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

Discussion in 'Hair Care Tips & Product Review Discussion' started by sunnieb, Sep 24, 2011.

  1. sunnieb

    sunnieb Well-Known Member

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    You know it!

    I'll probably end up sticking with Design Essentials unless the stores open back up so I can go to Sally's again. The online store doesn't always match what my local store has.
     
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    MzSwift Texlaxed, Fine

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    1.5 weeks post, already!

    So glad I did the baking soda/amino acid tx the next day. It immediately got rid of the chemical smell. From now on, I'll do that post relaxer instead of a DC. I've had good results from that.

    I plan to relax again in August :)
     
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    MzSwift Texlaxed, Fine

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    2 weeks post and I'm ready to go into a "real" PS.
     
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    12 weeks post and will relax next week at 13 weeks. I usually relax at 17 weeks but this new growth is rough.
     
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    I'm 37 weeks post relaxer this week and I'm waiting on my relaxer I ordered online. I thought I would stay natural but when I took out the knotless braids, my hair was nothing nice..
     
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    bajandoc86 Lipstick Lover

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    13 weeks post tomorrow. Missed wash day over the weekend but I’m too lazy to tackle my hair today. Will HAVE to do tomorrow though since I’m working Fri-Sun. My new growth all of a sudden looks...idk...MORE over the last week but at least it’s soft.
     
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    I'll be 5 weeks post tomorrow.

    So haven't decided on a new relaxer. :look:
     
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    13 weeks post and relaxing today.
     
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    I'm 20 weeks post. I don't know when I will get a retouch because salons are not open. There is no way in hell that I am going to attempt it myself either. I don't know, maybe I'll just keep stretching....
     
  10. bajandoc86

    bajandoc86 Lipstick Lover

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    It’s Thursday here in UK so that makes 14 weeks post.
     
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    I’ve been Stretching since covid. 17 weeks post and preparing to relax.

    I’m waiting on Alphogee 2-step to come in the mail, hopefully this week. Then I will relax next week.
     
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    6 weeks post.

    Relaxing next week once I hit 8 weeks post. I ordered an ORS Relaxer kit. I'll see how it works and let y'all know.
     
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    I am almost 6 months post. I last relaxed on December 1st.
    Thank god for Scurl and shea butter, I have my hair in braids right now.
    I'm thinking of switching from Affirm to Fiberguard, does anyone have any experience with that relaxer?
     
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    bajandoc86 Lipstick Lover

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    15 weeks post. This last week has been tangle + knot city :cry3:. I actually had to cut out a knot or two! I think the two nights I fell asleep without a bonnet on greatly contributed to the knots. Sigh.
     
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    MzSwift Texlaxed, Fine

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    Oh no!
    When it starts getting this deep into a stretch, put her in some celies and throw a wig on.
    Are you comfortable with finger detangling?
     
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    7 weeks post. Relaxing next week.
     
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    Sorry about this!

    I know how you feel. My hair tends to matte and tangle around itself. :nono:

    I'm currently cowashing dang near daily to keep my hair loose enough to not break off.
     
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    Yes I am, but these knots were so bad I couldn't get them apart no matter what I did. I will say I missed my weekly wash day last week so it was 2 weeks since my last wash and my hair was a bit drier as well so that likely didnt help.

    Yep and even when natural my hair tends to tangle particularly at the roots. I have thought about cowashing in between my weekly wash days to help keep the roots soft and supple but I'm a bit worried it may be too much manipulation and my hair is generally about the 'less is more' life.
     
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