I have been natural all of my life. I have 4a/4b hair, which shrinks like crazy! However, only during the last three years, I've worn my hair in its natural state, twists, twist-out, afro, braids, braid-out, bantu knots. I used to always straighten my hair with a blow dryer, pressing comb and curling iron. It took a lot of time. I feel so liberated ...