Relaxed to natural transition hairstyles. However the transition from relaxed hair into natural hair is tough odd curly bits split ends and endless. Relaxing hair gives you six to eight weeks or so of beautifully straight and silky hair. Deep conditioning is what keeps your relaxed hair and new growth healthy as you transition. For those new to the natural hair community protective styling involves putting your hair into a style that involves tucking your ends away from the.
Natural hair care products are pricey in comparison to the general hair care products one might buy to maintain relaxed hair. Deep condition every single week. Lisa transitioned for 18 months without a big chop. If i could find one product that washed conditioned and styled my hair all in one i would be a happy girl.
Transitioning or the big chopwhich one you choose is entirely up to you. Butterfly transition is a step by step guidebook that features an easy to follow plan that guides you through the physical emotional and spiritual phases of returning to natural. Transitioning from permed or relaxed hair to natural hair should be an exciting time for you. It also helps you retain moisture especially during those winter months.
Its easy to think wearing your hair in its natural state would be the most cost effective hair care plan ever but youd be wrong. Since i was able to successfully complete my long term 18 month transition without a big chop i thought id create a page with some tips for those who aspire to do the same. I am the ultimate minimalist. It should not be a time of intimidation or of a feeling of loss.
In order to go from relaxed to natural hair you have two options. Prior to that my family saw my hair during my two year transition period only once in a textured look the other visits i wore wigs weave braids or a straightened style. There has been a long standing myth among the natural hair community that the only way to grow long healthy hair is to use protective hairstyles. There is no right way or wrong way to start your journey.
Many women face objections from boyfriends husbands family and even in the workplace. She has 10 great tips for long term transitioning to natural hair. As you may recall i cut the last of my relaxed ends back in september.