I have been maintaining my permed hairstyle for more than half a year now. Other than having to sit at the salon for more than 3 hours every 3 months, I find this hairstyle very manageable. After all, I can now afford to walk out of the house with an acceptable “out-of-bed” head.

Caring for Curls
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How to care for your permed hair? Here are some products that I am currently using.

Shampoo: Use a shampoo that helps to maintain curls, or is suitable for damaged hair. In addition, use a deep cleansing shampoo to remove styling products buildup and mineral deposits once or twice a week. The curls might get tangled together but I usually try to avoid using a comb, which could loosen my curls as a result. The deep cleansing shampoo works better at softening my hair and removing the tangles and knots.

Caring for Curls

Currently using: Kerastase Bain Oleo-Curl Shampoo (S$36) and Joico K-Pak Clarify for Deep Cleansing (S$23).

Reduce the frizz: The hair may appear frizzy and dry after a perm. This is because the perming process strip off natural oil and moisture from our hair. An easy way to solve this problem is to use a hair serum. Rub the serum between your palms and apply them to your hair, scrunching the hair to maintain some volume and curl.

Caring for Curls

Currently using: Toni & Guy Shine Gloss Serum (S$22.90)

Styling: I usually don’t do much styling except spritzing some spray for volume and more moisture. This is probably why my curls usually look more loose and wavy rather than defined. The steps: Spray, scrunch and blow dry!

Caring for Curls

Currently using: Toni & Guy Sea Salt Texturising Spray (S$24.90). I also use Lucidol Hair Perm Water at times.

Other notes:

  • For better curl definition, you may apply some styling mousse and twirl the curls before blow drying. This is more time-consuming, but it would give the hair more body and bounce.
  • The perm would typically last for about 3 to 6 months, depending on your hair length and rate of growth. To maintain the similar hairstyle, you would need to perm your hair regularly. Therefore, I would recommend that you go to the salon for a hair treatment regularly to keep your crowning glory in healthy condition!

烫了一头漂亮的卷发,之后该如何护理?本人对于美发方面,学问不深,也不太讲究。但是维持了超过半年的卷发,发现其实护理方法不难,而且每天早上只需稍微整理一下,就能够出门,相当方便。借此机会与大家介绍我所使用的护发以及美发产品。种类不多,非常容易打理。与那些不太爱花时间整理发型的读者们共勉之。

Caring for Curls

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