We recommend at least two inches of growth, may vary depending on your hair texture.
Usually no, because the natural (unrelaxed) coils in the hair enable the hair to twist. Because relaxers loosen the natural coil, it prevents the hairs' ability to twist. However, the new growth can be twisted.
Twist are the first step in the dreadlock process. If you are NOT locking, twists are combed out before returning to redo the style.
Progressively- from one month to a year.
An average of one to three hours, depending on the length and thickness of the hair.
Approximately every three to four weeks, depending on the style and texture of hair.
In some instances yes. However, it is not recommended. An alternative suggestion is to cut them to a more manageable length or grow out new growth to a desired length and then, cut locs out.
With some styles and textures, yes, although it is only recommend with a swim cap.
Three to six months to establish enough new growth for most of the natural hairstyles. However, there are styles we can do with your hair, while growing out & gradually cutting off the relaxer.
Because of the products and techniques we use most styles last 3-4 weeks. However, we can only speak for ourselves,
We use several top name brand (i.e. Design Essentials, etc.) product lines, including our own. But ultimately, it depends on the service, hair type and hair condition.