Often asked: How To Style Permed Hair?

How do I style my hair after a perm?

Keep your hair loose for the first 48 hours after you perm it. Once 48 hours have passed, you can style your hair like you would style short, curly hair. Remember to keep the styles look, however, and to keep the heat styling minimal. Try a braided crown if you want to try an updo.

What products should I use on my permed hair?

With those tips in mind, here are 11 of the best products for your perm that’ll keep your curls on point.

  1. A Universal Salt Spray. Bumble and bumble Surf Spray.
  2. A Rich Mask.
  3. A Leave-In Styler.
  4. A Refreshing Dry Oil.
  5. A Curl-Protecting Cream.
  6. A Refreshing Deep Conditioner.
  7. A Daily Hair Mist.
  8. An ’80s-Volume Styler.

Will my perm get curlier after I wash it?

Despite some theories flying around online about better defining your curls, getting curlier hair after washing is not only inconsistent in outcome but also highly dependent on your hair’s condition and health. If your chemically permed hair curls more after washing, it’s temporary.

Can I sleep on my newly permed hair?

With a new perm, you can sleep completely. It will not harm the curls. If you sleep on it and it gets flat, just mist it with some water and crunch it and you will reactivate the curls. You can wet them in the first 48 hours, but you cannot wash them.

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Can I put mousse in my hair after a perm?

Yes. A lighter spray-on gel works well on permed hair. Try a non-drying, alcohol-free mousse.

What should be avoided when styling a newly permed hair?

Avoid washing and wetting your newly permed hair for at least two days. Washing your hair too early can interrupt the perm process before it’s finished. Don’t use a flat iron or other heat styling tools before your first wash. This can also affect the bond re-forming process.

How do I keep my permed hair moisturized?

How To Moisturize Permed Hair (Easy Tips)

  1. Don’t Wash Your Hair Everyday.
  2. Switch Over To A Nourishing Shampoo And Conditioner.
  3. Use A Leave-In Treatment Daily.
  4. Deep Condition Every Other Week.
  5. Style Your Hair With Moisturizing Curly Hair Products.
  6. Avoid Heat Styling.

Can I wash permed hair everyday?

Cleaning your hair can keep your curls fresh and bouncy. But washing it too often can strip your already delicate hair of essential oils and make your perm relax faster. Treat your permed hair like silk or another delicate fabric: washing it once a week is enough to keep it clean and help maintain its beauty.

Why does my perm not look curly?

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).

Are perms in Style 2020?

The perm is back: there aren’t many other four word phrases in beauty that could cause such a flicker of panic in even the most hardy of hair trend followers. But for 2020, a softer, more modern approach to the permanent wave might be the solution you’ve been searching for to add volume and movement to your tresses.