There are two paths to natural hair, for anyone who currently wears relaxed tresses: you can transition, which can last for months, or you can cut it all off, also known as the "big chop."
Naturally, cutting all of your hair off is the more dramatic option. But is it better? If you're struggling with that decision, maybe this piece on the pros and cons of the big chop will help you make up your mind.
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