And I say this not as someone who has anything against pin-straight strands—I have naturally curly hair and am currently rocking a four-day-old blowout—but having perms back in the zeitgeist brings us one step closer to having society wholly-embrace curls. "Who doesn't love soft, tousled, and natural looking waves?And in 2016 there so many more products to help condition the hair and beat the frizz."1.

A larger rod will give you that soft tousled look."2.

It's more modern to set your hair imperfectly."I haphazardly place rods instead of the textbook precise even directional way that was used in the 80s," explains O'Meara.

"I have very curly hair myself, so I understand that natural curls and waves are never uniform." Editors' Note: Amen to that.4. It's the best way to ensure you're getting exactly the kind of waves or curls you want.

"Multiple variations really help so the two of you can work together on finding the look that best suits you," advises O'Meara.

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With so many titles under her belt, we can’t help but wonder how the Trinidadian beauty has the time to look so flawless.

Lucky for us, she decided to spill her beauty secrets, as she shared go-to products for her skin, hair, and makeup, as well as how she keeps her curls healthy and under control during the winter.

I've said it before and I'll say it again: We're in the midst of a hair renaissance.

I mean, as I type this, Dove is launching its new #Love Your Hair campaign, a mission devoted to broadening the definition of "beautiful hair" inspired by the unrealistic, one-note Google image search results for the term.

The thing is, this movement towards celebrating all hair types and textures isn't just inspiring us as women to appreciate what we were born with, but also, after decades of hair straightening treatments being "Perms are making a huge comeback! "I've been doing perms on the side like crazy—even the guys are calling me up for them!

Natural, woke-up-like-this hair has always been the ultimate achievement and thanks to a better understanding of waves and trends, the stigma had been lifted."Hurrah! also happen to be a perfect solution to the humidity creeping back into our lives."For summertime, women want less maintenance and more of a beachy look," explains Mia Loughnane, a colorist at Antonio Prieto Salon.