The allure of long tresses persists. It haunts those who will never be able to grow their own long hair unless they have Locs. But what’s considered long is also relative. I believe that for those with naturally kinky hair, unless your hair is locked (and therefore not being combed) it will only grow as long as your DNA allows. I’ve never seen anyone with loose, kinky hair down to the waist, because tightly coiled hair doesn’t grow as fast as straight hair, or hair with a loose curl.