I totally know where your coming from.!
I relaxed my hair every 5- 6 weeks, and just left it.
I didn't take care of my hair. It broke. And was badly damaged. I hardly had hair at the front and it was badly uneven. I couldn't even tie it in ponytails.!
I'm black btw + 14. which is kind of a lot to go through.
YOU NEED TO CUT THE CHEMICALS.
No relaxer.! No texturizer etc..
They are BAD.! I've been without one for 8 months now, my hair has never been better. I'm transitioning to natural. and my hair has recovered from the strife I put it through. I can tie it in ponytails now
If you could show me pictures of your hair... I could give you detailed advice. But I'll just go by your description..
When my hair was damaged, I wore cornrows. They enabled my hair to grow and protected it. Make sure your braids aren't too tight. that causes major breakage.! I wouldn't reccommend wearing weave atm because of the state your hair is in. Wearing weave drys out your hair which could promote extra breakage.
I believe that cause of your breakage it dryness.
Your hair is dry because your not keeping it moisturised.!
The greatest wealth is health.!
So think. Health before length.
In order to get healthy hair you need to be using the right products. The products I'd reccommend for you.
( I also used them myself) are. : ( bit pricy!)
Redken Extreme anti-snap leave in - Stops breakage, and repairs damaged areas. YOU NEED THIS. SOO.. buy it. You will not regret it.
Redken All soft conditioner - Promotes moisture + manageability. Makes hair really soft and it's easy to detangle.
Redken All soft heavy cream - ( deep conditioning treatment.) You need to implement deep conditioners in your regimen. This will not stimulate growth, but it will enable your hair to be moisturized, manageable .. all that good stuff
these are 3 things I strongly suggest you purchase!.
other products you make want to consider :
Organix Nourishing Coconut Milk Shampoo
Herbal Essence Hello Hydration Shampoo
Organix Nourishing Coconut Milk Conditioner
Mixed Chicks Deep conditioner
Neutrogena triple moisture hair mask
Neutrogena Triple moisture Silk touch leave in cream.
Looking after your hair when it hasn't been relaxed, can be tough. - Experience. (N)
But you need to persevere.
You need to be patient, and experiment.
Here's a simple regimen that you can follow,
And expand as you build a deeper relationship with your hair:
Monday - Wash day! ( shampoo + condition)
Wednesday - Deep condition.
Thursday - None
Friday - Co-wash ( washing hair only with conditioners)
Saturday - None
Sunday - Deep Condition.
As for styling. Wear twists or braidouts with your hair
Want any more help? Message me with those pics or any questions and I'll do my best to help you get on track