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I Had No Plans to Big Chop, But it was The Best Hair Decision I Ever Made in My Life!

Published On February 29, 2016 | By Aishia Strickland | Hair, Lifestyle

Tee had been toying around with the idea of growing out her relaxer for about a year.  When she finally decided the time had come, her plan was to transition out of her relaxer, however one life changing Sunday morning changed her plans.  Her unplanned hair decision turned into a Big Chop. image“I decided I was going to go natural about a year ago. I said the Big Chop isn’t for me and was taking the “growing out my relaxer” approach.”

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“I was having a moment. I was OVER so many aspects of my life, from the guy I was dating to my job. My shedding hair was the icing on the cake. I was home sitting on the sofa, with conditioner in my hair watching Joel Olestein. He was speaking on getting rid of dead weight and birthing new things…

Next thing I knew, I had a bathroom sink full of relaxed strands, on the phone with my natural hair girlfriend in tears!”

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I’d say it took a good 2 weeks for me to get comfortable with my new hair! Today marks 2 whole months and I’m so glad I had “that moment.”
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“I wouldn’t say anyone treats me differently. I do catch and retain a lot more attention from men. They love it. I’ve actually had someone caress my hair… lol”

 

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“A million questions of why’s and now what’s from friends and family. Besides the “So what are you doing with your hair”, my co-workers for the most part were very unenthused lol. I walked in and the most I heard throughout the day was, “oh nice haircut, it really fits you”

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“I would tell anyone considering the Big Chop to go for it! Best hair decision I’ve ever made in my life.”

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“I’ve had relaxed hair since I was 14, I’m really just looking forward to enjoying a healthy head of natural hair. The curls, the fullness, the body, the buns and definitely the obnoxiously big hair!”

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