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Natural Hair Relaxer
Here are some best natural hair relaxer recipes. Using these will help
you have less curly, soft and most importantly, manageable hair.
Relaxers are the creams or lotions that are used to loosen the curls and
make them more manageable and less frizzy. These process the hair
proteins, making the curly hair, less curly or straight. While there are
various chemical relaxers available in best brands, you might like to
opt for a natural one. The chemical hair relaxers can have serious
side-effects and damage your hair. Opting natural hair relaxers for
curly hair is always a smart choice as these are complete safe on your
locks. So let's move on to know more about some of the best natural hair
relaxers. Read more on hair care products
Natural Hair Relaxer Recipes
Natural Hair Relaxer #1: Olive Oil
Olive oil is one of the best ingredients for your hair. To make a hair
relaxer recipe, take ¼ cup of olive oil and heat it till it is warm. Now
remove it from heat and start applying it over your hair. Make sure you
cover your entire mane and length of hair. Now take a warm towel and
wrap it over your hair. Apply heat to the towel using a blow dryer for
about 5-10 minutes. Wait for 1-2 hours and then wash off your hair as
Natural Hair Relaxer #2: Coconut Cream
Coconut cream is another classic ingredient that works best for hair
care. It is a popular natural hair relaxer. Take 4 tbsp coconut cream, 2
tbsp of coconut oil and 12 oz of fat free yogurt (no sugar added) to
make the relaxer. Start by melting coconut cream and coconut oil in a
double boiler. Now apply it thoroughly, from roots to tips. Wash off
after an hour.
Natural Hair Relaxer #3: Milk
Milk is also popularly used as a natural hair relaxer. You'll need a
small spray bottle for this. Pour a cup of milk into this spray bottle.
Now squirt it over your hair, make sure all your locks are covered with
milk. Wash off your hair after 1 hour to have relaxed hair.
Natural Hair Relaxer #4: Cocoa Butter
Cocoa butter acts as an effective moisturizer, by making them soft and
loosening the curls. You can buy cocoa butter from a supermarket and
apply it directly over your bangs. Make sure you apply a thick layer of
the same on your hair. Finish by wrapping a damp, hot towel over your
hair for bout 1-2 hours.
Natural Hair Relaxer #5: Lemon
Lemon works the best on hair by relaxing them and giving it a lustrous
appearance. Take 1/2 cup lemon juice, add 2 tsp of honey and 3-4 cups of
warm water to it. Mix well and apply this mixture on your hair
thoroughly. Wash off as usual only after 2 hours and see the difference.
Natural Hair Relaxer #6: Honey
Honey is one of the effective natural relaxers for black hair
You will need 1 cup of honey, 1/2 cup of olive oil, 1/2 cup of lemon
juice and 1/2 cup caramel. Mix these ingredients very thoroughly in a
bowl. Apply it properly on your hair and wash off after 1/2 hour. This
is one of the best natural hair relaxers for black hair.
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You can choose one of the aforementioned natural hair relaxers and add them in your hair care
routine to have soft and manageable locks. These might give you slow
results but are anytime better than the chemical hair relaxers.
By Mamta Mule