This was one of the biggest downfalls for me while transitioning. Transitioning from relaxed to natural hair isnt easy.
Its not too early to start thinking about good transition styles for the months ahead.
Transitioning to natural hair 3 months. Hey EveryoneIm Back againHope you have all been good. Dont always wear your hair straight. You can trim your hair every 6 weeks or 3 months you decide when.
I do length check with a ruler to show you what to expect 4 months into your natural hair journey. Read 3 Moisturisers For Transitioning Hair 10 Trim Regularly A hair with thinning and split ends is a hair that has lost its protecting layer and has difficulties growing. I trimmed my hair at least once a month sometimes twice.
This is my hair 4 months post relaxer. Even though I texturized for 7 months it did not take very well so after cutting 2 more inches the back of my hair from the ears down is mostly natural hair. Put simply natural hair transitioning is the process of a person with naturally curly hair moving away from straightening treatments and towards their natural curl pattern.
As you transition consider this. Transitioning is a different route to natural hair that involves cutting chemicals relaxers and heat out of your hair regimen. As the months go by you start to like what you see and start letting it loose.
2009 I had my hair blown out every week until May 2010 when I did my Big Chop. Ive been transitioning for three months and here is a progress update. It took me three tries to finally stick to it but these were the products that helped me along the way.
After my last relaxer in Nov. In the first three months practices like finger detangling arent vital because most of your hair will still be straight whether heat damaged or relaxed and fairly easy to comb through. Read this article on straightening natural or transitioning hair.
If your goal is to wear your hair in its natural texture after transitioning from a relaxer then the less heat you use on it the better. The First Two Months. As a result my hair was heat damaged and some of it wouldnt curl.
Hair stylists share their tips on transitioning to natural hair from relaxed hair including co-washing and using heat protectants with hot tools. I havent had a relaxer in 12 months and a texturizer in 3 months. Trimming your hair as it grows will get rid of relaxed ends and promote a healthy growing hair.
Now the occasional exposure to heat is not going to do much damage if you take care of your hair during the process. Trim Your Hair Regularly. Transitioning to natural hair is a simple process of growing out your natural texture before cutting off the processed or damaged ends.
You dont have to know when youll rock your 100 natural hair right away. By Jelani Addams Rosa. Give yourself about 4 months by then you should have enough growth to get excited.
My transitioning journey gave me time to learn more about caring for natural hair and it helped me prepare myself. Just a quick video to let you know whats going on with my hair s Great Relaxed hair gurusPrettywit. While your permed hair will never return to its natural state you can retain length while you transition to natural hair slowly trimming off the damaged ends until its fully natural at a length youre.
With the chill of winter months ahead youll. Dont set a time just yet. This might be an easy time if you stuck to the general relaxer guideline of touch-ups every eight weeks.
The 9 Stages You Go Through When Transitioning From Relaxed To Natural Hair. Months 1 3 is also a perfect time to clean house in terms of products. Reply Lindiwe October 9 2020 at 902 am Hi my name is Lindiwe and I live in South Africa Soweto its really exciting to know that I can also transition my Hair and learn to really take care of my hair.
Subscribe for more. PLEASE READ BEFORE ASKING QUESTIONSHere are some photos and videos clips of my new growth over the past 7 months My Last Relaxer was Aug 30th 2013check. If you arent particularly confident in your styling.
I wore my hair straight the majority of the time. Your hair will grow between a half to one inch in the first two months. Whether youve been using chemical relaxers for years or like taking a straightener to your curls theres often damage associated with straightening curly hair.