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Relaxer

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  1. a type of lotion or cream which straightens hair by chemically "relaxing" the natural curls

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 23, 2008
  2. The active agent is usually a strong alkali, although some formulations are based on ammonium thioglycolate instead

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 23, 2008
  3. Hair relaxing , or lanthionization, can be performed by a professional cosmetologist in a salon, or at home with relaxer kits purchased from discount stores and pharmacies

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 23, 2008
  4. Alkaline relaxers were informally discovered in the United States during the 19th century, when African-Americans observed that their hair's texture could be altered by washing and combing it with soap which had been made with excess lye

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 23, 2008
  5. a chemical agent that straightens hair

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 23, 2008
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