Relaxed Heads: How many weeks post relaxer are you and when is your next touch up???

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  1. sunnieb

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    5 weeks post and relaxing in 3 weeks....... maybe.

    I'll see how my hair does. It's beginning to feel like it used to, healthwise, and may not be relaxer ready.
     
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    Can't believe it's already been 3 weeks. Finally getting the urge to PS again. I've been doing low mani by keeping my hair in braided pigtails pinned up around my head. Now I'm ready to mini braid and get back to daily rinsing since it's sooo steamy out.
     
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    I no longer keep track. I relax when my hair tells me to.

    I've realized my new growth comes in quicker when I wash often.
     
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    A week post relaxer. Have my hair up in box braids with hair added, so I’ve mostly been ignoring my hair since it’s completely tucked away.
     
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    7 weeks post and I'm relaxing this weekend.

    @11228 that might be what's going on with me. I increased cowashes to deal with dense newgrowth.

    My hair is telling me to relax. :)
     
  7. ItsMeLilLucky

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    I’m starting to feel a little bit of new growth, but not enough to relax. Maybe about 4 or 5 weeks post?
     
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    15 weeks
    Relaxing Friday
     
  9. sunnieb

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    Relaxed an hour ago at 8 weeks. :)
     
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    I think I might relax next month. I checked my blog, and I relaxed back in the beginning of June. I’m a little bit further than I initially thought. I definitely feel the new growth now lol
     
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    I know!

    That's why I post in here. Time flies!
     
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    @sunnieb Indeed. The kid starts school next month. I’m happy but kids are ‘spensive:lachen:
     
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    Tell me about it!

    My kid starts college next month! :eek:
     
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    College?

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    I don’t feel like you’re old enough to have a kid in college lol Well if your kid doesn’t stay with you while in college you can walk around in your birthday suit :lachen:
     
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    That's the plan!

    Sooo guess I won't mention my 28 year old then....:look:
     
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    I'll be four weeks post on Saturday.
    Last time I used ORS no lye because I was out of town.
     
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    Where do y'all buy your relaxer?
     
  19. MzSwift

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    I've tried both Walmart and Amazon in the past but I worried about the integrity of the perm. So I feel better buying from BSS online so either Goldenmart Beauty, Maxx Beauty (because it's in Detroit) or Sally's.
     
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    @MzSwift yep, I'm hesitant to buy from Amazon. You never know where the product is coming from.

    I can't find the email from my last order and can't remember the retailer name. :(
     
  21. ItsMeLilLucky

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    I buy mine at the beauty supply store up the street from my place because everybody doesn’t sell it.
     
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    26 weeks post and looking like :hair:
    My norm is 18-20 weeks but I've been so incredibly busy this summer! The time passed before I knew it. Not going to relax for a few more weeks because my crown is so dry and has a little bit of breakage that I need to give a little tlc first. So I will probably be around 32-35 weeks before I get to it. I've been putting my hair in twists at night and doing a twist out updo. Surprisingly, I'm getting a lot of compliments on my hair even tho it's puffy to the extreme :lol:
     
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    1 week post and relaxing in 7 weeks.
     
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    I’m actually due, but I’ve been so busy that I haven’t had the time to really focus. I’m probably gonna throw some braids in until I can really get to it (trim and everything)
     
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    Currently 5 weeks post. However I’ve been doing a bunch of stuff to my scalp to keep it happy, and washing almost every day, along with inverting and using peppermint oil on my head so I already have roughly 1.2 inches worth of new growth. The growth is coming in a lot softer than it has in the past, so thankfully I’m not experiencing a lot of clumping and tangling.
     
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    8 weeks post. Will relax in the next 2 weeks probably.
     
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    Oooh, why at 10 weeks this time?
     
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    I actually want to go as long as I can because I don't want to deal with relaxing my hair. It feels so cumbersome to relax these days. I was thinking of doing big braids with extensions for about 4 weeks.

    But I'm thinking 10 weeks because that may be as long as I can go before another wash. After the tangles I dealt with during my last wash session, I will have to relax the next time I touch my scalp if I want to keep both my hair and sanity :)
     
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    8 weeks post and 8 more to go.
     
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    Totally understand. LOL.
    That's why I stay under crochet style. I don't have the energy to deal with my hair being out either.
    I hope your relaxer goes well! :)
     
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