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transitioning to natural

  • Hi Jem, the front of your hair sounds like mine. The front middle of my hair doesn’t curl at all. It just waves when wet. No coil or curl like the rest of my hair. Hey there. Starting over is a decision only you can make. It could either provide…

  • –DO– Keep new growth/natural hair moisturized. Moisture is a must for long-term transitioning (or long-term relaxer stretching). Dry hair becomes susceptible to breakage and split ends. Deep conditioning (ideally weekly) with a moisturizing deep conditioner will help keep your hair moisturized. Co-washing once or twice a week, as well as…

  • Time. Has. Flown. By! I remember when I used to freak out when stretching my relaxers at 16 weeks, now I’m at 16 months completely flabbergasted at the fact that I’m 73 weeks posts. [1] Do it patiently, or not at all. “It” is anything, really. I’ve learned the hard…

  • Hi there, just a bit of transitioning babble… I started this post fully ready to tell you that I’m so over my long transition and that I’m taking my shears out of the freezer… which is where I hid them to stop me from cutting my hair. But now that…

  • I can’t believe it’s been a year since I last relaxed my hair! Even though this is the longest I have ever gone without relaxing my hair (I think 16 weeks was my previous record), reaching the 52 week checkpoint feels a little surreal. Probably because I’ve continued to think…

  • It’s been 12 weeks since my last relaxer touch up in September and I’m sporting three textures. Bone straight relaxed, texlaxed, and then my un-processed new growth. Thankfully, caring for the three textures has not been an issue (fingers crossed that it stays that way!). Still toying with the idea…

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    Hair Babble

    November 4, 2011

    It’s that time of year again, when vendors open they’re doors and mark down our favorite products and we stock up on our favorite products hoard them in cabinets. Here’s my tentative list (noooo way am I getting all of the products listed): Silk Dreams Hair Care (www.silkdreamshaircare.com) • Silky Soft…

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