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Hi, I'm Leah!

I'm the creator of A Relaxed Gal a blog providing hair, beauty, and lifestyle inspiration and tips for women who want a simple way to look great, feel great, and live great.

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Trash Talk: Hair Products Used Up Summer 2024

Let’s dive deep into my latest batch of hair product empties. These are the shampoos, conditioners, and serums I’ve been using on my relaxed hair over the last few months. I have done my best to meticulously scrape out every last drop so now I’m ready to share my quick thoughts on whether these pro…

All The Top Amazon Prime Day Hair Deals

Amazon Prime Day! Are you ready for it? This year Amazon Prime Day goes from July 16-17. This is a sale that is for Prime Members only. If you'd like to learn more about Amazon Prime Day, how you can take advantage of it, and how you can save money and time while shopping the sale check out my …

How To Get Amazon Prime Day Hair Deals

Amazon Prime Day is here and I'm ready for the deals! So in case you have no idea what I’m talking about Amazon Prime Day is a shopping event specifically for Prime members that happens once a year. During the event, Prime members can find special discounts and deals on types of products. Eve…

Can't Miss Amazon Prime Day Deals

Are you ready to shop all of the Amazon Prime Day deals? If you don’t know what Amazon Prime Day is, it's actually more than a day. It's two days of deals on Amazon for Amazon Prime members. So to take advantage of this and get the deal price for items you’re interested in you need to have …

How To Give Dirty Relaxed Hair A Reset

I wash my relaxed hair once a week. By the end of the week, it tends to feel and look dirty at least to me. Occasionally my hair can feel very dirty and weighed down from oil, product build-up and just a regular wash won’t cut it. My hair needs a reset.

Why And How To Do Hot Oil Hair Treatments

When you dig into hair routines in the relaxed hair community there are so many different techniques that are used to get and maintain healthy hair. Some of those techniques involve hair tools such as dryers or steamers. Others involve products such as protein treatments, bond treatments, and somet…

10 Awesome Summer Hairstyle Tutorials

Ah. Summer is in full swing. Especially here in the south. And with summer comes heat and humidity. All of this makes my hair misbehave more than it does in the winter making it harder to style. I’m talking I can’t even put it in a pretty, simple ponytail hard. So it’s helpful for me to have spec…

Using The Shark FlexStyle On Relaxed Hair

After seeing so many videos on social media of women drying and curling their hair with the Shark FlexStyle I’ve been wanting to try it. Finally, I decided to add it as an item to my budget, saved up some money, and kept an eye out for it to be on sale. That sale date came and I purchased a Shark F…