Flashcards in Dry and finish men's hair Deck (15)
How can hair density affect the drying process?
Choice of styling tool. Styling time.
What does hygroscopic mean?
The ability to absorb moisture from the air.
What is alpha keratin?
The hair in its natural state (wet).
What is beta keratin?
The hair in its new formed state.
What bonds are effected when styling men's hair?
Hydrogen and salt bonds.
What part of the hair structure are the hydrogen and salt bonds found?
What effect does heated equipment have on the hair structure?
Moisture is removed from the hair. Bonds are broken and reformed. Hair is stretched into new shape.
What style would best suit a round face?
Flat at the side and fullness on top.
Why are styling and finishing products used?
They put a protective coating on the hair shaft keeping out moisture. This enables the style to stay in longer.
When would you use a round brush?
Create volume, waves or straighten.
When would you use a flat brush?
Minimal volume. Straight and smooth.
Why is airflow direction important?
To smooth cuticle. Prevent frizz. The hair is directed to suit the style.
Why is a nozzle used when drying?
Directs the heat to a specific point. Makes the cuticle lie flat.
How can incorrect application of heat affect the hair and scalp?
Colour fade. Burn the scalp. Damage the cuticle.