On average, a perm is designed to last six months or less. The exact amount of time varies depending on the person. More »

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 develope... More »

www.reference.com Beauty & Fashion Hair Hairstyles

Perms can take between 1 and 2 hours, depending on how long the hair being permed is and what perming technique is implemented by the stylist. Once complete, a perm is not completely settled until about 28 hours have pas... More »

Perms can take between 1 and 2 hours, depending on how long the hair being permed is and what perming technique is implemented by the stylist. Once complete, a perm is not completely settled until about 28 hours have pas... More »

Use canola oil to fix a bad perm because it loosens tight curls. You need canola oil, a plastic wrap, a mild shampoo, a deep conditioner, a towel and a blow dryer for this method to work properly. Multiple applications t... More »

www.reference.com Beauty & Fashion Hair Chemical Hair Treatments

Tips for caring for a perm include refraining from washing your hair for 48 hours and avoiding heat styling as much as possible. After 48 hours pass, wash your hair with a shampoo for chemically treated hair, gently mass... More »

After a perm, it is advisable to wait at least 48 hours before shampooing the hair. Permed hair is fragile after undergoing this chemical process, and waiting to wash the hair gives it a chance to adjust. It is best to u... More »