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Achieving Consistent Texlaxed Results

A few days ago a reader posted a comment on a topic I completely forgot to mention: Hi, I’m an avid stalker of your blog. several times DAILY!! I’ve not a comment but a question: Have you ever achieved straighter than desired texlaxed hair during a touchup which resulted in hair strand looking something like...

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...

Guess What’s Happening Tomorrow
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Guess What’s Happening Tomorrow

16 weeks post Well, I guess it’s happening later on this afternoon since it’s a little after midnight… My stretch is coming to an end. I am very bummed I’m not making it to 6 months, but 4 months isn’t bad.  My number one condition for attempting a 6 month stretch was that I’d end...

Relaxer Touch Up
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Relaxer Touch Up

I ended my 10 week relaxer stretch this past Friday and I followed my usual method, relaxing my hair in halves. You can watch the video of how I self-relax my hair here. Here’s what I did in steps: 1. I started off by basing my scalp, coating my hair, sectioning off my hair into...

Texlaxing: What, How, & Why
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Texlaxing: What, How, & Why

My hair is texlaxed but it’s still relaxed hair. I’ve seen this misconception popping up recently but texlaxing my hair still means I’m a relaxed head. Before I continue, let me say that there’s absolutely nothing wrong with relaxing your hair bone straight! I did it for years. I only switched to texlaxing (even if...