I want to get my hair braided but I was planning on waiting about six weeks or less after I get my relaxer. I'm getting my relaxer put in this friday. My sister-in-law was telling me I can get the braids put in one or two weeks after my relaxer. But I thought you are supposed to wait longer or until I get enough new growth. Also I was wondering what kind of hair can I use for this? My sister-in-law said I'm supposed to use synthetic, but this lady we know of that does braids that we were gonna go to first told us to buy human hair. I paid over $100 for human hair for 4 packs for my mom and I that I might not be able to use. My sister-in-law told me human hair is for micros only.