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ORS Relaxer

  • 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…

  • Note: I recorded how I detangled, flat ironed, and trimmed for this touch up and like a dum-dum, delete all the footage BEFORE saving it to my laptop. Silly me, I assumed I transferred both pics and video before clearing my memory card but clearly didn’t. Sorry Cindy, I know…

  • I ended my 10 week relaxer stretch this past Friday and I followed my usual method, relaxing my hair in halves. You can watch the video of how I self-relax my hair here. Here’s what I did in steps: 1. I started off by basing my scalp, coating my hair,…

  • I self-relaxed my hair this weekend and followed the same routine show here in my self-relaxing video. In all honesty, sometimes I feel like I do a lot on relaxer day, but hey, if it works, and it ain’t broke… . Here are the steps I followed: (1) I started off…

  • *Warning* This is a long post and pic heavy 🙂 I ended my stretch yesterday and I have to say, this recent touch up was the best thus far. I’ve been self-relaxing for nearly a year and have been getting better at it each time but I have to say,…

  • I know, I know, the plan was to relax this Friday for my birthday (which is Friday!) but I realized I will have too much to do to get to my hair, and this afternoon was the only time I had available this week, so I went ahead and relaxed…

  • Ending my stretch next Friday. I plan on self-relaxing again and I’m going with ORS lye relaxer (normal strength) again. I think I’m going to trim 1/2 or a full inch off (knowing how I get about trimming though, it probably won’t even be that much! haha). I’m trimming SOMETHING…