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Tips for Decreasing Breakage When Roller Setting

Hi Jeni! I’ve been stalking your blog for a while now and you were the one how ultimately pushed me to start rollersetting. I didn’t want to spend the money required to purchase a (good quality) dryer. However, my desire to have healthy hair without using so much heat overruled my desire to be cheap...

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Breakage and Texlaxing

A reader asks: I tried self-relaxing for the first time, and my hair came out seriously underprocessed. I’m really worried about breakage now. Have you had breakage since you started texlaxing and if so, how have you dealt with it? I’ve definitely experienced breaking at the line of demarcation, where my new growth meets my...

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Decreasing Breakage at the Line of Demarcation

Two quick ways I minimize breakage at the line of demarcation during my relaxer stretches (I’ve been slacking on this but vow to remain consistent). Moisture: To make it easy to moisturize this portion of my hair, I mix my moisturizer and water in small spray bottle so that I can spray and massage the diluted...

Curbed the Breakage w/ Moisture
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Curbed the Breakage w/ Moisture

I curbed the breakage I was experiencing earlier this week! YES! What my hair really needed was moisture. I had subjected my hair to direct heat, (I did use a heat protectant) yet I had not taken the time to make sure my hair was adequately moisturized before I flat ironed. Lack of moisture caused...

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Breakage: Is Some Inevitable?

My biggest hurdle during my hair journey has been curbing my breakage. I used to think it was okay to see numerous broken hairs each time I combed my hair, so I find it hilarious when I see at most 5 during the day and it stresses me out. Seriously. My hair is pinned up...