2013 Relaxed Hair Buddy Thread

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  1. sunnieb

    sunnieb Well-Known Member

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    freckledface - are you buddied up with a stretching buddy? I'm not a stretching bawse yet, so 6 months is a little much for me this go 'round, but I might meet up with you in 2014 once I get a hang of these 20 weeks stretches. :grin:
     
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    i really want to try a sew-in or some braids. i would really like to make it until April, but i know i gotta hide my hair to do that. but if i don't do anything of that, i will be relaxing the beginning of next couple of weeks.

    KiWiStyle
    i got some TJ finally and it felt really good and not coated or waxy like the others. so i will use it once a week and shampoo following.
     
  3. baddison

    baddison natural for good

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    sunnieb Yeah...I remember how we got off our weeks. Here's where I had to revert back to my original 2013 relaxer schedule:
    http://www.longhaircareforum.com/showpost.php?p=18872433&postcount=2891

    Getting ready to plan my 2014 schedule now too. Its going to be pretty much the same - 3 relaxers per year.
     
  4. Nix08

    Nix08 Relaxed, 4B

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    baddison natural for good

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    Today is my last relaxer for the year, Dec. 21st. Will come back to post update pics. I realize that I haven't updated my progress shots since April 2013!!! :blush:....for me, that's a life time. LOL!
     
  6. Nix08

    Nix08 Relaxed, 4B

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    baddison looks like we are still on the same schedule. I relaxed on Thursday and plan to relax next mid to late April.
     
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    baddison natural for good

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    Nix08 - that's great.

    Here's what my 2014 Relaxer schedule looks like:

    Relaxer #1 - Saturday, April 19th
    Relaxer #2 - Saturday, August 23rd
    Relaxer #3 - Saturday, December 20th

    Once again, I've broken up the 52-week-year into about 3 equal parts of 17/18 weeks each....I know...I'm anal that way...:grin::grin:
     
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    baddison, your schedule is similar to mine. I am planning on relaxing on the following dates in 2014:

    Relaxer #1 - Friday, April 11, 2014
    Relaxer #2 - Friday, August 15, 2014
    Relaxer #3 - Friday, December 19, 2014
     
  9. PureSilver

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    Since i'm newly relaxed, i have no buddy sunnieb, will there be a challenge for buddying up in 2014.

    I need a relaxed buddy and i'd be happy to start the new year with one.
     
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    PureSilver, I am looking for a buddy too. I just relaxed a few days ago so it will be about 17 weeks before I relax again. I would be happy to be your buddy and anyone else who wants to join in.:grin:
     
  11. Saludable84

    Saludable84 Better Late Than Ugly

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    When is the next time you ladies are relaxing. I'm not due to the end of February.

    Sent from my iPhone using LHCF
     
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    PureSilver

    Here is my schedule for 2014:

    Relaxer #1 - Friday, April 11, 2014
    Relaxer #2 - Friday, August 15, 2014
    Relaxer #3 - Friday, December 19, 2014
     
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    Aha, now you see, i only plan to relax 2X in 2014

    May 31st
    Dec 23rd
    My plan is to weave it through my months of stretching and i may use heat 3X in 2014 (that's not finalized yet).

    Rozlewis, Saludable84
     
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    I will be relaxing Saturday. These are my planned relaxer dates:
    December 28
    April 26
    August 30
    December 27
     
  15. Saludable84

    Saludable84 Better Late Than Ugly

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    Argh

    Mine is:
    End of February
    End of June or July
    End of October or December

    I don't have date. It just spans between 16 and 20 weeks. It mostly depends on how my stretches go because so far, so good.

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    I will only use direct heat three times in the year which is prior to my relaxer. Although we are on different schedules we can encourage one another during these long stretches. I stretched for 17 weeks this time and it was my first time stretching that long. I had a few challenges but I think I learned what I need to do when stretching this long.
     
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    Saludable84 Better Late Than Ugly

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    That sounds like a plan. I am already 3 months post and plan to relax at 4 or 5 months. Depending on well I can manage my new growth, I will stretch longer or just end my stretch. The front of my hair is easier to tolerate than the back, so its usually the back that makes me relapse. Regardless, I look forward to this.
     
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    Sorry I'm super late on this. No buddy yet but I'm determined to go 6 months I'm toying with the idea of a very long term transition. Love love love my relaxed hair but I'm ready for a challenge lol. Either way I'll stay in this thread for all the wonderful tips.
     
  19. sunnieb

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    I like how everyone is posting their 2014 relaxer dates. Let me figure out mine and post them :yep:
     
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    freckledface, when was your last relaxer and when are your relaxer dates. It would be nice for me to have a buddy relaxing near or the same time as i am, that would help me weekly with achieving my goals of MBL 2014.

    Is anyone 1st relaxer for 2014 anytime in May. I'm doing a very long stretch, i've done it before and i would like to do it again.
     
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    PureSilver I don't have a relaxed date because like I said I MAY go natural. I'm going to stretch 6 months and reevaluate at that point. I would like to hang out until you relax though.


    ETA: Sorry I'm 12, 13 weeks on Sunday post relaxer
     
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    I like how you think divachyk! You give me hope that frequent relaxers aren't as damaging as we think because you manage to do so with great results! I'm stretching every 12 weeks with my next relaxer being the beginning of February.

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    KiWiStyle, I have tried my hand at stretching many, many times with zero success. From weeks 10 and beyond it's really just hit or miss luck on wash days. Tangles. Matting. Breakage. You name it! My hair flourishes at 10 weeks. On my last appt (Nov), I set my upcoming appt (Feb) to hold myself accountable. On my next visit (Feb), I'll make my follow-up appt. This discipline will ensure I don't get home and have some brainiac idea to attempt stretching beyond 10 weeks. Thank you for the compliment. :yep:
     
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