Double Feature: Ayana BC Date April 2010, Repping Louisiana!

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Please give a warm welcome to Ayana, our first double feature!  Ayana BCed a little over a year ago and is the first on our site to represent  the Pelican State.  Ayana also included pictures of her big chop process to inspire those who are thinking of doing the “Big Chop”, but are a little hesitant.  Be sure to check out her amazing hair growth!
July 2011
July 2011

Date of Last Relaxer:

December 2009

July 2011

Length of Transition:

4 months

March 2011

Date of BC (“big chop” – cut the relaxer out of your hair):

April 1, 2010
December 2010

Favorite Style:

Afro Puff
July 2010

Current Routine:

When I wear my hair in a puff I wash once weekly with cream of nature soothing shampoo and  nourishing conditioner. I co-poo every two to three days in between washes. I also use motions leave in conditioner and Sta-Sof-Fro after washing to make my hair softer and easier to comb. Once I complete styling and finish off with Natural Sheen Comb Ease & Oil  Sheen Spray for shine
Big Chop Process: "First cut, almost all natural"

What state are you representing?


Big Chop Process: "Just my bang has permed ends"

What’s the natural scene like in your area?

There are a lot of naturals in the area, although there aren’t many salons that specialize in natural hair. I wish there were more events catered toward naturals in the area. 

Additional comments regarding your natural hair:

I love my hair, I am so happy that I made the decision to stop using the “creamy crack”. It started off hard, but I am glad that I continued on my journey to being natural.
Big Chop Process: "Finally no more perm!"

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