Iyanla Vanzant graces the February cover of ESSENCE.

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These celebs rock their Big Chop in style. 

Nicole Marie Melton
Jan, 09, 2013

While the thought of rocking free-flowing, ultra-curly natural hair sounds exciting, making the "Big Chop" can be a bit intimidating for many new naturals. Letting go of your relaxed ends is a major step, but more and more women are taking the plunge and looking just as fabulous as ever.

From our ESSENCE cover girl Iyanla Vanzant to actress Nicole Ari Parker, check out these celeb sistahs flaunting their natural curls with confidence.