My relaxed hair journey October 2013 to December 2014 {Dr Fomsky}

February 5, 2015

Starting length – Neck length. I cut my hair October 2013 for several reasons: The middle of my hair was now much shorter than the rest of my hair after a bad relaxer experience. I had started texlaxing [intentionally underprocessing] my hair in 2013 and there was now a difference between the old bone straight relaxed hair and the new ‘texlaxed’ hair. I wanted to see less of this relaxed…

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My relaxed hair journey 2011 to October 2013 {Dr Fomsky}

I started my hair journey in January 2010 but I did not take any pictures at the time because I was not blogging. I will start my pictures from March 2011. MARCH 2011 DECEMBER 2011   JANUARY 2012   FEBRUARY 2012   MARCH 2012   APRIL 2012 JUNE 2012 JULY 2012 AUGUST 2012 SEPTEMBER 2012 OCTOBER 2012 NOVEMBER 2012 DECEMBER 2012 JANUARY 2013 MARCH 2013 APRIL 2013 MAY 2013 I relaxed my…

February 4, 2015
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Rollersets = silky texlaxed hair

January 28, 2015

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…

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Transitioning from bone straight relaxed hair to ‘texlaxed’ hair

January 27, 2015

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…

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2015 RELAXED HAIR REGIMEN – Regular wash days {Dr Fomsky}

January 26, 2015

Hello lovely people. I hope you had a lovely weekend. For a background information, this is a description of my hair: Relaxed hair. I leave my relaxer on for 15 – 20 minutes before rinsing it off. This time includes the application AND the smoothing time. High porosity. This means that my hair easily absorbs moisture but also loses it easily. If you have low porosity hair, it means that…

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I found out by chance that niacinamide can lighten skin

January 19, 2015

Hi people. Hope you had a great weekend? I want to tell you what I found out by chance. If you have been following my posts regularly, you might remember when I was complaining that I had seen a fine line on my forehead. I did some research and found out anti-ageing ingredients to look for. When it comes to hair care, I am all about reading ingredients so now,…

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2015 RELAXED HAIR REGIMEN – moisturizing and going to bed care {DR FOMSKY}

January 16, 2015

Hi people! Sorry for not posting this earlier. Been really busy. For a background information, this is a description of my hair: Relaxed hair. I leave my relaxer on for 15 – 20 minutes before rinsing it off. This time includes the application AND the smoothing time. High porosity. This means that my hair easily absorbs moisture but also loses it easily. If you have low porosity hair, it means…

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2015 RELAXED HAIR REGIMEN – Flat iron regimen {Dr Fomsky}

January 9, 2015

For a background information, this is a description of my hair: Relaxed hair. I leave my relaxer on for 15 – 20 minutes before rinsing it off. This time includes the application AND the smoothing time. High porosity. This means that my hair easily absorbs moisture but also loses it easily. If you have low porosity hair, it means that your hair doesn’t easily absorb moisture but when it does,…

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Ingredients that protect hair from heat damage and flat irons

January 9, 2015

Flat irons are a form of direct heat and can damage the hair strands if adequate heat protection is not used. When your hair is exposed to heat higher than 130 degrees Celsius (about 265 degrees Fahrenheit), the following can happen: Break down of the hair’s surface and a resultant radial and axial cracking across the hair shaft; Loss of the hair’s internal moisture; and Damage to the portion of…

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What would you do if your daughter’s teacher made her hair?

January 8, 2015

Hi people. How are you doing? I am working on my regimen posts so stay tuned. In the mean time, let’s just chat. I was doing my daily dose of blog reading…I do this everyday….fitness, beauty and hair blogs are my faves…and I came across this story.  A teacher’s photo recently went viral on social media. A young girl came to school with tangled hair and lint balls and there teacher decided that…

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