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Physical phase

Having the hair brush straighten with light pressure

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Sodium hydroxide

pH of 11.5-14. Also known as lye relaxers.

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Ammonium thioglycolate (thio) relaxer

pH of 8.5-9.5. Causes hair the soften and swell. Hydrogen and disulfide bonds in the hair are affected.

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Other relaxers

No-lye relaxers. Recommend to less resistant hair and require follow up treatments

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Mild relaxers

Heathy, color-treated hair, fine texture or porous hair.

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Regular relaxer

Curly to medium -texture hair

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Super relaxers

Tightly curled, coarse-textured or resistant hair

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ALERT

do not apply sodium hydroxide relaxer to extremely porous hair that had been colored with permanent hair color or lightened hair.

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Curl diffusion

"Chemical blow out " loosen 50% of the hairs natural shape

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ALERT

Don't apply a thio relaxer over hair that has been relaxed with sodium hydroxide relaxer or vice versa, since these 2 chemicals are not compatible. Server damage and breakage can occur

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ALERT

Do not perform a curl reformation service on a hair that has been relaxed with sodium hydroxide or a no-lye relaxer. Using a thio-base product on hydroxide-treated hair will result in severe hair damage and breakage dice these 2 chemicals are not compatible

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Chemical phase

Begins with straightening product is applied to the hair

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The two major types of relaxer chemicals are sodium hydroxide and ammonium thioglycolate

True

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Do not perform a curl reformation service on hair that has been relaxed with a sodium hydroxide or no-Lye relaxer

True

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Curl reforming is a chemical service designed to change overly curly hair to curly to wavy hair

True