Are you new to texture hair styling? Have questions on the best way on which Mizani relaxer to use on your client? Mizani Artist Evie Johnson (@contactevie) breaks down her most frequently asked questions on relaxers, product recommendations and shares her top pro tips for application.
How do you know what relaxer to use?
Mizani has different types of relaxers so the best way to identify the appropriate relaxer is knowing your clients texture type.
What’s the best way to prep the hair for relaxing?
Proper prep is just as important in choosing the relaxer. Use Mizani’s 25 Miracle Nourishing Oil to the scalp and hairline as protection. The oil’s lightweight formula nourishes hair and skin, making it a great multipurpose product to use behind the chair.
What are some application tips when using relaxers?
My number one tip for relaxer application is to make sure your brush or sprush is at a 45 degree angle for the best application results.
How do you reduce any sensation that the client feels during application?
I get that question a lot, when applying relaxer do not apply relaxer to the scalp to avoid the sensation. When applying stay half an inch away from the scalp.
How do you get over the fear of using relaxers? I’m new to texture styling.
The best way is to get the proper education on the proper education. When I started out I wish someone had given me all these tips and tricks. One of them being to angle my brush at a 45 degree angle, it has made such a big difference!
How long should a client wait before washing their hair?
A client shampoo their hair whenever they desire after they leave your salon.
How long do you wait to schedule a retouch service?
I recommend you have your client come in based on their texture type and how fast their hair grows. Our recommendation is always 6 weeks or more.
What products should clients be using to maintain at home?
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