Can your hair grow with a relaxer?

My hair thrives when I relax every 10-12 weeks. By stretching out my relaxers I’m giving my hair a break and allowing my new growth to grow in fully before putting the relaxer on it. When your new growth is not visible, it’s much easier to overlap the relaxer on the previously relaxed hair.

Is relaxed hair better than natural hair?

Relaxed hair is less maintenance in many respects, but it’s also weaker than natural hair because of the chemical process used to break down the protein bonds. So if your goal is long healthy relaxed hair you still have to put in the work.

Can a relaxer permanently change your hair?

Chemical relaxers use extremely high heat and chemicals to break these bonds. Your stylist can then reset your hair into a permanently straight configuration. Unlike keratin treatments, which are temporary and wash out after about 3 months, chemical relaxers are permanent, and last until your hair grows out.

Is relaxer good for natural hair?

If you are considering changing your hair pattern all together and going from natural curls to straight hair, then a relaxer could be a good option for you. A relaxer will change your natural curl pattern to a pattern that is completely straight without a curl in sight!

What makes relaxed hair grow faster?

By stretching out my relaxers I’m giving my hair a break and allowing my new growth to grow in fully before putting the relaxer on it. When your new growth is not visible, it’s much easier to overlap the relaxer on the previously relaxed hair. … Stretching your relaxers makes your hair stronger and thicker over time.

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What type of relaxers do salons use?

There are three types of relaxers; sodium hydroxide, calcium hydroxide and ammonium thioglycolate. Sodium hydroxide relaxers are commonly called lye relaxers.

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