Using perm rods begins with opening the rods, clipping sections of clean hair, combing the unclipped sections and wrapping the hair around the perm rod smoothly. The mechanism must be fastened by stretching it across the... More »

To create compact curls that grows bigger, such as a curly Afro, take the ends of the hair, and roll upward until the curler reaches the scalp. Roll toward the floor, and keep the hair taut. For elongated coils like Shir... More »

When performing a permanent wave on hair, proper care must be taken during the wrapping process in order to produce a professional-looking, finished curl. The ends of the hair are protected by end papers; the wraps are r... More »

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You can wear perm rods by dividing your hair into sections and rolling the end of each section with a perm rod. When all hair sections are rolled, cover your head with a scarf. Leave the rods in your hair overnight. The ... More » Beauty & Fashion Hair Hairstyling Tools

To roll your hair with spiral rods, brush it, fasten it into equal sections with butterfly clips, roll each section down a spiral rod, bend the rods until the ends cross, and leave them in for 20 minutes. This 45-minute ... More »

To use cold wave hair rods, simply brush one inch sections of hair, secure hair sections on the rods and sleep with your head covered in a silk scarf. This process usually takes about 30 minutes of preparation and about ... More »

Sizes of rods for permanent wave hairstyles are three-sixteenths inch, one-fourth inch, five-sixteenths inch, three-eighths inch and seven-sixteenths inch. Perm rods are designed in standard colors for certain sizes. Fro... More »