6 Month Stretch

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Relaxer Update | January 2018

Well after nearly a year’s absence, postpartum shedding and fearing the worst when it came to my hair, I can now report that my hair is alright. Whew! I was really worried about it and that worry partial fueled my disinterest in all things hair.  But between my relaxer prep wash day and this weekend’s

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Relaxer Day | September 2016

I literally lost track of this relaxer stretch.  I’m not sure how it happened, but I had no idea whether I had relaxed my hair in March or April. :/  That’s why every time I updated you guys there was a four week swing, lol.  Thankfully after looking back at my social media posts last week, I

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Length Check | October 2015 vs March 2016

Hey guys! I’m dropping in to share my current length with you all.  I relaxed my hair this weekend and this is my current length (along with a comparison from my last relaxer in October).  If you pay attention to the images on the back of my shirt in the side-by-side comparison, you can see the how

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Lots of New Growth | 23 Weeks Post Relaxer Wash Day

I made it to the (almost) end you guys!  I’m 23 weeks post relaxer and relaxer day is on the horizon.  This second attempt at stretching for 6 months was a little more daunting than the last, but I did my best to be patient with my new growth.  In preparation for my relaxer day, I

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Relaxing Six Months of New Growth

I’ve shared the results of my six month stretch, but this is how the relaxer day actually went down.  I was trying to add my snapchat story for you guys to watch at the end of this post, but it wasn’t really working out the way I wanted.  Instead, I included screen shots of the

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How To | Stretch Your Relaxers For More Than 12-16 Weeks.

Normally when stretching your relaxer for 12 weeks or less, we can follow a pretty standard hair regimen: Shampoo, DC and style with minimal breakage.  But for most of us when we hit 12 to 16 weeks, that’s when things start to go awry.  Between the dryness, tangles and issues with styling two different hair