It's funny how we want what we don't have. I think that's especially true when it comes to hair. We want it curly when it's naturally straight, and when we have natural curls, we spend hours flat ironing.
Chemical relaxers can be a scary thought. The product is often harsh, burns your head, and can cause so much damage to your hair that it's just not worth the trouble.
The CHI Straightening System is different than other relaxers on the market. It's 100% ammonia free and completely color safe. The damage done after the service was quite minimal and the results were quite amazing.
The CHI system is very involved. It takes a minimum of 2 to 4 hours to complete. Time will depend on your hair length, texture, and the level of experience of your stylist.
When the service is done properly, the CHI system infuses the hair with silk, protein, and moisture. CHI utilizes several of its products throughout the process including Silk Infusion, Keratin Mist, Infra Treatment Shampoo, Infra Treatment, the CHI flat iron, and CHI hair dryer. The straightening chemicals and these products are specifically designed to work together to deliver outstanding results.
At the end of the day, you get a permanent chemical straightening service, a deep conditioner, and a reconstruction service all in one! You can color or even highlight your hair after the service, and it can be done on hair that has been permed, relaxed, colored, or highlighted. However, the CHI Straightening System is NOT compatible with hair that has been relaxed with a sodium relaxer.
The biggest difference between the CHI Straightening System and other relaxers that I've used in the past, is the final result. I was amazed at how soft, shiny, and healthy looking the hair was after the service.
The photo below represents Rachel's hair before we straightened her hair with the CHI system.