- 1 How do you take care of your hair after the big chop?
- 2 Does natural hair grow faster after big chop?
- 3 How long does it take for hair to grow after big chop?
- 4 Does your hair texture change after big chop?
- 5 Should you big chop on wet or dry hair?
- 6 Should I big chop or transition?
- 7 How can I make my hair grow faster after big chop?
- 8 How often should I wash my hair after the big chop?
- 9 Can you go natural without cutting your hair?
- 10 How often can I straighten my 4c hair?
- 11 Should I cut my hair off and start over?
- 12 Does relaxer stop hair growth?
- 13 Is the big chop worth it?
- 14 What is the big chop natural hair?
How do you take care of your hair after the big chop?
Check out these tips for growth after the big chop:
- 1.) Keep track of what products are working on your hair-
- 2.) Create Your Wash Day Regimen- Other than knowing what products work best for you, make sure you have a consistent regimen to take care of your TWA every week.
- 4.) Moisturize your hair with a DIY spritz-
Does natural hair grow faster after big chop?
While there is still some debate about it, hair that is freshly cut does not necessarily grow faster. When you cut your hair, you cut the bottom of the strand, therefore, the two are not related. There are a few reasons why people might think hair grows faster after the big chop.
How long does it take for hair to grow after big chop?
How long after the Big Chop will my hair be shoulder length? It will be about 1.5 years to 2 years. Yes, it sounds like a long time, but trust us, you’ll get there before you know it!
Does your hair texture change after big chop?
What to expect after the big chop: Sultan says that whatever your texture appears to be during the new-growth phase is probably not what your true curl pattern is. “When someone big-chops, they can expect to find that their curl pattern is often a lot ‘softer’ than what they initially anticipated,” she says.
Should you big chop on wet or dry hair?
“You can have multiple curl patterns on one head of hair so if it is cut while straight or wet, when it dries naturally the hair will spring up and the cut will look uneven.” Despite its name, “the big chop” doesn’t have to be super drastic — make it gradual if you need to.
Should I big chop or transition?
If you transition, you’ll get to keep your length, but you’ll have to deal with styling multi-textured tresses. If you do the big chop, you’ll get rid of your relaxer in one fell swoop, but you might be left with only an inch of hair.
How can I make my hair grow faster after big chop?
Here’s some tips on how to grow out your natural hair after the big chop.
- Wash, Deep Condition & Moisturize Regularly. First you’ll need to choose products that work for your natural hair.
- Trim Regularly.
- Keep Heat Styling To A Minimum.
- Wear Low Manipulation Hairstyles.
- Protective Style.
How often should I wash my hair after the big chop?
Here are my healthy hair regimen suggestions:
- Shampoo: At the minimum, every 7-9 days. Healthy hair growth starts with a clean scalp.
- Deep Condition: Once a week or each time you shampoo.
- Moisturize: EVERY DAY!
- Trims: Every 8-12 weeks or as suggested by your professional stylist.
Can you go natural without cutting your hair?
Going natural without the big chop simply means that you will have to transition to natural hair. This means, instead of big chopping immediately, you will grow out your hair and the relaxer over a period of time to be defined by you. There really is not a limit on how long you can transition.
How often can I straighten my 4c hair?
“You should not flat iron natural hair more than once a month, especially if your hair is color-treated or damaged,” says Powell. “Even once a month can be considered pushing it, so if you are flat ironing that frequently, it’s important that you are hyper-aware of your hair’s health.”
Should I cut my hair off and start over?
While cutting everything off is certainly the quickest way to grow a healthy head of hair, it can be a long journey to get back to the length you’re looking for. The quickest way I could grow out my natural texture was to cut off the relaxed hair and start over again.
Does relaxer stop hair growth?
Now that you understand how relaxers help with hair maintenance, let me discuss when it is no longer safe for you to relax your hair. In some cases, if you continue to relax your hair, you can cause permanent damage to your hair follicles, when this happens, your hair will not grow back.
Is the big chop worth it?
The big chop eliminates all of that because you have only one texture to style. It may not be what you were expecting, but it’s yours. Whichever products and styling techniques you use, you’ll get uniform results with your 100 percent natural mane. This is also a great time to really get to know your natural texture.
What is the big chop natural hair?
What Is The Big Chop? The big chop is the act of cutting off your relaxed or chemically processed hair therefore revealing your true natural hair texture. The big chop is the quickest way to become 100% natural. Those who decide to do the big chop typically transition for a couple of months before cutting their hair.