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    Posted: Sep 06 2008 at 12:35pm
how long should you wait?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Sep 06 2008 at 12:42pm
AT LEAST 2 weeks, but if possible wait more, like 3-4, but you could always do a protein treatment right before the braids
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Sep 06 2008 at 1:59pm
Why would you relax your hair then get braids? It just seems like the hair would be too straight... Idk if that even makes sense lol
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Sep 06 2008 at 2:03pm
i used to relax my hair n braid it the same day or the day after, it didnt do much damage but i have a lot of hair..LOL...now tha ti kno better i say 2 weeks or more
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Sep 06 2008 at 2:19pm
I would say between 2-3 weeks and like tasty said wash/conditon to prep for your braids.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Sep 06 2008 at 2:30pm
Originally posted by JMilz86 JMilz86 wrote:

i used to relax my hair n braid it the same day or the day after, it didnt do much damage but i have a lot of hair..LOL...now tha ti kno better i say 2 weeks or more
 
Same here!! I would relax, condition, blow dry then put braids on all in the same day!! I wait 1 wk after I take it out to relax.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Sep 06 2008 at 2:32pm
LOL^^^ur better than me....i'd relax the same day after i took braids out (i wouldnt dream of putting water on that thick mess without a perm) but i think i can handle it now
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