it.” OK maybe YOU didn’t think it but trust – many women do.
What They Have That You Don’tLet’s put aside hair types for a moment and examine the habits of other naturals that have managed to retain a healthy amount of length. It’s not about what they have. It’s about what they do.
You’re probably thinking of “famous” naturals with long hair like Napturl85, UrbanBushBabes or Mahogany Curls (and we love them) but they are just a few among many. There are many naturals with long hair (they retained length) that you are probably not aware of. Here are a few with varying hair textures: