Here in this article, we have compiled the list of the best hair relaxers in Nigeria which has been clinically tested and confirmed to be safe and effective.
Hair relaxers are mainly used to straighten, coarse, or soften the hair and they come in different types like lotion and cream. What they do to your hair is that they relax it by breaking down the bonds and altering the structure so as to leave you with straight and smooth hair.
When the relaxer is applied to the hair it keeps your hair straight for up to eight weeks so while being straight it is usually very easy to plate or style it, doesn’t clog up together.
The hair relaxer works through the active agent in it that contains an alkali that penetrates into the hair shafts or layers and eases it up which later results in the softness of the hair.
Getting a good hair relaxer in Nigeria is quite strenuous as we have a lot of brans littering the Nigerian beauty stores and this can cause confusion making you buy an unsafe product.
It is a known fact that no-lye relaxers are the best relaxers in the market as they are gentle and mild on the scalp because their alkaline content is quite low.
For this reason, we at Eucarcosmetics have taken our time to research and collect the best hair relaxers in Nigeria due to experts’ advice and the numerous positive reviews they have each.
The 7 Best Hair Relaxers in Nigeria
1. Natures Gentle Touch Herbal Blend No-Lye Kit Relaxer
Specially formulated for African hair so you cannot get it wrong when you as a Nigerian use this relaxer, Natures Gentle relaxer is one of the top best relaxers in Nigeria made from natural ingredients like; shea butter, herbal conditioners, moisturizers, Jojoba seed oil, Wheat germ oil, Avocado oil, and many other organic extracts.
The relaxer components work all through your hair and scalp by nourishing them, after proper application or use you will be left with nice straight hair and it softens the hair.
For those with sensitive scalp Natures Gentle Relaxer is the best option for you, never forget it is a no-lye relaxer so you are assured of regular hair texture and gentleness on the scalp. The kit has neutralizing shampoo in it, a liquid activator, a leave-in conditioner, hair treatment, and also a leaflet that teaches you how to properly use the relaxer.
2. Dr. Miracles’s No Lye Relaxer
This product gives you value for your money, it is a safe and very effective no-lye relaxer that gives shiny, strong, straightened, and healthy hair. The presence of protein in it supplies the hair with three times more conditioning effect so as to prevent hair breakage.
Some of the other ingredients used to make this relaxer includes Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Sweet Almond oil, Coconut oil, Jojoba oil, and many other organic ingredients to nourish your hair and scalp.
3. Dark And Lovely Healthy-Gloss
This is another top-quality hair relaxer suitable for Nigerian hair. It nourishes the scalp and hair with the necessary nutrients needed and straightens the hair so you can achieve the best hair condition.
Some of the ingredients used for the preparation of this relaxer include Avocado oil, Shea butter, Jojoba oil e.t.c.
It is also a no-lye relaxer which makes it a good one for those with a sensitive scalp as it will be more gentle on your scalp than the regular relaxers you find on the market, also suitable for all hair types.
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4. Creme Of Nature Argan Oil Relaxer
This list can’t be complete without mentioning Creme of Nature Argan Oil relaxer, it is one of the best hair relaxers in Nigeria currently. It is very effective in straightening the hair, softening the hair, and repairing the scalp and hair to attain its full potential.
After application, you are assured of radiant hair and a clean-healthy scalp, it prevents hair loss or breakages as it strengthens the hair roots.
5. Originals Africa’s Best Conditioning Relaxer System
This is another no-lye relaxer that has been proven to be good for African hair, it is the Organics Africa’s best conditioning relaxer basically made from organic ingredients like the Organics Olive Oil Root Stimulator (ORS) which is where its name is derived from.
Aside from the mentioned ingredient, there are others like Shea butter, carrot oil, jojoba oil, argan oil, olive oil, tea tree oil e.t.c., all these extracts ensure you have straight hair, and shiny hair, and a healthy scalp. It comes in 3 different variants and is safe for the hair and scalp.
6. ORS Olive Oil Built-In Protection No-Lye Hair Relaxer
It of a kind of moisturizing hair relaxer for those who cherish shiny hair, soft and straight hair, and healthy scalp condition. It assures you of quality hair and protects the hair from damage during or after relaxing. The presence of olive oil makes it capable of healing damaged hair leaving it with a long-lasting shine.
It also consists of ORS olive oil, no-lye properties, and keeps the roots of your hair healthy and firm. Aside from the basic ingredients it also consists of Jojoba oil, shea butter, and honey.
7. Vitali Olive Oil Anti-Breakage No-Lye Conditioning Relaxer
The last on this list is Vitali Olive Oil Relaxer which happens to be a very popular product known over the years for being effective in creating shinny hair, straightening the hair, softening it, and protecting the hair.
Works fine on the regular hair texture and it untangles the hair making it easy to work through it.
Some of the ingredients used to produce this relaxer include jojoba oil, coconut oil, and other vitamins that nourish the scalp and hair.