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Milady Chapter 5: Skin Analysis
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what is a characteristic of seborrhea?
Which factors that affect the skin are considered intrinsic?
how would you define these effects on the skin:pollutants, overexfoliation, climate, and photosensitivity?
what is true of sun damage?
it is the main extrinsic cause of aging
what does dehydrated skin lack?
what is true of normal skin?
it has a good oil-water balance
What skin type is associated with the treatment goals of maintenance and preventative care?
If your primary treatment goals are to soothe, calm, and protect, then your client most likely has ___________ skin.
Which habit is not healthy for the skin?
plenty of sun exposure
What are contraindications?
factors that prohibit a treatment
what type of skin condition is indicated by redness and is a result of distended capillaries from weakening of the capillary walls?
What does the Fitzpatrick scale measure?
Skin's ability to tolerate ultraviolet (UV) exposure
when should you analyze the clients skin type and conditions?
Before performing services
what type on the Fitzpatrick scale is a person with Latin American heritage, dark hair, dark brown eyes, and who rarely burns?
what are the general characteristics of type 2 skin on the Fitzpatrick scale?
Light skin; varied eye color; varied hair color; burns easily and tans minimally
how would you describe the unexposed skin for type 6 skin on the Fitzpatrick scale?
dark brown or black skin
what is true of type 1 skin on the Fitzpatrick scale?
what is true of type 6 skin on the Fitzpatrick scale?
may never burn
What is a new phenomenon caused by consistently looking down at your cell phone?
what makes one person's skin darker than another person's skin?
greater amounts of melanin
what skin type is more likely to have a greater problem with hyperpigmentation than the other skin types?
what is a characteristic of actinic keratosis?
rough area resulting from sun exposure, sometimes peeling off
what is a characteristic of erythema?
Redness caused by inflammation
Seizures or epilepsy are a contraindication for which treatment?
Electrical and light-based treatments that pulsate
what are skin types?
classifications that describe a person's genetic skin attributes
What are skin types primarily based on?
Oil production and lipids between cells
What can be indicated by the size of the pores in the T-zone and throughout the face?
what is not one of the four skin types?
What skin types require proper cleansing, exfoliating, and hydrating?
All skin types
what is a characteristic of dry skin?
tight feeling, slightly rough
which internal effect on the skin alters protein structures and decreases biological activity?
what is a characteristic of oily skin?
follicles that are visible or larger over most of the face
what is true of individuals with Fitzpatrick skin type 4?
They can become hyperpigmented from treatments
What helps to keep your skin healthy?
Eating a balanced diet, maintaining a calm attitude, and getting professional skin care treatments
what type of skin ages more slowly than the other types?
what is a characteristic of sensitive skin?
Fragile, thin skin and redness
what type of skin can be difficult to treat because of its low tolerance for products and stimulation?
what type on the Fitzpatrick is a person with almost translucent skin, blonde or red hair, light colored eyes, and possibly freckles?
what makes skin of the neck and décolleté different from the skin on the face?
Has fewer sebaceous glands
what is it called when you examine skin through touch to determine oiliness and elasticity?
what type of approach will help you to identify healthy habits and behaviors that are detrimental to skin health and allow you to better help clients?
Someone who lives along the equator will have a greater number of what compared to someone who lives at the North Pole?
What is true of Fitzpatrick skin types 5 and 6?
need more exfoliation and deep pore cleansing
Where is the décolleté?
Lower neck and chest
what types of products should not be used on the neck, as it may cause irritation?
alpha hydroxy acids
what can you do to maintain the results of your home care regimen and more effectively treat the signs of aging?
Get professional skin care treatments
If your pregnant client does not have written permission from their medical provider, which of the following treatments could you perform?
none of the above
if your client is allergic to aspirin, then you should not use products derived from:
Which form discloses the client's health history, all products and medications, medical conditions, any known allergies or sensitivities, their at-home skin care program, and skin care treatments the client has recently received?
what should be on the consent form?
what is the best tool to analyze the skin?
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