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 (pûrm) Informal
A permanent.
tr.v. permed, perm·ing, perms
To give (hair) a permanent.


 (pĕrm, pyĕrm)
A city of west-central Russia on the Kama River in the foothills of the Ural Mountains. Founded in the early 1700s when a copper foundry was built there, it grew rapidly as an industrial center in the 1800s.


(Hairdressing & Grooming) hairdressing curled or styled with chemicals
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.permed - styled with permanent waves
curly - (of hair) having curls or waves; "they envied her naturally curly hair"


[ˈpɜːrmd] adj [hair] → permanenté(e)
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This type of procedure may discourage you due to some risks involved (such as skin irritation or, worse, it may even fry your lashes and make them fall out more quickly); however, if you are looking for a safe and effective treatment that will make your lashes stronger, longer, and healthier, then KeraLift will dispel all your worries and hesitations on getting your eyelashes permed.
The two biggest entries on the old Littlewoods coupon used to be 'Combi 5' and 'Combi 6' which were full perms of full perms - your selections were split into groups of five and permed two at a time for cover with eightfrom-tens.
I've always permed men's hair, but, in the past, it was very discreet.