Tag: Relaxing


All / Relaxed Hair

I’m currently 19 weeks post relaxer. Let me break that down for you, that’s almost five months since I last relaxed all of my hair; or 133 days since I dallied with the creamy crack; and even more mind blowing, 3192 hours since I had...

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All / Length Check / Relaxed Hair

Firstly I took the crochet braids out at the weekend and had a bit of a mishap. Whilst cutting off the extensions, I accidentally cut off the ends of 3 cornrows giving myself an unintentional trim of about and inch. I am able to write...

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All / Relaxed Hair

There are many pitfalls to relaxing your own head, usually stemming from the fact that the average human being can’t see the back or indeed middle of their head. These mishaps can lead to hair breakage and scalp issues and are usually a result of...

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All / Length Check / Relaxed Hair

The first part of operation “Get Me Some Thickness” has been completed. I relaxed my hair this evening after five months (20 weeks) of stretching and boy does my hair feel better. It is so nice to have all my hair one texture and washing...

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All / Relaxed Hair

I went ahead and relaxed on Sunday, stuck to my previous guns and had my mum help me apply the relaxer. She’s an old pro at this and followed my instructions wonderfully. I used Organic Root Stimulator No-Lye Relaxer. I love this relaxer as it’s...

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All / Length Check / Relaxed Hair

I relaxed my hair about two weeks ago. I got it professionally done at Splinters Hair Academy in Baker Street and they totally hooked me up. It’s a fantastic salon and my stylists, Stephanie and Beverley were awesome. I usually relax with Mizani Butter Blends...

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All / Haircare

I am at 10 weeks and nearing the end of my current stretch. I had originally planned to stretch to 12 weeks but I‘m currently experiencing breakage so have decided to cut it short. For some reason I don’t feel as if I’ve achieved much...

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All / Length Check / Relaxed Hair

Hey y’all, I am now freshly relaxed and enjoying the feeling of smooth straight hair. This particular stretch has been about thickness and health over growth and I think I achieved that. You can see from the pictures below the increased thickness in my hair since my...

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