Enjoying every bit of the learning curve, so many great sources of information online and thanks to people like you x. I came across your website about two weeks ago, i had an afro for about a. How to stretch your relaxer week 1 prepping your hair before relaxing. Stretching is essential to your prepost workout routine. Apr 14, 2014 most healthy hair journeyers have heard, read or been told stretching is a must to have healthy relaxed hair. Relaxer stretching relaxed hair regimen, healthy relaxed. Neatness and the destruction of black hair hairlicious inc. Can anyone explain to me the good and about about it as well. I dont comb through the hair until after ive sat under the heating cap for at least 10 mins and i always finger comb first. That was just prior to my transition from relaxed to natural hair. Nov 2, 20 when youre on your relaxer stretch, i think theres this sweet spot where you are so content with the way that your previously relaxed hair and your new growth are working together. In this video, i share how i detangle and stretch my 4c new growth using the tension method while being 6 months post relaxer. For our girls who are wearing a relaxer you might be thinking about doing a little stretching. While i currently go 12 weeks between my relaxer touchups ive gone longer in the past, as long as 18 weeks.
Champaign, ilin facilitated stretching, ipad version with video, robert mcatee and jeff charland provide an overview of pnf stretchinga safe and easytouse method that involves stretching the muscle, contracting it isometrically against resistance, then stretching it again to a new range of motion. Jul 23, 2012 its been five months since my last relaxer. How to stretch your relaxer without breakage youtube. Hair blogger, lifestyle blogger, and influencer teaching healthy hair through great products, lifestyle, and healthy living. Sierra in herbal medicine there is a phenomenon known as the doctrine of signatures.
I usually relax my new growth ng about anywhere between every 1216 weeks. Top sport massage therapists teach how to improve flexibility, strength and coordination. Tips on how to better care for your new growth between relaxers. Long term relaxer stretching is the gateway to transitioning without big chop. The strength of relaxer is determined by the strand test. Oct 8, 2015 normally when stretching your relaxer for 12 weeks or less, we can follow a pretty standard hair regimen. Especially on youtube hair videos, some women and girls talk about saying i am 4 week, 5 week, 6 month post relaxer, etc and some talk about how long they had a post relaxer. Can someone explain to me what a post relaxer is, any black.
Going without perm breakage black hair media forum page 1. Then i add more conditioner to the spots that are still tangled, my ends and hairline. Start by stretching out one week, sticking with that until you are. Stretching does not always have to come directly before exercise. By that time most people have a significant amount of new growth to minimize the chances of the relaxer overlapping, and therefore over processing the previously relaxed strands. Over time you will notice the ends of the hair becoming thinner and thinner and also strands are beginning to break. Whether youre simply looking to stretch your relaxer or desiring to go natural, both require a defined regimen, a balance of moisture and protein, as well as patience. When im that far post relaxer i must deep condition more often than the onceweek that i. Moisturize your hair like never before the truth is the more post relaxer you are the more moisture is needed for both your hair types, especially at the demarcation line. Friday i relaxed my hair and from my previous post youll know the. Pnf stretching techniques made simple in new ipad book. Foamrolling, static stretching and dynamic stretching are the three categories of the warmup stretching or cooldown process. This would mean that you get three relaxers a year. It hasnt been that difficult considering the fact that i have been protective styling and havent actually worn my hair out in the entire 8 months.
I dont get what a post relaxer is except it has something to do with stretching relaxed hair or something. I had been in this place once before, at 18 weeks and 3 days post relaxer. If you have previously been getting your relaxer every six weeks, then my goal is to help you push past that six week limit see why here. Relaxer touchup 12 weeks post relaxer tuesday, november 21, 2017. Nov 21, 2017 relaxer touchup 12 weeks post relaxer. Being that i am hands on with my hair, this allows me to style and. Should i get trims andor any kind of treatments in between. My last relaxer was sometime in september 20, im not 100% sure of the date but i know it was after september 10th so lets say it was around september 17th. Since i discovered that relaxer stretching is a key part of a healthy relaxed hair regimen ive been consistently stretching anywhere from 1216 weeks. Most healthy hair journeyers have heard, read or been told stretching is a must to have healthy relaxed hair. I am going on 16 weeks post relaxer and this is what works for me. After many failed attempts, i finally learned how to properly stretch relaxers without breakage. The most important factor in flexibility stretching foam rolling is to be consi.
Oct 08, 2015 how to stretch your relaxers for more than 1216 weeks. General guidelines suggest that for fine, tinted, or lightened hair, the following strength is used. It is time to make a decision, continue with transition or relax. Jun 23, 2016 i do, however, recommend at least stretching 1416 weeks. First of all girl, did you just include me in the phrase prominent youtube guru shut cho mouth. Also, my current shampoo regimen is once every two weeks. Sep 11, 2012 it hasnt been that difficult considering the fact that i have been protective styling and havent actually worn my hair out in the entire 8 months. Shes allowed me to give my hair a much needed break. I do, however, recommend at least stretching 1416 weeks.
By that time most people have a significant amount of new growth to minimize the chances of the relaxer overlapping, and therefore over processing the previously relaxed. Tips for transitioning without big chop long term relaxer. Can someone explain to me what a post relaxer is, any. Relaxer touch up 11 weeks post thursday, january 05, 2017 i relaxed my hair at 11 weeks post not so much ready for christmas but i planned to go out for my cousins birthday on 27th december and didnt want to have to deal with my new growth puffing up half way through the night in the club so i ended up relaxing my hair on christmas eve. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Learning to stretch your relaxer can be challenging but it doesnt have to be with these 8 tips for stretching your relaxer. Welcome to the first installment of your stretching tips. I do go beyond the traditional time between relaxer touch ups, which is usually recommended as 68 weeks. Secondly great question and i dont think ive ever fully explained my stance on why i dont stretch my relaxers longer than 12 weeks in its own post.
Your workout should be a pleasurable part of your day, whether its the first thing in the morning or the last thing in the evening. I have decided however to stretch even further and i relax my hair at 6 months. Right now i dont have a lot of new growth so my hair is still soft, but after a workout or washing it, my roots revert and end up all puffy. Unfortunately i lost quite a bit of hair before i realized how to make it. The main changes that helped me was to realize i needed to treat my hair differently once i was about 78 weeks post relaxer. Once upon a time i also got my relaxers every six weeks. Her pilatesbased moves soothe the spots where many of us feel stiffness and tension the hips, shoulders, and back and you dont have to twist yourself into a pretzel to get relief. For those unfamiliar, relaxer stretching refers to the practice of extending the amount of time between your retouches. The consequences of not stretching wont be visible for awhile, which is why its easy to rank it with low priority. How to stretch your relaxers for more than 1216 weeks. With these tips, i went from not being able to stretch beyond 8 weeks to stretching to 27 months.
This happens every time you get a relaxer at six weeks. At that time, i decided to go ahead and get my relaxer. It elongates and strengthens muscle preparing them for exercise and reduces the risk of injury. In this lesson we will focus on the very first step in any workout program. Why its more important to eat healthy now more than ever rehairducation. At this rate, i figure ill be able to scratch my head with my big toe in a.
Kids organics shea cannot stretch without it mango and lime oil to seal how long. I like to stretch my relaxer to 1012 weeks because it gives. Black hair 101 blog archive 5 tips for stretching between. There are stretching exercises for the back, legs, arms, neck the whole body. I am currently 16 weeks post relaxer and will be uploading my post relaxer journey, to show you guys my stretch process. Three weeks later, my flexibility had improved by about 20 percent. I am currently 10 weeks post relaxer and will be uploading week post, to show you guys my stretch process. When im that far post relaxer i must deep condition more often than the onceweek that i usually do.
Try these stretches the next time you hit the gym and feel the difference. Relaxer stretching comes with the challenge of dealing with two textures. But i was having muscle spasms 23 days post up but now every time i do any type of movement with that side i can feel my muscle squeezing implant and when i. Twice, one dc, one cowash how do you dry your hair. Thank you for watching this video on how i tame my new growth while stretching my relaxer. Surprisingly 11 weeks post relaxer a desired beauty. Kids organics shea cannot stretch without it mango and lime oil to seal how long are you planning to go post relaxer. Posts about 8 weeks post relaxer written by hairjunkie2011. Wd cosmetology chemical hair relaxing flashcards quizlet. This is different from dynamic stretching because the muscle is not active at all.
Jun 03, 2011 can someone explain to me what a post relaxer is, any black or mixed black women answering. We have created a routine that should take no more than 5 minutes and can significantly help with decreasing soreness, decreasing risk of injury, and improving performance. May 03, 2014 tips on how to better care for your new growth between relaxers. Relaxer stretching learn some tips for how to manage your new growth on your relaxed hair while retaining length. It is important to distinguish normal bruising that usually resolves within one to two weeks from hemosiderin staining. Nov 23, 20 so as you may know, i relax my hair every 5 months 20 weeks. When getting relaxers, its recommended that you wait at least twelve weeks between touchups.
I share my top tips on how to stretch your relaxer without too much breakage. Stretching is a crucial part of any pre and post workout routine. After all, i am a few days shy of being 37 weeks post. This is where the physical attributes of the plant symbolize the attributes that the plant can bring to help with those organs.
Why you should never relax your hair every six weeks latoya. I will not be talking about specific weeks post relaxer because terms like deep in your stretch are different. Static stretching static stretching is the act of stretching a muscle at fixed position for a period of time, often 30 seconds to one minute. Jan 31, 2020 for our girls who are wearing a relaxer you might be thinking about doing a little stretching. Good luck with the scurl and well done on stretching to 14 weeks. You can still build muscle, lose weight, and tone up without stretching and people will continue to compliment your on your fitness. Going without perm breakage black hair media forum. At integrity multisport we support consistent static stretching after your regular workouts. Normally when stretching your relaxer for 12 weeks or less, we can follow a pretty standard hair regimen. This fiveminute stretching routine from blogilates founder and youtube fitness star cassey ho. Last year i did do a good job of stretching it but i got so caught up in it beingunmanageable that i stopped moisturizing it for a while and just threw senegalese twist in my hair so i didnt have to touch or style it. But i was having muscle spasms 23 days post up but now every time i do any type of movement with that side i can feel my muscle squeezing implant and when i lean forward it squeezes it up. Relaxer touch up 11 weeks post thursday, january 05, 2017.
The relaxing postworkout stretch one instructor swears by. I have a few questions about stretching out the relaxer, a practice i am very interested in. Apr 07, 2014 this happens every time you get a relaxer at six weeks. How to manage new growth while stretchingwithout heat 9.
By the way, for the purposes of this discussion, i will not be talking about specific weeks post relaxer because terms like deep in your stretch are different for everyone. Their flexibility work can be used as a relaxer before winding down for the evening. I recently 3 weeks started on my healthy hair journey and have decided to transition. Ive made some strides in terms of my natural hair growththanks to janasia, my true indian hair wig. Inspecting the action of the relaxer by stretching the strands to see how fast the natural curls are being removed is called. May 03, 2018 in this video, i share how i detangle and stretch my 4c new growth using the tension method while being 6 months post relaxer. Oct 17, 2012 well the number one reason is very simple. Here are some tips for stretching out your relaxerminimize combing to wet combings and only finger comb dry hair. How i easily manage my new growth 6 months post relaxer. At the start of my journey i was neck and chin length and stretched for about 7 months. Start studying wd cosmetology chemical hair relaxing. Why you should never relax your hair every six weeks. I want to stretch my relaxer for 7 months natural hair. Why its more important to eat healthy now more than ever.
I am currently 14 weeks post relaxer which simply means the last time i relaxed my hair was 14 weeks ago. Looking for a stretch that will ease your mind, body and soul after tapping it back in an intense cardio party or a long day at work. But for most of us when we hit 12 to 16 weeks, thats when things start to go awry. I hope the retouching turned out okay and hope your hair journey is going well. Click here to buy a gift certificate today for that special someone. Nyc instructor louise gassman shares her favorite stretch, legs up the wall, and why this easy inverted pose is her goto for relaxing joints, hamstrings, headaches and more. Dos and dont for our girls who are wearing a relaxer you might be thinking about doing a little stretching. After that point, applying moisturizer eden bodyworks curly pudding souffle directly to my new growth every night. One of the things ive been focusing on is getting to know my natural hair. See more ideas about natural hair styles, curly hair styles and hair inspiration. Best to discuss with your surgeon as each surgeon has their specific post op protocol and heshe is most familiar with your medical history and how you are healing at this time. Some women say their hair starts breaking every six weeks as a sign that it is time for a relaxer. I recently took out the cornrows id been wearing for about 3 weeks and came face to face with 4 inches of thick, coarse, kinky new growth. These tips are also great for those who choose to transition.1434 42 1355 855 518 860 832 279 1111 1372 870 768 712 208 223 790 680 1556 229 1008 409 1243 1412 223 672 747 461 563 401 1444 691 1020 860 788 358