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

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  1. SpiceUpMyHair

    SpiceUpMyHair Well-Known Member

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    3 days post. I relaxed at 9 weeks. I usually go 12 weeks but the last 2 relaxers were less than 12 weeks. I relax when my shedding increases which is sometime after 9 weeks. I used mizani bb in normal this time around. My hair came out wavy, I like it.
     
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    Thanks.
    I ended up braiding last night Lol.
     
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  3. sunnieb

    sunnieb Well-Known Member

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    2 weeks post!
     
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    One week post
     
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  5. ItsMeLilLucky

    ItsMeLilLucky Aka Giveme D’Monee

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    I wanna get to it by next month. I’m gonna try and get my hair done tomorrow, but it’s just gonna be a press and probably get my ends trimmed.
     
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    11 weeks post.. Will be relaxing hair tomorrow..
     
  7. Lymegreen

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    6 weeks. I normally relax at 8 weeks but I feel like I’m hunkering down with gel and extra product to sail into 8 weeks in style.
     
  8. Prisangela

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    im maybe 18 weeks, I lost track, should have relaxed 4 weeks ago but I'm hoping to make it to october (24 weeks) wish me luck ladies
     
  9. sunnieb

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    3 weeks post. Relaxing in 5 weeks.
     
  10. MzSwift

    MzSwift Texlaxed, Fine

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    8.5 weeks post and it feels like time is draaaaagggging until my next texlax!!

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    No, seriously. DRAGGING...

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    Y'all I have NEVER counted the weeks until my next relaxer as intensely as I am now. This is crazy and I don't know why. LOL.
    Actually, I think it's because I haven't put it up under a PS yet. I think it's time to do that before I do something I'll reget, like shave my head. :look:

    I converted my mini braids to medium sized plaits almost two weeks ago. I'm gonna redo them and then do a lazy girl crochet because ain't no way, I'm gonna make it to the end of September or even EOTY like this. Lol. SMH
     
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  11. ItsMeLilLucky

    ItsMeLilLucky Aka Giveme D’Monee

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    @MzSwift :rofl::rofl::rofl:

    I was gonna do some knotless box braids but I’m not in the right head space for it now. Too many things going on in my personal life. I’m about to put some type of crochet braids in and try hang on until I can get to my hair.
     
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  12. MzSwift

    MzSwift Texlaxed, Fine

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    I feel you, sis. Just way too much going on.
     
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    You can say that again. I washed last night, but my hair is braided and back under a scarf and my beanie. And it’s not coming off. I’ve been sleeping in it and everything. Just wake up shower, throw my hat on, sleep in it, repeat lol.
     
  14. MzSwift

    MzSwift Texlaxed, Fine

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    Now that is my kind of KISSing! And, wow, look at your siggy! What is that, classic length??
     
  15. PlanetCybertron

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    It’s at the cusp of it. Like riiiiight at an inch. Normally I would do what I typically do and try to watch my hair grow another inch for a full on month.

    But school has all of my attention now, but I figured I’d update my sig picture so I don’t end up forgetting to keep track of growth.

    But amen x2 on the KISS aspect of things.
     
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  16. ItsMeLilLucky

    ItsMeLilLucky Aka Giveme D’Monee

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    30 minutes post. I’m currently deep conditioning cause I gotta go pick up the offspring, then I have to go run a few errands. I’m taking a chance by not rinsing out after 30 minutes. I did things a little differently this time, so I’m gonna detail it in my blog.
     
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    @MzSwift :lachen:

    I'm 4 weeks post so half way there!
     
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    10 weeks post but got box braids today. Uh, I'll see how this goes lol
     
  19. sunnieb

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    7 weeks post. Plan to relax on September 28th.
     
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  20. SpiceUpMyHair

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    6 weeks post. 6 more weeks until next relaxer. Going back to ORS
     
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    I can’t believe it’s only been 2 weeks and 6 days. This X21 spray got me feeling like I’m 4 weeks plus :lachen:tbh it’s probably because I just air dry too lol
     
  22. MzSwift

    MzSwift Texlaxed, Fine

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    FINALLY, 12.5 weeks post! But I'm 2 weeks in these jumbo twist extensions and I don't feel like taking them out. :confused:

    Was supposed to relax at the end of this month but not enough time to let my hair/scalp rest. Soooo, because I want to relax at the EOTY, I may just take out the extensions in a week or two and then blow out or flat iron. Since I promised hubby I'd wear it out for a little while after I relax this month. But I'm not relaxing, so I may flat iron instead depending on what my new growth is acting like.

    Then I'll PS until December when I'll relax and do my EOTY length check. I guess it's another long stretch. Lol

    Man, I was doing well too. I relaxed in March and June. But missing Sept would throw things off for a December relaxer.
     
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  23. MzSwift

    MzSwift Texlaxed, Fine

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    So I bought this Joico Cuticle Sealer last year to try to use in place of a vinegar rinse. This product is designed to bring down the hair's pH after a chemical tx and to close the cuticles. It has a pH of 2.5-3.5.

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    The directions say to use it after shampoo and before the protein reconstructor. That didn't make sense to me but I did it anyway and I absolutely hated it! Why close the cuticles BEFORE conditioning? I see value in a product that can lower the pH after a relaxer so I don't want to throw it out. Has anyone else used this?

    I would like to use it to close my cuticles after conditioning. I've done that before with ACV and my hair airdried very bouncy and shiny. But I prefer to use the vinegar during the neutralizing process because it also assist with healing any scalp burns/irritations (which I haven't had since I started using Vaseline a few years ago to base my scalp instead of Blue Magic grease) and it makes my hair feel really good.
     
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    8 weeks post today. Relaxing as soon as I feel like it because my weekends have been getting away from me lately.
     
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    15 min post. Relaxing in 8 weeks. :)
     
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    8 weeks post. Time to get my wigs :).
     
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    5 days post relaxer!
     
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