Flashcards in Chapter 18 - Hair Removal Deck (35)
Do all follicles contain hair?
What is the outermost layer of the hair shaft?
What is not one of the three main structures of the hair follicle?
Arrector pili muscle
What stage should you remove hair for it to be the most effective and long term?
Excessive hair growth on the face, arms, and legs, especially in women
An excessive growth of hair
The process of removing hair by means of electricity
What isn't one of the three methods of electrolysis
Uses high frequency current to produce heat, which coagulates and destroys the hair follicle
Uses intense light to destroy the growth cells of the hair bulb
T/F Light hair responds best to laser treatment
Uses a quick flash of light heating the targeted area without burning the surrounding skin
Intense pulses light (IPL)
T/F photoepilation is common in spas
Process of removing hair at or near the level of the skin
Process of removing hair from the bottom of the follicle by breaking contact between the bulb and the papilla
What is the main method of depilation?
Term for infected follicles or ingrown hairs from shaving or other hair removal methods such as waxing
Substance used for temporarily removing superfluous hair by dissolving at skin level
What is not a way hard wax is available
What is a negative effect of soft wax?
What is used to spread a large thin coat of wax on the legs?
Hard plastic spatula
What size should a wax strip for the underarms be?
1 1/2" to 5"
What is not a contraindication for waxing?
What is the shortest you should trim hair before waxing?
What should you do before every service when waxing?
Patch test the product
What angle should you hold an applicator when applying wax?
What should you do post wax?
A cold compress of baking soda and water
What should you not do when waxing eyebrows?
Tweeze stray, uneven hairs
Removes the hair outside the normal bikini line?
American bikini wax