Topic Tag: dermaplaning

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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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 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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Salon / Treatment area hygiene

❖ Clean the salon thoroughly daily❖ Clean the treatment area before and after every client❖ Use clean fresh towels for each client (dirty linen must be laundered at a minimum of 60°)❖ Creams, lotions and sprays should be dispensed from purpose-specific pump or spray bottles where possible, otherwise use a clean disposable spatula to remove …

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