Relaxed Hair Care

  • Hi all! There were many PYB questions on corrective relaxers so I decided to do one post addressing the topic… figured it would be easier/more helpful. WHAT IS A “CORRECTIVE” RELAXER & WHY WOULD YOU DO ONE As the name suggests, a “corrective relaxer” is still a touch up done…

  • LaTisha asks: Hi Jen! I know you haven’t made up your mind when to end your stretch (at least I don’t think you have) but if you were to decided to end your stretch next week or within the next two weeks, how would you prep your hair for your…

  • Amy asks:  Hi Jen, what are some of your highs and lows of texlaxing? Why did you decided to texlax your hair instead of continuing bone straight? Hi Amy, when I first started my hair journey I relaxed my hair bone straight and had no idea that “texlaxing” was an…

  • So I ended my stretch at 16 weeks because I just couldn’t deal with single strand knots anymore. One night I ended up cutting out 11. That was last straw for me. I used my usual Organic Root Stimulator Olive Oil relaxer, lye formula, normal strength and I self-relaxed my hair, using my…

  • I self-relaxed my hair this afternoon one of the more frequent questions I receive is how do I rinse out my relaxers. No flips or tricks, all I do is lean. I’ve been rinsing out relaxers this way since 2011. With the aid of two plastic caps (and some clips…

  • Welp! I THINK I’ve stretched this long only once before… so I’m pretty much in uncharted territory. I dropped the ball twice this week. I didn’t deep condition halfway through the week and I used S-Curl on my new growth that ended up making my hair feel dry. Thursday night…