Why are some of your photos watermarked as Relaxed Thairapy:
My blog was originally started under the name Relaxed Thairapy but I rebranded in 2017 to A Day By Jay to give me the creative freedom to blog about a variety of topics while still delivering quality hair content.
Blog Disclosure: read it >>here<<
Popular Hair Related Questions:
Are you relaxed, texlaxed, transitioning or natural?
I long-term transitioned and I’m now natural. I discuss it >>here<<
How did you grow your hair?
Patience and a defined regimen. Hair grows at a rate of a 1/2” per month. That really isn’t a lot of growth when you think about it. Therefore, the key to growing hair is retaining it.
How do you style your hair?
Buns. Updos. Wigs. Check out some of my favorite >>styles<<
What is the shortest and longest your hair has been?
Shortest – Halle Berry cut with it shaved in the back and short in the top
Longest – Waist Length
What is your hair regimen?
I modify my hair regimen based on the needs of my hair.
My various regimens are listed here
What is your night time hair regimen?
What is your natural texture?
I don’t really get into hair typing but I’d say 4C.
What hair products do you love?
My favorites are listed >>here<<
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What are your hobbies?
Motorcycle riding. Crocheting. Photographing randomness.
What did Relaxed Thairapy mean?
Many thought it was a play on words for “relaxed hair” but that was not the intent. A place where you could kick back, be “relaxed” and get “thairapy” in areas of hair, health and beauty.
What does A Day By Jay mean?
Just another day with Jay talking hair, beauty and life.
Why do some people call you Divachyk?
Some have inquired how do I pronounce the name and it’s Diva-Chick. Divachyk is a name I came up with because I ride a sportbike motorcycle aka crotch rocket. It’s also my social media handle for YouTube and chat groups. I really wanted to name my blog Divachyk but after so many people were confused on the spelling, I decided against it. However, I just might in the future because I really do love the name.
When and Why did you start your blog?
I actively started blogging under the name Relaxed Thairapy in 2013. I wanted to journal my progress and share it with others in hopes my setbacks and victories could help someone. As previously mentioned, I rebranded in 2017.
Who takes your photos?
I take them myself with the occasional help from my husband.
What camera and video recorder do you use?
Most social media photos are taken with my phone – iPhone 7 Plus. I use a Canon 70D DLSR camera for blog photos and YouTube videos.
What camera lens do you use for photos and recording?
I own several lenses but rely heavily on my 40mm pancake lens for photos and recording.
What computer and editing software do you use?
MacBook Pro — Canva. PicMonkey. Pixelator. iMovie.
Popular Beauty Questions:
What is your ethnicity?
What is your skin care routine?
I have >>acne prone skin<< so I keep it very simple: cleanse with Cetaphil and moisturize with Cerave. I use my Clarisonic Cleanser once or twice a week.
Do you wear makeup?
No, not really because I prefer to keep it simple and I don’t want my acne flaring up. I now wear a light application of makeup. Visit my >>Instagram Channel<< for my looks of the day.
What vitamins do you take?
Here is a >>post<< about my vitamin choice(s).
What are some of your personal favorite items?
Hair Products. I love hair products that make my hair feel amazing. My faves!
Watches. I coordinate my >>watches<< with my mood of the day.
Jewelry. I love anything that blings!
Perfume. I love many but Dolce & Gabanna Light Blue is my ace.
Health & Beauty Articles. I enjoy learning how to be a better me.
Nike Sneakers. Sneakers are my stilettos of choice.
Handbags. Coach is my favorite brand of handbags.
What is your style?
Tomboy Chic. While I like dressing up, most of my days are spent in a nice t-shirt, pair of comfy shorts & some super fly sneakers to set it all off.
HELPFUL ARTICLES TO READ
*6 Causes of Hair Breakage to Avoid
*15 Tips to Stretch Relaxers without Breakage
*Wash Day Routine for Relaxed Hair
*Relaxed Hair Regimen Products
*5 Tips to Avoid Damage While Wearing Protective Style
*5 Ways to Prevent Hair Breakage During the Winter
*How to Stretch Hair with Banding Method
*How to Steam Your Hair without A Hair Steamer
HELPFUL VIDEOS TO WATCH
*Detangling Relaxed Hair | Transitioning Hair
*Flexi Rod Tutorial
*How to Achieve Straight Hair without Heat
*Hot Head Deep Conditioning Cap
*Healthy Relaxed Hair Wash Day Tips
*Wash Day Routine for Relaxed Hair
*Create Slick Bun on Relaxed Hair