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10 Heatless Ways To Stretch Your Natural Hair That Actually Work

Because those “curl-stretching” products are a damn lie!

Banding

Banding

EverSoGorgeous does the banding method, dividing her hair into two sections and wrapping a hair tie down the length of each section. It should basically look like two pigtails. After a few hours, or the next day, she gently unwinds the hair ties.

Watch her tutorial here.

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African Threading

African Threading

Luchi Loyale threads her 4B/C hair, taking individual sections and wrapping thread around each one from the root to the ends. Once she removes the threads, it gives her natural a blowout effect.

Watch the magic go down here.

Luchi Loyale / Via youtube.com

Bantu Knot-Out

Bantu Knot-Out

Trophdoph does a Bantu knot-out for full, voluminous hair. You can wear the knots for however long you want, and then take them out for stretched curls when you’re ready.

See all her tips for the perfect Bantu knot-out here.

trophdoph / Via youtube.com

Wash & Go Twists

Wash & Go Twists

After her wash and go dries, JoyceMD twists it in very large sections. She ties it with a satin scarf and sleeps in the twists overnight. The next day, she takes the twists out and gets peak stretch!

See how she does it here.

JoyceMD / Via youtube.com


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