Texturizers permanently change the structure of hair. You will need to grow out or cut off your hair if you want to go back to your natural hair texture. The chemicals used in a texturizer alter the structure of the proteins found in hair.
Will a texturizer damage natural hair?
Despite what some products may claim, texturizers are not “natural.” This is still a chemical process and it can damage your hair or lead to overprocessing. You should only leave a texturizer on the hair for about five to 10 minutes. This allows the chemicals to loosen the curl.
Can you get your natural hair texture back after a relaxer?
So, the good news first: your natural texture will return. The bad news: it’s going to take some time to return to a full head of curls. As new hair growth occurs, the texture will come in just as you remember. The section that was relaxed, however, will remain straight.
How soon can you redo a texturizer?
Because texturized hair bond is not completely broken down, it is okay to apply a permanent color. You must ALWAYS color AFTER you apply the relaxer or texturizer and you must wait at least 2-3 weeks, or your hair will fall out!
How can I fix my hair after a texturizer?
How To Take Care Of Texturized Hair
- Use products that suit your hair after texturizing.
- Sleep with a silk scarf wrapped around your head.
- It is important to wet your hair daily.
- Use a shampoo and conditioner recommended by your stylist at least four times a week.
- Avoid using brushes and go for a wide-toothed comb.
What happens if you leave a texturizer in too long?
If the texturizer is left on too long, it may straighten the hair as opposed to just loosening curls. A texturizer is a mild relaxer that loosens curl patterns in hair. The result is loose waves rather than tightly coiled spirals.
Does a texturizer work on 4c hair?
Texturizers do work for 4c hair but it will not transform the hair dramatically. 4c curls are often softened to a 4b texture; your curls still remain very small but are easier to comb through.