Question: How Often Should I Perm My Short Hair?

How often can hair be permed?

Remember to book a haircut every three to four months to keep your perm in tip-top condition.

Wash your hair less, condition it more.

Washing your hair too often can strip away natural oils.

Research published in the International Journal of Trichology states that these oils are needed to keep hair healthy.

How long should a perm last?

about six months

How often should you relax short hair?

If you relax your hair at home or go to a stylist, the recommended time that most agree on is every eight weeks between touch-ups. This gives you enough new growth to apply the relaxer to; your new growth or virgin hair may vary in length from 1/2 inch to 1 inch.

How much does a perm cost for short hair?

$60 – $250. The average cost for a perm is $80 with most people paying between $60 and $250. The price can vary greatly by region (and even by zip code). Get free estimates from perm stylists near you.