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Transitioning Talk: One Year Post Relaxer
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Transitioning Talk: One Year Post Relaxer

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 of and treat the last...

Using Direct Heat the Right Way
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Using Direct Heat the Right Way

Hi Emeala, direct heat should be used sparingly. Frequent use of direct heat will cause damage, dry out your hair, cause split ends, and cause breakage at the line of demarcation. While transitioning, some ladies benefit from not using direct heat at all, while some ladies don’t have an issue with using direct heat every...

Detangling the Right Way: Do’s & Don’ts
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Detangling the Right Way: Do’s & Don’ts

Prior to this super long relaxer stretch that turned into a transition to natural, detangling after 10-12 weeks post drove me up a wall. Thankfully, this time around detangling weekly has not sent me scrambling up any walls. Surprisingly, detangling on wash days has been drama free (and I hope it says like that!). Here...

Transitioning Talk: Decision Made
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Transitioning Talk: Decision Made

Do you remember in junior high or high school when you were voted “most likely to…,” “best smile,” or “most friendly?” It’s graduation day and I’ve been voted “most indecisive, fence straddler extraordinaire.” Welp I’ve finally made up my mind. I started stretching my relaxer to give myself time to decide whether I would transition...