As us Naturals all know, hair shrinkage is such a pain in the butt. Our hair could be past our earlobes when stretched out, but appears to be above the earlobe when not pulled. Why is this? Well, it's because of our curly/coily hair type. It's the make-up of our beautiful hair. It's curly!!! and curls are like springs. They bounce right back. Some folks choose to permanently get rid of this curl by perming their hair, some keep their hair flat ironed or pressed constantly.
These two actions leads to SERIOUS long term damage to the hair texture, hair strand, and scalp. Too much Heat is never a good idea! So I will never recommend you using heat to see true length. There are other ways of seeing more length without using heat, and I will give you a few ideas. Guess what the first on is?!
TWO STRAND TWIST:
STRETCH OUT METHOD: