Pre-perm test curl tutorial

Duration8 minutes
Skill levelFoundation
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This tutorial will guide you through the basics of performing a pre-perm test curl. When handling fragile, porous hair or hair with a doubtful history or doubtful previous chemical treatments, it is advisable to perform a pre-perm test curl. The pre-perm test curl will help you determine if there will be any potential problems when carrying out the full perming service.

Members can also download our Pre-perm Test Curl fact sheet.

Technical skills

  • Anti-oxidant
  • Contra-indications
  • Development test curl
  • Fragile
  • Hair quality
  • Lotion strength
  • Manufacturer's instructions
  • Neutralise
  • Occipital bone
  • Porous
  • Pre-perm test curl
  • Previous chemical treatments
  • Processing time
  • Rod size
  • Sectioning
  • Tests
  • Winding

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