Where are all the transitioning sistas? and how far are you in your transition?

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Sunday, October 3rd will make 13 months for me.
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Natural since May 18, 2012
Im on my 4th going on 5th month ^-^

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Sunday, October 3rd will make 13 months for me.
Originally Posted by RealChic4eva
Nice! I cant wait to be in the 2 digit number months!! Congrats 2 you
I'm 10 months post right now. I think I'll be transitioning for a couple of years more. The worse was at the beginning when I didn't know what to do with my hair but now since I've just been keeping it in buns and braids it's been quite easy. I can see myself just growing it out for a couple of more years and just trim it little by little.
Originally Posted by Rusycurly
Ita. I am over a yr as well and I plan on transitioning for no less than 3 yrs, maybe 4 max. It was a little frustrating in the beginning bc I had no clue what I was doing. However I have settled into a good reggie now and my transition has been a breeze since month 3. I love my natural hair and I know these last few yrs will fly by. I give it up to those that can bc but short hair is not my thing. When I am completely natural I need hair that is past my shoulders and that I can easily put into a bun. Short hair will not afford me that convenience.
Hair Type: A head full of THICK, normal porosity curls/coils that I am TOTALLY in LUV with!
(Transitioned for 16 & 1/2 months)


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I'm 10 months post right now. I think I'll be transitioning for a couple of years more. The worse was at the beginning when I didn't know what to do with my hair but now since I've just been keeping it in buns and braids it's been quite easy. I can see myself just growing it out for a couple of more years and just trim it little by little.
Originally Posted by Rusycurly
Ita. I am over a yr as well and I plan on transitioning for no less than 3 yrs, maybe 4 max. It was a little frustrating in the beginning bc I had no clue what I was doing. However I have settled into a good reggie now and my transition has been a breeze since month 3. I love my natural hair and I know these last few yrs will fly by. I give it up to those that can bc but short hair is not my thing. When I am completely natural I need hair that is past my shoulders and that I can easily put into a bun. Short hair will not afford me that convenience.
Originally Posted by JaylensMami10
Wishing you all the very best of luck! You're strong girl- 3years! Whoooo! I wish but I know Im going to want to cut before then :-/
I am 1 week shy from 8 months! I am super excited and truly feeling blessed and happy!! Keep it up ladies cant wait to see everyone's progress

24 mnth post! Ima get it going, btw Im fully natural now! Im sooo excited I made the 2 yr mark.

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Products I love:
Ion Dandruff/Seborrheic Dermatitis Tar Shampoo
Suave Shea Butter Conditioner
Biolage Scalp Therapy Shampoo
Biolage Fortify Therapy Shampoo
Trader Joe's Tea Tree Tingle Conditioner
Beautiful Textures Rapid Repair Deep Conditioner
Shea butter, olive oil, coconut oil, apricot oil, peppermint oil, tea tree oil, and eucalyptus oil
I'm 10 months post right now. I think I'll be transitioning for a couple of years more. The worse was at the beginning when I didn't know what to do with my hair but now since I've just been keeping it in buns and braids it's been quite easy. I can see myself just growing it out for a couple of more years and just trim it little by little.
Originally Posted by Rusycurly
Ita. I am over a yr as well and I plan on transitioning for no less than 3 yrs, maybe 4 max. It was a little frustrating in the beginning bc I had no clue what I was doing. However I have settled into a good reggie now and my transition has been a breeze since month 3. I love my natural hair and I know these last few yrs will fly by. I give it up to those that can bc but short hair is not my thing. When I am completely natural I need hair that is past my shoulders and that I can easily put into a bun. Short hair will not afford me that convenience.
Originally Posted by JaylensMami10
Wishing you all the very best of luck! You're strong girl- 3years! Whoooo! I wish but I know Im going to want to cut before then :-/
Originally Posted by aa9072
Lol thanks. I'm inching closer to that yr & a half mark so 3 years really doesn't seem that bad. I'm almost to the half way point now so why give up? Believe me tho...I get the urge to cut every time I wash my hair and I see those curls however I KNOW that I do not want super short hair bc a bun is always my fall back hairstyle and I refuse to have my hair too short to do one. So that urge to chop quickly goes away when I remind myself of this.
Hair Type: A head full of THICK, normal porosity curls/coils that I am TOTALLY in LUV with!
(Transitioned for 16 & 1/2 months)


Loving: MC LI Condish, Raw shea butter, Coconut & Grapeseed Oil, SM raw shea butter shampoo,HEHH Conditioner, Braggs ACV & Egg, Mayo & EVOO PT's







24 mnth post! Ima get it going, btw Im fully natural now! Im sooo excited I made the 2 yr mark.

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Originally Posted by Amazinnatural
Congrats!
Hair Type: A head full of THICK, normal porosity curls/coils that I am TOTALLY in LUV with!
(Transitioned for 16 & 1/2 months)


Loving: MC LI Condish, Raw shea butter, Coconut & Grapeseed Oil, SM raw shea butter shampoo,HEHH Conditioner, Braggs ACV & Egg, Mayo & EVOO PT's







I am 1 week shy from 8 months! I am super excited and truly feeling blessed and happy!! Keep it up ladies cant wait to see everyone's progress

Originally Posted by aa9072
I'm 8 months, too!!!. Eight months post relaxer, baby!!! No one thought I'd make it past 8 WEEKS!!
I am 1 week shy from 8 months! I am super excited and truly feeling blessed and happy!! Keep it up ladies cant wait to see everyone's progress

Originally Posted by aa9072
I'm 8 months, too!!!. Eight months post relaxer, baby!!! No one thought I'd make it past 8 WEEKS!!
Originally Posted by naturaldoll
Wow! Me too! When I used to relax it was every 8 weeks! Im so proud of myself- and Im really enjoying this journey!! when are u planning 2 BC?
Just started transition (3 month),, this is my first time,,

I've been relaxing my hair since I was 14 and (am now 2,,

Transition is really difficult and I have about an inch and a half of natural hair,, but I really love my new tiny shiny ringlets
Fia's hair typing: 2/M/ii
Henna Red
Just started transition (3 month),, this is my first time,,

I've been relaxing my hair since I was 14 and (am now 2,,

Transition is really difficult and I have about an inch and a half of natural hair,, but I really love my new tiny shiny ringlets
Originally Posted by moonlight
Go for it! You can do it
24 mnth post! Ima get it going, btw Im fully natural now! Im sooo excited I made the 2 yr mark.

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Originally Posted by Amazinnatural
Congrats!
Originally Posted by JaylensMami10
Thanks! It took a while, but im glad to make it through! Im looking forward to the next couple of years with my natural hair!

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Still loving my curls and kinks!
Products I love:
Ion Dandruff/Seborrheic Dermatitis Tar Shampoo
Suave Shea Butter Conditioner
Biolage Scalp Therapy Shampoo
Biolage Fortify Therapy Shampoo
Trader Joe's Tea Tree Tingle Conditioner
Beautiful Textures Rapid Repair Deep Conditioner
Shea butter, olive oil, coconut oil, apricot oil, peppermint oil, tea tree oil, and eucalyptus oil
You ladies are awesome. I just recently decided to transition. My last relaxer was only 6 weeks ago. However, I used to stretch my relaxers out for about 4-6 months. I'm also "texlaxed." The first few months should be a breeze...after that I plan to do braidouts, buns, etc. for a good while and slowly cut off my processed hair.
You ladies are awesome. I just recently decided to transition. My last relaxer was only 6 weeks ago. However, I used to stretch my relaxers out for about 4-6 months. I'm also "texlaxed." The first few months should be a breeze...after that I plan to do braidouts, buns, etc. for a good while and slowly cut off my processed hair.
Originally Posted by SimplyDebra
What made you decide to transition back 2 natural? Congrats!!!!
I'm new to this board but old to hair sites in general. I am currently 2 days away from my 11th month. I'm at the point where I'm so excited about my hair that I want to BC but I don't want to because of length. I'm one of those ponytail chicks who will quickly brush my hair into a ponytail. I have had short hair before but I now enjoy the quickness of a ponytail so I don't know when I'll BC. I can't see myself rocking a TWA everyday.

What made me want to go natural was pure curiosity. I wanted to know what my natural hair looked like. It started with 3-4 month stretches. I then did a 6 month stretch think I would BC and then became frustrated and relaxed.

This time around, I started straightening every month just to get that straightened look but since early June, I haven't touched a flat iron. And no, I don't regret it. These last few months have been fun embracing my natural texture and getting to know it.

Last edited by imjustgen; 10-10-2011 at 11:39 AM. Reason: wanted to ramble
My last relaxer was like July 2nd or 3rd of 2011. So I think im 2 months and some days idk. I just say 3 months.lol

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