Big Chop to Now: Royeal

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Hey Curlfriends! My last relaxer was April 2013 and wore my hair in a sew in from May 2013 until the beginning of July 2013. I took my weave out and then decided I wanted to go natural. I did my big chop on July 27th, 2013.

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Moments before the Big Chop
This is the last picture I have of my hair before my big chop. I had just taken my hair out of a weave.

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Moments after the Big Chop
Here I am right after I did the big chop. This was the most nerve racking experience of my life. I remember sitting in the salon wanting to cry as she cut off all of my hair. After she finished I got in my car and cried the whole way home. I remember being so afraid to show my fiance. I had no idea what he was going to say or think! I’ll never forget the way his eyes lit up when I showed him. He was so in love with my short hair! He gave me the confidence to continue with my natural hair journey and I’ve been going strong ever since!

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Years after the Big Chop
It’s been almost 2 years now and I love my hair in this two strand twist out. I can’t stress enough how important it is for newly naturals to be patient! Give your hair some TLC and she will grow back stronger than ever!

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  1. Keyayang Wallace

    Thank you for sharing your story I hope to be sharing the same story in 2017 I just did the big chop again February 2015. Your hair is beautiful and has grown a lot since your big chop.

  2. liz..

    wow you got pretty hair …will be also sharing my story next year big chopped last month 30 Mar 2015#inspired


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