What does a perm do to your hair?

Perms are a chemical treatment used to alter your hair’s natural texture. Taking straight hair and adding a curl or wave. “Perm” is short for “permanent hairstyle” because they are—well—permanent. The chemical process permanently alters your hair’s structure from straight to curly.

Can you undo a perm?

If you want to undo the results of a perm, or relax a perm, wash your hair with Color Protecting Shampoo and Conditioner to cleanse and hydrate your hair, and to help relax your curls. … If you want, you can even leave it on your curly hair overnight and wash it out in the morning.

What happens if you don’t neutralize a perm?

If you don’t neutralize completely, you can end up over processing your hair which leads to weak, breakage prone hair. Even worse you can end up with patches of shorter broken hair.

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.

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