Stretching natural hair is not just a style technique, it can actually improve hair health by decreasing knotting. Here are four great tutorials showing different ways to stretch or straighten natural hair.
The Blowdrying Tension Method
The tension method is a comb-less blowdrying method that involves stretching your hair with your hands, and applying heat from a blowdryer. It’s a great method if you find yourself experiencing a lot of breakage with combs.
The Blowdrying Comb Attachment Method
This method involves using a comb attachment on a blowdryer.
The Banding Method
This involves binding the hair to facilitate stretching.
The Braid/Twist Method
This involves braiding or twisting hair in large sections to stretch
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Ladies, which method have you tried? What is your preferred method for straightening and stretching?