Hairdressing Science


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The third edition of Hairdressing Science has been fully revised with the requirements of S/NVQ level 2 in hairdressing. It covers only those aspects of the science which are relevant to hairdressing, and integrates these with hairdressing topics.nn




  • Revised to be S/NVQ level 2 specific.
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  • Emphasis placed on safer handling and use of chemicals and hairdressing appliances.
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  • Includes end-of-chapter questions to check comprehension.
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  • Includes list of common hairdressing chemicals and uses of each.
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  • Glossary of the scientific and hairdressing terms used in this book has now been added.
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  • Ideal text for NVQ/SVQ Hairdressing level 2.
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Table of Contents

nnPart 1: Health and safetynn1. The hairdresser – appearance and personal hygienenn2. The salon – healthy working conditionsnn3. Prevention of the spread of infectionnn4. Safety and first-aidnn5. Electrical safety devicennPart 2: Hair and hair growthnn6. Hairnn7. The scalp and hair growthnnPart 3: Consultation and Diagnosisnn8. Disorders of the scalp and hairnn9. Hair conditionnn10. Deciding on a style and possible chemical processingnnPart 4: Treatment and chemical processingnn11. Conditioning treatments for the hair and scalpnn12. Shampooing the hairnn13. Setting and blow-dryingnn14. Permanent wavingnn15. Colouring hairnnPart 5: Hairdressing for Afro clientsnn16. Afro hairdressingnnnnHairdressing Science is a prescribed text for students studying hairdressing at Templemore College Co.Tipperary

Additional information




Florence Openshaw


1995, 3rd Edition

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