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re·lax·er

 (rĭ-lăk′sər)
n.
One that relaxes, as a chemical solution used on tightly curled hair to soften or loosen the curls.

relaxer

(rɪˈlæksə)
n
a person or thing that relaxes, esp a substance used to straighten curly hair
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.relaxer - any agent that produces relaxation; "music is a good relaxer"
agent - an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect; "their research uncovered new disease agents"
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In step 2, which actually occurs in parallel with step 1, the soft curly hair is forced with the comb to be in a straight configuration while it is still embedded in the cream relaxer. Finally, in step 3 the new hair shape is finalized into its new straight configuration as the strong hydrogen bonds and salt linkages reform upon neutralization of the OH ions.
HERE'S a fabulous summer offer for the comfortable relaxer that folds away in seconds.
It is evident that the chemical relaxer kits of choice are those offering her healthier-looking, longer-lasting results because of protective formulations, ingredients that she trusts and everyday maintenance added value items."
The line extension is billed as the first-ever relaxer and maintenance system to restore and preserve all five signs of healthy hair: moisture, shine, strength, softness and body.
She had a mild hair relaxer put on but after the treatment clumps fell out.
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In early 1991, the "kink Wave Memory System," a complete line of wave and relaxer products, was introduced to hair stylists during the National Black Hair Fashion Group's semi-annual educational retreat in Chicago.
The Optimum AMLA Legend Rejuvenating Ritual Cream Relaxer System is SoftSheen Carson's first no-mix, no-lye relaxer kit.
One vital segment of the ethnic hair care mix is relaxers, and a number of innovative relaxer systems have recently hit drug store shelves.
The Duelle 5 step treatment relaxer is unique in that it does not require mixing.
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