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touch-up

  • 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…

  • I followed my normal touch up routine: (1) I pre-parted/sectioned my hair, based my scalp with vaseline, and coated my previously relaxed hair with CHI Silk Infusion, Roux Porosity Control, and conditioner. Today I used Paul Mitchell Super Charged Moisturizer. (2) I self-relaxed using the half and half method. Here’s…

  • *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,…