I am hoping that it will become softer and looser and the weeks go on. I expect the most dramatic difference will occur after the first few washes. My goal was to obtain a beach wave look. Over all so far I think it has potential more than that I a happy with its present state. Please check out my other video for more inforamtion on not only perms, but other management sytems for thinning or extremely fine hair (inlcuding proseic peices/ wigs).