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    17 Photos Of Shrinkage That Prove The Power Of Black Hair

    It's naturally magical, tbh.

    1. Shrinkage makes curly hair look shorter than its actual length.

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    See here for a brief lesson on shrinkage.

    2. And we can look at pics of it alllll day, TBH.

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    3. It's so satisfying to see just how far this natural beauty's curls can actually stretch.

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    4. What looks shoulder length is really bra strap length, and it's FREAKIN' MAGICAL!

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    5. Just a little tug, and this cutie's braids stretch down his back.

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    6. Imagine being able to go from cropped and curly to long and straight like this natural goddess.

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    7. This baby and her hang time might just take the crown, tho.

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    8. Miracle: noun. The rare instance in which one's hair is equally thick and long.

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    9. The face of an unbothered individual who knows the power of her hair.

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    10. And the mood of someone whose shrinkage is lit AF.

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    11. Shook by the levels. Completely, utterly SHOOOOOK!

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    12. *Adds "see her hair in a 'fro" and "see her hair in a blowout" to life bucket list*

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    13. Proof that we're definitely born with this magic.

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    14. Just in case you needed more convincing.

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    15. Stop what you're doing and admire these FLAWLESS natural coils turned GORGEOUS sleek curls, tho.

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    16. What's the point of having shrinkage if you're not gonna flex with a cute little front stretch?!

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    17. To be real, we haven't believed in anything this magical since St. Nick.

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    Anything short of beautiful, stunning, heavenly perfection is basically an understatement when it comes to black hair!