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How long does a Magic Perm last?

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A Magic Perm is a Korean perm (also performed in Japan) that straightens hair and lasts anywhere from 4 to 6 months depending on the individual's hair. Many people are confused when they learn that this perm was developed in Korea because Koreans have such straight hair already.

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However, many Korean men and women do not have straight hair and need the perm in order to get a straight look. The disadvantages of the perm include not adding volume to thin hair and creating an artificially styled look rather than creating a natural look (this can be an advantage for those individuals who prefer an artificial styled look).

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