16 weeks or longer is not pushing it, probably just about right. i've gone as long as 5 months, but usually about 3 to 4 months works for my hair. my hair is short and i have a loose curl. i think the tighter the curl, the longer you can go.
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3a, some 2c & 3b, medium texture, porosity normal, low elasticity
washing/cowashing, conditioning, protein tx: curl junkie products
leave in:cj conditioners and treatments as leave in
styling: cj pattern pusha, cj honey butta leave in, cj cccc, cj ciab. cj aloe fix gel is my high dews/summer HG!!
sealants - spiral solutions emollience butter, cj CIAB