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I was wondering how offten do you have to get perms i got my hair permed about 3 months ago and now you cant even tell but she said the more i do it the better my hair will take so i was wondering if its too soon to get it done again

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Asked by GraciesMom52407 at 1:42 PM on Feb. 12, 2009 in Beauty & Style

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  • I get a perm every three months.

    I get a trim at one month, then let it go for two months. Ask your hairdresser about your particular hair.

    Answer by Bmat at 1:46 PM on Feb. 12, 2009

  • its not the 80s anymore

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:46 PM on Feb. 12, 2009

  • Never. I have naturally curly hair. I try and find ways to not have such curle hair LOL.

    Answer by gemgem at 1:47 PM on Feb. 12, 2009

  • I think you can do it again now. Get the gentle perms for fine brittle hair. They are A LOT better and they don't damage your hair as much..I got a regular perm a few years ago and a year later after it fell out my hair was fried..I got a gentle perm a few months ago and my hair curled for 1 day and it fell out (because I'm thyroid medicine, I didn't know it could do that) and my ends were the only thing fried, so I just cut them off and you couldn't even hardly tell my hair had been permed.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:48 PM on Feb. 12, 2009

  • every three months you should get a perm to maintain it

    Answer by sylvia10907 at 1:48 PM on Feb. 12, 2009

  • Anon 1:46 we know it's not the 80's...That's why perms nowdays look a lot better than the poodle perms with huge fluffy bangs in the 80's...Nowdays they look more natural.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:49 PM on Feb. 12, 2009

  • OMG ANONYMOUS get over ITS NOT THE 80 crap ist just a simple question that she asked and it really didnt need your input! Its "2009" and perms look alot better than they did in the 80s so get over it!

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:54 PM on Feb. 12, 2009

  • K thank you ladies!!!!
    no need to fight i was just a question.

    Answer by GraciesMom52407 at 1:54 PM on Feb. 12, 2009

  • I honestly didn't know that hair dressers still did perms. I guess they aren't as popular as they were in the 80's, but really, the comment about it not being the 80's was rude.. When I had perms in the 80's I used to get mine re-done ever 3 month-ish

    Answer by Zanny at 4:52 PM on Feb. 12, 2009

  • Im a cometologist and yes we still do perms everyday!! It depends on how long your hair is. If your hair is short they do only last 3 months. If your hair is longer it should have lasted a little better. Just talk to your hairdresser and she can tell you, and for you are a little behind curls are back!

    Answer by cutup80 at 9:00 PM on Feb. 12, 2009

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