Frequent question: How do I prepare my hair for a perm?

Apply a moisturizing conditioner and allow it to work for a few minutes before rinsing thoroughly. If you wish, you may also apply a protein-based, deep-conditioning treatment for maximum moisture. A perm will dry out your hair. Avoid doing anything to your hair for a full day before your perm treatment.

How should a hairdresser prepare the client before perming?

Before Getting A Perm

  1. It’s always best to start with healthy hair. …
  2. Say hello to bouncy and healthy locks when you use a nourishing shampoo and conditioner. …
  3. Washing your hair immediately after getting a perm is a big no-no! …
  4. Give your hair a break after perming. …
  5. Command attention with impeccable curls.

Should hair be wet before perming?

Your hair must be wet to wrap the perm and clean hair will process better than dirty hair, so yes, shampoo first. And shampoo immediately after the perm. Although most people still wait 2 or 3 days before shampooing a new perm, there is no reason to wait.

Is it better to perm clean or dirty hair?

A: Actually, before any perm service you want to clean the hair thoroughly. … Not washing the hair prior to a perm service can result in poor perm results. Oils and product build-up can prevent the waving lotion from penetrating the hair shaft and can keep the hair from conforming properly to the shape of the perm rod.

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Can I wet my permed hair everyday?

thanks! As long as you treat your permed hair with care ( it has been through a lot to get to that result), wetting and conditioning is fine. Generally the ‘do not wet perm’ is for the first 24-72 hrs to avoid damage to the hair fibers right after the perm process.

Why you shouldn’t get a perm?

You Might Weaken Your Hair



Although coloring or perming your hair may weaken your hair, it comes with the territory. After all you are treating your hair to become something that it isn’t naturally, but that shouldn’t stop you from getting it done.

Why do perms not take?

The two main reasons for permed hair not being as curly as desired are, the perm rods used were too large in diameter and produced a wave rather than a curl. The other is that the perm was under processed (assuming your hair had the proper elasticity to be permed).

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