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The Big Chop

I was natural from about 1999-2006. I had a baby in 11/05 and figured I no longer had time to spend 5 hours twisting my hair so I decided to get it relaxed. Well after going faithfully every 2 weeks getting my hair done I decid...
 
 
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Relaxer Mishaps!

I was wearing a short natural (afro) for about 3 years.  Occasionally I would get a texterizer applied  to soften the natural curl.  I went to this Salon I had never been to before and ask the lady if she could put a texterizer...
 
 
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Flexi rod Failures

I let a friend roll my hair with some spiral curl rollers. I’m not sure if she rolled it to tight or what, but I had knots in my hair which caused my hair to get tangled and come out! The more I tried to comb the knots ou...

 
 
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Aphogee to the rescue!

You can believe this!  I have been relaxing my hair for years.  I am now 54 years old and almost totally gray.  I started using rinses and my hair grew faster than it ever had.  This past summer I got really physically active a...
 
 
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Relaxer + Highlights = Trouble!

This was my worst nightmare. I had really long beautiful hair with blond highlights. I usually don’t perm my hair but for some reason I thought I could use a perm, big mistake. A friend of mine had an extra relaxer kit ca...
 
 
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From Classy to Patchy

I was still at varsity and had a few bucks to do my hair; I went into a backstreet salon and opted for the cheapest unknown relaxer. The products smelled funny and burned me instantly. But I bared the brunt and relaxed my hair ...