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Relaxed Chicks Are Beauties Too!

Hello, Beauties! A while back I was  talking to a friend of mine who has relaxed hair. Her hair was ...
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You Thought You Left These Behind When You Went Natural…

The grass is always greener on the other side right? You went natural thinking that finally everything would click into ...
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How To Choose The Right Relaxer For Your Hair Type

If you are like me, you chemically relax your strands. In doing so, you want to make sure you have ...
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Cystine Loss In Relaxed Hair – A Look At The Science

I don’t often like to write sciency posts but when looking at relaxers and the damage they can cause it’s ...
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Relaxed Girls VS Natural Girls Erasing Hair Care Lines

If we focused on just hair care alone, we can find many differences between how a ‘Natural girl’ takes care ...
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Relaxer Didn't Get Rid Of All Curls Kinks Or Coils? You May Not Be As Underprocessed As You Think!

Relaxer Didn’t Get Rid Of All Curls Kinks Or Coils? You May Not Be As Underprocessed As You Think!

I relax my hair completely.  Recently I posted a pictorial of my self-relaxing process and showed areas of my hair that don’t ...
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The Mindset Behind Our First Perm

The Mindset Behind Our First Perm

After watching ‘Supa Fly’ for the first time with hubby I asked him the other day why he thinks there ...
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5 Things That Contribute to Breakage in Relaxed Hair

5 Things That Contribute to Breakage in Relaxed Hair

We have all spent extra time inspecting every strand of hair in our combs or on the counter to see ...
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The Dangers of Double Processing

The Dangers of Double Processing

This is an example of color treated relaxed hair Chemical hair treatments most commonly fall into one of three categories: ...
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Airdrying vs. Rollersetting:  Which is the healthiest option?

Airdrying vs. Rollersetting: Which is the healthiest option?

I used to be of the thought that if limiting direct heat use is good, then eliminating heat altogether must ...
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Just relaxed. Now what?

So, you’ve just gotten a relaxer and are now ready for your first wash, but you don’t know what to ...
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Tips for Airdrying Relaxed Hair

Tips for Airdrying Relaxed Hair

Airdrying is one of the healthiest hair practices adopted by many hair journeyers.  Regardless of whether you plan to use ...
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Styling and Caring for Relaxed Hair

Styling and Caring for Relaxed Hair

After having your hair relaxed, the question as to what to do with your hair between appointments arises. There isn’t ...
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Is Relaxed Hair Off Trend?

Is Relaxed Hair Off Trend?

Many ladies on healthy hair journeys (myself included) defend our use of wigs, ponytails, and weaves by stating they are ...
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The Process Of Relaxing Your Hair

The Process Of Relaxing Your Hair

Relaxing hair requires the utmost care and attention. This is not a process that should be undertaken when either you ...
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What Are Ceramides And What Do They Mean For Your Hair

So what are ceramides and do you need them in your regimen? Ceramides are one of 3 naturally occurring lipids aka fatty ...
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Air Drying Relaxed Hair

Air Drying Relaxed Hair

One look at any hair care forum and you will find loads of ladies who are perplexed or frustrated by ...
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Heat Training Hair: A Balanced View

Since featuring Brittany, an avid heat training enthusiast, on the website a few weeks ago, I have had few emails ...
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If All Else Fails Go Natural?

It comes as no surprise that the most common question I get asked is ‘How can I grow my hair ...
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Relaxing, texturizing and texlaxing Black hair

Relaxing, texturizing and texlaxing Black hair

Which one is for you? Relaxing, texturizing and texlaxing are in actual fact quite similar. All 3 involve the use ...
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Stop Relaxed Hair From Breaking

Get a new head of hair by stopping those ends from breaking off So you’ve finally taken the plunge and ...
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Tutorial on How To Give Relaxed Hair Movement. Yes even short Relaxed Hair!

Beat the dryness and get your hair moving! If you have read the previous article, you will already know why ...
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The Basic Steps Of Giving Relaxed Hair Movement. Yes even short relaxed hair!

Understand why your hair is straight but stiff and attain soft flowing hair All hair is made up of the ...
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5 Easy Steps To Longer Healthier Relaxed Hair

5 Easy Steps To Longer Healthier Relaxed Hair

Learn how to take care of your relaxed hair for optimum growth  Here are 5 easy ways to get your ...
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A Good Regimen For Relaxed, Texlaxed Or Texturized Black Hair

A Good Regimen For Relaxed, Texlaxed Or Texturized Black Hair

Use this simple regimen tweaking where necessary to grown your relaxed hair to its full potential When growing out relaxed, ...
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27 Eye Popping Examples Of Long Relaxed Hair For Your #hairgoals

27 Eye Popping Examples Of Long Relaxed Hair For Your #hairgoals

Relaxed hair doesn’t grow right? Check out these relaxed ladies who have grown their hair long and healthy. Then check out ...
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Bridging The Gap - Techniques And Products That Work For Relaxed And Natural Hair

Bridging The Gap – Techniques And Products That Work For Relaxed And Natural Hair

In the hair world, there can sometimes seem to be a divide. Many times it can come across as naturals ...
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Is Your Hair Under Processed?

There are so many things that can go wrong with a chemical process. Contrary to popular belief, faulty chemical processing ...
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The Pros And Cons Of Relaxed Hair

With so many choices available, choosing how to wear your hair can become overwhelming. It can be overwhelming if you ...
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Why The Perfect Mold Matters If You Rock A Pixie Cut

Why The Perfect Mold Matters If You Rock A Pixie Cut

@khimandi Wearing a short style like a pixie cut can do wonders for your style. It’s like a statement piece ...
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What Can You Do When Your Hair Has Been Over Processed?

What Can You Do When Your Hair Has Been Over Processed?

Over processing is a disastrous experience. I have been through it on more than one occasion. I have done it ...
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When To See A Stylist And When To Do It Yourself

When To See A Stylist And When To Do It Yourself

Some of us are do it yourselfers by nature, while others are more comfortable leaving certain things to the professionals ...
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My Secret To Longer And Healthier Relaxed Hair

A lot of you who are still relaxing your hair may wonder why isn’t my hair growing? I buy all ...
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4 Tips For Maintaining A Pixie Cut

I rocked a short pixie cut for about 5 years. I loved shedding the veil I was hiding behind –my ...
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Why I Quit My Natural Journey After Only 5 years

Once I hit my 5 year natural journey I felt like I could actually do this “natural thing.” I mean, ...
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@freshlengths

5 Bad Habits To Avoid When Growing Long Relaxed Hair

@freshlengths By now, we all know that long, healthy relaxed hair is a thing that some of us don’t get ...
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I Used To Be That Girl – Relaxers Made Me Stop Working Out

I’ve always been an athletic girl; for as long as I can remember my mother had me in soccer, basketball, ...
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Do You Still Relax Your Hair? – 5 Tips For Relaxing Your Hair At Home

I don’t know about you, but my very first relaxer was done in my kitchen by my mother, who is ...
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My Mid-Natural Life Crisis Forced To Get A Protective Style

Many women of color rely on protective styles as a way to maximize hair growth and to not have to ...
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The Time I Tried To Relax My Own Hair At Age 12

Ever since I could remember, my mother did my hair. It was our Sunday evening routine. We would come home ...
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