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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 ...
 
 
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A Trim Turns into a Major Cut!

I went to a salon to get my hair permed. At the time my hair was almost shoulder- length.  I asked the stylist to trim my hair. She kept messing up and clipping my hair unevenly so she had to keep clipping off more to try to ge...

 
 
 
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Multilingual and Frustrated

I repeatedly asked for them to NOT put a part in my hair, for the braids to go straight back. They said, “They’ll be no part. Don’t worry. We have been doing this for 18 years. We know what we’re doing&#...
 
 
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At Home Relaxer Gone Wrong

Just tonight, Sep 18 2008, I gave myself my first perm in about 8 years. I promise I only left it in about 8 minutes. I went to wash it out and my hair just started falling out in clumps. My hair was 12 inches long now its unev...

 
 
 
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Overprocessed Nightmare

My hair is a horrible mess. I decided that I needed to try a new relaxer that was suppose to get my hair, bone straight , silky and shiny. THIS IS NOT WHAT HAPPENS!! I noticed that after I wash the relaxer out, my hair is hard,...