Quick Answer: Can You Wet Your Hair Before A Relaxer?

Do not wash or wet your hair at least two days before getting a relaxer.

Relaxers are best applied on dry hair.

If you agitate the scalp by washing your hair, the stylist may not relax your hair on that day.

Can you wet your hair before a perm?

To wet your hair after a perm, you should wait at least forty-eight hours. With or without shampoo and conditioner. It’s that simple. If you don’t want to ruin your perm, you should wait to wet your hair for two days.

Can relaxer be applied to wet hair?

wet hair = weaker hair. that’s why you have to be extra gentle when detangling wet hair. dry hair = stronger more stable hair. the wetness of the relaxer will already cause the hair to get soft but it’s not completely saturated.

How do I detangle my hair before a relaxer?

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How to Detangle/Prep Your Hair Before a Relaxer | Relaxer Day


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What should you not do before a relaxer?



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Is it better to Perm dirty hair?

A: Actually, before any perm service you want to clean the hair thoroughly. In fact, most salons will shampoo the hair using a clarifying shampoo to remove any excess oils and residue from the hair so that the perm solution can better penetrate the hair.

Is it better to Perm clean or dirty hair?

Your hair must be wet to wrap the perm and clean hair will process better than dirty hair, so yes, shampoo first. And shampoo immediately after the perm. Although most people still wait 2 or 3 days before shampooing a new perm, there is no reason to wait.

Why shouldn’t you wash your hair before a relaxer?

Your hair and scalp produce natural oils that help protect the skin and hair from the harmful chemicals of a relaxer. If you wash your hair too soon before a relaxer it opens the pores of the scalp and removes the natural protective oils, which can lead to burning your scalp and hair.

Can you comb your hair before a relaxer?

You can put the conditioner on your hair then comb through. It should be easier to comb with conditioner in your hair. Before you apply the relaxer take a wide tooth comb and start from the ends.

How often should relaxed hair be washed?

To do this, apply leave-in conditioner and natural oils to your hair every day. You can also wash your hair with conditioner instead of shampoo. For best results, wash and deep condition your hair once a week, apply a protein treatment once a month, and relax your hair after 8-16 weeks.

How do I stop my scalp from burning with a relaxer?



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How To Finally Avoid Burning When Getting Relaxers Once & For All


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Can you deep condition your hair after a relaxer?

Post Relaxer Care. It is important to thoroughly rinse with water to completely get the chemicals out of your hair. After getting a relaxer, your hair is in its weakest state. After rinsing away the neutralizing shampoo you should apply a protein conditioning treatment to fill in the cracks in the hair shaft.