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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...

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Moisturizing My New Growth Made Easy

A few weeks ago I sent Darcy’s Botanicals an email on what ratio of moisturizer to water they would recommend if I wanted to dilute my beloved Coconut Lemongrass Transitioning Creme (CLTC) to make it easier to spray from a bottle. A rep responded and advised that I use 2 parts moisturizer, 1 part water. Well,...

Currently Stretching…
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Currently Stretching…

Yes, you read correctly. My 19 week relaxer stretch has been cut to a 12 week stretch. I have an event coming up and I’d really rather not deal with my edges and my hair reverting. I’m a tiny bit bummed I’m not going the whole 19 weeks because I was kind of excited to...

Currently Stretching…
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Currently Stretching…

What’s been working: My Hercules Sagemann HS5580 comb. It’s so gentle on my hair when I detangle. Love it. Leaving my hair alone as much as possible. Moisturizing with a water-based moisturizer and applying an oil-based moisturizer on top. This have been keeping my hair stayed moisturized for hours. This weekend’s wash day went really...