Now my question is can i re-apply the relaxer for another 5 – 10 minutes i should have left it on for a half hour but only did 10 minutes. Dont shampoo your hair for at least three to five days before you get it relaxed.
There should be enough new hair growth for the relaxer to adhere to and you should be able to see a clear line of where the relaxed hair begins and where the new hair growth ends.
How long should relaxer be left in hair. By that time most people have a significant amount of new growth to minimize the chances of the relaxer over-lapping and therefore over processing the previously relaxed strands. Neutralise at least 3 or 4 times. Always get extensions when its time for a relaxer touch up.
Extending the amount of time between your relaxers for more than 8 weeks is known as stretching. Rinsing your relaxer out way too early. The results vary depending on your hair type but usually a hair relaxer will leave your hair straight for about six to eight weeks.
Set a timer for 10 or 15 minutes. Thats about three months. Getting your relaxer done in a salon in the hands of a professional you trust.
Over-processed hair tends to be thin and extremely weak. I apply and smooth my relaxers in 20-25 minutes. Not smoothing the relaxer through your new growth.
This hair is constantly being cut and the majority of the hair being cut is the relaxed part. Basically while relaxing solutions are usually left on your hair for 15-25 minutes texturizers are left on for as little as five minutes. A good rule of thumb.
If youre leaving some of your own hair out just relax the part that will be visible. While most relaxers should be left on for 10-15 minutes different relaxers require waiting different amounts of time. The direction provided on the relaxer jar or box will specify how long the relaxer should be left on for.
The results are good – my hair is def relaxed and not super straight – BUT i washed it off way too soon and its not half as relaxed as I wanted. Please note however that you can extend the amount of time between your relaxer touch ups for longer than 8 weeks. Relaxing your hair can be a tedious process especially when you cant make it to the salon to get it professionally done.
I got my hair relaxed on August 29th. So it does make sense to relax short hair more than you would on long hair. My hair thrives when I relax every 10-12 weeks.
Coating your hair with too much product before you relax. Unlike other permanent straightening methods relaxing your hair will require touch-ups from time to time. If you want a straighter hairstyle a relaxer gives you that option without worrying that your hair will revert to its natural texture if you get caught out in the rain or want to go for a swim.
For our girls who are wearing a relaxer you might be thinking about doing a little stretching. The application times on their instructions call for 13 15 or 18 minutes depending upon the coarsenessresistance of your hair. However I leave my relaxer in for 21-25 minutes.
Dont scratch your scalp for at least 24 hours before getting relaxed. Depending on the exact pH balance of the type of relaxer how long it sits on your scalp where your pH balance naturally falls and whether or not a base was used to help protect the scalp will determine the severity of the reaction. The purpose of a texturizer is to slightly loosen your.
You can go to a professional stylist or you can purchase a hair relaxing kit to be used at home. On the day of your appointment simply detangle your hair as much as you can but without a lot of manipulation. I wanted a texturizer because I wanted more body but that did not.
After the relaxer has been rinsed off the hair should be washed with a neutralising shampoo a minimum of three times. Often this means youll need a 12 inch to one inch of new hair growth which usually occurs every eight weeks. Strictly follow the time instruction.
My Relaxer Application Time I use the Affirm Fiberguard Relaxer System the No-Lye version which by most accounts is not known for yielding bone straight results. Youre asking for trouble if you do. The directions on most chemical relaxers suggest that hair should be retouched every 8 weeks.
Some have burning sensations and it doesnt affect them at all 03 of 07. Do not wait for your scalp to start burning before rinsing out the relaxer. By stretching out my relaxers Im giving my hair a break and allowing my new growth to grow in fully before putting the relaxer on it.
What that means is that any overlapping of hair that can potentially occur is being cut off leaving mostly new growth. Getting relaxer chemicals on open or irritated skin is sure to lead to burning. Finally I am sharing my relaxer experience.
Sitting with relaxer on your hair like its conditioner is not the way to go. Using a weaker relaxer for your hair type. Set a timer for however long the box instructs.
When getting relaxers its recommended that you wait at least twelve weeks between touch-ups.