It’s time for the creamy crack!!! I finally texlaxed my hair at 23 weeks post. I promised myself that I wasn’t going to stretch for more than 20 weeks, but hey, another 3 weeks doesn’t hurt anybody.
During the stretch I have seen positive progress with my hair. Mine new growth was nice and thick, but still manageable. The only downside were my nape and edges. I still haven’t find a regimen to grow them nicely – project saving my edges and nape is coming soon –
I wanted to record the relaxing treatment, but my schedule was a bit off. How I texlax my hair is not a big deal. There are some steps that I keep in mind like:
- First I make sure I applied Vaseline all over my hair on the part that already has been relaxed.
- Because I texlax my hair I put some Almond oil in the mixture. Adding an oil slows down the process
- I started at the back, because that was the thickest part and ended with my edges and nap
- For smoothing out the new growth I only use my fingers.
I didn’t use the entire mixture. I wasn’t necessary to use everything because my new growth was soft. I think I used 30% – 40% of the mixture for my entire head.
When I felt I was done, it was time to wash my hair. First I made sure that I removed all of the mixture – I’m always scared that I don’t wash it out properly – To neutralize my hair I used ORS Creamy Aloe Shampoo. After the wash my hair felt stiff, so I decided to co-wash with TRESemmé Naturals Nourishing Moisture Conditioner. In sections I applied the product to my hair and detangled with a denman brush – this product is the truth – After 10 minutes I rinse the product out
For the deep condition part I used no other than ORS Olive Oil Replenishing Conditioner. I applied the product all over my hair and used a hooded dryer for some extra heat.
This are the basic steps how I relax aka texlax my hair. This routine was easy and quick. I think because I didn’t focus on the time and also the amount of mixture that I used.
I’m happy that I finally got to texlax my hair.