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17 Unbelievable Photos That'll Have You Out Here Thinking Black Girls Invented Hair

It's like if Black Jesus's holy water, Beyoncé's sweat, and aloe vera from Oprah's garden were all mixed in a spray bottle and misted throughout our hair.

1. Black women can literally do ANYTHING with our hair!

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2. Our varying textures, from fine to coarse, make it so that we can rock endless styles.

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3. Like long-ass beaded box braids that move when we move.

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(Seriously, get into this hair flip game!)

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4. Super big and defined curls without using heat? DONE!

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5. Cut, color, and make our own wigs from scratch? CHECK!

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6. Swirl and lay baby hairs that give new life to the word edges? SAY NO MORE!

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7. I guess what I'm trying to say is: AIN'T NO LIMITS, BIH.

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8. And don't even get me started on the natural growth when we nail a routine that's just right for us.

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9. It's like if Black Jesus's holy water, Beyoncé's sweat, and aloe vera from Oprah's garden were all mixed in a spray bottle and misted throughout our hair.

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10. But that's not to get things twisted, tho. We will fuck UP a short 'do when we want to.

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11. Like, get into this cropped, coily blonde cut.

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I SAAAAAID, "GET. IN. TO. THIS. CUT!!!"

And while you're at it, put sum respeck on her highlighter, too.
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And while you're at it, put sum respeck on her highlighter, too.

12. We have every reason to believe sis woke up like, "Lemme serve them MJB color and Dorothy Dandridge face."

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13. And speaking of serving, the wig and weave game is not even a competition.

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14. Because surprise, surprise: Black women have that on lock, too.

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15. We can't talk black women and hair, tho, without talking shrinkage.

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16. That illusion when our hair appears to be short curls, but it's actually long curls.

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17. Black girls are really magic, y'all, and our hair is one of our many superpowers.

When you can rock frizzy or defined 'cause your shit gon' look good either way!
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When you can rock frizzy or defined 'cause your shit gon' look good either way!

Other superpowers include but are not limited to *takes deep breath*: activism, storytelling, trend forecasting, clapbacking, mobilizing, and more.

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