There are countless perm styles to choose from, each equally gorgeous and capable of complementing any facial structure.

But if you’re eager to stay ahead of the trends and love to draw inspiration from your favourite Korean celebs, you’ve come to the right place.

We’ve curated a list of the hottest perms that you’ll see on your favourite Korean celebs this year! From chic waves to playful curls, we’ve got the inside scoop on the styles that are stealing the spotlight.

P.s. But first, find out if your hair type suits getting a perm.

S-Shaped Curls


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S-curls have and will always be a popular type of perm. Among the various styles, the S-shaped wavy roll stands out with its distinctive charm. This style features fluffy curls starting from the hair root, forming an S-shape.

It offers a delightfully airy and light touch to your hair, making it perfect for those who want to add a subtle sense of flow, steering away from a completely straight look.

The fluffy curls not only contribute to a youthful look but also bring out a sweet and innocent vibe. They also give your hair a significant boost in volume. The natural cascading curls work wonders in shaping your face, softening the edges, and highlighting your features.

Jelly Perm


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The jelly perm, also known as “hippie perms”, brings a new twist that is inspired by cold waves. This cool technique focuses on adding extra volume, resulting in a stylish and adorable look. Think of it as a more relaxed version of a big, bouncy perm, with smaller curls.

The curls start from the upper part of your hair, with layers that create defined and luxurious curls. The perm effect gives your hair a wonderfully fluffy look, making it appear fuller. With a quick blow-dry, you’ll get beautifully three-dimensional curls that give you a casual and chic look.

Cloud Perm

If you’re looking for a chic and womanly vibe, the Cloud Perm is definitely a top choice. The Cloud Perm is known for its soft and bouncy curls that are light as a feather. Unlike other hairstyles with defined layers, this one has an effortless and airy vibe.

The curls are full and three-dimensional, yet they don’t weigh down the hair, making it perfect for those with medium and short hair lengths. What sets this style apart is the relaxed and carefree curvature from the roots to the ends, giving it a trendy and voluminous look.

Adding a side-swept fringe not only accentuates your facial features but also adds a touch of femininity and charm.

Elizabeth Perm


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Characterised by large, loose soft S-shaped curls, the Elizabeth perm is a trendy choice for those with medium to long hair, offering an elegant appearance. These curls provide a light and voluminous shape, making it perfect a perfect choice for individuals with thinner hair and are aiming to boost volume while keeping a beautiful form!

Flow Perm

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If your hair is between shoulder and chest length, the Flow Perm is the bomb!

This trendy Flow Perm is all about embracing the beauty of continuous wave lines. It gives off a natural and effortless vibe with cascading step-down curls and subtle layers, creating a seamless, flowing look. It’s perfect for anyone who wants a relaxed style with a touch of fun.

Hush Perm


The Hush perm is all about those medium or longer layers, with some wispy ‘see-through’ bangs and face-framing layers.

It’s specially crafted to contour your face flawlessly. And with the magic of a perm, you get a hairstyle that’s both light and dense, giving it a three-dimensional vibe.

Trojan Perm

Perfect for those with long hair, Trojan Perm adds a touch of romance, sexiness, and relaxation to your look, especially with its voluminous and full appearance, particularly at the ends.

If you want a hairstyle that exudes romance while still maintaining a cool and exotic vibe, the Trojan Perm is the perfect option for you.

C-Curls Perm

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While S-curl perms create S-shaped curls, C-curl perms offer a similar style with C-shaped curls, adding natural waves to straight hair. These curls start midway down your hair, flowing down naturally for a laid-back and casual curly look.

This process avoids the tightness of traditional perms, providing a softer and bouncier appearance. With a touch of effortlessness, it enhances volume and imparts gentle waves to your gorgeous locks for a relaxed and gorgeous look.

Wind Perm


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Wonderfully suited for those with short hair, the wind perm imparts a carefree “wind-in-my-hair” feeling!

Think of it like a bob haircut, but with more volume at the top and some soft layers at the ends. And if you add airy or curtain bangs, it makes you look super cute and elegant, making you seem younger than you really are.

Magic Straight Perm


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This perm technique, also called a magic setting perm, doesn’t actually create curls or waves. And with proper care, it can last up to six months.

Instead, it eliminates frizz and gives you the sleek and smooth locks that you often see on K-pop celebrities and in product commercials.

However, if you prefer, you can still achieve a smooth hair texture with some volume and curls.

How To Maintain and Care For Permed Hair?


To keep permed hair looking fab, there are a number of things you can do. But, before you leave the salon, do check with your hairstylist on what type of shampoo will suit perm hair best. As some shampoos may not be ideal for those with permed hair.

And when it’s washing hair day, make sure to pat your hair dry gently with a towel instead of rubbing it aggressively. Apart from these, some other ways you can care for your permed hair includes:

  • Avoid washing your hair 48 to 72 hours after getting a perm done
  • Minimise heat styling as that could damage your perm
  • Use a wide-toothed comb to avoid breakage and still have the curls cascading down naturally

With these tips, your permed locks will stay gorgeous and healthy!

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