Stretching my relaxer

Before my hair journey I was ADDICTED to the creamy crack (relaxer). So when I started my hair journey it was hard for me to stretch my relaxer .. but with some great tips I found my way. I’m now at the point that I stretch my hair to 24 weeks ..   

Im proud of myself for stretching so long .. but I decided to stop stretching to 24 weeks. I see that I’m more focused on stretching so long then taking care of my hair *sad face*. This couple of weeks my hair has been breaking and shedding like crazy and I think it has to do with my stretching.  

This weekend I can finally relax my hair .. I’m 24 weeks post. But after this no more long stretching.  My new stretch regimen will be 12 – 20 weeks. It’s funny instead of building up I need to build down.

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Lye relaxer vs no-lye relaxer

For some time now I have been thinking about switching my relaxer. For years I have been using ORS no-lye relaxer and I love it .. don’t get me wrong .. but I have seen some ladies (my relaxed hair gurus on YouTube) using the lye relaxer. So I did a little research for myself to see what the differents  are between a lye and no-lye.

Based on the information that I read about both relaxers I decided to switch relaxer. Why?? Well I texlax my hair now .. soo I don’t relax my hair bone straight and I like the fact that the lye relaxer is not harsh on the individual hair strands. I hope that the lye relaxer will work out for me

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March goals

So justgrowalready posted about her goals for the month February and March .. This is perfect .. I’m gonna co-sign .. Lets do this ..

Goals:

1.       Weekly hot oil treatment

2.       Deep condition with heat (hooded dryer)

3.       Use at least 1 product

4.       Seal with grapseed oil

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Hairlista challenge – Baby My Ends

Baby My Ends” Challenge – Part 2

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Start Date: January 1st

End Date: June 30th

(Total of 6 months)

The ends of your hair are the main areas to focus on when growing out your hair. It is the oldest area of the hair that requires the most care. Trimming and dusting your ends helps maintain nicer, healthier looking hair. The purpose of this challenge is to take better care of our ends through healthy hair care practices.

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