Hair relaxing is another way to tame hair frizz instantly. This hair straightening application is recommended if you are not happy with your curly and wavy hair. The effect of hair relaxing last for months. Moreover straightening chemicals is applied to the hair to alter the hair’s texture. These chemicals are classified into two: sodium hydroxide and ammonium thioglycolat. For very kinky hair, use sodium hydroxide and ammonium thioglycolat for curly locks. To save extra money, self hair relaxing can be done. However, it is recommended to visit a professional hairstylist to know the which is the right chemical to use for your hair. One advantage of hair relaxing is softening the texture of the hair.
Excessive use of hair relaxer causes hair loss, scalp burn and irritation, hair breakage and split ends. Deep conditioning and hair moisturizing is suggested for manageable hair. Also, use large tooth combs.
Hair relaxing tips:
- • apply base cream to the hair before putting on hair relaxer to avoid scalp irritation and others
- • do not shampoo your hair after relaxing, instead wash it with water and neutralizer to prevent hair to brittle.
- • always apply hair conditioner to the hair for less hair fall and breakage