Big Chop Haircut Reveal: How I Style My TWA + 4C Texture Shots

I “big chopped” on October 23 and I can’t even tell you how excited I am.

My goal was to transition as long as possible, but that was for my husband. He prefers I trim the relaxed ends periodically instead of all at once. I prefer to get it over with and start fresh with all unrelaxed hair. On the 23rd he said he wouldn’t mind if I big chopped and so I did.

Of course after chopping I was shocked at how short my hair was, but once I washed and styled it I was in love.  

Big Chop Haircut Reveal: How I Style My TWA + 4C Texture Shots

I have been using very little products on my hair and it’s made being natural this time so much easier. When I big chopped three years ago, I bought so many products and tried so many styles.

This time, I want to be super easy going with my hair as it grows out. I don’t care much about super defined curls this time around and won’t be spending hours in the mirror trying to achieve them.

I plan on embracing my texture and curl pattern pretty much as it grows. 

The first week of November I washed and finger coiled a few spots of my hair and let it dry and got the look in the picture above.

The next week I blew it out so my afro didn’t feel so short. That also gave me a chance to trim some leftover relaxed hair.

Big Chop Haircut Reveal: How I Style My TWA + 4C Texture Shots

Since then I’ve been flat twisting my hair 1-2 times a week. Flat twisting help prevent my hair from getting matted down while I sleep. On the days when I don’t flat twist, my hair is a bit smushed but is fine after I finger fluff and pick the roots a bit.

I and am so happy with how much my hair has grown in just a month and how easy it’s been to manage.

Big Chop Haircut Reveal: How I Style My TWA + 4C Texture ShotsBig Chop Haircut Reveal: How I Style My TWA + 4C Texture Shots

I’m hoping as it grows longer I don’t start struggling with too much tangling, but so far, so good. 

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14 Comments

  1. Your hair looks beautiful. I have a feeling this is how mine will look once I big chop as well. I was thinking I would transition for as long as possible, but got tired of dealing with the two textures. Now I think I might big chop before new year!
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  2. I love it! You look beautiful! In a world that is constantly telling us to buy extensions or fake products to look beautiful; keeping ourselves in love with our true natural self is brave, courageous and fearless! Good job for you! You look amazing.

  3. You look so beautiful girl! The hair looks so nice and healthy! I have to agree with you, though if you're doing a big chop it's best to just have a fresh start rather than cutting the relaxed hair off.
    There's something about cutting it all off that I find liberating! 🙂 am so glad your in love with your hair girl

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