I have long coarse hair. I love profective perms. They come in a pack w/ 2 touchups and u only have to bass ur scalp w/ some oil sheen and the neutralizer is great. They also come in color refreshers that add nice highlights while neutralizing. Besides that dr miracles is the best home perm. May I recommend if you do home perms go to sallys and buy the brush that ppl use in salons- the little one that u can part with and put product on with. I hate the popsicle sticks and ur arms don't get tired.