Topic Category: Nails Training

Descent of Fat Pads

The face possesses certain fat pads that provide natural fullness and contour. As one age, these fat pads in the cheeks and under the eyes lose volume and begin to descend. The resultant effect is hollowness beneath the eyes and cheekbones along with deepening of the cheek folds and appearance of Jewels. These fat pads …

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HYGIENE

Protecting both yourself and your client from cross-infection is essential with each treatment provided. Any form of body contact should result in basic hygiene procedures being followed. Cross Infection – This is the transfer of infection from one person to another. There are two forms of cross-infection; direct cross infection and indirect cross-infection. Direct Cross …

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LEGISLATIVE REQUIREMENTS

• The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health 2002 • The Work Place Health Safety and Welfare Regulations 1992 Control of Substances Hazardous to Health 2002 is the law that requires employers to control substances that are hazardous to health. Within the beauty industry, you will work …

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HAZARDS

On becoming a nail technician there are hazards which need to be recognised. Electric Shocks – Do not have trailing wires and an annual pat test is suggested. Also if any wires become lose refrain from using the product until it has been checked by a registered electrician. Waste – This should be placed in …

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