1. DO YOU HAVE EVERYTHING YOU NEED.
2. DO A STRAND TEST BEFORE RELAXING:
Before every relaxer application, Strand test your hair no matter how many times you have relaxed before. Here's how:
. Take a small section of your hair from the back of your hair line.
. Mix activator (step 1) and Creme Relaxer (step 2) according to Mixing Instructions. Apply mixture evenly on unrelaxed area of hair.
. After 8 minuts, smooth hair with even strokes. leave mixture on hair for recommended time and continue to smooth. (refer to timing guide)
. With warm water, thoroughly remove relaxer mixture from your hair. Apply a small amount of neutralizing shampoo (step 3) with color change. Lather and rinse shampoo from your hair strands. Pink lather means relaxer is still on your hair. When the shampoo is completely white all the relaxer is rinse from your hair.
. Gently Stretch strands. If you hair breaks easily, Do not relax your hair.
. If strand is not straight enough, increase smoothing frequency for greater straightness. DO NOT exceed time guide for your hair type.
. If skin allergy or irritation occurs DO NOT RELAX YOUR HAIR.
3. HOW TO MIX ACTIVATOR AND CREME RELAXER
IMPORTANT: Activator Liquid must be mixed with creme relaxer before applying to hair.
Use the wooden spatula to make a hollow center in the creme relaxer jar. Pour entire contents of activator bottle into creme relaxer jar. Mix vigorously until mixture is creamy and uniform in color.
4. RELAXER APPLICATION
. Carefully detangle your hair with a large comb, being careful not to affricate the scalp.
. part your hair into 4 sections, down the middle and from ear to ear.
. Out on protective gloves
. Set timer as indicated by your strand test and the timing guide.
. start applying the relaxer creme in the back sections. Make small 1/4 inch partings and apply relaxer with the back of the wide tooth comb or with your fingers. Complete each section and leave the hair line edges for last. APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED WITH IN 5 TO 8 MINUTES.
RETOUCH UP: Apply only to the New Growth.
Smoothing your hair improves straightening. Use your fingers or the back of a wide tooth comb to smooth your hair. Use short, firm strokes and follow the natural pattern of your hair. For retouching new growth, limit smoothing to new growth only. Check, the timing chart for the recommended smoothing time for your hair type and consider the amount of time you smoothed during your strand test.
6. RINSING RELAXER WITH WATER
Thoroughly rinse your hair with warm water to remove all of the creme r