Out of all the textures, natural hair is the one tangled up in the most misconceptions, from those both in the community and those outside of it — from the idea that it's difficult to deal with, to some people thinking you should never, ever straighten it. With the natural hair movement in full force, it's becoming more and more important to address and debunk these myths, which could prevent others from making the shift from chemically straight — or just leave the wrong impression for those who aren't familiar with hair types other than their own.
Click ahead as we, with a little help from some hair experts, set them straight once and for all (no pun intended). And, if there are any others you think need to be put to rest, feel free to share them in the comments.
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