They’ll usually do an annual flat iron to straighten their hair, then let it hang down to a certain point on the body. Though sometimes they’ll just hold the hair at their chin, or talk about nose length, arm pit length or bra strap length while stretching their hair out, the savvy naturalistas use what is called a “length check t-shirt” to track their hair growth.
These shirts are close fitting to the body, and have measurements in inches stamped on the back. Without touching your hair you can measure where it falls visually, and take a picture every few months or once per year to track your hair growth.
If you’ve always wanted to know where to get one for yourself, here’s the answer!
About the Author (Author Profile)Blogger, writer, relationships/dating expert, fitness trainer and natural hair enthusiast since 1997. Sharing information from grandmomma, books and scientific journals, as well as my personal discoveries and experiences with natural hair as we journey from relaxers, flat irons and weaves together.
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