Jheri Curl Definition

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.
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Other Word Forms of Jheri Curl


Jheri curl
Jheri curls

Origin of Jheri Curl

  • From Jheri nickname of Robert William Redding (1907–1998), American cosmetologist and businessman who developed the process used to create the hairstyle

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • After its inventor Jheri Redding.

    From Wiktionary

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