So you did the big chop. Congrats! And say your next biggest goal is to grow your hair to new lengths so you did everything you can to retain length from keeping heat off your hair to elaborate moisturizing techniques. Then as that TWA (teeny weeny afro) starts to grow out, many naturals longing for length don't do very much to it and then it gets into that awkward stage. But it doesn't have to be awkward when you get a really great cut.
A great cut is going to frame your face and help you get over those awkward hurdles. And before you roll your eyes about cutting, you don't always have to lose a lot of length to get a cool cut. Tapered cuts are great because you get a cool shape and as the hair grows out you continue to have a great style. To show you exactly what we mean, here are 15 big chop hairstyles to consider after your big chop.