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27 Jun 2020 Category -

What type of perm is best for you? Body/spiral/beach/digital/straightening

what is the meaning of perm 

A permanent hairstyle, commonly called a perm or “permanent” (sometimes called a “perm” to distinguish it from a “straight perm”),is a hairstyle consisting of styles set into the hair. The hairstyle may last a number of months, hence the name.

Perms may be applied using thermal or chemical means. In the latter method, chemicals are applied to the hair, which is then wrapped around forms to produce hairstyles. The same process is used for chemical straightening or relaxing, with the hair being flattened instead of curled during the chemical reaction.

Its good option if you like to have volume and movement for your hair

cold perm 

Cold perm is something like create the curl by chemical using an alkaline perm solution. It help hair to get volume and make hair wavy from small to big size.

Cold perm is good for short hair and last 1 to 2 month.

There are many different size of rods and they can make any time of curl.

The problem is that the smell strong because of ammonium so that it keep smelling for 1 week after perm .

Before cold perm is used for long hair as well but now there are many hot perming system and most of people who have long hair try to have hot perming instead of cold perm.

Spiral perm

 A spiral perm is the perm with spiral shape of curl.

The curl come from roots part and it s possible to create tight curl from the top to ends .

Basically the spiral perm is used by small rods and wind a lot of section .

Spiral perm is taking time more than cold perm and processing time for 1st solution also longer than cold perm.

Spiral perm is good with long hair to medium hair.

But this perm damage hair because of processing time.

If you like to have crazy curly hair style spiral is good for it.

Digital perm

Digital perm is called hot perm.

Creating perm by only chemical damage hair and doesn’t last long but with heating process make hair curl last longer and less damage.

1st solution is make hair enough soft to curl and winding with electric rods .

Then heat each of rods with 50 to 100℃ which process help hair to look bouncy and lasting long.

This type of perm is getting loose every time you shampoo your hair.

But when you style twist hair and dry it , then hair curl always come out after dry .

Digital perm is easy to maintain your hair.

Mens perm 

In Asia many people get perm .

Mostly cold perm is the best option for mens hair perming .

There are many style design of perm and it help appearance soft and casual looking.

Especially people who have super straight hair with short hair want to have some curl and easy to styling .

People who have natural curl also good with perm because most of natural perm is not even all of curl and then make all of curl even and more natural looking by cold perm.

Korean mens hair is used cold perm often .

Their side of hair is stick out all the time so that perm side of hair to be flat and try not sticks out .

Besides people who have soft and flat hair is good with cold perm .

they can have volume on the top and get movement and texture.

Beach wave 

Beach wave is very popular all over the world .

People love beach wave because of natural looking wave .

They love the style which is low maintenance style but looks nice and casual.

Beach wave is something similar to loose wave.

Big curl with fading is what they like to be.

Most of perm is something like the curl come out obviously but loose perm and beach wave is more fading look.

To create this kind of perm need to wind middle part tightly and ends is not too much.

Straightening perm 

Straightening perm is very popular all over the world.

Actually straightening perm is same process as digital perm.

1st solution make hair enough soft to straight or perm

Then for straightening perm is used straight iron and use hight temperature something 100 to 200 ℃.

Temperature is adjusted depend on hair damage and texture.

It last more than 6 month and make hair shiny and very straight.

How much is perm service cost?

Price would be difference depend on hair salon.

This is example 

Cold perm  4000yen to 8000yen

Spiral perm  10000yen and up 

Digital perm 8000 to 15000 yen

straightening perm 10000 to 30000 yen

How long does is last 

Lasting is difference depend on hair texture ,hair condition and hair design.

Cold perm 1 to 2 month

Spiral perm 3 to 6 month

Digital perm 3 to 6 month

Straightening perm 6 month and up

Try permanent perm style for summer 

Perm style is one of the option to change your looks.

It would be easy to style with short hair.

It help medium hair to grow out longer with perm style.

Once you get perm style most of people love keeping hair curly .

Most low maintenance hair style is straighten hair.

Just wash and go and hair is always shiny so that a lot of people love straightening perm as well.

If you are thinking about going to change the hair style perm is one of your option .

Please try this coming summer.




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