Why I am stretching my relaxer and tips to help you stretch your relaxer

I am currently 16 weeks post-relaxer in this video. My love-hate relationship with relaxers – CLICK HERE More tips to help you stretch your relaxer – CLICK HERE Products mentioned in this video: – Pura Body Naturals Chocolate Hair Smoothie – Aubrey Organics Island Naturals Conditioner

Sunday Sound out – How long to relax hair, ApHogee 2-step and more…

Q1: How long to relax hair again? Can I retouch my hair 2 weeks after my last relaxer treatment? A: NO. A two-week interval is too short! Relaxers act on the scalp and it is a good idea to wait a little to give your scalp time to heal. Secondly, relaxers break down protein bonds in the hair so it is also wise to give your hair time to heal. Many relaxer manufacturers say 4 to 6 weeks but I usually advise a minimum of 8 weeks. I think 12 – 14Read More

2 reasons why I have a love-hate relationship with relaxers!

I have a love-hate relationship with relaxers. I just had one done two weeks ago and I have mixed feelings about it. I’ll tell you why: Reason 1. Thinning strands: I am happy with the state of my ‘texlaxed’ hair now: I already have low to moderate density hair strands which are fine in diameter and I don’t want my hair to become any thinner. I have this feeling that relaxers can damage the hair follicles and over time, lead to thinner hair strands coming out of the scalp. ToRead More

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