I ended my relaxer stretch at 22 weeks and you already know that I cut my hair. For this update, I really just want to share my plans for my hair as I continue with these long term stretches. It feels sort of like a new beginning for me and so I want to take my hair journey back to basics. I’m at a place where my hair feels good again and
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 figured out that I was close to the end of my 24 week stretch. This Relaxer
I know you’re giving me the side eye right now for having yet another relaxer day post for you guys. I mean, what do I think this is…a RHOA reunion? lol. But please don’t throw tomatoes at me, lol. A lot happened with my last relaxer and it was way too much to consolidate into one video or post. I figured in smaller segments you can read/watch the parts that
I switched to a lye relaxer like I said I would. And you know what, I’m feeling really good about it. I’ve been using a no-lye relaxer since my first attempt at self-relaxing and I never looked back. And a no-lye relaxer was a safe bet for the self-relaxing newbie that I was, who wasn’t trying to burn her hair (and scalp) off trying something new. For years I was happy with my choice.
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 whole process.1. Relaxer day started with me gathering everything I needed to get me through
Well ladies, here we are. I’ve completed my first six month relaxer stretch attempt. And not only did I get a lot of growth/retention, but I was able to maintain my April length after cutting inches off of my hair. Immediately after the cut I have to admit that I was a little worried I might have cut off too much, but after letting it settle in and seeing my
Last week I thought I was 11 weeks post relaxer when I relaxed my hair, but when I looked back at the calendar I realized I was way off. I actually relaxed my hair at 14 weeks post relaxer, which partially explains why my new growth was so out of control. I was so focused on the Castor Oil Challenge that I got my relaxer stretch count messed up. Below