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

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  1. Napp

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

    8 weeks post. I was gonna relax on wed but i think i will try and ride it out as long as possible...at least for 12 weeks.
     
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    Re: Relaxed Heads: How many weeks post relaxer are you and when is your next touch up

    7 weeks post.

    Plan to relax on Wed or Thurs but will try to put it off for another week.

    Plan to go back to Motions or try ORS lye. I will self-relax.
     
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    11 weeks post and trying to stretch as long as I can. I'm already having a hard time dealing with the different textures. I resorted to flat ironing but on very low heat. I really hope that's not damaging.

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  4. pre_medicalrulz

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    I am 12 weeks post. I use to go 32 weeks but now its at least 16 - 20 weeks.

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

    Hey ladies who are making it past 7 weeks what techniques are we using to stretch?

    Thanks sunnieb for directing me to this thread.
     
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    Re: Relaxed Heads: How many weeks post relaxer are you and when is your next touch up

    blackberry815

    The main thing that helps me stretch are low manipulation hair styles. Currently, I'm wearing wigs as a protective style so I really don't have to mess with my hair too much during the week. I find that if I'm not in my hair, I don't really focus on having to get a relaxer.

    I also make it a point to not comb my hair while it's dry. The only time I comb my hair is when it's wet and loaded with conditioner or leave in. To do otherwise is asking for trouble.

    Other than that, I really make sure my moisture game is on point. The deeper I go into my stretch, I start to apply my DCs to my roots the same way I would a relaxer, I do hot oil treatments, and I may DC for longer periods of time.

    That's really it for me. I tend to keep my regimen simple. Hope this helps!
     
  7. Your Cheeziness

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

    How many weeks post relaxer are you right now? 17

    When is your next touch up? When I get tired of stretching. Right now, I'm not having any issues.

    What relaxer will you use? Stylist relaxes with Mizani, but I'm thinking of going back to Linange. Can't decide.

    Are you going to a salon or will you self-relax? Salon.
     
  8. blackberry815

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    Thanks shasha8685 what are u doing with ur hair under the wigs? And do u find that ur losing alot of hair on wash day?
     
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    Re: Relaxed Heads: How many weeks post relaxer are you and when is your next touch up

    blackberry815 I have my hair in plaits (usually 2, sometimes 4) that are pinned up. I have a lot of shed hair on wash day but that is to be expected since I'm not combing my hair throughout the week.
     
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    Re: Relaxed Heads: How many weeks post relaxer are you and when is your next touch up

    How many weeks post relaxer are you right now?
    16 weeks

    When is your next touch up?
    Feb 11, 2012, near my HHJ anniversary on Feb 15 (I'll be 30 weeks post)

    What relaxer will you use?
    Not sure yet

    Are you going to a salon or will you self-relax?
    I texlax and I would like to do it myself...if I don't chicken out that is :yep:
     
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    Re: Relaxed Heads: How many weeks post relaxer are you and when is your next touch up

    I am 8 weeks post right now, I think I am go to 12 weeks b/c I have a big event in December.
     
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    I am now at 10weeks I am taking out my sew in today and will wait a week (thanks to the advice of the ladies of lhcf) to get my touch up.

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

    I am 13 weeks post. I do not plan on relaxing until April/May. :crossfingers:. Lord give me (hair) strength. I will texlax with Lineage Lye.
     
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    Re: Relaxed Heads: How many weeks post relaxer are you and when is your next touch up

    This coming saturday i will be 23wks post. I plan on relaxing the last week of December between Xmas and new year's eve at 29/30wks post.
     
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    Congrats to the 12 weeks plus stretchers. Hopefully once I hit shoulder length all around I will be able to go longer but with this current length it happening.

    I was supposed to self relax Thursday but got lazy so I'm doing it this weekend :)


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

    16 weeks post. Next relaxer Dec 9 which will be 20 weeks. I will be using my usual Mizani Regular. My mom will relax it for me.
     
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    Re: Relaxed Heads: How many weeks post relaxer are you and when is your next touch up

    I am 11 weeks post right now. I hope to go until the 2nd week of December.
     
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    Re: Relaxed Heads: How many weeks post relaxer are you and when is your next touch up

    68 weeks post. Planning to relax sometime in December. Because I've waited over a year to relax, it's going to cost me somewhere in the range of $200- $250 to get my hair done...so right now, it's more about working it into my budget than timing.

    I'm so ready to relax though.
     
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    Re: Relaxed Heads: How many weeks post relaxer are you and when is your next touch up

    I'm not sure how many weeks post I am at least 11 weeks I think. Or maybe 13. I want to relax this weekend I have a wedding in 10 days and I don't like flat hair that comes immediately after relaxing.
     
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    Re: Relaxed Heads: How many weeks post relaxer are you and when is your next touch up

    I have been stretching for 16 weeks and counting. I am trying to see how long I can hold off since I am thinking of transitioning.Thanks to Carol's Daughter (and my flatiron) my roots are still soft and manageable so far! I am trying to fight the urge to relax!! I usually go to the salon for my retouches. I use Avlon Affirm Sensitive or Designer Essentials Sensitive.
     
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    Why will it cost so much beans4reezy ?


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

    I am 9 wks & 4 days post relaxer right now. I plan on self-relaxing the day before thanksgiving.
     
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    Re: Relaxed Heads: How many weeks post relaxer are you and when is your next touch up

    I'll be 12 weeks post on Monday. I'm going do my Aphogee 2-Step on Tuesday and relax a week later.

    I've been using ORS since about 2005 or 2006.
     
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    Its gotta be 12 weeks by now but I forgot to put the exact date in my calendar . I think I will wait until Christmas.
     
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    I am about 6 weeks. I'm not relaxing again until I hit bsl. That's my next hair length goal.

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    blackberry815 Past 8 weeks its in plaits under a wig for 3 to 4 weeks at a time. I take them down for a wash a remove the shed as much as possible before I wash. Less manipulation, less breakage between the 2 textures. It works for me.

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

    i just got my hair relaxed about three weeks ago? but i got some serious new growth going on now. i don't know if it is growth or she under processed me. but my hair was pretty straight when i got my touchup. i am going to hold on until Jan-Feb, unless it just gets ridiculous.
     
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    Re: Relaxed Heads: How many weeks post relaxer are you and when is your next touch up

    I'm 11 weeks post relaxing on Dec. 30th when I'm 18 weeks post.
     
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    Re: Relaxed Heads: How many weeks post relaxer are you and when is your next touch up

    i'm 12 weeks post today :grin:
    only 40 weeks left to go!
    it hasn't been too difficult yet.
     
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    Re: Relaxed Heads: How many weeks post relaxer are you and when is your next touch up

    How many weeks post relaxer are you right now? 2 weeks

    When is your next touch up? In 8 weeks (trying the 10 week
    stretch), So about January

    What relaxer will you use? Affirm

    Are you going to a salon or will you self-relax? Salon
     

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