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technique used to build a soft cushion or mesh two or more curl patterns together or a uniform and smooth comb out; also called ruffing
combing small sections of hair from the ends toward the scalp, causing shorter hair to mat at the scalp and form a cushion or base; also called teasing, ratting, matting, or french lacing
pin curls with large center openings, fastened to the head in a standing position on a rectangular base
stationary, or nonmoving, foundation of a pin curl, which is the area closest to the scalp; the panel of hair on which a roller is placed
cascade or stand up curls
pin curls fastened to the head in a standing position to allow the hair to flow upward and then downward
the part of the pin curl that forms a complete circle; also, the hair that is wrapped around the roller
nozzle attachment of a blow dryer; directs the air stream to any section of the hair more intensely
blow dryer attachment that causes the hair to flow more softly and helps to accentuate or keep texural definition
technique of passing a hot curling iron through through the hair before performing a hot press
process of shaping and directing the hair into a pattern of "s" shaped waves through the use of the fingers, combs, and waving lotions
foam or mousse
a light, airy, whipped styling product the resembles shaving foam and builds moderate body and volume into the hair
method of teporarily straightening extremely curly or unruly hair by means of a heated iron or comb
a styling product applied in the form of a mist to hold a style in position; available in a variety of holding strengths
half stem curl
curl placed half off the base; permits medium movement and gives good control to the hair
technique that removes 100 percent of the curl by applying the pressing comb twice on each side of the hair
liquid gels or texurizers
styling products that are lighter and more viscous or sticky than firm hold gels, used for easy styling, defining, and molding
technique removing 60 to 75 percent of the curl by applying a thermal pressing comb once on each side of the hair using slightly more pressure than in the soft press
no stem curl
curl placed directly on its base; produces a tight, firm, long lasting curl and allows minimum mobility
the position of a curl or a roller completely off its base for maximum mobility and minimum volume
pomade or wax
styling products that add considerable weight to the hair by causing strands to join together, showing seperation in the hair
technique of forcing the hair between the thumb and the back of the comb to create tension
sections of hair that is molded in a circular movement in preparation for the formation of curls
styling product ingredient that adds gloss and sheen to the hair while creating textural deifnition
technique of pressing the hair to remove 50 to 60 percent of the curl by applying the thermal pressing comb once on each side of the hair
section of the pin curl between the base and first arc of the circle that gives the circle its direction and movement; the hair between the scalp and the first turn of the roller
styling product applied to damp hair that is wavy, curly, or extremely curly, and then blown dry; relaxes the hair for a smooth, straight look
an implement comprised of a rod handle, barrel or rod, and shell that is made of quality steel used to dry hair using heat
thermal waving and curling
methods of waving and curling straight or pressed hair using thermal irons and special manipulative curling techniques on dry hair
styling product that adds volume to the shape, especially at the base, when the hair is blow dryed
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