Has anyone ever permed relaxed hair?

Hi,
I am a 3b transitioning. Currently, the bottom 1/2 of my hair is straight while the top 1/2 is curly and it looks dumb.

Has anyone ever had a perm done on top of relaxed hair?

Thanks!
omg!!! no, no, no, no, NO!

((((BIG HUG)))) LOLOLOL

pardon my initial reaction. PLEASE don't try to curl chemically straightened hair with more chemicals. this will definately kill what's left of the permed part of your hair.

try straw curls or skinny size spirial rods until you are ready to cut the relaxed parts out. i'll have some links for you by the end of the day.
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updated 2/23/08

Last relaxer: November 1, 2007 4PM
Currently transitioning back to natural
Length: shoulder
Texture: allegedly 4b, fine, more wavy than curly
I know somebody (3a hair) that relaxed her hair, didn't like it, and did a self-perm 2 weeks later. Well when she washed out the perm her hair was falling out in clumps so she called 911 and when they took her to the emergency room the nurse said "you don't need a doctor, you need a salon" LMFAO!!!
She told me the story and I was DYING! Ahahaha Don't worry, by the time she told me the story yrs had passed and her hair was waist length!

Transitioning is a pain in the *bleep* but its not impossible. The time goes by before you know it.

Good luck!
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Big Chop: 9/23/07
Relaxer free for almost 5 years!

I did it, um, probably 10 years ago or so?

I had it straightened (at home perm kit, my friend just kept combing it straight) then permed by a hairdresser.

Same as yours, it got to be half & half and was driving me nuts. It was a good decision for me at the time!
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Hi,
I am a 3b transitioning. Currently, the bottom 1/2 of my hair is straight while the top 1/2 is curly and it looks dumb.

Has anyone ever had a perm done on top of relaxed hair?

Thanks!
Originally Posted by Spy10021
For the love God woman DO NOT do this!!! Yes, your hair will FALL OUT.

Right now my hair is half relaxed and half kinky/curly. I am wearing a wig right now and I had kinky twists. I know it's hard but be strong/
Last relaxer - July 07
BC - 8/2/08
4B headband-holic
Products in rotation (too many!):
Shampoo - Giovanni Smooth as Silk, Giovanni Tea Tree
Condish - Giovanni Smooth as Silk, Trader Joe Nourish Spa
Leave in - Sheamoisture Curl Milk, KCNT, Giovanni Direct
Deep Treatment - Apoghee Two Step Protein Treatment, Giovanni Nutrafix
Moisturizers - Carefree Curl Gold Spray
Stylers - Sheamoisture Curl Smoothie

Last edited by Mo_Gemini22; 02-15-2008 at 07:00 PM. Reason: !!!!!!!!!
sorry, i posted links in a different thread.

this is a video on how to use spiral rods (they come in many sizes & work on natural, transitioning, and relaxed hair)

http://youtube.com/watch?v=CwZjEr8XeuE


this one i just found today!!!! LOVE IT

How to flex rod natural hair (1st in a series watch them all):
http://youtube.com/watch?v=fmczzMY95Rs&feature=related
My hair album: http://members.fotki.com/jenniferohjenny/about/
updated 2/23/08

Last relaxer: November 1, 2007 4PM
Currently transitioning back to natural
Length: shoulder
Texture: allegedly 4b, fine, more wavy than curly
I've done it

I wouldn't recommend it. I didn't have "hair falling out in clumps" or anything. But it did make it super dry and I'm convinced my hair will never, ever be the same! I did it about 5 years ago.
omg spy why would u want to put a chemical on top of a chemical? ur hair will most def fall out. to blend the two textures together u can try two strand twists while hair is wet, braids, wash n set or just chop off the rest of ur relaxer. do anything but put a perm on top of the relaxer.
sorry, i posted links in a different thread.

this is a video on how to use spiral rods (they come in many sizes & work on natural, transitioning, and relaxed hair)

http://youtube.com/watch?v=CwZjEr8XeuE


this one i just found today!!!! LOVE IT

How to flex rod natural hair (1st in a series watch them all):
http://youtube.com/watch?v=fmczzMY95Rs&feature=related
Originally Posted by jenniferohjenny
thanks for posting this link! now i have an excuse to go to the beauty supply store, lol

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