Frequent question: Does your hair grow faster natural or relaxed?

No. Going natural will NOT make your hair grow faster. Your hair will grow the same whether it is natural or relaxed. Hair growth is based on the cell reproduction happening within your scalp.

Does relaxing hair make it grow faster?

When your new growth is not visible, it’s much easier to overlap the relaxer on the previously relaxed hair. This can cause thinness, breakage and overall damage. Stretching your relaxers makes your hair stronger and thicker over time. … Less damage mean stronger fuller cuticle, whihc gives you thicker hair.

Is relaxed hair better than natural hair?

Relaxed hair is less maintenance in many respects, but it’s also weaker than natural hair because of the chemical process used to break down the protein bonds. So if your goal is long healthy relaxed hair you still have to put in the work.

How long does it take relaxed hair to go natural?

Whether you decide to do a big chop or gradually grow out a relaxer, it’s going to take at least three to four months to start to see real change. For some, it may be a full year before you’re completely chemical-free.

How long does it take to grow relaxed hair?

“The amount of time [it takes to completely transition] depends on the length of your relaxed hair, how often you trim or cut off the relaxed hair, and if there are any setbacks such as hair breakage or hair loss. It can take as long as a year (or longer) if you do basic trims every three months versus the big chop.”

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