Hello! I did the big chop a year ago, which was my second time. I have not relaxed my hair in about 4 years. I hate to say this b/c I know people feel so strongly, but I really feel like my hair is too nappy to be natural. It is so hard to manage, it's like a brillo pad. I wear braids, wigs, and I do like rocking an afro. I tried a twist out...nothing happened really, no difference. My hair is so dry, thick, and grows extremely slow.
I am really interested in other people experiences of getting your hair relaxed after being natural. I feel bad wanting to get a relaxer. I see so many women with beautiful natural hair, but I just don't feel I am one of them.