I was on twitter and I asked my followers what should I write about that pertains to natural hair and my Sistar @Hunnidthaire said I should blog about what to expect and what not to expect after your big chop in regards to the texture of you’re hair. You hair texture will surprise you after you big chop! I was so fascinated with it I couldn’t keep my hand out of my hair. When I first did my big chop my hair just kind of coiled up, it was dry and I wasn’t sure on how to deal with it.
A lot of newbie naturals see how other people’s hair looks really nice; some of them have hair that is coily, kinky or curly. The curlier hair textures are loved by a lot of people and some have the expectation that they’re hair will be curly too, but boo let me tell you it’s not always true. Growing up I had a looser curl pattern but after having a perm for many years I have a tighter texture now. So, here is a list of things you should expect and shouldn’t expect after your big chop.
What not to expect:
Your hair to be really curly unless you were born with that type of hair
It will be completely manageable
Your curl pattern will be defined
Your hair will like the same products you’ve always used
Everybody is going to like you’re hair
What to expect:
Your curl pattern will change as it grows
You will not be able to stop touching your hair
That you will have to fall in love with your hair
Prepare to change some products
Prepare to learn a lesson in moisture
This post is just a FYI type of deal I could go deeper but I don’t have the time right now but I will go in on the whole first six months of being completely natural.