Transitioning Your Tresses: Expert Tips for Your Natural Journey
Expert advice from Dr. Kari Williams, natural hair expert and author of The Journey Back: How to Transition Back to Your Natural Curl.
First Things First
The transition stage is the period of either growing out or cutting off your relaxed hair. There are two primary ways to enter the transition phase, according to Dr. Kari "Your hair is trained to hang straight, and it’s going to take time to get back to your natural state," says Dr. Kari. "You have two options to successfully transition back, and both offer a variety of styling options to help you succeed. They are the 'big chop' and the 'little trim.'”