If you 'Big Chopped' in the winter.....

............ Posts: 102Registered Users
This is a little Shout Out!!:mrgreen:
Just notice alot of December BC-ers

So to you and your curls happy anniversary (nappiversary, curliversary, kinkiversary...or watever u call it:laughing6:)

I BC'ed Dec. 14, 2009
Transitioned for 7 months
...and im still learning

How about you? Hows your journey going? (even if u bc'ed in another


  • itsKelCeeEeeitsKelCeeEee Posts: 1,084Registered Users
    Dang I was CLOSE: November 25th, 2009.
    Can I still join the club?! :blob6:
    Big Chop: 11/25/09
    Cottony/fluffy, medium/coarse, high density & porosity
    SL - APL - BSB - BSL - MBL - WL - HL
  • ............ Posts: 102Registered Users
    Dang I was CLOSE: November 25th, 2009.
    Can I still join the club?! :blob6:

    Cause, guess wat?
    Winter 2009 started on December 21
    haha... :laughing6:

  • kinkyncurlykinkyncurly Posts: 110Registered Users
    Well i'm big chopping on or around january 3rd! any advice for short hair in the winter? I hate how I'm going to look in my winter hats :-(
    Transitioning! :hello1:
    BC Date: January 8th, 2011!
    Hair: 4a fine but dense
    Working on: porosity issues, growing out heat damage, dryness
    Fotki link in profile
  • KeenyliciousKeenylicious Posts: 2,320Registered Users
    i bced october 2007. i demand i be accepted into this club lol
  • EllyEllyOxenFreeEllyEllyOxenFree Posts: 6,446Registered Users
    December 26th 2009 here! :toothy4:

    Looking forward to year two...
    BC'ed: 26 Dec 09
    Grand Duchess Fierce Freckles, Mistress of the Mighty Snap and Doyenne of the Potent Products Pavane in the Order of the Curly Crusaders
  • Truqueen01Truqueen01 Posts: 202Registered Users
    I bc'd December 26th 2009 as well!! I love my natural hair & being a "kitchen beautician" (according to my DH!)
  • SaSSyClaSSySaSSyClaSSy Posts: 96Registered Users
    I bced this past fall (Sept. 28 ) and so far good. I have been wearing two-strand exclusively for the past 6 weeks with one week intervals. I will continue with this regime until late March 2011. I have retain all my length and moisture doing this method.
    BC: 9/28/10 (2.5-3 inches)
    Hair type: Type 3c/4a fine/medium
  • natural_dancer86natural_dancer86 Posts: 159Registered Users
    I did my BC in May when it was warm so I give ya'll props for cutting all your hair off during the winter when it's freezing

    It sho nuff is cold here and I'm bout to get me a wig
  • TaDa123TaDa123 Posts: 47Registered Users
    It looks like Dec. 26, 2009 was indeed a special day- that's when I did my BC too :reindeer:
    Fine/Medium strands, Medium density, Normal porosity.

    Cowash: Giovanni Tea Tree Triple Treat
    Leave-In: Kinky Curly Knot Today
    Styler: KCCC
  • carinnycarinny Posts: 24Registered Users
    January 21, 2010! I regretted it for a bit because my head was cold as Iunno what for a while lol.
    C. Twitty


    Natural since:
    January 2010
  • QVCDivaQVCDiva Posts: 1,329Registered Users
    Jan. 30, 2009. Only regret is not doing it on my Bday, Jan 2nd, as I initially planned. What can I say I wanted to transistion a bit longer but by the end of January, I was like screw it, I'm doing it now.
    Last Relaxer: 09/19/08
    BC: 01/30/09
    Misc: 1st time going natural was '94-'98; 2nd time - '99-2003; This time I will not go back to relaxers.
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  • projectdanielleprojectdanielle Posts: 545Registered Users
    February 19, 2010. :blob4:

    I didn't mind the cold. My hair was pretty short so I rocked a skully to work. Now its a problem because I wear a wash and go fro and my hats are messing it up.
    Blog: /home/leaving?" class="Popup
    Low Porosity, Medium Texture, Color-Treated
    Last relaxer: 12/09 and BC: 2/19/10

    PJ Status = Currently MIA
  • FronomenalFronomenal Posts: 712Registered Users
    I BC'd on December 15, 2008. My journey is going well. My hair is flourising and I'm inspring others to go natural. :)
    Big Chop: 12/15/08

    Shampoo: As I Am Curl Clarity Shampoo
    Conditioner: As I Am Hydration Elation Intensive Conditioner &
    Tresemme Botanique Nourish and Replenish Conditioner
    Leave-In Conditioner: As I Am Leave-In Conditioner & Alba Botanica Leave-In Conditioner
    Moisturizer: As I Am DoubleButter Cream Rich Daily Moisturizer
    Oils/Butters: Coconut Oil & Castor Oil
    Gels: Eco Styler Krystal Gel

    ~ iHerb Discount Code: EFE310 ~
  • alidanalidan Posts: 111Registered Users
    YAY!!! This post just reminded me that I BC'ed Dec 19th 2009, I didn't even realize I was that close to my 1 year anniversary, I guess it's cause I have Braids in at the moment. Congrats to you guys also!
    Rock your own style, dance to your own beat
    BC'ed on 12/19/09, transitioned 9 month 12 days and loving every Minute.
    Products LOVES:
    SheaMoisture CES, Ecostyle OO, Long Aid gel, castor, Olive & jojoba oil, Shea butter, V05 Strawberry, Cream Of Nature Argan Oil treatment, Crece Pelo, Silicon Mix, NuNATT, Karite masque.

    Products lines I would love to try: Miss Jessie's, KBB , Qhemets and Hairveda.

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  • gagirl09gagirl09 Posts: 2,316Registered Users
    I bc'd December 19th 2009 too!!!
    Last relaxer: Nov. 24, 2008
    BC: December 19, 2009
    Products: Whatever works!
  • kimnicholekimnichole Posts: 50Registered Users
    I just celebrated the one-year anniversary of my BC on 12/6! :wav:
    Last Relaxer: 6/1/09
    BC #1: 12/6/09
    BC #2: 2/27/12
  • Alice_42 Alice_42 Posts: 791Registered Users
    December 2008-Jan 2009 (I did lots of mini chops). Almost 2 years!! :)

    Last relaxer: August 2008
    Big Chop: December 2008/January 2009
    Blog: Alice in Nappyland
  • Raquel525Raquel525 Posts: 2Registered Users
    December 23, 2009. :occasion7:
  • blackguitargirlblackguitargirl Posts: 492Registered Users
    2 years on Dec. 29th :toothy10:
    I'm so glad that my hair has grown in nicely and continues to do well.
    last relaxer dec. 2007
    BC dec 29, 2008
    :headbang: 4 years natural!
    Music blog :hiding:
    Writing blog
    My Book: The Lost King
  • AliShiel0030AliShiel0030 Posts: 3Registered Users
    I BCed December 16, 2009:hello1:
    Transitioned for 7 to 8 months (cant exactly remeber the month of my last relaxer:p
    3c/4a ish
    Moisture: Spritz of Aloe Vera juice, water and glycerin
    Sealer: shea butter mixture: shea butter, coconut oil, Castor oil, olive oil
    Co-Wash: Suave tropical coconut conditioner, Herbal Essences Hello Hydration

  • Dimplesonme2Dimplesonme2 Posts: 31Registered Users
    I did the BC September 10, 2010 after 3 months transition! It's really cold up here in the northeast so yeah, I sorta wish I had waited a bit more. Don't like hat hair on my TWA. :sad:
    Big Chop: Sept/2010
    Texture: Med-Fine strands, low porosity and protein challenged
    Took so many pictures decided to get a Fotki!