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Fixing Hair Damaged by a Perm

Towards the end of May I dyed my hair black. It wasn't a permanent dye, but only a temporary one. Around a week later I got a perm because my mom said it would be okay to perm it after coloring. I believed her because she went to beauty school.

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When she put the perm in my hair it turned a light brownish color and I thought it was just the color stripping out. However when I went to rinse out the perm my hair began to fall out in wads. Now the middle of my hair is gone. It fell out and all I have is little short stubs of hair in the middle of my head. I am still able to pull it into a bin but I am now losing hair around my edges. It also changed into a light brown which is not my natural color and falls out easily now. My hair is a little under my shoulders and I don't want to have to cut it. What can I do to get my hair to grow healthy again? My sister suggested getting braids, would that be a good choice? Please help me!

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August 1, 20130 found this helpful
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As a retired salon owner, I can tell you that it was the perm being over processed that has created your problem, if you are certain that you permed over a temporary color. The perm stripped the temporary color from your hair. Go to a salon or a beauty supply store and get protein treatments. That will not cure the problem, but, it should look better and stop falling out after several treatments. Above all, do NOT have your hair braided, as this process puts a lot of stress on hair strands and could cause you more hair loss. Best of luck.

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July 30, 20130 found this helpful

Every hair stylist that I have ever spoken with has said you have to wait at least three weeks after coloring to perm your hair and this dates back to one stylist who went to beauty school back in the 60s, up to the modern ones.

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