So if doing my big chop didn’t ruffle your feathers, I went the extra mile and not only got my hair straightened after being natural for less than 21 hours, but I cut it shorter too. After my boyfriend did my “big chop”, I realized he didn’t cut all of my permed ends off and decided to go the more professional route. If you’re interested in seeing how my big chop went down, check out my big chop post. So I scheduled an appointment with my beautician all the way in long island. This beautician is the same woman that gave me my first hair color and taught me some gems about transitioning to natural hair. I showed clips of this color and how my hair was before I started my natural hair journey in my natural hair journey video. If you guys haven’t seen it, check out my natural hair journey post. But after dropping that video, I thought people would have questions about transitioning to natural but it turns out everyone was more interested in my permed hair and my hair color before transitioning. I got countless requests and questions about who did my hair and where they were located. Even though I’ve been doing my own hair for the past 3 years, I decided to visit one of the beauticians who did my hair prior to transitioning and vlog the whole thing. Since I haven’t straightened my hair in almost 4 years, I figured this would be the perfect time. While there, I decided to cut even more of my hair off after straightening it and I absolutely love the results. My boyfriend was with me and helped me film the whole thing. He even commented saying,“Wow, you’re really doing this”. It made me laugh because he seemed nervous and he probably didn’t believe I would cut it this short. But once I say I’m going to do something, I always follow through with it. It is the shortest my hair has ever been and I couldn’t be happier with the transformation. I just find short hair so freeing. And honestly if my head wasn’t so big, I probably would cut it shorter and rock a short hair cut all the time. If you guys are interested in seeing what happened when I straightened my hair for the first time in 4 years, be sure to watch the video down below and let me know what you think.

Have your ever got a silk press before and if so how was your experience? Also, when was the last time you straightened your hair and how often do you do it? Do you usually go to the professionals or do you do it yourself? What tools and products did they or do you use when straightening your hair to prevent heat damage? I want to hear all about it!

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