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Phyto Phyto Specific Phytorelaxer Index 1

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Phyto Specific Phytorelaxer Index 1

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Phyto Specific PhytoRelaxer Index 1 for delicate to fine hair, perfectly straightens all hair types with maximum security. Formulated with egg and soya active extracts, PhytoRelaxer is odorless and does not contain lye. Paraben-free, silicone-free, not tested on animals.

Includes:

  • Pre-Care Balm (0.33 oz.)
  • Straightening Cream (7.6 oz.)
  • Index Inductor 1 (2.0 oz.)
  • Neutralizing and Cleansing Emulsion (4.22 oz.)
  • Milky Restructurer (2.0 oz.)
Use as directed. Maybe used every 6 to 8 weeks. Follow directions to determine specific relaxing time. Depending on hair type and condition, processing time may be up to 30 minutes. For best results, neutralize hair with Neutralizing Cleansing Emulsion directly after relaxing process.

Do's & Don'ts:
  • Always do a strand test before relaxing.
  • Do not apply relaxer directly to scalp.
  • PhytoSpecific Relaxers contain no lye. However, like with any relaxer, you must carefully follow directions, to avoid potential skin and scalp burns, hair loss and eye injury.
  • Do not use if scalp is irritated or inflamed, or shows signs of abnormal condition.
  • Do not use on bleached hair, henna treated hair or on hair dyed or relaxed with products containing metallic substances.
  • Do not use after coloring your hair with permanent hair color. Wait at least 3 weeks before relaxing your hair, and proceed only if hair shows no sign of damage.
  • Do not use on permanently waved or curly permed hair, or hair that has had a chemical curl.
  • Do not pre-shampoo hair. Wait at least 3 days after last shampoo before relaxing your hair.
  • Do not wet or manipulate scalp in any way before application.
  • Do not use hot combs, pressing irons, or any other heated implements with the relaxer.
  • Do not use hot combs 8 days before or immediately after using relaxer.
  • Do not cut hair before relaxing.
  • Use only products contained in this kit.
  • If you have braided hair, undo braids then shampoo and condition hair 1 week prior to using relaxer.
Zea Mays (Corn) Germ Oil, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Isopropyl Myristate, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Copernica Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, BHA, BHT.

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Phyto Specific Phytorelaxer Index 1
 
4.5

(based on 8 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (3)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Excellent for people with sensitivity

By Natasha

from Merrillville, IN

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Adds Shine
  • Gentle
  • Improves Hair Health
  • Improves Texture
  • Smooths & Softens

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Dry Hair
    • Fine Hair

    Comments about Phyto Specific Phytorelaxer Index 1:

    I used it to loosen my curls, as I have fine, wavy hair and it straightened it. Not harsh

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    This is by far the best

    By Stylenu

    from Atlanta Georgia

    About Me Professional Stylist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adds Shine
    • Gentle
    • Improves Hair Health
    • Improves Texture
    • Smooths & Softens

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Thick Hair

      Comments about Phyto Specific Phytorelaxer Index 1:

      I have no negative review for this product it's excellent it straightens the hair and yet leave the Integrity of the hair strands and the scalp. It is very gentle to the scalp my clients and I both love this product and would never use anything other than it.

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Phyto specific relaxer

      By FoxyMonaLisa

      from Dallas, Tx

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Women

        Comments about Phyto Specific Phytorelaxer Index 1:

        Great product..a little on the expensive side , but well worth it!

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 10 Minutes

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Great product - all natural and no damage!

        By Ann

        from Fort Lauderdale, Fl

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Phyto Specific Phytorelaxer Index 1:

        Would be helfpul if they would have this divided for the 2 touch up uses

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Didn't Work, Needed Index 2!

        By CeeDee

        from NYC

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • No chemicals

        Cons

        • Not Effective

        Best Uses

        • As needed
        • Women

        Comments about Phyto Specific Phytorelaxer Index 1:

        After 1st-time use for touch-up, which was professionally applied, (I was concerned about breakage after reading reviews) my thick, Afro-textured hair reverted after 5 weeks. Thus, I switched to Index 2. No problems since.

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 10 Minutes

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        No Regrets!

        By CeeDee

        from NYC

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Better Alternative
        • Easy To Use
        • Effective

        Cons

        • Guessing Proper Index

        Best Uses

          Comments about Phyto Specific Phytorelaxer Index 1:

          Had no breakage, even though this was a touch-up, over traditionally relaxed strands! Whew! Was professionally applied. Index 1 was too mild for my thickish, Type 4a hair. Reviews as to what was the appropriate index were confusing. Results have lasted only 5 weeks, vs. 10 weeks with traditional relaxer.

          • My Beauty Routine Takes:
          • 10 Minutes

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Best

          By Mommy bear

          from Florida

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Phyto Specific Phytorelaxer Index 1:

          Not too straight. I love it

          (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Never use another relaxer again

          By Louise

          from Boston, MA

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Better for your hair

          Cons

          • Can We Get A Price Break

          Best Uses

          • Every 10-12 Weeks

          Comments about Phyto Specific Phytorelaxer Index 1:

          I have been using relaxers for 20 years. I switched to Phyto a year ago and will never go back. It's so much more better for my hair than the others.... And I have tried them all. I did, however, switch to Index 2 one time but it made my hair too straight. It didn't damage it but it just should not be done... For me anyway. After 20 years of relaxing, being bone straight is not important Anymore. If I want bone straight, I can flat iron it.

          I purchase this and bring it to my hairdresser. I would never attempt this myself.

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          • No

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          • Q:

            I used phyto relaxer 1 before but can't remember if I can permanently color my hair?
            Asked on 10/8/2016 by Gina from Port Saint Lucie, Florida

            1 answer

            • Staff Expert

              A:

              Thanks for your question! :-) We reached out to Phyto directly to obtain a more detailed answer, and here's what we found out:

              You CANNOT apply the Phyto Specific Phytorelaxer Index 1 on previously colored hair that is lifted more than 2 levels higher than the natural level or relaxed hair that has been bleached.

              But permanent color can be applied 7-10 days AFTER using the Phyto Specific Phytorelaxer Index 1, paying close attention to the application and porosity of the hair. We don't usually recommend at-home color; we recommend visiting your nearest Ulta Beauty salon for professional color application.

              We hope this helps!

              Answered on 10/10/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
          • Q:

            Can I use this product on color treated hair?
            Asked on 8/11/2016 by Stella from california

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            • Staff Expert

              A:

              Phyto Specific Phytorelaxer Index 1 can be used on color-treated hair. Always perform a strand test before full application.

              Answered on 8/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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