Lesson Tag: waxing hygiene

Waxing Training lesson 9

Types of Wax, Products & Equipment Wax comes in two forms, warm (strip wax) and hot where no strip is required to remove the wax.  The warm wax is available as a honey type consistency, or a cream which is generally nicer for sensitive skin.  Wax is also available with or without scents or colour’s.  …

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Waxing Training lesson 8

Anatomy & Physiology Skin & Hair The skin is the largest organ of the body and has many varied functions.  It is self-healing and self-replacing.  Our skin becomes darker in colour to protect from excessive sunlight.  Skin is vital in the production of Vitamin D, and regulation of our body temperature. Functions: SHAPES & Vitamin …

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Waxing Training lesson 7

Contra Actions A reaction that occurs during or after a treatment. Redness (erythema) Mild blood spotting Mild tenderness Symptoms should resolve within 24 hours, and if not your client must advise you.  If severe reactions occur advise your client to seek medical advice. Problems and Explanations Blood Spotting: Caused by removal of coarse hairs, and …

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Waxing Training lesson 4

Hygiene As a therapist, you are constantly coming into contact with various members of the public.  It is imperative that you work hygienically at all times, and keep your tools and equipment clean and sterilised where possible to prevent any cross-contamination.  You must protect yourself as a therapist, and also your customers.  It is your …

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