Problems With Hair Relaxers?

Answer 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 »

Top Q&A For: Problems With 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 »

Alternatives to Hair Relaxers?

Hair relaxing, introduced in the 1950s, has become a popular technique for those with curly, kinky or wavy hair seeking to straighten the hair and make it more manageable. Relaxing is a chemical pr... Read More »

Are hair relaxers dangerous?

On One Hand: Harmful CapacityHair relaxers contain corrosive chemicals that can cause harm if they are inhaled, ingested or left on the skin for long periods of time. The most common injuries assoc... Read More »