The category: Perm 

The award: Best Bespoke Perm

The winner: Trend Perm, $260 (inclusive of a haircut, pre- and post-perm treatments)

At Kimage, while every cut and hair service is tailored to you, the Trend Perm takes it one step further. Working with your hair texture and hair goals, the stylist will customise the perm technique, from S-curls, C-curls, loose waves or a combination of different styles, to help you achieve the perfect tousled tresses. The result is a low-damage perm that is low in maintenance too.  

What happened after we tried the treatment

Left: Before the perm; Right: After the perm

 “I visited Kimage’s Parkway Parade outlet for my perm, and was pleasantly surprised at the stylist’s skill and attention to detail.

She not only prepared references of the type of perm and curls that would look best with my hair length and face shape, but also took the time to listen to my concerns about daily styling. 

She went out of her way to ensure that my perm would turn out just as I wanted. This included spending 15 minutes holding up the hot rollers on my curtain bangs because otherwise, they would have landed on my face.    

During the perming process, she even made sure to curl the ends of my hair while relaxing the length so that my hair wouldn’t look too poofy all over. Her eye for this detail ensured an ideal smooth/curl balance – it’s great if you like that slight curl at the ends, but don’t have the time to tong or curl your hair every day, like me. 

Most importantly, my hair didn’t feel rough or look like it had undergone a major chemical treatment, which is a big plus for me. Once you learn how to style it, the perm is really low maintenance.

My hair looks so good that I’ve made up my mind to get it again, once the curls grow out.”

You can also try

Balayage, from $230 (inclusive of a haircut): The colour treatment won the award for Best Balayage with Minimal Bleaching in this year’s Her World Hair Awards. If you’re looking for a gradual, natural-looking highlight effect to add extra dimension and body to your hair, this balayage style is perfect. The colour palette is tailored to your hair type and skin tone, and colour placement is meticulously done to accentuate the different tones. We loved the fresh new colour and the many compliments we received. 

The Trend Perm was done at Kimage Parkway Parade, at #02-46/47 Parkway Parade, tel: 6743-2700, while Balayage (above) is available at #03-109 Tiong Bahru Plaza, tel: 6271-2700. To find out about the salon’s other locations, visit here.

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