Natural Hair 2 Year Update, Routine, and Products

Natural Hair 2 Year Update, Routine, and Products

As January of this year, I’ve been growing my natural hair for 2 years! I spent over a year of that time transitioning (MORE ON THAT HERE), but I found that I could only really get to know my natural hair once I cut off all the damaged ends. I did my big chop over 8 months ago, so I’m starting to see my hair’s tendencies - what it likes, what it dislikes, what it resists, and what it soaks right up.

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The Big Chop: Cutting it Off & Going Natural

The Big Chop: Cutting it Off & Going Natural

In a society that values long flowing locks, it's a statement to cut your hair so short that it doesn't hang. It's a statement to even wear you hair in its natural kinky state. My statement is that I love the hair I was born with, how it looks, how it feels, and there is nothing un-respectable or un-beautiful about it. And with time and the right tools (and YouTube tutorials) I can manage it well enough without having to use chemicals as a crutch.

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