Curl development test step-by-step

With Charmaine Piche
Duration4 minutes
Skill levelFoundation
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Familiarize yourself with when and how to perform a curl development test in this foundation MHD perming step-by-step. A hairstylist or barber must be able to identify when a perm solution has developed long enough. This crucial test ensures the desired result is visible before moving onto the next steps of a perming service.

Members can also download our Curl Development Test fact sheet.

Technical skills

  • Creating curl
  • Creating movement
  • Curl development test


Contributor: Charmaine Piche
Model: Aimee Taylor
Make-Up Artist: Melissa Bourne
Photographer: Andrew Gilbert

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