For many women, big chopping is about the personal journey. Mel Burgos chopped her curls for the 2nd time. "Ultimately I was transitioning as a person."
Big chop is the process of cutting off the relaxed or permed ends of one's hair when she is transitioning from chemically processed hair to natural hair. Timing the big chop is a big decision for many napptural women who have decided they want to wear their hair natural. Lots of women cut/chop the relaxer or perm from their hair to begin or continue the growth of their natural hair. Getting ready do to the big chop? We've got lots of big chop articles, tips, how-tos and community.