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Contra-actions

Contra-actions are reactions of a client caused by a treatment taking place.You must explain to your client what/if any reactions to expect during/after the treatment.It is always advisable to do a patch test with products that you are using for the first time to make sure that your client is not allergic to anything in …

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Anagen, Catagen & Telogen

Anagen Anagen is the growing period of a hair follicle. Catagen At the end of the growth period, hair follicles prepare themselves for the resting phase. Telogen Telogen is the resting period of a hair follicle, it is usually 3-4 months in length and at the end of this period older hairs that have finished …

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Hair Growth Cycle

Each hair follicle lives in a cycle consisting of a long period of growth followed by a relatively short period of rest. During the rest period, the hair is still attached to the hair follicle, but it is not growing. After the resting phase, the hair is shedding, and a newer hair begins to grow, …

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Facial Bones & Cranial bones

Cranial bones:❖ Frontal bone❖ Two parietal bones❖ Sphenoid boneCollectively, these bones provide a solid bony wall around the brain, with only a few openings for nerves and blood vessels.Facial BonesThe 14 bones that support the muscles and organs of the face are collectively known as our facial bones.The facial bones consist of:❖ Mandible❖ maxillae (singular: …

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The Dermis

The Dermis is considered the blood layer of the skin.Composed of Connective Tissue Proper and heavily embedded with Collagen and elastic fibres that provide the support and coverage of all the important soft tissues of the body.Found in the Dermis of the skin are sensory receptors, blood vessels, lymph vessels, hair follicles, and sweat glands. …

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The Epidermis

The Epidermis is made up of many layers of fibrous connective tissue, there are no blood vessels in the epidermis but it’s the deepest layer and is supplied with lymph fluid.This skin is further divided into five, separate layers. In order from most superficial to deepest, they are the:❖ Stratum Corneum❖ Stratum Lucidum❖ Stratum Granulosum❖ …

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Methods of hygiene and sterilising for specific tools

❖ Large bowl – Chemical sterilisation between each client❖ Small bowl – Chemical sterilisation between each client❖ Facial sponge x2 – Chemical sterilisation❖ Extractor tool – Chemical sterilisation❖ Optional LED mask – Always disinfect with the surgical spirit after each client.❖ 10-gauge rounded edge scalpel – Disposed of in sharps box, single-use only.❖ Sharps box …

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Sterilisation

Sterilising Equipment Kills all living organisms.Several ways to sterilise the equipment:❖ UV lightAn enclosed steel cabinet that emits UV light when closed to kill off any bacteria❖ AutoclaveWorks by heating water under pressure to 100° which kills all germs.❖ Barbicide (Chemical sterilisation)The liquid used to soak instruments, ammonia can be used as the liquid within …

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