SA Woman Untangles 8-Month-Old Cornrows, TikTok Video Shakes Mzansi: “The Hair That Came Off”

SA Woman Untangles 8-Month-Old Cornrows, TikTok Video Shakes Mzansi: “The Hair That Came Off”

  • A woman's TikTok video showcasing the unbraiding of her eight-month-old cornrows grabbed Mzansi's attention
  • The shocking clip displayed the condition of the woman's hair before and after the braiding process
  • Viewers expressed awe and some shared concerns about the health of keeping cornrows for an extended period

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One woman took to TikTok to share the unbraiding of her cornrows, which had been in place for a remarkable eight months.

A woman untangled her cornrows
A woman shocked social media users with her haircare video. Image: @madelanoluthando
Source: TikTok

One woman took to TikTok to share the unbraiding of her cornrows, which had been in place for a remarkable eight months.

The time-lapse video of the intricate process gained traction and was seen by more than 437K viewers.

Transformation leaves netizens amazed

Netizens saw the meticulous untangling of the cornrows, revealing the woman's natural hair. The clip posted by @madelanoluthando showed the growth that had occurred during the extended period.

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How long can cornrows last

According to hair experts, cornrows can last for two to four weeks without additional care. However, with some extra effort, they can last for six to eight weeks, and in some cases, even up to 12 weeks. The longevity is influenced by your cornrow hair routine and your specific hair type.

Watch the video below:

Hair video sparks convo

The time-consuming process left some in awe. Others were quick to point out the impressive condition of the woman's hair after the unbraiding, sparking a conversation about haircare.

See some of the comments below:

@sedi.montii posted:

"Eight months nole nyaope mos."

@nontu_13 commented:

"Were you in hospital for eight months? Because that’s the only acceptable explanation."

@beesbalkhulu said:

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"Here comes another eight months."

@sduuhmchunu wrote:

"Mina I undid my two-month-old cornrows last week. The hair growth is amazing."

@ntswalo_lebese added:

"1 month and a couple of weeks is enough for me. Eight months I would die."

@sneziey_s7 stated:

"The hair that came off, that's a whole bun of a pony mos."

@user4450111190493 added:

"I don't know much about hair, mara yoh eight months, chomi?"

@mbali__kay shared:

"I used to do this and would put a weave on. My hair would grow, jong."

SA woman masters 4C hair growth past waist

In another article, Briefly News reported that growing 4C hair is always interesting for many netizens, as the coiled hair type requires extra love and attention.

A South African woman with long 4C hair went viral on the internet after showing people how far her strands could stretch. The stunner proved that learning key principles about retaining length for 4C hair makes long, coiled hair something anyone can achieve.

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Source: Briefly News

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