Topic Category: Brown Lamination Course

Tinting the Brows

Once the brow lamination has been completed you can then tint the brows if the client requires it. You will need:Tint (natural brown is the most popular colour)Developer cream in 3%Dappen dishClean micro brushes or applicatorsTissuesCheck the manufacturer’s instructions for tint to oxidant ratio. We use the brand Bronson which requires equal parts oxidant to tint (1:1). …

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Trimming the brows

This step only needs to be carried out if your client has very long brows and does not want them to look too fluffy. Brush the brows into an upright position and carefully trim the tips of the hairs. Less is more here, take too much away and you risk leaving the brows looking patchy! 

Applying the lotion

You must refer to the manufacturer for solution timings as different brands have different processing times.  PLEASE NOTE: You cannot just use the lash lift timings, you need to check with the manufacturer what timings they recommend for use on brows. Not all lash lift solutions can be safely used on brows, so again CHECK …

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Applying any product to the face

1 – You must first make sure the brows and surrounding skin is clean and free from oils and make-up. Cleanse the area with an oil-free makeup remover such as simple. Cleanse the hairs using protein remover wipes to remove excess oils, this gives a deeper cleanse and better prep. Dry with a clean tissue. …

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Other things to look out for:

⦁ Recent botox/fillers: Client must wait 7 days after botox and 2 weeks after filler before having treatment in the area.⦁ Recent chemical peel/ microdermabrasion: The skin will be too thin to wax over. You must wait a minimum of 2 weeks after microdermabrasion, and as long as the doctor who has carried out the …

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Methods of Sterilisation

⦁ The main methods of sterilisation are heat, chemical and radiation.⦁ Sterilisation – the destruction of all micro-organisms.⦁ Disinfection – some destruction of micro-organisms.

Hair Structure: Layers

MEDULLA: The medulla is the innermost layer of thefollicle but isn’t always found in vellus hair. It’s formed of looselyconnected, keratinised cells with air spaces in between. The medulla determinesthe sheen and colour tones of the hair by light reflection.CORTEX: This middle layer forms the bulk of the hair. Itcontains melanin that gives hair its …

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Handy Hints

The hair bulb is the base of the hair follicle that is present in hair that is removed by waxing or tweezing during the anagen phase of hair growth. It houses the dermal papilla and its lower part is called the matrix. The epithelial root sheath is made up of two parts: an outer area …

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The hair shaft

The hair shaft ⦁ This comes out from the follicle on the skin’s surface. It’s considered dead because it’s been keratinised; the hair in the follicle that isn’t visible on the surface is considered living. There are three layers that make up the hair shaft. Sebaceous glands⦁ These apocrine glands are found all over the …

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