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Alter Ego Linange Shea Butter Relaxer

Hair Color & Treatments / Straighteners & Relaxers
Linange Shea Butter Relaxer

Use only as directed. Wear rubber gloves throughout treatment.
- Do not shampoo or wet hair prior to treatment. Use a timer from start of application. Typical time requirements for Normal hair is 12-16 minutes. Resistant hair 18-20 minutes.
- Apply Linange Shea Butter Relaxer to new growth area in small sections.
- Smooth product in same area in which you started application, following the same directions as step above.
- When desired relaxation is achieved, rinse throughly with luke warm water. Continue rinsing until relaxer is completely removed from hair.
- Apply Neutralizing Conditioner for 2 minutes without massaging into hair and rinse out thoroughly.
- Apply Linange Hair Mask
- Style as desired

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Alter Ego Linange Shea Butter Relaxer
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79% Recommend this product (11 of 14 responses)
By Natalie
Tacoma, Wa.
November 30, 2014
My neice is black with brilo pad hair...It's as coarse as coarse can be! Me and my mom have tried several perms on her and half of them don't do much on her hair. This perm is our favorite. Not only does it work, we don't end up having to use two boxes on her. We'll have some left over which is rare for my neices hair. It leaves her hair smooth soft and managable.
Prosgreat product
By Cheryl
Seattle, WA
June 13, 2013
Fantastic for Fragile Hair
I am african-american with fine fragile hair that breaks off with relaxers. My hair is virgin now but was hard to comb and coming out badly due to unruly hair at my scalp. I workout and due to perspiration the hair at my scalp becomes nappy and hard to comb. While the rest of my hair remains straight and manageable. I applied the Linange to one inch of hair at my scalp and it has worked amazingly well. I did not work the relaxer once applied because I did not want it to touch the rest of my hair. My hair length is mid-back. I simply applied relaxer all over my roots then rinsed it out. My hair was gorgeous! My edges and roots are now silky waves, not bone straight. My hair has completely stopped coming out, is so easily manageable, and i have no frizz at all. I am sold for life.
By Yolanda
Atlanta, Ga
March 11, 2013
Best Relaxer ever!
This is the only relaxer I have ever used that does not burn. I have naturally wavy hair, but it's dry waves, so if you comb the waves my hair lifts and can be frizzy. With this relaxer, my hair is still wavy when it is wet, but when I set it and wrap it, it is smooth, sleek and just beautiful. I get tons of compliments on my hair. I am always asked if my hair is natural because of the way it moves and the texture is just so silky. I don't know what is in this product but it truly works for me!
ProsNo smell Silky Texture Beautiful results longer times between relaxers Doesn't destroy my curl pattern
By Fleur de mai
lauderdale lakes, florida
November 3, 2012
great relaxer !
Left my hair feeling smooth and silky.
By Moni
September 8, 2012
Less irritation
This relaxer had less irritation than most of the relaxers I've tried however its rather pricey
ProsLess irritation than most sodium hydroxide relaxers.
ConsOver priced
By Angela
Phoenix, AZ
June 18, 2012
The only relaxer I will ever use-- hair is not limp or overprocessed.
This system is definitely a keeper I have been self relaxing for several years and this brand gives the best relaxing experience I've ever had. This relaxer gives me the straightest my hair has ever achieved with a relaxer. I actually even like the smell of the product. When the product is rinsed out, My hair always feels smooth and full of body after using this relaxer!
ProsSmell, ease of use, high quality ingredients.
ConsPrice, availability.
By S.P.
Washington, DC
May 30, 2012
Best Relaxer I've Ever Used!
My hair is fine and relaxes easily so my hair tends to end up over processed with other relaxers. This relaxer does not over process and my hair still has "life" after use.
ProsMild Moisturizing
By Dee
May 5, 2012
Great mild relaxer - works with color treated hair very well
I have been using this product for a year now. This relaxer is mild, leaves your hair with body and shine. Works very well with my color treated hair and I will not use any other relaxer from now on. Great product!!
ProsDoes not burn No overbearing smell Leaves your hair with body Hair does not look limp Works well with color treated hair
By nathaly hernandez
new jersey
November 29, 2011
very good !!!
everything was very good and fast !!!
Houston, TX
November 16, 2011
Gentle relaxer
I really like this relaxer. I usually use Mizani but this relaxer was very gentle with no irritation to my scalp. It does not make my hair bone straight but it gave it a straight slighty wavy texture but it made my hair extremely soft and full of body. This was my first time using this relaxer and I was impressed and I will continue to use.
8 Questions & 8 Answers
from Florida asked:
June 16, 2017
what are the ingredients in this product?

Julia bonilla
from Bronx New York asked:
February 11, 2016
I put this texturizer last month and my hair is falling and splitting I did it at a professional salon i didn't see the product but the haie dresser told me that this is the product that she was using on me and this is the product that I requested hopefully this women did not put the super on my hair do ya even have a super for coarse hair

from asked:
August 26, 2014
hi , is thsi product safe for bleached hair? if not do u carry a relaxer that is safe for bleached hair? thank u so much

from Lansing, MI asked:
July 10, 2014
I have fine hear and I wear it in a short cut, I also work out 4-5 days a week. I like the straight relaxed looked is this the relaxer for me? I am not looking for a relaxer that adds texture into your hair.

from Charleston, sc asked:
June 9, 2013
I just ordered this product along with the nuetralizing conditioner and also the reconstructing mask and I wanted to know if it is ok for me to apply my semi permanent black rinse to cover my grays and if so, after which step would I apply the semi permanent rinse? I also brought the hot oil treatment three piece combo. What should I use on my hair after I rinse out the semi permanent rinse?
4 Answers
Hi there! Sorry I just used this product twice and I don't use any color on my hair so I have no idea how these two would go together. Actually, I would like to know how long should I wait between applications and if anyone have any suggestions as how to aplly it fast to not exceed the maximum time.
on June 9, 2013
from New york, NY
I do not color my hair, but based on what I have read, you are supposed to use the relaxer first as directed on the jar. Go through all of the steps as written. After using the relaxer, apply the semi-permanent rinse as directed. Only a semi-permanent rinse can be used immediately after the relaxer. As for the hot oil treatment, I would wait and use that another time. Hot oil treatments are to be used before the hair is washed and conditioned.
on June 9, 2013
from Hampton, VA
I always recommend having a professional stylist perform color treatments to hair, however, if you are a professional, I recommend the following steps: 1. Relax hair and after rinsing, follow the directions on the Neutralizing Conditioner label. Do not deep condition as a last step. 2. Use a neutralizing shampoo with color-guard to ensure that all relaxer residue is removed. Apply semi-permanent color over hair, process as directed. Rinse. 3. Deep condition with masque product. I would save the hot oil treatment for your next wash, using it before you shampoo. But if you would like to use it on your hair, I'd use it after coloring the hair. You can also mix this with the deep conditioner if you'd like. I hope this information helps!
on June 10, 2013
from Phoenix, AZ
For the safety of not damaging your hair you should wait two weeks after relaxing to apply your black rinse. The Linange relaxer is a more gentle relaxer but double processing is still not advised to ensure the health of your hair. If you insist on relaxing and coloring simultaneously, then apply the semi-permanent black rinse after neutralizing and before deep conditioning.
on June 13, 2013
from Seattle, WA

from usa asked:
February 23, 2013
after relatxer how many days. I have to wait for my semi-color or permanent
1 Answers
I would suggest using the semi-permanent color after relaxing your hair. From years of experience I would do the following steps: 1. Relax hair. 2. Neutralize with the brand's neutralizing conditioner, being sure that the relaxer is completely removed from the hair and scalp. 3. Use your semi-permanent color, henna mix, or henna, then indigo coloring. I have not use permanent dyes in many years but I would suggest at least waiting a week after your relaxer to use permanent color. I hope this info is helpful. I attached a picture of my hair also. It's the best relaxer I have ever used.
on February 23, 2013
from Phoenix, AZ

from TX asked:
September 7, 2012
Is this a lye or no-lye relaxer?
2 Answers
This is a lye relaxer. To tell the difference Lye has sodium hydroxide. No-Lye is usually calcium hydroxide. This is a great relaxer. I usually Tex-lax and it works great. I made the mistake of buying a cheaper version at a well know beauty supply store and my hair was breaking like crazy. I stick to the Linange relaxer its the best.
T. H.
on September 7, 2012
from booville, FL
This particular relaxer is lye
on September 8, 2012
from Texas

from Montgomery, Alabama asked:
August 9, 2012
As a person diagnosed with celiac disease, I need to know the ingredients. Wheat products, in any degree, causes people with celiac disease to have their hair falling out or breaking off in their hands as they use the product.
1 Answers
INGREDIENTS : Water, Mineral Oil Petrolatum, Ceteraryl Alcohol, Propylene Glyco, Shea Butter, Sodium Hydroxide, Polysobate 60, Laneth-15, Cetyl Alcohol, PEG (150) Stearate, Steareth 20, PEG (60), Lanolin, Hydroxypropy Itrimonium, Vegetable Protein, Fragrance.
on May 16, 2014
from San Jose, CA