As much effort as we put into taking care of our manes, sometimes our tresses can have a mind of their own. Heat styling, over manipulation and even our protective styles can wreak havoc on our manes –especially if it’s been too long since your last trim. Split ends and knots take over. Sections break and we’re now left with damaged or uneven tresses. While we are all about retaining length, when it gets this hectic, a regular trim may not be enough to get your hair back in formation.
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This is when a mini chop comes in. To get rid of damage, your stylist may have to cut off more than your usual 1/2 inch. Don’t worry, it’s not a big chop. Just a much-needed restart on your hair journey. Not sure if you need a mini chop? Here are 3 signs that you may need to get more than your ends trimmed.