Jumping into the Natural Hair Movement, many of us do not realize how costly maintaining natural hair can be. When I jumped into the idea of being chemical-free the first step I took without delay was to start with a “Big Chop”. Most Women have such a difficult time agreeing to have all of their hair chopped off and being pretty much subject to rocking a boy cut for a few months depending on how long it usually takes your hair to grow back out.
In the process of transition, it is overly important to keep your hair as close to healthy as possible. When you are in the transitioning process the hardest thing to deal with is maintaining the health of your ends while maintaining as much length as humanly possible. Not to mention that going to the hair salon is super expensive. Worse than that most hair stylist lack experience with cutting Natural Hair period. It’s possible that you may end up paying for the very same “Big Chop” that you were trying to avoid from the start LOL!…
We will be reviewing the actual steps I take to accomplish maintaining healthy ends you can also link to my video – How to Trim Natural Hair. The longer your hair is the more time it will take to trim your ends properly. WHAT YOU NEED TO HAVE HANDY… If you do not have the items listed below, make sure you hit your local Beauty Supply Store Up and grab the following list of items.
- Rat-tail Comb
- Extra Large Afro Comb
- Hair Ties
- Hair Clips
- Spray Bottle
- Diming Brush
LET’S GET TO IT LADIES – CUT CUT CUT
- STEP 1: When preparing to trim your ends, you want to make sure that your hair is freshly washed, conditioned and moisturized. This will help with locating those damaged ends that need to be trimmed, as well as prevent you from having a botched cut after it’s all said and done.
- STEP 2: You want to add your regular products and follow your regular hair regimen. This part should be easy because it’s something that you do all of the time.
- STEP 3: You are going to section your hair into 4 to 6 section, clip them or tie them down. make sure you comb your hair out fully detangling your hair.
- STEP 4: Now starting from your back section you are going to start your two strand twist. Try to make these twist medium to small. Not too tiny because it will be alot of work trying to get your twist back out.
- STEP 5: Once you have completed your back section, pull each individual twist as far away from your head as it will go. You are going to look for the uneven, damaged, stringy hairs at the very end of your twist and cut them off.
- STEP 6: You are gon to repeat STEP4 & STEP5 until you have completed your entire head, Once you have completed your entire head allow your hair to fully dry. Don’t forget to oil your hair to help reduce frizz. Your hair will Thank you for it….