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    11 Life-Changing Hairstyles To Rock When Your New Growth Has No Chill

    Not today, edges. Not today.

    A fresh relaxer will have you feeling yourself something liiike:

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    But that new growth has a way of bringing your spirit down from 100 to 0 real quick.

    New growth doesn't always mean it's time for another relaxer, though, so here are few styles to try the next time your roots and edges have absolutely no chill.

    Licensed cosmetologist Lisa Akbari suggests getting hair relaxers no sooner than every 10 weeks.

    1. Faux Halo Braid

    If you have short hair, or haven't quite mastered the whole braiding to your head thing, Nellz Lioness does this genius faux halo hack.

    2. Defined Heatless Curls

    3. High Bun



    A high bun created with additional synthetic or human hair takes about five minutes, and it's a great way to hide your budding new growth.

    For a more relaxed look, like LakiaStar's, use straight hair and a strong holding gel around your edges. Traeh does a more textured look using Marley hair, which is great if you have a lot of new growth.

    4. Braided Crown Bun

    On her YouTube demo, Mo Knows Hair takes about 15 minutes creating this style. The braid-and-bun 'do can last for several days, too!

    5. Curly Twisted Pin-Up

    TheChicNatural does a step-by-step of this style, and it's a perfect one for managing new growth.

    To slick down those edges, try ORS Olive Oil Edge Control or Keracare Edge Tamer.

    6. Goddess Braids

    Goddess braids are quick and can be worn both casually and formally. See how The Gabe Fix gets this look.

    7. Straight Blow Out

    If you want to blend your new growth with your straight hair, try this blow out. Get the step-by-step from She'kia Renea.

    8. Textured Blow Out

    For a much fuller blow out, don't straighten the hair with a flat iron. You won't have to worry about taming your edges or getting your roots super straight with this full-out blow out on My Natural Sistas' YouTube channel.

    9. Crochet Braids

    Teeday6 does an easy to follow crochet tutorial. Crochet braids can be worn in straight, curly, braided or loc styles, and are great for camouflaging your roots.

    10. Braid Out

    Braid out your relaxed hair, using this demo from Shareherworld. This is also a good option when you just want to play with more texture.

    11. Full Wig

    Consider wigging it if you want your hair bone straight. YoursNaturally11 shows you all her tricks to making this lace front look natural.

    May your edges never try your life again!