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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Ceramides, Healthy Hair Care

Hair Product Recommendations.

  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 don’t quite feel comfortable telling…

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Ceramides, My Relaxed Hair, Relaxer Updates

Relaxer Update #2 – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

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 else.  Despite the last minute…

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