Foreigner-style perms are popular for creating a cozy atmosphere. Some of you may be longing for a fluffy perm, but are not sure how to order it. Here, we will introduce in detail the points to consider when applying a foreigner style perm.
When ordering a foreign style perm, share your image with your hair stylist.
To achieve foreign-style permed hair, you need more than curls curled with an iron; you need a random wavy look. To achieve this natural wavy look, a perm is essential. However, it is hard to figure out what kind of perm you should get by yourself, isn’t it?
When applying a foreigner-style perm at a hair salon, it is important to share your image in advance by showing your hair stylist images or photo clippings that are close to your ideal hairstyle. Visuals convey the image better than words, so please be sure to have images or photo clippings ready when you go to the hair salon.
By length! Recommended foreign style perms
The foreign style perm is characterized by its carefree wavy look, so even if you have frizzy hair, it is possible to make the most of it. It is best to ask your hair stylist who understands your hair’s frizz well. Below are recommended foreign style perms by length.
- Long hair
For long hair that tends to be heavy, adjust the amount of hair on the surface in advance to add softness. The hair is held back from the top to above the ears, while the hair around the face and at the bottom is curled forward and reverse with a large rod to create waves, giving it a loose foreigner-like nuance.
- medium length hair
For medium-length hair, curl the hair below the chin with a large rod to create loose curls while keeping the fullness above the ears tight, for a classic look. The fringe and face line should be layered to create lightness, while leaving some weight at the ends to create firm curls.
Layers are added to the hair at the beak, which tends to bulge out, and the amount of hair is adjusted with a leather cut or other method. Permanent hair around the face and at the ends to create a light, foreign look. The key is to use a moderate wave that lets the hair ends stand out, as too much movement will make the hair look stiff. A mix of forward and reverse curls is recommended.
- short hair
Layers are placed around the neckline and ears to keep hair tight, and the ends are pin-permed to give hair a carefree movement. Pin-perm the ends to create a fluffy perm with a natural frizzy look.
Foreigner style perm requires high skill.
The rough impression of a foreigner style perm is attractive, but it actually requires a calculated cut and perm to create that atmosphere. Ask a skilled hair stylist for the perfect foreigner-style perm for you!