Big Chop vs Transitioning
The decision to go natural is just the beginning of your natural hair journey. Whether your hair is damaged from a relaxer, texturizer, heat, color or other chemical processes. Are you going to become natural instantly or in a few months? Both are excellent choices but the decision is yours. Here is the difference between the big chop and transitioning. This post is in
collaboration with Natural Hairducation. Read here post here: https://www.naturalhairducation.com/2020/04/what-you-didnt-know-about-going-natural.html
The Big Chop is cutting off all damaged or processed hair.
Perks of the Big Chop
One hair texture
Simple Hair care
Gain experience with styling, moisturizing and caring for your hair
Disadvantages of the Big Chop
Adjusting to short hair
Catering to your face shape
Wash & Go
Braids ( with or without added hair)
Transitioning is growing out your damaged hair until it reaches your desired length. Afterwards, the damaged or processed hair is cut off.
Perks of Transitioning
Various hairstyle options
Disadvantages of Transitioning
Products will not respond the same on both textures
Braids (cornrows, mini braids, box braids)
Puffs ( High, low, side)
Batu knot out
Flexi rod out
If you want more tips on transitioning, check out more tips here: https://tiffanyrosej1.wixsite.com/afroandkinks/post/10-ways-to-transition-successfully
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