ESSENCE.COM Straight Talk: Lessons On Stretching Relaxers To 10-12 Weeks

Monday, May 19, 2014

 Lessons on Stretching Relaxers to 10-12 Weeks

Over the years I’ve learned that it’s very important to refrain from frequently relaxing your new growth. Take it from me—over-processing new growth every 6-8 weeks can lead to dry, thin, limp hair we don't want.
I like to stretch my relaxer to 10-12 weeks because it gives my hair a break from the chemical processing, allowing my hair to increase in thickness and strength. The importance of stretching is to allow your new growth to grow more than 1-inch so that it’s visible enough when applying the relaxer. The more new growth you see, the less likely you are to overlap previously relaxed hair...

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