Olaplex may be added directly into your sodium hydroxide relaxers.
For 2oz (60g) or more of relaxer solution, add 1/4oz (7.5ml) Olaplex No.1.
For anything less than 2oz (60g) of relaxer solution, add 1/8oz (3.75ml) Olaplex No.1.
***Please note, adding 1/4oz (7.5ml) for 2oz (60g) of relaxer solution will provide a more voluminous result. If result is desired closer to head shape, you may cut down to 1/8oz (3.75ml) for 2oz (60g) relaxer solution.
***If working with a gentle relaxer, cut amount of Olaplex used in half.
Apply and process as normal.
Rinse, towel dry and follow with full Olaplex stand alone treatment. Mix up 3oz (90ml) water with 1/2oz (15ml) No.1. Take client to shampoo bowl and saturate thoroughly. Leave on for a minimum of 5 minutes. Without rinsing, layer No.2 over the top for an additional 10-20 minutes.
Rinse and follow with neutralizing shampoo (You may add 1/8oz (3.75ml) No.1 to your neutralizing shampoo) and condition.
***In some cases, using Olaplex in your relaxer can interfere with the level of straightness achieved. If you are trying to achieve maximum straightness, we recommend performing a stand alone treatment before and after your relaxer process, as well as adding Olaplex into your neutralizing shampoo.