Pivot Point Cosmetology Gr 11-12
Terms in this set (31)
The study of hair
The part of the hair located below the skin surface.
Scaley outer layer of the hair
middle layer of the hair, soft elastic quality
center layer of the hair, may be missing
protein present in skin, hair, and nails
The tube-like depression or pocket in the skin or scalp that contains the hair root.
"growing stage" hair bulb has an attached root sheath. hair is darker
"transitional stage" ALL cell division stops. only lasts a few weeks.
"resting stage" hair bulb has no attached root sheath. Hair falls out.
colour or pigment of hair and skin
A person with no pigment in the skin and hair
degree of coarseness or fineness in the hair fiber
judged by the # of active hair follicles per square inch
the ability of the hair to absorb moisture
the ability of the hair to stretch and return to its original length without braking
hair tangled together
technical term for gray hair
is an excessive growth of hair
technical term for head lice
a skin disease characterized by dry red patches covered with silvery scales
loose scales shed from the scalp
Scaly, Round, itchy patch on skin. (Contagious)
infestation of head lice on the scalp
excessive hair loss
round or irregular patches w/o an inflamed scalp
part of the hair above skin surface
arrector pili muscle
The small, involuntary muscle that causes goosebumps
oil-secreting gland in the dermis that is associated with hair follicles
oily substance secreted by sebaceous glands