Another one of my goals, resolutions or lifestyle changes, (whichever way you say it) for 2013 is to stop relaxing my hair and to keep heat styling to a minimum. The first time I decided to go natural six years ago, I did the “big chop”. I just cut my hair all off and started all over growing it out. I was miserable because it took me a while to find the right products to use and I was in Portugal so everything wasn’t readily available. But I eventually figured it out and started to like it.
My hair has of course grown since then.
There will be times when I want to wear it straight via blow drying and flat ironing.
So this time around I have decided not to cut all of my hair off, but to simply transition from relaxed to natural. Which means I will continue to let my hair grow out in its kinky/curly natural state and then little by little cut off the relaxed hair by trimming my ends and eventually cut off all the left over relaxed ends once it reaches a length I am comfortable with.
For those interested I will be finding and trying new hairstyles and products, sharing this journey with you. :) I’m excited about it, because I really do miss the texture and fullness.
Did anyone else make any resolutions in regards to their hair? Or did you make any changes as far as cut or color for the New Year?