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What is the third stage of hair growth?
How does thermolysis destroy hair follicles?
Burning them with heat
What is another name for threading?
What is trichology?
Scientific study of hair and its diseases
What is vellus hair?
Fine, soft, downy hair
What is oily skin a contraindication for?
What is NOT a contraindication for facial waxing?
Recent steam treatments
How long must hair be in order to remove it with waxing?
What should clients avoid for at least 24 to 48 hours after waxing?
What can lead to the production of new terminal hairs?
removing fine (vellus) hair on areas not covered by terminal hairs
What happens to lanugo hair shortly after birth?
Replaced either by vellus hairs or by terminal hairs
What happens during puberty?
Follicles switch from producing vellus hairs to terminal hairs
What is the acronym ACT used too help estheticians rememberer?
stages of hair growth
What is anagen?
First stage of hair growth
What describes the arrestor pili muscle?
appendage of the hair follicle
What is infected inflammation of the hair follicle?
What is the second stage of hair growth?
What is the function of a depilatory?
Temporarily removing superfluous hair by dissolving it at skin level
What is the removal of hair by means of an electric current that destroys the hair root?
What is removing hair from the follicles via tweezing or waxing?
Where is the hair bulb located?
base of follicle
What shape does a hair follicle take?
Why is it beneficial that each thread is discarded after use during the threading process?
makes threading more sanitary than waxing
What type of skin might benefit from sugaring as an alternative form of epilation?
What direction is product applied during the hand method of sugaring?
against the hair growth
What direction is product applied during the spatula method of sugaring?
with the hair growth
What epilation technique is associated with the dangers of burns severe enough for blisters, failure to remove hair, and the removal of actual skin?
What is NOT a form in which hard waxes are available?
What is true of soft wax?
Has a lower melting point than hard wax
What is true of stainless steel slant-tipped tweezers?
they are best for general tweezing
What is pellon used to make?
What is the shape of the hair papilla?
What function does the hair root perform?
Anchoring the hair to the skin cells
What is hirsutism?
Unusual hair growth on body parts normally bearing downy hair
What is the term for excessive hair growth where hair does not normally grow?
What does the acronym IPL stand for?
Intense pulsed light
When in life does the human body grow lanugo hair?
What is NOT true of laser hair removal?
Several wavelengths are used at a time
What does photoepilation use to remove hair?
IPL and laser hair removal
What is NOT contained within the pilosebaceous unit?
What is an ancient method of hair removal?
How long does a hair located on the scalp grow each month, on average?
When does the latent phase of hair growth occur?
After telogen and before anagen
What is considered to be the only true method of permanent hair removal?
What hair removal procedure is performed by inserting small needles into the hair follicles?
What effect does galvanic electrolysis have?
Chemical decomposition of the hair follicle
What is NOT true of shaving?
It permanently removes hair
What can be corrected by changing the direction of shaving?
prevalence of ingrown hairs
For what type of skin is tweezing often a better alternative to waxing?
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