Just when you think you’ve found comfort with your natural hair, the relaxers may come a calling.
Over the years, we’ve seen some of the naturalistas we’ve come to adore start fresh with a second big chop after growing gorgeous hair. “Is she crazy?!” Well, there may some good reasons for them doing it. Here are four. Damage Because heat damage is irreversible, it’s a huge reason why many opt to reach for the […]
Use these tips to guide you through the big chop phase. Make your switch back to natural hair a breeze!
Joelle decided to transition back to natural hair seven years ago by doing the big chop. Now she has long, beautiful waist length hair. Check out her hair story & pictures
Time and time again, I’ve heard the big chop horror stories. Uneven. Cut off too much (not just relaxed ends). Tears. And more tears. Not to mention the criticism one may receive. There are usually 5 typical responses to your big chop that you can read here. Fortunately, I was not subject to a negative […]
Unless you’ve been living under a rock since the beginning of the year, you know Lupita Nyong’o has been tearing up the red carpet and collecting awards like black women have been winning them forever! She’s been hailed the red carpet queen by every fashion media outlet worth it’s salt and gold. Rightly so, her style, […]
Surprisingly I have had an overwhelming amount of positive feedback since starting my natural hair journey. However, I have had a few times where people have said some out of this world stuff. In most scenarios I found myself feeling more annoyed than anything else and in some cases their ignorance was pretty funny. More: […]
The holidays are a time for family, food, and fun. [Please excuse the cheesiness of the statement, but it’s true!] And with these festivities, brings some of the harshest natural hair critics. I’ve personally been subjected to a lot of natural hair criticism –especially due to the thick, kinky texture of my hair. At work, […]
Are you on the fence about doing your big chop or holding out for a long transition? Deciding to do your big chop can be major especially if you’ve never had short hair, or were very young when you began chemically altering your texture. There are many factors to consider as it regards to your personal head of hair.
Regardless of who you are, there are certain assumptions about your new short look. Here’s a list of 5 things people think when you sport a twa or short hair.