How to perm your hair at home. Once the hours have passed wash your hair thoroughly with normal water and make sure you get out every bit of the solution from your hair. Therefore youll need to take additional precautions. Finally pull on a try of plastic or vinyl gloves. Hair should be damp but not wet.
Start with the scalp and work your way down. If your hair has been dyed colored or bleached you are at major risk for damaging your hair. How to perm hair at home best ways to perm your hair. This means your hair will be straight ish below and wavy or curly at the roots.
Use the handle of a rat tail comb to create 2 side parts 1 on each side of your forehead. Read the instructions if you have someone else doing your hair for you its important for you both to read trough what youre about to do. Let the solution stay on your hair for the time that is mentioned on the box. Place a towel or salon cape around the persons neck.
Use a towel to remove excess moisture from the hair. Split your hair into 3 sections with a middle and 2 sides. Roll your hair in curlers using a spritzer to keep your hair damp if it starts to dry. This can keep the perming solution from absorbing into your hair section your wet hair into 4 sections by doing a part right down the middle of your head like youre going to do pigtails and then doing another part from about halfway back down the side of your head to the back of your ear.
The brand that i like the best was oglevie and i cant remember the cost other than it was the most expensive the the brands. When i was really young i had home perms all the time however that was in the fifties and early sixties. If your hair is naturally wavy or curly with no damage and good elasticity youre a good candidate for a home straight perm. A perm shouldnt strip the color of your hair.
Next step is to apply the perm solution onto your hair and scalp. Virgin hair is ideal. Wrap a towel around your neck initial so placed on a plastic cape like what youd use for coloring hair. You have to be ok with that.
Spiral perm regular perm and piggyback perm in the next part of my perm series. Twist the 2 side sections into buns to keep them out of the way. Buy a diy perm kit for home treatment. Make the middle section start at your forehead and end at your nape.
Fyi a piggyback style perm are only for people with long hair i will get more in detail about this later hope.