6 Month Stretch, Air Drying, Hairstyling, Low Manipulation Styles, My Relaxed Hair

First Voluminous Braid-Out on My Relaxed Hair

Wash Day. I’m 12 weeks post and instead of relaxing my hair I tried a braid-out.  I started my wash day by deep conditioning on dry hair using Proclaim Argan Oil Intense Moisturizing Conditioner for about 2 hours.  As I rinsed out the conditioner, I detangled my hair in three sections under the running water with my fingers first and then…

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TAG, Videos

It’s My Hair TAG!

I did the “It’s My Hair” TAG for my YouTube channel.  There aren’t many hair TAGs out there so when I found this one I decided to do it.  But by the time I got through with it, I realized the questions are pretty similar to the 21 Hair Questions TAG I did in 2011.

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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Hairstyling, Protective Styling, Tutorials, Videos

How to Be A Successful ‘Serial Bunner’

Protective Styling has been a crucial component to my growth length retention rate.  And with the ease, cost effectiveness and low commitment of buns, they are a favorite for healthy hair journeyers, like myself.  Of course you can incorporate braids, wigs, weaves and other methods as a protectively style on your hair journey, but my personal favorite is the Bun. Benefits…

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