Originally Posted by lori.mattox View Post
An opposite of one of the main rules: trimming (i.e.1/8-1/4’ off) my ends more often. My relaxed hair needed trims every 4-8 weeks for maximal growth/health; I’ve been on a schedule of 16 week intervals since last December. I noticed today that the 7 inches I had at the beginning of October was only 6.25 after not touching/redoing my hair as often in an attempt to retain length, and no trim due ‘til December. =(
I think that this actually makes sense. They say that the split ends that some people get can climb up the hair if they are not cut off immediately and then they cause a good length of the ends of the hair to break off. This could be avoided by cutting the damaged ends as soon as possible.