Relaxed Hair Care, Videos

Texturizers vs. Relaxers

This week, I watched TressedforSuccess’s recent youtube video where she clarifies some statements, ideas, and opinions that people are sharing about texturizers.  She breaks it down just the way I like–reading the ingredients list, decoding the components and interjects her personal experience.  If you’ve ever wanted to know how Texturizers compare to Relaxers, then this is the video for you.…

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Relaxed Hair Care, Self-Relaxing

Let’s Talk About Relaxer Application Time.

Let's Talk About Relaxer Application Time

Relaxer Application time starts the moment relaxer touches your hair and ends when you start rinsing it.  Finding the right application time is essential for consistent texture throughout the the length of your hair.  If you’re not bone straight staying close to your goal time will help with that consistency in texture.  And it avoids frustration and breakage later on.…

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Healthy Hair Care

Likkle_Loc_Ladi Shares Her Hair Story!

This week I wanted to feature a ‘likkle’ lady with a gorgeous set of locs.  She switched her hair game up a few years ago and found what worked for her and her hair.  Not only are they growing fast, long and healthy, but she creates some really unique and cute styles with her locs.  (I certainly never knew locs…

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My Relaxed Hair, Roller Setting

Troubleshooting Update.

Thanks to all the lovely ladies who helped me through my little dilemma.  I went back to my “regular” hair regimen this week, which incorporated most of my favorite products (including my Sulfate Shampoo).  Here’s what I did: Pre-Poo – Grapeseed Oil Shampoo – ORS Olive Oil Creamy Aloe Shampoo Final Rinse – Roux Porosity Control DC – Nexxus Humectress Moisturizing…

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Air Drying, Reader Questions

Why Do You Use Multiple Leave-Ins?

Some things I have down to a science and others I just mimic what I see.  Using multiple leave-ins is more about the latter (with a little bit of trial and error).  The first situation where I started experimenting with using multiple leave-in was with flat ironing. Flat Ironing. If I was going to be a DIYer, I had to…

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