How to Transition From a Curly Perm to a Relaxer?

Answer A curly perm changes relatively straight hair to a permanently curly texture, while a relaxer makes curly hair permanently straight. Both styles require chemicals to break the disulfide bonds in th... Read More »

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How to Transition From a Relaxer to Natural Hair?

Transitioning from relaxed to natural hair can be a long process sometimes. Getting rid of the unwanted chemicals used to make kinky hair straight should not be taken lightly. Your hair will go thr... Read More »

How to Change from a Relaxer to a Perm?

A relaxer is a calcium or sodium hydroxide solution that permanently straightens hair by breaking the disulfide bonds that make hair curly. A perm is an ammonium thioglycolate solution that permane... 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 »

How to Apply a Perm (Relaxer) African American Hair?

Having a perm is beneficial and convenient because it straightens your hair and you're better able to create versatile hairstyles without the hassle of a straightening comb. However, if you've neve... Read More »