Can straight hair get permed?
A perm refers to a chemical process that permanently alters the hair follicle. Perms are sometimes associated with creating curls in hair that doesn’t naturally have it, but they can be used to make hair straight, too.
What happens if you straighten your hair with a perm?
Using a flat iron on your perm occasionally won’t remove your curls permanently. However, it can damage your style over time. You may ruin your perm, and the heat from the flat iron can cause hair breakage.
How soon can you straighten permed hair?
Generally, a stylist will recommend at least two weeks between chemical processes to give the hair time to “normalize” after being treated with the chemicals that are used in whatever process you have done.
Can you reverse chemically straightened hair?
Unfortunately, there is no way to reverse this chemical straightening treatment. The best thing to do is nourish your virgin hair that is growing in and trimming your hair at the rate it’s growing to avoid extensive split ends.
How do you treat chemically straightened hair?
Hair Rebonding Rebonding is a chemical hair treatment that makes hair straight, shiny and sleek. Hair rebonding involves using a cream or relaxant softener to break the natural hair structure followed by a neutralizer to re-bond the structure again.
What do I do if I hate my 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. Apply a deep conditioning treatment or hot oil treatment, cover your curls with a shower cap, and leave on for several hours.
How often should I wash my chemically straightened hair?
“Stick to your normal haircare routine—wash every two-three days, condition just as often, or more if required. Straightened hair tends to be drier and brittle, so try to include deep conditioning once a week or every 10 days.