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Transition to Natural from Relaxed Hair - month 3, via YouTube.
Transitioning hair from relaxer to natural hair
My mom, 15 months post relaxer, this Summer (now 18 months post). Before going natural, we never saw her hair grow past her shoulders. Now it's even longer than what you see here. Her transitioning go-to style was a roller set. It helped her get through the "thick roots" stage.
14 Ways to Transition from Relaxed to Natural Hair | Natural Style