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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 soy 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
 
4.1

(based on 14 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Smooths & softens (7)
  • Adds shine (6)
  • Gentle (6)
  • Improves texture (6)
  • Improves hair health (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Fine hair (4)
  • Curly hair (3)
  • Thick hair (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (3)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (3), Wavy hair (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (6)

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(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Plant base

By MsTanyaT

from Novi, Mi

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Adds Shine
  • Detangles
  • Gentle
  • Great Smell
  • Improves Hair Health
  • Improves Texture
  • Smooths & Softens

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Fine Hair

    Comments about PHYTO SPECIFIC Phytorelaxer Index 1:

    I love this plant base relaxer it last much longer in my hair about 3 months before I need a touch up. It is not harsh on my hair which is very fine and thin.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Yes wish the price was cheaper

    By E

    from Erie

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Too Light

    Best Uses

    • Fine Hair

    Comments about PHYTO SPECIFIC Phytorelaxer Index 1:

    It was good

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair

    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    it is a keeper

    By miss anne

    from n ew Orleans La.

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adds Shine
    • Gentle
    • Great Smell
    • Smooths & Softens

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Fine Hair
      • Thick Hair

      Comments about PHYTO SPECIFIC Phytorelaxer Index 1:

      I don't feel that there are any daily care products that don't make hair stiff or sort of gummy. There is a need for a good daily product to help with the retention of moisture.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair

      (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Just like a regular relaxer. Smells and burns like a regulax

      By Cm

      from Ft Lauderdale

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Pros

      • Improves Texture
      • Smooths & Softens

      Cons

      • Smells Bad

      Best Uses

      • Thick Hair

      Comments about PHYTO SPECIFIC Phytorelaxer Index 1:

      I have been natural for over two years. I was looking for a way to straighten my hair with out constantly using heat. My cousin has been telling me to use phytospecific for sometime now. I must say that this smells and burns like a regular hair relaxer. Very disappointing. I see nothing special about this product aside from being very difficult to wash out.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair

      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      I won't buy any of this product! Not for me

      By The baby

      from Green Bay

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Pros

        Cons

        • Ineffective

        Best Uses

          Comments about PHYTO SPECIFIC Phytorelaxer Index 1:

          I read a lot of reviews before I bought the product!, I have very coarse hair, and it damage my hair!.
          Bad experience for me!

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair

          (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Awesome Relaxer@@

          By Keys

          from Owings Mills, MD

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adds Shine
          • Detangles
          • Gentle
          • Great Smell
          • Improves Hair Health
          • Improves Texture
          • Smooths & Softens

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Dry Hair

            Comments about PHYTO SPECIFIC Phytorelaxer Index 1:

            I really love this product. Used it again for the second time. No complaints. Helps my hair not shred alot since I suffer from Thyroid issues. Would definitely recommend it.

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair

            (4 of 4 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

              (3 of 4 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

                (4 of 4 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 2 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

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                  • Q:

                    Can this product be used on hair colored with L'Oréal Preference hair color?
                    Asked on 9/1/2017 by Hair from RI

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hello,
                      The Phytorelaxer Index #1 can be used on color treated hair but the color cannot be more that 2 levels lighter that the natural color, and it can never be used on bleached hair.

                      Thank you!
                      PHYTO Paris expert

                      Answered on 9/7/2017 by Brand Expert from Phyto Paris
                  • Q:

                    How soon after a perm can I use this product?
                    Asked on 8/12/2017 by Cynthia from Florida

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hello, If your hair already has a perm, you would only be applying this on your new growth.

                      Thank you!

                      Answered on 8/14/2017 by Brand Expert from Phyto Paris
                  • Q:

                    The application do's and dont's say "Do not use hot combs, pressing irons, or any other heated implements with the relaxer." Is this once the relaxer is completed or during the application process? Wondering how I would style after applying. Typically I dry and flat iron to style.
                    Asked on 8/5/2017 by Joy from Detroit

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hello,

                      Once the process is completed, the hair may be styled with low heat. Heat is not recommended during the process.

                      Thank you for your inquiry!

                      Answered on 8/7/2017 by Brand Expert from Phyto Paris
                  • Q:

                    Why can't I use this product if my hair is bleached? I used strong keratin treatments before and never had any issues...
                    Asked on 6/12/2017 by Fabs from undisclosed

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      A relaxer is a different chemical process than a keratin treatment. No relaxer can be performed on previously bleached hair. Bleaching is a strong chemical process and the two combined is often more than the hair can handle, therefore you risk breakage. We always recommend a strand test prior to using either way, but if your hair has been bleached it is best to stick to the keratin treatment for now.
                      -PHYTO Paris

                      Answered on 6/13/2017 by Brand Expert from PHYTO
                  • Q:

                    I have fine, low density very curly hair will index 1 loosens my tight curls, I don't want bone straight hair.
                    Asked on 5/1/2017 by Sonia from New Jersey

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, Index 1 is great for relaxing curls if you don't want it your hair completely straight. It is also recommended for finer hair textures as well. Please also see the Phytospecific Relaxer Index 1 product page for all relaxer "Do's & Don'ts" to make sure your hair meets all other relaxer requirements before using.
                      -PHYTO Paris,Yes, Index 1 is great for relaxing curls if you don't want bone straight hair. Please see the Phytospecific Relaxer Index 1 product page for relaxer "Do's & Don'ts" to make sure a your hair meets all the other requirements for a relaxer.
                      -PHYTO Paris

                      Answered on 5/2/2017 by Brand Expert from PHYTO
                  • Q:

                    Can you change from straight to curly with this product
                    Asked on 3/3/2017 by Evette from Jackson MS

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      This product is designed to straighten delicate, fine hair.

                      Answered on 4/24/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    HI, Is this product for american african only or other ethnicity can use this. I just want to make sure its not too strong where it will burn my hair.
                    Thanks
                    Asked on 2/23/2017 by Kaushi from Houston, TX

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      It can be used on delicate, fine hair of all ethnicities.

                      Answered on 4/24/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Can index 1 relaxer be used on 3a hair? I am white and have very soft and flowy hair, but its extremely frizzy and huge (I'm talking 3 bottles of hair dye when I have to dye my whole head) and I want to eliminate the frizz without losing the curls... will this work?
                    Asked on 2/1/2017 by Steph from Kendall, Fl

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Kendall, Can you clarify what you mean by 3a? If you are referring to hair color that you use that is level 3 Ash, we would need to know if you are using deposit only or lightening the hair to level 3 and what kind of product you are using. If it is a box color, it may contain metallic dye and that will not work with our relaxer. Hope this helps!
                      Our best,
                      PHYTO Paris

                      Answered on 4/26/2017 by Brand Expert from PHYTO
                  • 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

                    1 answer

                    • 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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