Top 5 Hair Styling Products for Permed Hair


Your favorite hairstyle from the 80s has returned, and it is no wonder that so many women have decided to try it out. There are plenty of hair products out there, and it is hard to find the best ones, but with our help, you don’t have to waste time and money on trying out hundreds of different products.

How to Care for Chemically Treated Hair

If your hair is chemically treated, you already know that taking care of it is a bit different than taking care of hair that hasn’t been chemically altered. Perms, bleach, color removers, and straighteners change the molecular structure of your hair. This means that your hair can sometimes become venerable to damage. That is why it is important to know how to take care of your hair if it has been chemically treated.

Never over wash your hair. Chemically treated hair tends to lose moisture, so be sure that you don’t wash it every day.

Select the right products. If your hair has been weakened by chemical treatments, make sure that the products you are using aren’t aggravating the damage.

Trim regularly. Chemically treated hair is prone to developing dry ends as well as split ends. You should visit your hair salon once a month to have the dehydrated tips snipped off.

Protect your hair from the sun. Hair is, like our skin, vulnerable to sun damage, but chemically treated hair is at a higher risk of being damaged by the sun.

Avoid deep or heavy conditioners because they may weigh your hair down and pull out those beautiful curls.


Using Sensible Styling Techniques

Always make sure that you are using specially formulated products. Permed hair needs special and gentle aftercare. If you want to maintain your lovely curls for a longer period, make sure to check out the labels on the products carefully. Avoid products with sulfates and parabens, and try to find products with soy, Biotin, and eucalyptus oil.

Ask your stylist for advice, but don’t feel pressured to buy the products your stylist is trying to sell. You can also find products created for permed hair, just make sure to find the labels which say “for permed hair” or “for chemically treated hair.”

Pick Your Hair Products Carefully

Always make sure that you are buying the correct product for your hair. Stay away from products with a creamy formula; it can weigh your hair down. Use shampoos made for curls, and use curl-enhancing products. Be sure to stay away from products containing parabens and sulfates.

  • UltraSwim Duo Repair
  • Nourishes and Repairs dry, damaged hair

  • 4.6 of 5 stars

  • Joico K-Pak Treatment
  • Intense Hydrator Treatment by Joico for Unisex

  • 4.4 of 5 stars

  • Pure Body Naturals Mask
  • Made with 100% pure cold pressed coconut

  • 4.3 of 5 stars

  • TIGI Catwalk Curls Amplifier
  • For defined curls and streamlined waves

  • 4.7 of 5 stars

  • Curl Cream Gel by Royal Locks
  • Get Perfect Soft Frizz Free Waves and Curls

  • 4.5 of 5 stars

Shampoo for chemically treated hair

If you want to go an extra mile when it comes to taking care of permed hair (you should), be sure to buy a correct shampoo. We have tested a few of different ones and have come to the conclusion that your best choice would be the UltraSwim Dynamic Duo Repair Shampoo and Conditioner.

#1 UltraSwim Dynamic Duo Repair Shampoo and Conditioner

The summer is here, and if you are far away from the nearest sea, you will probably be spending your time at a local swimming pool. This means that your hair will be damaged by the chlorine, and this is where the UltraSwim Dynamic Duo Repair Shampoo and Conditioner steps in.

This product for chemically treated hair contains moisturizers, humectants, Aloe, and Vitamin E to nourish your hair. This shampoo also removes the chlorine and the chlorine odor. After using this product your hair will smell fresh and clean, not to mention that your permed hair will stay safe.

Our rating: 4.6


Deep conditioner for chemically treated hair

If your hair is very dry or damaged, you may need deep conditioning. A deep conditioner will deal with the issues which arise from spending a lot of time in the sun, and it will keep your permed hair safe.

#2 Joico K-Pak Intense Hydrator Treatment

If your hair has been chemically treated over the years, it has probably lost both thickness and density. Perhaps your hair has become so weak and brittle that you keep finding large clumps of hair after running a brush through your hair. All of those problems can be solved with Joico K-Pak Intense Hydrator Treatment.

This product will help bring back the shine to your chemically treated hair, and it will do wonders on fixing the damage. After using this product your hair will feel silky soft and it will also be a lot healthier than it was before.

Our rating: 4.4


#3 Pure Body Naturals Coconut Oil Hair Mask

Does your permed hair look frizzy and damaged? Does it seem like an impossible mission to hydrate and strengthen your hair? Then you might try out the Pure Body Naturals Coconut Oil Hair Mask. This product is 100% natural and it is made with 100% pure cold-pressed coconut.

Moroccan argan oil will help repair the damage and control the frizziness, and the shea butter will give your hair the much-needed vitamin E. The Pure Body Naturals Coconut Oil Hair Mask is paraben and sulfate free, and it can be used to combat the fly-aways. It smells great, and it does wonders on chemically treated hair.

Our rating: 4.3


#4 TIGI Catwalk Curls Rock Amplifier

Women with permed hair know that having frizzy hair can be a nightmare, but TIGI Catwalk Curls Rock Amplifier is here to combat the problem. If you would like to have soft and bouncy curls, then give this product a go.

TIGI Catwalk Curls Rock Amplifier minimizes frizz, and defines and holds your curls. If you are worried about it containing panthenol, you should know that the concentration of Panthenol is extremely low. Panthenol also works as a humectant and a moisturizer, which is an extra bonus. Give this product a go, and your permed hair will thank you.

Our rating: 4.7


#5 Curl Cream Gel by Royal Locks

If someone were to tell you that there is a product which defines your curls, gives you a bouncy hold without crunchiness, and combats frizziness, you would probably call him a liar. Here we are, telling you the same thing about Curl Cream Gel by Royal Locks.

This product is perfect for you if you have permed hair. The Curl Cream Gel by Royal Locks will not crunch your hair, but it will help make your curls less unruly. This product has a nice subtle fragrance which doesn’t linger. If you want to give your permed hair the best, consider buying the Curl Cream Gel by Royal Locks.

Our rating: 4.5


Must Have Product for Everyone’s Budget

If you want to transform your chemically treated hair and prolong its life, then be sure to check out the following product.

John Frieda Frizz-Ease Original Serum

If we could give the “must-have” title to one product, it would be the John Frieda Frizz-Ease Original Serum. If you have permed hair, then consider adding this product to your collection. It tames your frizzy hair, protects and prolongs the life of chemically treated hair, and it does wonders with dry hair.

Summer is here, which means that you will be spending more time outdoors. You will be glad to know that the John Frieda Frizz-Ease Original Serum contains sunscreen which will protect your hair from heat. If you want to keep your chemically treated hair from being dry and frizzy, give this product a go.

Our rating: 4.6


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