A chemically based permanent waving product that has a pH from 7.5 to 9.5. Stronger than acid perms, alkaline perms are designed to produce tight, firm, springy curls rather than the looser curls produced by acid perms.
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The National Cosmetology Association Hall of Fame is located in St. Louis, Missouri. New members are inducted into the Cosmetology Hall of Fame at the annual convention held every summer.