Is Taking Pain Relievers A Part Of Your SLX Retightening Experience?


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Do you need to take pain relievers before or after your Sisterlocks  retightening appointment? Granted for some who have extremely tender scalps this might be the case, however this should be the exception and not the rule. Your retightening appointments should not be painful. If you experience pain during or after your appointment please let your consultant know, the problem could be remedied simply by communicating with your consultant. I’ve  found that spraying a little water on the scalp helps with some sensitivity when retightening. Sisterlocks that are really tight can cause the hair to break at the roots and also cause your hairline to thin. Traction alopecia is the result of pulling the hair to tight, it’s caused by putting the hair under constant strain or tension for long periods of time. Alopecia is something that we have very little control of but traction alopecia can be controlled by not placing to much tension on the hair follicles.  Many who have embraced the Sisterlocks lifestyle are former braid wearers where “tight was right!” If the braids weren’t tight there was the preconceived notion that they weren’t done right or wouldn’t last long. Not so with Sisterlocks!  With Sisterlocks “comfort rules!” Pain should be a thing of the past… How’s your Sisterlock’s retightening experience?

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