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    Rawwrrrrrrrrr! wolfpack's Avatar
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    Keep Hair Straight or Get a Perm??

    Well, I'm getting ready to go to the stylist this afternoon to have something done with this mess. I like the length of my hair, it's about maybe 2" below my shoulders, but not more than that currently. It's pretty much all one length too.

    This afternoon, I'm gonna get some color and probably do some layers to give it more volume. Currently, the long layers just get weighed down and it lays flat on my head. I've had plenty of perms before so I was considering this in about 2wks.

    So, I guess what I'm wondering, what's your opinion on whether I should get a perm in a couple of weeks? I don't want something really curly, but something that will give me more body..You can find some pics in Foo Wimmen thread or somewhere else to see it as it is now. I'll post some up later so you won't have to search, but right now, I have to go....
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    Straight...I'm not a fan of perms. Think what a helmet will look like sitting ontop of a brillo pad. Straight.

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    Straight.

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    The thing about a perm is that you have to keep perming it, or it looks bad as it grows out. You just need better layers.

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    can you go half and half? That way you can compare in real time and find out which one you like best.
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    I'm partial to helmet head myself. Straight! /with layers if need be. No perm!

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    straight, no perms..
    they should of outlawed perms in 1989

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    Bald, all the wimmins say its sexy.
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    I had a perm once back in the late 70's. Men actually used to do that. Frightening. Keep it straight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dauphin View Post
    I had a perm once back in the late 70's. Men actually used to do that. Frightening. Keep it straight.
    My mom was in barber school and talked me into a "man perm" in 8th grade. It was a pretty bad 4-6 months before it worked out and I could get rid of the hideousness.
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    Fake Mr. Brady says get a perm. They're groovy!


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    Ultra American Toby Keith says: Get a perm or I'll put a boot in yer @ss.


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    I remember my mom going for perms all the time, the tight kind, she had a pick for comb.. Im laughing here, it was just ridiculously tight on her head.. I always hated perms...

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    Quote Originally Posted by blonduathlongrl View Post
    I remember my mom going for perms all the time, the tight kind, she had a pick for comb.. Im laughing here, it was just ridiculously tight on her head.. I always hated perms...
    Pretty much same experience here too.

    My mom also talked my dad into getting a perm once....we called him "Mr. Brady" for MONTHS!!!
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    Did somebody say PERM?


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    You could always shave your head. That would fix it for a few years...

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    Quote Originally Posted by blonduathlongrl View Post
    straight, no perms..
    they should of outlawed perms in 1989
    1989? Did something happen in 1989? Something you might still have embarrassing pictures of?
    Why isn't 11 pronounced onety one?

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    You could pull off a loose perm, I think. Just not the poodle perm.

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    The less chemicals the better.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    The less chemicals the better.
    no no no. you got it backwards

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    ok, i think after getting some new color and layers, i'll leave it straight. everyone, including hubby, prefers the straight look...so, here's the after....

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    Straaaaaight.

    People with curly hair torture themselves trying to get it straight. Why would you spit in their faces and curl your straight hair?

    [edit: <Maxwell Smart>Missed it by that much!</Maxwell Smart> Looks great, WP. ]

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    Quote Originally Posted by wolfpack View Post
    ok, i think after getting some new color and layers, i'll leave it straight. everyone, including hubby, prefers the straight look...so, here's the after....

    Wow, Karen...that is a GREAT picture!!! New avatar please?
    Why isn't 11 pronounced onety one?

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    Wow.... That looks great, WP!

    I, too, vote "no perm." Been there, done that....

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