Hair: transition hair from relaxed to natural
I couldn't take it any longer. I was loving the feel and texture of my natural more and more each day and disliking the feel an texture of my relaxed just as much.
The humidity here has destroyed many time-consuming and costly hairstyles.
So tonight at a visit to a salon to temporarily rid the gray that my son has given me (gray-rate increased rapidly after son was born), as soon as I walked in, I told my stylist to cut it off. I had been transitioning for 27 weeks, yesterday.
Surprisingly to "the me of 6 months ago", I had no hesitation and no regrets.
On the drive home, through thick fog, I had the sunroof open. Woohoo!
Here's some before shots:
It's scary to see how others view your hair from behind.
Doesn't seem much of a loss.
Initial "dry" cut, kinda crazy looking
Final back (still a little wet)
Final front (this forehead runs in dad's family line)
You look like your Aunt and Cousin J (dad's side)
Son's reaction (while he giggled)
What happened to your hair? Why did they do that?
In preparation for Hubby's reaction in the morning, I stopped by the Caribbean Restaurant next door to the salon to bring home Oxtails and Red Beans and Rice.
As a styling option, stylist said my hair has a natural curly pattern. If she texturized it, with the gel, I could have a curly fro. Since it's still chemicals, I plan to research other options.
15 hours ago