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Does silk relaxer have lye?

Does silk relaxer have lye?

Silk Elements No-Lye Relaxer Systems gently relax resulting in silky, smooth straight hair.

Does silk element contain lye?

Silk Elements MegaSilk No-Lye Sensitive Scalp Relaxer system with Olive Oil gently relaxes resulting in silky, smooth straight hair.

What does no lye mean in relaxer?

In no lye relaxers, the active ingredient is guanidine hydroxide (no lye)*. No lye relaxers are packaged in box kits that need to be mixed in order to activate the formula. No lye relaxers are typically classified as being extremely drying to the hair.

Are relaxers without lye bad for your hair?

Although these ionic compounds are not lye, hydroxide is an active ingredient. No lye relaxers are ideal for someone with a very sensitive scalp, as the chemicals and pH level of these type of relaxers are milder than lye based relaxers. No lye relaxers are commonly associated to dryer hair due to calcium buildup.

Are all hair relaxers the same?

There are three types of relaxers; sodium hydroxide, calcium hydroxide and ammonium thioglycolate. Sodium hydroxide relaxers are commonly called lye relaxers. Lye relaxers can be used on wavy, curly or coily hair. Regular strength is for normal hair.

How do you use mizani relaxer?

Wearing protective gloves, apply a generous amount of MIZANI Butter Blend relaxer to most resistant area using back of rattail comb or application brush. DO NOT apply to scalp. Continue application throughout entire head, parting in thin sections. Complete all sections and apply to hairline last.

Is no lye better than lye relaxer?

The difference is in the type of chemicals used. In lye relaxers, the active ingredient is sodium hydroxide. In no-lye relaxers, the active ingredient is calcium hydroxide. No-lye relaxer is usually a little milder and good for sensitive scalps, but the calcium can cause hair to be slightly drier.

Is mizani relaxer no lye?

A no lye relaxer with a conditioning formula made with scalp care in mind. This chemical straightening system is effective on a range of curl types, from loose waves to curls and coils, providing consistent results without scalp irritation.