Jheri curlJher·i curl
A hairstyle, typically having a wet or glossy appearance, in which tightly curled hair is first relaxed by a chemical application and then given a loosely curled permanent that is maintained by the frequent application of conditioning sprays and other products.
Origin of Jheri curlFrom Jheri nickname of Robert William Redding (1907-1998), American cosmetologist and businessman who developed the process used to create the hairstyle
(plural Jheri curls)
After its inventor Jheri Redding.