This stretch lasted 11 weeks and 5 days. And you’ll remember from my last post, I spent most of this stretch doing the bare minimum for my hair, so I went into this relaxer day not expecting much retention. I just wanted my hair to come out on the other end looking just as
When you’re on your relaxer stretch, I think there’s this sweet spot where you are so content with the way that your previously relaxed hair and your new growth are working together. The sun is shinning, the breeze is blowing and your wash days go by with out a hitch and you begin to think,
Last weekend, I ended my relaxer stretch at 15 weeks. If you’ve been following along, you know that I was avoiding heat tools for the majority of the that time period. My initial thoughts, as I was rounding out the end of the challenge, were that I would try to continue to implement no heat
With 12 weeks of new growth and a 5 day old Bantu Knot Out to deal with, I thought this would be the perfect time to show you all how I detangle my hair. Check out the steps outlined below and the supplemental video, too!
The buns on the bottom and the right have a slap bracelet bun trinket in them. The top left is a wet bun – no filler. I actually kind of like it…a lot. No, my hair isn’t as smooth and shiny as when I put heat on it with my hooded dryer or flat iron.
No one likes to talk about the downside to being on a hair journey, but I’m about to lay it all out there. When you work so hard to make sure that your hair has everything that it needs to thrive and become the best that it can be, you develop an extreme attachment to
Two weeks ago I followed my pre-relaxer wash day routine and flat ironed my hair straight to do a length check. …I’m MBL (Mid back Length) y’all! The plan was to relax the following weekend at 13 weeks post; however when the weekend finally rolled around, I just wasn’t feeling up to it. But Thursday evening
Check out the results from my last relaxer…
Hey loves, I flat ironed my hair this week for one of my BFF’s wedding and decided to do a length check. I also added my length check from December 2011 for comparison. Check it out after the jump… December 2011 July 2012 I didn’t have my length check T-shirt with me, but it looks
I am 16* weeks post relaxer and I can’t believe it’s come to this again because each of the last two times I stretched my relaxer to 16 weeks, I swore that I would never do it again. I could go into all the reasons/excuses for letting so much time lapse, but I won’t. It’s