How to perm your hair at home. Wash the hair using shampoo. Split your hair into 3 sections with a middle and 2 sides. 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. Spiral perm regular perm and piggyback perm in the next part of my perm series.
You have to be ok with that. Twist the 2 side sections into buns to keep them out of the way. 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. Keep one or two other towels handy to wipe away any drips.
Hair should be damp but not wet. Let the solution stay on your hair for the time that is mentioned on the box. This means your hair will be straight ish below and wavy or curly at the roots. Therefore youll need to take additional precautions.
If your hair is naturally wavy or curly with no damage and good elasticity youre a good candidate for a home straight perm. Virgin hair is ideal. Use the handle of a rat tail comb to create 2 side parts 1 on each side of your forehead. A perm shouldnt strip the color of your hair.
Finally pull on a try of plastic or vinyl gloves. If your hair has been dyed colored or bleached you are at major risk for damaging your hair. Make the middle section start at your forehead and end at your nape. Roll your hair in curlers using a spritzer to keep your hair damp if it starts to dry.
Fyi a piggyback style perm are only for people with long hair i will get more in detail about this later hope. Use a towel to remove excess moisture from the hair. You do not wish to urge the perm answer on your skin. When i was really young i had home perms all the time however that was in the fifties and early sixties.
How to perm hair at home best ways to perm your hair. Start with the scalp and work your way down. 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. Next step is to apply the perm solution onto your hair and scalp.
How to perm your hair at home.