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Textured perm wraps are H-A-U-T-E hot. A textured perm looks more natural than other types of perms because it gives you bouncy waves that incorporate different curl sizes. But you should know that a textured perm isn’t the only way to go if you want Jennifer Aniston's waves in your locks, as different techniques can give you different curl styles.
Body Wave Perm Technique
Body wave perms give you curls without pouf. Instead of using smaller perm rods, you use large ones so your locks look like you've spent a day at the beach. You can incorporate a body wave perm technique with a textured perm wrap by asking your stylist to wrap your hair as she would for a textured perm, but use larger perm rods. The result is perfect waves like those you'd expect to see on Beyonce.
Weave Perm Technique
If you love the way your tresses look after you take them out of braid, consider combining a texture perm with a weave perm. A weave perm involves curling only parts of your hair instead of your whole mane. Get this tousled look by wrapping only two-thirds to three-quarters of your hair in perm rods. Think of it as adding chunks of waves to your hair. If your hair is stick straight, use large perm rods so the look is more natural.
Stack Perm Technique
Stack perms are ideal if you have a blunt haircut. When you get this type of perm, a stylist usually perms only the middle and lower sections of your locks, giving you a retro-style look. Incorporate a stack perm with a texture perm by wrapping the middle and lower sections of your hair as you would for a stack perm, but wrap your hair in medium to large perm rods toward the top of your head. You’ll get a jazzy, textured look along with a vintage finger-curl at the top of your head.
Perm solutions are either alkaline or acidic. If you have fine, delicate hair or you want to guarantee more waves than curls, have your stylist use an acid perm when she does a textured perm wrap. For beach-babe results, alternate the size of perm rods you use in the wrap. For example, use a small perm rod next to a medium-size rod in different places around your head.