How to saturate a perm tutorial

With Charmaine Piche
Duration6 minutes
Skill levelFoundation
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Gain knowledge on how to saturate a perm in this foundation MHD perming video tutorial with salon owner and freelance educator Charmaine Piche. You will explore the three stages of the perming process, the types of perms available and the methods of saturation.

Members can also download our How to Saturate a Perm factsheet.

Technical skills

  • Acid
  • Activators
  • Alkaline
  • Anti-oxidant
  • Anti-oxy
  • Creeping oxidation
  • Cuticle
  • Disulphide bonds
  • Exothermic
  • Fixing
  • Glyceryl monothioglycolate
  • Moulding
  • Porosity
  • Pre-damping
  • Pre-perm treatments
  • Saturation
  • Softening
  • pH


Contributor: Charmaine Piche
Model: Rino Oyabu
Make-Up Artist: Melissa Bourne
Photographer: Andrew Gilbert

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