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3 phases of hair growth
anagen(growing), cartage(intermediate phase), telogen(shedding)
the scientific study of hair is
trichology
part of the hair structure
follicle, arrector pilli muscle, bulb
the hair follicle is made up of ________ cells
epidermal
lower part of the hair root is
bulb
a face contains how many follicles per square inch
3200
lanugo means the hair that grows on a fetus before birth, it is sometimes also used to describe
fine downy hair
what legnth of time does hair grow before it reaches the surface of the skin
4-13 weeks
a female client who has moderate hirsutism could be
pregnant , be vitamin deficient, suffering from a hormone imblanlce
truly permanent hair removal
electrolysis
how does the galavanic method of electrolysis work
an electrical charge transforms saline in the follicle wall adn allows easy hair removal
when is laser hair removal most effective
in anagen stage
depilatories
cream that chemically kills unwanted hair
since they remove hair by breaking the contact between the bulb adn the papilla, tweezing, waxing, and sugaring are all methods of
epilation
how would u suggest a client solve an ongoing barbae folliculitis problem
shave in a different direction
what method of hair removal causes caustic alkali solution
depilation
______ is not used for wax removal
pellon
many estheticians prefer a roll on waxer b/c it is
less messy and more sanitary
before starting a wax treatment it is impt that u
have client sign waiver, do patch test, put on disposable gloves
pointed tip tweezers are best for
ingrown hairs
stainless steel tweezers are best choice b/c
wont corrode in a autoclave
_________ method of hair removal relies on radio waves
electronic tweezers
when should a hair growth inhibitor be applied
after waxing in salon
how often should u talk to client bout med history
at each visit
how long should hair be to be effectively removed by waxing
b/t 1/4 and 1/2 inch
how thick should hard wax be applied
bout thick as a nickel with a thicker end for pulling
if forceful pulling on a hair that is being removed causes blood or fluid to appear on teh surface of the clients skin, which of the following must you do
stop bleeding with antiseptic, sterilize nondisposable implements, dispose of disposable implements in a hazardous waste container
wax thermostat should be checked
monthly
keep eyebrows neatly tweezed
schedule weekly app
good product for helping wax adhere
cornstarch
important to avoid waxing over moles b/c
the mole can be traumatized adn cause future problems for the client
hirsutism is
any excessive hair growth that occurs on the face, arms, or legs of a woman. an over production of male hormone androgen
hypertrichosis is
unwanted hair develops in places where it usually doesnt occur