Ceramides

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Best Oils for Relaxed Hair | My Picks

If you aren’t at least using hair products that contain some natural oils, I think your hair is really missing out.  Due to the way that chemical relaxers straighten our hair, it has a tendency to be dry and frizzy.  Choosing the right hair products help to ensure our hair is acting its best.  And natural

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This is the wrap up post to my 30 Days with Ceramides Challenge.  I challenged myself to use ceramide containing products for the month of July.  I had two wash days while on this challenge and below you’ll find what I used as well as how it impacted my hair. How I Incorporated Ceramides.Silk Wrap

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Silk Wrap On Relaxed Hair

Over the last 11 weeks, I’ve used a blow dryer and flat iron on my hair three times.  This being my last wash day before relaxer day I needed to straighten and detangle my roots.  And I typically flat iron in preparation for relaxer day, but I decided to try something different to limit heat.  I

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JustGrowAlready and RelaxedThairapy are hosting a 30 Day Ceramide Challenge.  It started on July 1 (so I’m a little late to the party), but I’ve decided to join in.  Ceramides have always played a big part in my hair journey.  My biggest hair epiphany happened when I first discovered Ceramides — and truly my hair

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Why Do I Need a “Hair Twin?” Being able to find someone with hair that is almost identical to yours can really be an asset on your hair journey.  When looking at someone with hair characteristics identical to yours things on a hair journey become a lot easier:  (1) Hair Product Recommendations (how much protein

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New Buys: Clean Pores, No Dark Spots & Ceramides!

I get so excited when I find new things to try out especially when it fits into the confines of what I want/expect when it comes to certain beauty products.  These three new additions have me giddy and I really hope that they don’t let me down.  They are all drug store brands and really

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  I am often asked what products would I suggest for someone new to their healthy hair journey and I always avoid answering this question because I am a firm believer that what works for some does not work for all (or more specifically you).  So while I don’t mind sharing what I use, I

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I was commenting on a fellow blogger’s recent blog post about how used to love the Redken Extreme Deep Fuel and a little nostalgia started to surface.  For over a year, I used Deep Fuel religiously as my mid step protein treatment during my self-relaxer process.  It was perfect for restoring strength to my freshly

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The Good: I was 12 weeks post relaxer when I relaxed my hair this weekend — successful stretch.  I used a mix of Aphogee 2 Minute Reconstructer (Protein) and Nexxus Humectress(Ceramides) as my midstep protein during my relaxer session because Ulta stopped selling Redken Extreme Deep Fuel (Protein & Ceramides) and I couldn’t find it anywhere

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No-Lye Relaxers & Dealing with Dryness

For a very long time, if someone asked me whether I used lye or no-lye relaxer, I wouldn’t have been able to answer.  I knew that I used affirm, but that was all I knew.  As I started to learn more about my hair and decided to start relaxing my hair myself.  It became necessary