How long do I leave the relaxer on my hair to obtain texlaxed results?
Answer: I would say not more than 15 Minutes when using a normal or mild strength relaxer. The length of time is however determined by how fast your hair responds to the relaxer and how much texture you want to be left. For some textures, it could be 5 minutes, others 10 and still others 15. The best way of determining how long to leave the relaxer on is by doing a strand test. In the weeks leading up to your relaxer day, save any hair strands that youRead More
Rollersetting to get silky texlaxed hair.
Before I started my hair journey, I always used to have silky hair. However, it was very ‘light’. I started my hair journey in the quest for thickness which has improved but in my opinion still haven’t fully attained. I think that the only things that have helped my fine hair strands so far have been: The JBCO family; and Intentionally under-processing my hair (otherwise called ‘texlaxing’). Well, back to the story.. I love air drying my hair but my ’texlaxed’ hair frequently looks like I’m not sure if I’m naturalRead More
All you need to know about ‘texlaxed’ hair
What is texlaxing? This is basically intentionally underprocessing your relaxer because you want to avoid hair that is too straight (otherwise called bone straight hair). Why texlax? Texlaxing reduces the potential damage caused by relaxers and helps hair look fuller. This is especially for ladies with fine hair strands or scanty hair. How to texlax There are several ways you can achieve semi-processed hair and if you prefer, you can even combine any of them: Apply relaxer on hair that is very dirty. One thing you can do is to putRead More