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Pros and Cons To Texlaxing Your Hair
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Pros and Cons To Texlaxing Your Hair

Hi Amy, when I first started my hair journey I relaxed my hair bone straight and had no idea that “texlaxing” was an option. When I first started out, I actually saw texlaxing, which is just a fancy name for purposely underprocessing your hair, as a bad thing. It wasn’t so much that I preferred...

Relaxer Touch Up
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Relaxer 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 usual half and half method....

How I Rinse Out Relaxers
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How I Rinse Out Relaxers

I self-relaxed my hair this afternoon one of the more frequent questions I receive is how do I rinse out my relaxers. No flips or tricks, all I do is lean. I’ve been rinsing out relaxers this way since 2011. With the aid of two plastic caps (and some clips to hold the cap flush...

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15 Weeks Post Relaxer

Welp! I THINK I’ve stretched this long only once before… so I’m pretty much in uncharted territory. I dropped the ball twice this week. I didn’t deep condition halfway through the week and I used S-Curl on my new growth that ended up making my hair feel dry. Thursday night I switched back to my...