To cut or not to cut?

hey ladies. I'm new to this site and have been wanting to get the bc for about a week now. I haven't had a perm since april and am tired of the two textures.

My question is what could go wrong if I cut my own hair? Am I better off letting my natural cousin do it (she's been busy and had to postpone a few times)?

Last edited by Tjanee; 10-01-2008 at 07:50 PM.
If you don't trust yourself to do it, let someone else do it. I cut my own hair and ended up cutting 1inch to much. lol. But it was all good.

I suggest to let your cousin do it, but if you just can't take it anymore (and trust me I understand), then do what you feel is best. Nothing bad will happen if you do it yourself, you may not be even all over, (mines wasnt) but you can always get it shaped up.


Last Perm: Feb. 11th, 2005
Big Chop: October 16th, 2005

Hair Type: 3C (nape), 4B (middle), 4A (top)
If you don't trust yourself to do it, let someone else do it. I cut my own hair and ended up cutting 1inch to much. lol. But it was all good.

I suggest to let your cousin do it, but if you just can't take it anymore (and trust me I understand), then do what you feel is best. Nothing bad will happen if you do it yourself, you may not be even all over, (mines wasnt) but you can always get it shaped up.
Originally Posted by sugahoney

Thanks for answering I was beginning to think no one would answer for fear of messing me up. I think I'll give it a try tonight.
hey ladies. I'm new to this site and have been wanting to get the bc for about a week now. I haven't had a perm since april and am tired of the two textures.

My question is what could go wrong if I cut my own hair? Am I better off letting my natural cousin do it (she's been busy and had to postpone a few times)?
Originally Posted by Tjanee






ughh i know how u feel..dealin with the two is very annoying..i got my last perm in june and im going crazy!but yeah u can let ur cuz cut it..
last perm-june 2008

BC- dec 31,08/jan 1!
whoop! finally all natural!

hairtype-mostly 4a but a bit 3c also


Visit me&my hair!
http://members.fotki.com/Ayeyoneek/
i let her do it and my pic is the end result loving it already
lookin great! CONGRATS! wooohooo!


Last Perm: Feb. 11th, 2005
Big Chop: October 16th, 2005

Hair Type: 3C (nape), 4B (middle), 4A (top)
Hey, congrats!
Fotki!
Last relaxer: Feb. 2008
Big Chop:
Jan. 2009
Congrats!!! I did my BC myself, but then after a few weeks went to a barber shop to get it "cleaned" up. It looks nice!!!
Currently:Alaffia Shea & Coconut Enriching Shampoo, Alaffia Virgin Coconut & Shea Enriching Hair Lotion, Qhemet Amla Olive Heavy Cream, Qhemet Honeybush Tea Gel.

Last Texturizer: March 12, 2008
BC: July 21, 2008
Hair: Coarse, low porosity, iii.

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"Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting a different outcome". ~ Albert Einstein
thanks for the support ladies
besides the question of why,i've got nothing but compliments on it so far. my bf absolutely loves it most of all and wonders why i kept it permed for so long

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