Is it okay to relax hair twice?
“If you wait too long between relaxers, you can have some breakage in the hair,” says Kimble. It’s a slippery slope when it comes to the length of time in between touch-ups: If it’s done too often, it could have hair-damaging effects, and if it’s not done enough, it becomes difficult to maintain.
What happens if you put relaxer on already relaxed hair?
Relaxing already relaxed hair is called “Over lapping”. Repeatedly relaxing all the hair on your head is a good way to damage your hair and cause thin hair strands which eventually leads to breakage.
Why is my hair frizzy after a relaxer?
It’s possible that the fuzziness is due to a lack of moisture in your hair. Frequent conditioning is key for relaxed hair. Hair that needs strengthening from protein tends to frizz; the hair cuticles don’t lie flat, but have lifted scales due to chemical and/or heat abuse.
Can I relax my hair every 6 weeks?
It’s important to let the new growth grow out to at least 1″ before you do a touch up. Relaxing your hair every 4-6 weeks is simply too short of a time frame for enough new growth to appear. Going past the suggested time frame can make your hair overly straight, harm your scalp and make you prone to breakage.
How soon can you re relax your hair?
Although eight weeks is the standard recommended time frame to go between relaxer touch-ups, some people just seem to not want to wait that long.
Why are the ends of my relaxed hair puffy?
It’s possible that the fuzziness is due to a lack of moisture in your hair. Frequent conditioning is key for relaxed hair. Plus, don’t forget about protein. Hair that needs strengthening from protein tends to frizz; the hair cuticles don’t lie flat, but have lifted scales due to chemical and/or heat abuse.
Why does my relaxed hair feel like straw?
Straw-like hair is often the result of common hair care oversights, such as these: using drying and styling tools (dryers, curling irons, electric rollers, flat irons) at too high a heat setting. not including a moisturizing hair mask in your hair care routine. not being gentle enough when you detangle wet hair.