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The Big Chop AKA Letting Go of my Relaxed Ends

I just went for it, and it is done.  I thought there would be tears, light sobbing, and a sadness that only a glass of wine could fix, but there was none of that.  357 more words

African American Hair

The big chop + styles to try out(natural hair)

The big chop involves cutting off all your
relaxed hair and  leaving a short amount of
new growth near the scalp. In some school of… 782 more words


One Year Later and the Curls are Back

A little over a year ago I stood crying in my shower in Turkey, having been forced to cut off most of my hair. I still shudder at the thought. 419 more words


Oh no! I've really chopped it off!!!

I have been transitioning to natural hair for the past 6 months and though I had planned to transition for a year before the chop, I wasn’t happy with the way my hair was shedding and decided to chop the chemically treated part only 6 months into my plans. 386 more words

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