Tips to Perm Bleached & Colored Hair

Posted by admin - April 22nd, 2010

If the hair has been permanently bleached or colored, as a rule, it is more porous. Consequently, it will take in perm lotion much quicker. That is why you should choose the appropriate lotion strength particularly for this type of hair. There is hair type that is unevenly porous and, thus, in order to even out the porosity, it will need a pre-perm lotion applied to uneven parts. Remember, pre-perm lotions are not supposed to be rinsed out before perming. They are used on hair tied with a towel and left on. As a matter of fact, pre-perm lotions usually have liquid form. There are four main functions of them:

  • Pre-perm lotions keep the hair moist, so there is not need to spray the hair with water.
  • They even out the porosity of the hair and make perm lotions penetrate different hair parts evenly at the same rate.
  • Some pre-perm lotions protect the scalp from irritation due to certain agents that they contain.
  • These lotions maintain the natural moisture level of hair during the whole perming process.

You can als0 make use of perm regulators that usually come in the form of a thick gel. They are developed to be applied if you arrange all kinds of wind where some parts of hair don’t need perming. They are also used on hair that may need pre-perming at the root area only, because there are already waves and curls in the mid-lengths and on the ends of hair. The зукзщыу of these products is to reduce the amount of lotion that penetrates the cortex of the hair in order to prevent breaking any bonds within.

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