2015 Relaxed Hair Regimen – My henna regimen {Dr_fomsky}

January 7, 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. On the other hand, if you have low porosity hair, it means that your hair doesn’t easily absorb moisture…

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FAQs Friday – How can I thicken my relaxed hair?

November 28, 2014

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…

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Rhassoul clay: relaxed hair? I used it on my hair!

June 3, 2014

So, I decided to try out rhassoul clay on my relaxed hair. I dissolved about 75 g in warm water. As a true ‘mixologist’, I decided to turn it into a deep conditioning session. I mixed in my deep conditioner, aloe vera juice, my usual essential oils and, hempseed oil and avocado oil. My hair was dry when I applied it. The mixture was a little creamy and easy to…

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Any relaxed hair blogs/vlogs left?

May 4, 2014

Yesterday, I was telling you guys that some relaxed hair bloggers were transitioning to natural hair. So, I decided to go searching for ladies who are still relaxed…..don’t be surprised that someone in this list might join the transition train soon though..THIS LIST IS NOT EXHAUSTIVE….Feel free to add more blogs in the comments section below. Hairlicious inc… I stumbled on her blog sometime in 2009 and she is the main…

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Relaxed hair bloggers transitioning to natural hair: what do you think?

May 3, 2014

Hi people. I just learnt that Ebony Princess of Longing4length blog is transitioning to ‘unrelaxed’ hair. I wasn’t surprised anyways because I think this has become a trend in the relaxed hair blogosphere. I have also considered going natural but if I were to do it, I’ll do the big chop. I just don’t have the stomach to handle transitioning. However, I’m staying relaxed for now. Other bloggers who I…

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Reddish hue on relaxed hair?

April 29, 2014

I was minding my business on campus when I noticed ladies with relaxed whose hair colours ranged from light red to orange. I have seen this condition a number of times but I can’t explain it. Prior to my healthy hair journey (HHJ), my hair also had the very subtle orange colour which wasn’t the colour it was before I relaxed my hair. My hair was natural until my last…

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Relaxed hair book on breakage

June 7, 2013

Have you been having hair breakage issues? Then you probably will enjoy reading this relaxed hair book! I organized the various causes for hair breakage into different categories i.e breakage from issues with shampoos, conditioners, moisturizing (or the lack of it), styling, etc. I also discussed simple solutions for each possible cause of breakage. There are over 20 solutions in the book. At the end of the book, I also…

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Relaxed hair book on breakage

June 7, 2013

Have you been having hair breakage issues? Then you probably will enjoy reading this relaxed hair book! I organized the various causes for hair breakage into different categories i.e breakage from issues with shampoos, conditioners, moisturizing (or the lack of it), styling, etc. I also discussed simple solutions for each possible cause of breakage. There are over 20 solutions in the book. At the end of the book, I also…

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Solving your relaxed hair breakage e-book

May 30, 2013

Have you been having issues and you are not sure what you’re doing  you. You will answer pertinent questions regarding your current hair care practices to see exactly what might be causing your relaxed hair breakage. This book is chock full of solutions for each possible cause. Included is a table of contents for easy reference and picture’s of the writer’s hair. There is also an extra section for learning…

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