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Is a Texturizer a Relaxer?
The short answer is yes, a texturizer is absolutely the same as a relaxer. These products all work by having an incredibly high pH to do it's work. Check the ingredients. If you see the word "hydroxide", such as calcium hydroxide, sodium hydroxide, potassim hydroxide, lithium hydroxide or guanidine hydroxide, it's a relaxer. No matter what they call it, it's still chemically similar to oven cleaners and Draino, and it will hurt any substance that comes in contact with it. When my hair was relaxed or texturized as a kid, and when I did it to myself later, my hair constantly fell apart. Not to sound harsh, but this damages hair. Especially the very fine hair that many biracial people often have. There are ways to take care of natural curls without hurting them!

I'm afraid once hair has been permed, it's damaged, and until the damaged hair grows out and you are able to cut it off, your hair care will mostly be trying to do damage control.

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