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
FAQs Friday – How can I thicken my relaxed hair?
Q: I try to be an ardent reader of your posts as you have relaxed hair like mine. I’ve seen improvement in terms of length of my hair but I can’t say the same for the fullness/density. So what do I do/use to increase the fullness of my hair? Thank you. Answer: Hi. Hair thickness is based on i) the number of hair strands you have on your scalp and ii) the diameter of each hair strand. These factors are usually genetically pre-determined but there are things we can try toRead More
Your contribution needed! What vitamin C cream or serum do you recommend?
Hi people!! A few posts ago, I talked about vitamin c being an important ingredient for anti-aging skincare. I will be doing more posts on ingredients and anti-ageing skincare tips so watch out for these. We will all age but it will be nice if it can be slowed a little! 🙂 A lovely blog reader asked me to recommend an effective vitamin c cream. I asked around and did some online research and the three that I have come up with for now are: Cue Skin Care Vita-C serum, ObagiRead More