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Ch 11 Hair Removal
Penrose - Pivot Point
Terms in this set (66)
Hair that grows on the scalp
thick, course hair that grows on the face to form a beard
Soft, downy hair on the body at birth
Thin, soft, unpigmented hair covering the body
Thicker, pigmented hair that grows on areas of the body after puberty
Also known as growth phase; phase during which new hair is produced. Longest phase
The stage in which the hair begins to destroy itself as it disconnects from the papilla. Shortest phase. Signals the end of the growth phase
The phase in which the hair sheds, the follicle rests and prepares to resume to the anagen phase.
Painless method of hair removal that dissolves the hair at skin level
A temporary hair removal process that involves applying wax directly to the skin and then removing the wax and hair
Temporary hair removal method that involves twisting and rolling cotton thread along the surface of the skin, entwining the hair in the thread, and lifting it from the follicle.
Temporary hair removal method that involves the use of a thick, sugar-based paste. Utilizes a paste made primarily of sugar applied to the skin in a rolling motion
Electrolysis and laser hair removal
require the use of electrical equipment and specialized training and licensing; designed to damage the papilla and disrupt hair growth
Destroys the hair by using 12-14 needles to decompose the papilla (multiple needle process)
Involves inserting a single needle into the hair follicles. Provides a current that travels to the papilla for less than a second; coagulates cells, destroys papilla
Method of electrolysis that combines Galvanic and short-wave current
Laser hair removal
Emits a beam of light that passes through the skin to the hair follicle; hair absorbs light and transforms it into heat energy, destroying hair bulb
Photo epilation or pulsed light
uses an intense pulsed light beam to create a burst of energy that destroys the hair bulbs
Permanent hair removal requires the use of:
In what direction are eyebrow hairs tweezed?
in the direction of hair growth
Permanent hair removal uses an electric current to damage the cells of which part of the hair structure?
Apply wax at a 45° angle:
in the direction of hair growth
All of the following are methods of treating hypertrichosis EXCEPT:
applying antiseptic lotion
Which temporary hair removal service is beneficial for removing hair from both large and small areas of the body?
Which of the following hair removal methods utilizes a paste that is applied to the skin in a rolling motion?
Another term for permanent hair removal is:
Why is it not recommended to wax lanugo hair?
Skin may lose its softness
What should be applied to the skin following the use of a wax depilatory?
a soothing lotion or toner
The blend method of hair removal is a combination of thermolysis technology and:
Which hair removal treatment uses an intense, pulsed light beam that creates a burst of energy to destroy hair bulbs?
What hair removal method removes the hair by decomposing the papilla?
Which hair removal treatment uses wavelengths of light to penetrate and diminish or destroy the hair bulb?
laser hair removal
How do chemical depilatories remove unwanted hair?
By degrading the protein structure of the hair
The multiple-needle process is sometimes called:
The first and longest phase where hair actively grows is called:
Chemical hair removers are called:
How long do the results of a waxing service generally last?
4 to 6 weeks
Which of the following products sanitizes skin prior to the waxing service and removes buildup on the body from deodorants, body lotions and oils?
When shaping eyebrows, the space between the eyebrows should be:
equal to the width of the eye
What is a painless method of temporary hair removal called that dissolves hair at skin level?
Why does hair grow back after a temporary hair removal service?
hair is not destroyed at the root
The process of removing hair from the follicle is referred to as:
The electrolysis treatment offering the best results to clients with excessive or resistant hair growth is known as which of the following methods?
How long prior to a waxing service should the client cease shaving the area to be waxed?
2 to 4 weeks
How many methods of electrolysis are available?
Which of the following is a hair removal technique that involves applying a paste to the surface of the skin in a rolling motion?
All of the following statements are true about a chemical depilatory EXCEPT:
it removes hair by decomposing the papilla
Which of the following is caused by hormonal imbalances, and typically affects women by causing dark hair to grow in areas of the body such as the face, arms, legs and back?
Which of the following is a method of hair removal that requires the technician to insert a small needle into each hair follicle?
Which of the following descriptions identifies how photo-epilation works?
a burst of energy from an intense pulsed light beam is used to destroy the hair bulb
destroys the hair by decomposing the papilla. Twelve to 14 needles are inserted into individual follicles at a time and a low-level current is on for 30 seconds to 2.5 minutes.
Which phase of the service consultation educates the client regarding the needs of the skin as well as beneficial products and services?
What is generally the maximum time chemical depilatories are left on the skin?
The majority of professional waxing services are performed with:
How long, on average, does the complete life cycle of body hair last?
4 to 12 weeks
Which of the following is ideal for small areas and thinner, more sensitive skin?
In which method of electrolysis does the client only feel a tiny "flash" of heat?
thermolysis method of electrolysis
Which of the following products should be applied to areas surrounding hair that will be removed with a chemical depilatory, to prevent the chemical from seeping into unwanted areas?
Waxing over moles or warts may cause:
viruses or bacteria to spread
To determine the highest part of the arch when designing or shaping eyebrows:
The peak, or highest part of the arch, should occur over the outside of the iris of the eye.
Which of the following is an autoimmune disease in which the body's immune system is impaired or begins to fight against itself?
Sebaceous glands are attached to which of the following components of the skin?
In regard to the thermolysis method, what length of time does it take for the current to travel to the papilla?
Less than a second
An improperly trained electrologist can cause irreparable skin damage, such as:
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