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June 28, 2017

From Tight Curls To Super Sleek


From Tight Curls To Super Sleek

Relaxer systems are widely known as a harsh chemical service designed for use by professionals only. CHI is making it easier and safer to smooth her strands with their newly formulated Deep Brilliance Olive & Monoi line. Check out this step-by-step using products from the collection that’ll take your client’s hair from tight curls to super sleek, without compromising the integrity of her hair or the condition of her scalp.


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    After performing the Hair & Scalp Analysis, prep the scalp by applying the Soothe & Protect Hair & Scalp Protective Cream around the hairline and onto the scalp area.

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    Part the hair into four sections, leaving out a 1/2-inch perimeter around the entire hairline of the head.

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    Beginning in the back, outline your first quadrant by applying the Silk Conditioning Relaxer 1/2 an inch from the scalp.

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    Working in 1/4-inch subsections, apply the relaxer thoroughly to both sides of the hair, staying 1/2 an inch from the scalp.

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    Repeat Steps 3 and 4 on all four quadrants. If the hair is porous, stay a 3/4 inch away from the ends with the relaxer.

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    After finishing the application on all four quadrants, apply the relaxer to the root area staying a 1/8 inch away from the scalp. This is also when you would apply the relaxer to the ends, if you left them out earlier.

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    Apply the relaxer to the perimeter of the hair last, but DO NOT comb through.

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    Process according to manufacturing guidelines and with consideration to the hair type, chemical history and desired client results.

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    When desired results are achieved, rinse the hair thoroughly with warm water for a minimum of 5 minutes. Follow with Neutralizing Shampoo, rinsing until all of the pink pigment is gone from the shampoo lather.

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    Finish by conditioning the hair with Optimum Moisture Conditioner or opt for the Deep Protein Masque for 5 minutes before rinsing. 

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    Finished Look

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    Finished Look – Side

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