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OLAPLEX 12 Step Perming System

1. Do a thorough consultation to understand what the client wants, doesnít want, and try to read between the lines into maybe what they arenít saying.

2. Shampoo the hair with a good chelating/de-mineralizing shampoo.

3. If the hair is compromised, lightened, color-treated or previously permed, take equal amounts of OLAPLEX No.2 and a good protein conditioner/reconstructor, mix in a bowl, apply to the towel dried hair, working it through the highly porous/damaged areas with your fingers. After being applied, sit the client under a comfortably hot dryer without a plastic bag (you want the mixture to dry thoroughly into the hair) Once bone-dry, mist clientís hair with water and proceed to wrap perm. You can skip this step with normal or virgin hair.

4. After perm is wrapped add 1/16 of an ounce of OLAPLEX No.1 to waving lotion. Apply to rods. This will not slow down or hinder the processing time.

5. Test curl immediately to gauge how long to set your timer for. Use your professional judgment when determining your test curl intervals.

6. Once the test curl is fully developed, rinse with as hot water as possible to flush away any thio residues.

7. Towel blot thoroughly, I use terry first, then follow up with paper towels.

8. Creep Time is the time between when you finish towel blotting and the time you begin to apply the neutralizer. With normal hair I leave 5 minutes before applying the neutralizer, fine hair and overly porous hair up to 30 minutes. This allows the softened hair to settle into its new formation and helps with curl resiliency and durability in the end result.

9. Add 1/16 ounce of OLAPLEX No.1 to neutralizer.

10. Follow the steps below according to the hair type you are working on (mix the OLAPLEX Mixture in a non-spraying applicator bottle)

11. After removing rods, rinse with cool water and give a light shampoo. There is no need for a 48-hour waiting period after doing neutralization with OLAPLEX. As this finishes oxidation, you may shampoo after. We do not recommend using No.2 due to weight and length of time left on the hair. If you have used OLAPLEX throughout the whole process

12. Style as usual.


Extremely Damaged

USE OLAPLEX No.1 Without Diluting
Apply Neutralizer To Each Rod, Time For 5 Minutes. Rinse Rods And Towel Blot. Apply OLAPLEX Over Each Rod, Set A Timer For 5 Minutes. At The End Of The First 5 Minutes, Reapply OLAPLEX Over Each Rod And Time For An Additional 5 Minutes. Remove Rods And Rinse Thoroughly.

Tinted and Highlighted (Multi-Dimensional)

Mix 1ounce Of OLAPLEX No.1 With 3 Ounces Of Water (Distilled Is Preferred But Not Necessary Unless You Have Hard Water)
Apply Neutralizer To Each Rod And Immediately Apply the OLAPLEX Mixture Down Over Neutralizer. Time For 5 Minutes. Reapply The OLAPLEX Mixture And Time For An Additional 5 Minutes. Remove Rods And Rinse Thoroughly.

Tinted

Mix 1ounce Of OLAPLEX No. 1 With 3 Ounces Of Water (Distilled Is Preferred But Not Necessary Unless You Have Hard Water)
Apply Neutralizer To Each Rod And Immediately Apply OLAPLEX Mixture Down Over Neutralizer. Time For 10 Minutes. Remove Rods And Rinse Thoroughly.

Normal/Virgin

Mix 1ounce Of OLAPLEX No. 1 With 3 Ounces Of Water (Distilled Is Preferred But Not Necessary Unless You Have Hard Water)
Apply Neutralizer To Each Rod And Immediately Apply OLAPLEX Mixture Down Over Neutralizer. Time For 10 Minutes. Remove Rods And Rinse Thoroughly.

Please Note: The OLAPLEX Mixture stay fresh for at least two weeks if capped and it is always good to keep some premixed available to use.