My Relaxed Hair, Relaxer Updates

Do you know what today is….

…No, it’s not my anniversary, but it is Relaxer Day.  I ended this stretch at 12 weeks and you can check out the details on today’s relaxer below… I used my favorite relaxer again, pictured above and I used the Redken Extreme Strength Builder Plus as my mid step protein.  Left it in for 5 minutes, rinsed thoroughly.  Neutralized/Chelated with Mizani…

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My Relaxed Hair, Relaxer Updates

Relaxer Update #4 – February 2012

My last relaxer was 13 weeks ago (just before Thanksgiving) and I’m sure you remember the pic of my new growth from my recent post — my roots were not stretched.  Therefore, I made sure to thoroughly detangle my hair; working in six small sections starting at the ends and working my way up to the roots.  It was very time consuming…

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Length Checks, My Relaxed Hair, Relaxer Updates, Trimming

Relaxer Update #3: Nov 2011

Straight Down Ends pulled together Last Relaxer: 11 weeks agoPre-relaxer: Summit Sensitive Scalp to scalp and already relaxed ends.Relaxer: Affirm Fiberguard Sensitive Scalp System (No-Lye)Post Relaxer: Aphogee 2 minute Reconstructor, Mizani Phormula 7 Neutralizing ShampooConditioning/Styling Regimen: GVP Conditioning Balm, GVP The Conditioner and Chi Silk Infusion. If you remember my last relaxer update, I wasn’t happy, but this relaxer was much…

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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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My Relaxed Hair, Relaxer Updates

Relaxer Update: June 2011

I ended my stretch at 16 weeks.  Here are the pictures of my relaxed hair today.  Even though I’m hiding my hair, I decided wear my hair out.  Here’s a sneak peak. Based my scalp with Summit Sensitive Scalp,  Applied Affirm Fiberguard Sensitive Scalp Relaxer to my new growth,  Rinsed the relaxer,  Applied Redken Deep Fuel Rescue Force for 10 minutes, …

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