Perm for Men

Hairdressers in Reading

Perm For Men

A men’s perm, short for “permanent wave,” is a chemical treatment used to create curls or waves in straight hair. This hairstyle gained popularity in various periods, including the 1980s, and has seen a resurgence in recent years. Here are some key points about men’s perms:

This versatile style has made a comeback in recent years, offering a trendy and effortlessly cool look that suits various hair types and face shapes.

Here’s an in-depth exploration of Perm for men:

short and curly perm for men in reading and tilehurst

Types of Perm:

1. Cold Perm:

Uses the traditional method with perm solution and neutralizer.

cold perm for men in reading and tilehurst
2. Digital or Hot Perm

Uses heated rods and is popular for creating softer, more natural-looking waves.

soft perm for men in reading and tilehurst
3. Spot Perm

Targets specific areas of the hair to create a mixed texture or volume in certain spots.

spot perm for men in Reading and Tilehurst
Benefits of Perm for Men:
  • Adds Volume and Texture: Ideal for men with fine or flat hair.
  • Low maintenance: Once set, curls require minimal daily styling.
  • Versatility: Can create various styles, from tight curls to loose waves, making it suitable for various preferences and lifestyles.
  • Hair Health: Perms can be damaging, so it’s essential to assess hair condition beforehand.
  • Professional vs DIY: Professional perms tend to yield better and safer results compared to at-home kits.
  • Style Commitment:  Perms are semi-permanent and will last until the hair grows out or is cut.
Popular Styles:
  • Tight Curls: For a bold, defined look.
  • Loose Waves: For a more relaxed and natural appearance.
  • Mixed Texture: Combines curls and straight sections for a unique style.

Do not wash hair for 24-48 hours after the perm. Our Team at The 5th Element Hair Salon will help you to maintain your haircut and Perm at home.

  • Use Sulfate-Free Shampoo: This helps maintain the perm and prevent hair damage.
  • Condition Regularly: Keeps hair hydrated and prevents frizz.
  • Limit Heat Styling: Minimizes damage and helps maintain the curl pattern.

Not sure what will suit you?

You are in Good Hands

Before we start doing anything – Your stylist will have an in-depth consultation about your hair, and styles and answer all the questions you might have.