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What Type Of Relaxer Should I Use?

by Keisha

Q: I am going to take my braids out and I would like to know what the best product (e.g texturizer, relaxer, softener) would be best to use on my hair.

I would also like to know what type of hair I should use for my tracks.

A: Hi Keisha. I'm a little confused here. You have braids in, you want a relaxer and then you're going to get weave tracks?

That sounds like an awful lot you're planning to put your hair through in a short period of time.

1. If you are just going to take braids out of your hair you need to deep treat it a few times and wait a week or two before you apply anything to it.

2. There's no way for me to know what relaxer would be best for you without knowing your hair type and what kind of results you're looking for.

My advice to you here is to go in to see a reputable stylist in person and ask for a consultation.

Discuss what the final look you are hoping to achieve is and she/he will let you know what relaxing product and brand would work well for you.

3. The weave track is another decision I can't help you make because you haven't told me what kind of style you're going for.


Every type of hair is different so to get what you really want you'll have to give me some more information.

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