Difference Between Lye & No-Lye Relaxer?

Answer Relaxers are the straightening method of choice for many women with curly, tightly coiled or kinky hair. These chemical treatments work by entering the cortex, or inner layer, of the hair shaft and... Read More »

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Whats the difference between a lye and no lye relaxer?

No lye relaxer is less damaging to your hair and it does not relax extremely curly hair sufficiently.Lye relaxers are very effective for extremely curly hair and may cause scalp irritation and dama... Read More »

What Is the Difference Between Texturizers & Relaxer?

Texturizers and relaxers are both good ways to make extremely curly or kinky hair easier to manage. But what makes the two products different, and what should you know before going through the pro... Read More »

What is the difference between a perm and a relaxer and which one is better for your hair?

On "White" hair use a perm to relax your hair (you just don't put it up in rollers). African-American hair has more layers and so relaxers are formulated for those layers. Relaxers are very harsh a... Read More »

No Lye Relaxer Vs. Lye Relaxer?

Both lye and no-lye Relaxers are used to straighten African American hair. If either is used carelessly, it can cause severe damage to both the hair and the scalp. There are pros and cons to both t... Read More »