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Reader Mail: What’s Your Dry, Unstretched Hair Look Like?
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Reader Mail: What’s Your Dry, Unstretched Hair Look Like?

[Q]Moira asks: “Hi Jen, I swear we’re hair twins but I’m not 100% sure. I just looked through all your transitioning pics and I couldn’t find one of your natural texture in its dry, un-stretched (like, without using tension method) state. Could you please share what your hair is like when it’s wet without a...

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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...

“Picking Your Brain” Responses
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“Picking Your Brain” Responses

Ashley writes… Sorry if this question has been asked before. What are the different texlaxing methods you have tried? I want to start texlaxing because I am fed up with this thin hair of mine. I know some ladies use lye, such as urself but I have heard so many bad things about lye and...

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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,...