transition day 1 and need help

lexxyloveslexxyloves Posts: 1Registered Users
Hey ive just decided to go natural. I have 4a natural hair. Is it manditory to cut all the relaxed hair off or can I just not relax my hair without cutting?


  • SarahLou665SarahLou665 Posts: 3Registered Users
    You can definitely transition without cutting your hair. Try searching YouTube for videos on transitioning without doing the Big Chop (BC.) That's where I got most of my information.

    The key to it is deep conditioning once a week, protective styling, and being careful of the line of demarcation (that's the point where your relaxed hair meets your natural hair, it's a lot more sensitive.) From what I can tell, working with your hair only when it is wet is key to being careful of that line. Never comb/brush your hair while it is dry. Use lots of moisture and seal your hair with oils (olive oil, coconut oil, castor oil.)

    I hope this helps!