Even if you have no knowledge or experience in perming hair, this book can teach you how to perm anyone's hair. This step-by-step, fully illustrated guide to perming hair can be used for all types of hair, whether long, short, thick, fine, straight or curly. Perming for men and women is the same. Methods and techniques may change but the basics of perming remain the same. The book teaches the chemical make-up of a perm, how to choose a perm, how to choose the rod size, the 'basic' perm wrap, piggy-back wrapping and other variations of wrapping a perm. This book was written for the non-professional and is simple enough for the average person to master.