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The Healthy Textures' Stretching Course
Stretching is the technique of "stretching" the time in between relaxer touch ups. Many women find that this technique helps them achieve longer, stronger hair as it helps prevent overlapping, unnecessary trimming and contributes to an overall healthier head of hair.
In this section, you will find a 16 video course on various tips and techniques on the subject of Stretching, designed to help you learn how to stretch your relaxers effectively and effortlessly. Click here to learn more about the benefits of stretching!
The course lessons will focus on:
1. Stretching Plan of Action
This plan of action will give you a basic 16 week road map for stretching. The lessons will compliment the plan of action with additional tips and techniques.
2. Stretching Course Study Guide (Click here to Download)
This three page worksheet will help your document your progress.
3. Sixteen Video Lessons and Assignments
Video One - How to Restore Your Hair after a Touch Up Part I; How to Shampoo During Your Stretch; How to Condition During Your Stretch.
Video Two - How to Restore Your Hair after a Touch Up Part II
Video Three - How to Reduce Dryness
Video Four - How to Reduce Breakage
Video Five - How to Protect Your Ends
Member Discussion - Stretching Course Check - In - List Your Questions/Concerns/Progress!
Video Six - How to Care for Your Hair at Night
Video Seven - How to Stretch on a Budget
Video Eight - How to Reinforce the Demarcation Line
Video Nine - How to Decrease Shedding
Video Ten - How to Prevent Tangles
Video Eleven - How to Soften Newgrowth
Video Twelve - How to Smooth Newgrowth
Video Thirteen - How to Straighten Newgrowth
Video Fourteen - How to Blend Newgrowth
Video Fifteen - How to Prevent Scalp Burns
Video Sixteen - What to Do the Week Before Your Touch Up!
Next Challenge Begins March 1st, 2011
To help you make the most out of the course, we will run an Stretching Challenge beginning 3/1/2011.
A challenge typically involves a group of members that commit to a styling method or technique exclusively for a specific period of time.
For example, we have had Air-Drying Challenge and a Setting Challenge in the past.
Challenges are a fun way to learn a new styling technique and stay motivated by each member’s progress and observations.
To Join the Stretching Challenge:
* Please note - The group on the Internal forum will facilitated by Gennifer and will follow the Course Worksheet exclusively!
The External Forum group will Member Run. So, it may not follow the course timeline and assignments.
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