The "7 Rings" singer is attempting to grow out her natural hair after damaging it by bleaching it blonde last year

Ariana Grande has changed up her hair countless times over the years, but one style we rarely see the star sporting is her natural, untouched bouncy curls. But after the “Thank U, Next” singer shared an adorable throwback of young Ari with her beautiful curly hair, fans started asking when they would see her rock the look again.

“Are your curls still…. alive i would like to c it,” one fan replied to Grande’s tweet.

Another fan tweeted more throwback photos of Grande’s curls writing, “i was lookin at her curls earlier omg pls can you imagine if she brought em back.”

Grande then explained that although it may be hard to believe she still looks just like her younger self sans glam.

“if i’m honest ….. this is still exactly what i look like without lashes and my pony ….. anyone who knows me knows me knows ….. like …. i’m twenty five. i was five here. the only difference now is that hand now says bbq grill finger,” the pop powerhouse tweeted.

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She went on to say that since dyeing her hair an icy, platinum blonde color last year, it’s been a challenge to grow her curls back out. But they’re slowly gaining some length.

“they gotta grow first ! that blonde last year …….. tarnished. BUT they’re like halfway back. :),” Grande replied to one of her fans on Twitter.

Shortly after, a fan begged Grande to show them what her natural hair looks like right now as it grows out, so she happily obliged.

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The “7 Rings” singer posted a brief video snippet on Twitter without any extensions in her hair. Grande wore her down to show the real length — falling right above her shoulders — along with her flowing curls and shaggy bangs.

“PLS THROW AWAY THE EXTENSIONS UR REAL HAIR IS SO CUTE,” one excited fan tweeted upon seeing the star’s natural look.

Plenty of Grande’s other supporters also encouraged her to go au naturale too. “omg you’re literally the cutest human being on this planet,” one person wrote. Another fan said, “CAN YOU PLS GO NATURAL ALL THE TIME. YOU ARE THE CUTEST HUMAN BEING ALIVE.”

Though it hasn’t always been easy for Grande to wear her hair natural because, like when she dyed it platinum, the star also experienced damage when she bleached and colored it bright red for her Nickelodeon show Sam & Cat.

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“My actual hair is so broken that it looks absolutely ratchet and absurd when I let it down,” Grande said. “As annoying as it is for y’all to look at the same hairstyle all the time, it’s all that works for now (and I’m comfortable for the first time in years).”