You are thinking about getting a digital perm or regular perm?
Then you need to understand what is the difference between both of them
We have many customers ask us about perm but they don’t know well so that we decided to explain it for all.
This article helps you to understand perm well
The difference between Digital perm and regular perm
Do you know what is the difference between a perm and a digital perm?
If you don’t know well please check the information below
What is a digital perm?
Digital perm is something like creating a curl by heat machine.
It’s invented in Korea and the result is something like a curl that is bigger than a regular perm and bouncy curl.
Digital perm curl stays the same shape even after dry and is easy to style by yourself
But when hair is wet it looks straight looking so you need to dry your hair every time
What is a regular perm?
Regular perm is something like a small wave is common.
- cold perm
- spiral perm
- afro perm
These are made by regular perm.
Regular perm has many different sizes of rods and creates a curl depending on the size of rods with the chemical.
Regular perm is something like when hair is wet curl come out nicely but when it dry curl get straighter.
A feature of digital perm and regular perm
If you like to get a perm please check what is a feature between digital perm and regular perm
A feature of digital perm
Digital perm is good for damaged hair.
Besides they can separate applying chemicals depending on the damaged part or healthy part to make hair less damaged.
Lasting longer than regular perm
Heating process help lasting longer than other so digital perm last longer than regular perm
Easy to style yourself
Just dry and twist your hair and then you can get a bouncy big curl
the best result with long hair
Digital perm with long hair is a good combination
Digital perm creates a big curl
A feature of regular perm
You can get curl from the roots part
regular perm creates a curl from the roots part so if you want to get the body on the top definitely regular perm is better.
Regular perm creates a small curl
regular perm creates any type of small curl
good combination with short hair
If you have short hair you can get an only a regular perm
How to style digital perm and regular perm
If you want to get perm styling is a very important thing
Please try to learn how to style with perm
Styling for digital perm
Digital perm is something like when hair is wet it looks straight and after dry curl come out nicely
Firstly put cream or oil on your hair especially the middle to ends part.
Then start dry from the roots area to the middle part for 80%.
After that, twist your hair forward or reverse whichever you like and then dry the ends part.
After styling please put oil to make the hair shiny
Styling for regular perm
Regular perm is when hair is wet curl come out nicely and if you dry too much curl get straighter.
Moose is the best styling product for a regular perm.
Put it all over the hair and naturally dry.
If you don’t have time to naturally dry use a hair dryer diffuser.
If you like to make your curl more natural-looking better to use a finger and dry it out.
After drying, gel or mousse is good for styling to make the curl shiny
Merit and demerit of digital perm
If you like to get a digital perm please understand about what is merit and demerits of a digital perm
The merit of digital perm
easy to create big curl
work with thin hair type
creates a curl on straighten hair
this kind of merit is digital perm
If your hair is medium to long hair digital perm is suit you
Demerit of digital perm
dificult to creates small curl
dificult to creates curl on short hair
digicult to get body on the top
natural dry is not good for stying
There are many customers who want to get a body on the top so in that case regular perm is better.
Different hair lengths of digital perm style
Here is some photo of digital perm style depending on hair length so please check your hair length and see what kind of style you like to get.
Digital perm with Longhair
We have many customers who have long hair get a digital perm.
Digital perm gives you movement and volume.
Even if you tie up your hair looks nice
Digital perm with Medium hair
Medium hair is always flipped away at the ends part
That’s why we always recommend perming
If you don’t like to go short digital perm helps your medium hair to style easier.
Digital perm with Bob
The Bob hair always looks heavy right?
If you want somebody or movement digital perm is good
Looks more casual and nice hair change
How to choose a good hair salon for a digital perm and regular perm?
Have you ever had permed before?
I got perm before but result is not what i expected
After perm my hair got so much damage
My stylist said I cant get perm
There are many people who had this kind of experience before.
Pick the salon that specializes in perm service
If you like to get a perm please go to the hair salon that specializes in perm service.
Many hair salons offer perm service but you need to check if they are better than others or not.
If the hair salon doesn’t have many perm style pictures on Instagram they don’t have many perm customers.
If your hair is super damaged you should not perm
If your hair is already very damaged you should not perm your hair.
Hair condition is the most important thing for perming service.
If you had bleached before or got knot easily we don’t recommend
How long does it last for a digital perm and regular perm?
You might want to know how long does it last
Lasting depends on
How tight you perm
How much is your hair damage
How long is your hair length
- Digital perm＝2〜3month
- Regular perm＝1〜2month
If your hair is healthy and strong lasting is much longer than above.
But loose wave and damaged hair doesn’t last long
How much are digital perm and regular perm?
This is our price.
Price would be different depending on the stylist’s rank
- Regular perm ＄160〜＄300
- Digital perm ＄250〜＄400
Price included hair cut, shampoo, shoulder massage, head massage, and perm service.
How long does it take for a digital perm and a regular perm?
It depends on hair condition and hair length too.
- Hair cut+digital perm＝3hours
- Hair cut+regular perm＝2hours
If you are thinking about getting a schedule please keep this in your mind.
Is it possible to get straightening and digital perm together?
This picture is straightening on the top and the ends are digital perm.
If you don’t like to be pin straight we can create this kind of design.
Japanese straightening and digital perms are the same chemicals and almost the same process so we can do both at the same time!
If you like to get straightening and digital perm together please come to our salon.
Which perm is better for men’s hair?
If you are men and never had a perm we highly recommend doing it.
Men’s perm is very popular all over the world and perm style is good for a change.
There are many different types of hair designs so you can talk to the stylist about what kind of hairstyle is good for you.
Digital perm FAQ
Which one is good for a big curl?
A. Digital perm is good for a big bouncy curl
Is it possible to perm at the fringe？
A.Yes but if it is too shot like on an eyebrow would be difficult
Which one is lasting long?
A.Digital perm is lasting longer than regular perm
Is it possible to perm on bleached hair？
A.After bleach hair gets very weak so you cant get a perm.
My hair naturally curls but can I still get a perm？
A.Sure you can get a perm on naturally curly hair.
Is it possible to perm strongly with a digital perm?
A.We adjust the chemical and rods to perm more strongly.
Is it possible to straighten after a digital perm？
A.Yes it is possible to straighten after digital perm hair.
Digital perm damage the hair?
A.Yes it is. But it less damage than another perm service
Regular perm damage the hair？
A.Regular perm damaged hair but our chemical
Is regular perm possible to create a big curl？
A.Yes it is but after drying, hair gets straighter easily
The best hair salon for digital perm service in New York
T-gardens New York hair salon is the most popular perming hair salon in New York.
If you like to get perm style please visit our salon.
We won’t let you down and give you an amazing new hairstyle!
Phone number 212-350-9970
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