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Hair emergency? SBH has your back! Check out our coif question of the week. In every issue, SBH Hair Advice columnist Jacqueline Tarrant answers your questions and helps solve some of your biggest hair concerns. Have a question you need answered? Post in the comment section below or in the “Ask A Stylist” section of our website: SBH ASK A STYLIST.

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I am a hairstylist, and every time I apply a relaxer on a certain client, she burns. I even base the scalp. What can I do? —Rachel

A
Rachel, though this may be a frustrating situation, be aware that some people have developed a sensitivity to relaxer chemicals that even base cannot protect against. Individuals who have this type of sensitivity seem to burn no matter how careful you are with your application and the scalp never seems to fully recover. This client may need to allow the relaxer to grow out, and for that she will definitely need your help.

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