I'm a superlight mixed girl with a bunch of emotional hang-ups about my hair. Most of the people I'm around are white, and vocally prefer my hair when it's relaxed and straightened. I, however, want…Continue
"I have been transitioning for 21 months now and trust me, this experience is what you make of it. Like another poster suggested, screw the nay-sayers! The only person who had to understand our accept your hair decisions is you. When I first began my…"
"Twist outs and braid out will help with transitioning if you're not ready to big chop. I never big chopped...just let my hair grow out for about 8 months then cut off the relaxed ends. By that time, my hair was just about to my ear when…"
"i am transitioning right now. almost 6 months in and i cant take it no more! heading for a big chop right now! i think its because i am having to do my own hair now coming from going to the salon every other week. if i were still going to the salon…"
"I'm no expert but I have crazy/curly "mixed hair", and it's been my experience that when I'm trying to transition (natural) braids work the best. If you need to maintain a more refined or professional look the thinner the…"
I'm a superlight mixed girl with a bunch of emotional hang-ups about my hair. Most of the people I'm around are white, and vocally prefer my hair when it's relaxed and straightened. I, however, want to go natural like my mom. I have a LOT of hair--even relaxed, it's kinky, the base of my ponytail is as thick as my wrist, and it's BSL when straightened. I've got about four months (two inches) of new growth right now, and I'm trying to decide what to do. Should I Big Chop, or wait for it to grow…See More