Bored After Your Big Chop? 6 Ways to Spice Up Your Short Natural Hair


by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com

We all remember the excitement that came with the big chop. How am I going to look? After scrolling through the 'gram and watching dozens of YouTube videos, you chop off your permed ends, revealing a teeny, weeny, afro. Now what?

After the first few weeks, a TWA can get, well...boring. It's too short for the really cute styles you saw online, and all you can do is wait anxiously for it to grow out. If you're bored afyer your big chop, here are 6 ways to spice it up.

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When is a TWA No Longer a TWA?



Hola Chicas!

Many naturals, at some point in time, have rocked a TWA, which is short for “teeny weeny afro.” For most, the image of someone following the Big Chop is what comes to mind when they think about a TWA. But when is a TWA no longer a TWA?

Rocking Short Natural Hair with Thin Edges? Try This Instant Fix!


by Emilia Obiekea of Adorebotanicals.com

Rocking short hair with thinning or balding edges has been a hindrance for many ladies, especially when going natural. It is always easier to hide them with longer hair styles. This can be caused by tension, health issues or hereditary. Below, I'm sharing tips on stimulating growth in those problem areas and how to camouflage bald spots flawlessly. Be ready to rock your hair as short as you like with confidence!

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The Sponge Method for Curl Definition- #BoutThatTWALife


The sponge method is the perfect refresher method that literally takes 5 minutes to do. It's used for short hair and TWA's, but can probably be used for any sized afro if you're looking for some definition. It helps get rid of frizz and gives your TWA some defined coils. You can get these sponges at any auto store, Walmart, and even some beauty supply stores are now carrying them. 

Watch as Shekia Renea removes frizz from her TWA using the sponge method for curl definition! 

How To Protect Your TWA for Short Natural Hair Greatness

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by Sabrina Perkins of SeriouslyNatural.org

The TWA or Teeny Weenie Afro is more than just the beginning of one’s natural hair journey. It is a style all on its own. It can be dressed up or down-- fro'ed out, sponge curled, finger coiled, twisted or you can just rock your natural curls!  The style choices for TWAs are only limited by your own preferences but what should not be a preference is caring for and protecting your short hair. Make no mistake…short hair needs TLC too! While buns, updos, and braids are traditional ways to protect your ends, with a TWA you do not have that luxury so here are some easy yet effective tips on protecting your TWA or short hair.

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3 Things I’m Doing for My Short Natural Hair's “Awkward Stage”


by Jascmeen Bush of Jascmeen.com

Every stage of the natural hair journey has its challenges. When I was transitioning I was bound to braids and buns. When I had my TWA I thought I had to wear huge earrings every day to keep from looking boyish. Now I’m firmly planted in the awkward stage and I’ve got a whole new set of issues, (the greatest being that on some days my head just ends up looking like a broccoli floret, lol!)

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