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Hey girls! Perm vs. Iron curls?? POLL

I want to know what is the best choice and it will help me decide which is the best one in terms of damage to your hair, and in terms of natural look.

It will be interesting if a lot of us vote :)!
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  • poemaXXpoemaXX Posts: 456Registered Users
    A perm can cause chemical damage and a curling iron can cause heat damage. I'd rather just let my hair do what it does – with the right products and a nice haircut to give it it's best shape, of course!
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  • Aqua_LilyAqua_Lily Posts: 557Registered Users
    I completely agree with PoemaXX, I would never let those things even come NEAR my hair, I prefer beautiful natural curls and healthy hair :love1:I recommend you to try the CG method! :)
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  • bobbybobby Posts: 669Registered Users Curl Novice
    I wouldn't either. Even back in the 70s and 80s when guys were getting perms I never did though I was tempted. I did, however, let my sister put my hair in hot curlers (just for laughs) and the outcome proved why getting a perm would be bad. LOL I've used the curling iron a few times but would never make a habit of it. Nothing like natural curls.:)
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  • liannedawsonliannedawson Posts: 3Registered Users
    mi friends always do the iron curls cuz it makes them have natural waves like bella from twilight, but I don't know if you can achieve those results with a perm.

    What is the CG method btw?
  • rymorg2rymorg2 Posts: 2,571Registered Users
    I could've voted a number of ways on this one.

    I voted neither because both are bad. I do like my hair the way it is though. But if I had to choose one or the other it would be the iron over the perm. Those chemicals are WAYYYYY too damaging. And I wouldn't do the iron curls without protectant.
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