Help For Transitioning from Relaxed to Natural Hair

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Flat twists and a rod set with a pompadour. A fun transitioning hairstyle to wear.

I transitioned for 18 months and became natural without a big chop.

So many people said it wasn’t possible, and that motivated me even more.  Don’t let the naysayers discourage you.

You can do it, and I’ve provided a ton of information below to help you get started and support you throughout your journey.

FAQ’s on Transitioning

This article will answer a ton of questions you probably have about your transitioning journey.  Make sure you start here.

The Do’s and Dont’s of Transitioning

It’s easy to make common mistakes when you start, but don’t worry, I’ve broken it down so you don’t make those errors.

What to Expect While Transitioning

In this article, I broke down my journey by the months so you can get an idea of what to expect.

Detangling Tips for Transitioning Hair

Dealing with transitioning and natural hair is not the same as handling relaxed hair.  You have to be gentle and you will get more tangles.  But don’t worry, I will show you how to keep your hair healthy and prevent breakage.

My Favorite Transitioning Products

A list of products I used during my transition to natural hair.

Chicks With Kinks Get Winks!Tips for Teens Who Want to Transition

If you’re a teen, you may not feel you have the support of friends or family.  Maybe you are also not sure what to do with your hair.  This article will offer some guidance.

Tips on Using Heat While Transitioning

Thinking of flat ironing your hair?  There’s nothing wrong with it as long as you do it in moderation and do not use too much heat.  Here’s a guide.

See the Day I Became 100% Natural

After 18 months I trimmed the last of my relaxed ends and I was fully natural.  Check this page for some tips and lessons I learned.

Why Wear Natural Hair?

We’ve got to stop letting society tell us what is beautiful.  There’s nothing wrong with straight hair, but natural hair is OK too and we should learn to embrace it.  I was inspired to write this as soon as I started my journey and I realized how I let society shame me into wearing natural hair.

Dealing With Naysayers of Natural Hair and Negative Comments

You will discover the importance of having thick skin because not everyone will be supportive of your decision.  That’s OK.  You can get through it.  Here are some tips you can use.

See all my transitioning hairstyles

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