Ingredients in Hair Relaxers?

Answer Hair relaxers are treatments that are applied to curly or kinky hair either at home or in a salon in order to straighten it. Hair relaxers may contain chemicals or natural products, and depending o... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Ingredients in Hair Relaxers

About Hair Relaxers?

Hair relaxers are chemical compounds that are used to straighten naturally curly hair of any texture or color. The use of hair relaxers is popular because it is the only permanent method of straigh... Read More »

Are Relaxers Bad for the Hair?

People with curly hair, usually women, use relaxers to straighten their hair. However, consumers should consider the risks and benefits before using a relaxer. Does this Spark an ... Read More »

Problems With Hair Relaxers?

A hair relaxer is a chemical that is used to permanently straighten hair. The two most common types of relaxers are lye and no-lye. The active ingredient in lye relaxers is sodium hydroxide, and ... Read More »

Healthy Hair Relaxers?

Many relaxers consist of chemicals like sodium hydroxide that change the natural curl pattern of hair strands. These chemicals are highly concentrated and have proved to be damaging to the hair and... Read More »