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Advanced Hair Removal

ISBN-10: 1401881742
ISBN-13: 9781401881740
Edition: 2007
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Description: This extensive manual provides a modernized approach to hair removal and dispels the rumors, old wives tales, and half truths about hair growth, hair removal, and the techniques that are associated with the procedures. Deigned to act as a resource  More...

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Book details

List price: $52.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 6/8/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 346
Size: 8.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

This extensive manual provides a modernized approach to hair removal and dispels the rumors, old wives tales, and half truths about hair growth, hair removal, and the techniques that are associated with the procedures. Deigned to act as a resource for students and practicing aestheticians, Advanced Waxing and Hair Removal discusses the must-know subjects of anatomy and physiology; patient interviewing; charting; techniques; and how to grow a hair removal business; and includes patient studies, photographs and recommendations for treatment. Illustrated are the processes of hair removal by following several candidates through different hair removal techniques and provides many illustrations to observe the results. Documentation of treatment plans, interviewing techniques, and patient recommendations are made available to the reader. In addition, the book discusses the use of lasers, who can perform this procedure, how it works, and why it may be the single prong in the hair removal plan for a patient. With its simple, non-intimidating approach, this handbook provides the reader with advanced, updated, and need-to-know information about the hair removal process.

Pamela Hill, RN is Chief Executive Officer and president of Facial Aesthetics, the Pamela Hill Institute, and Pamela Hill Skin Care.

Preface
About the Authors
Acknowledgments
Reviewers
Introduction to Hair Removal
Key Terms
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Introduction to Hair Removal Methods
History and Origins of Hair Removal
Diseases that Increase Hair Growth
Training Technicians on Hair Removal Procedures
OSHA and Safety
Employment Options
Conclusion
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Chapter Questions
Chapter References
Bibliography
Anatomy and Physiology of the Hair and Skin
Key Terms
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Skin Anatomy
The Layers of the Skin
The Skin's Pigmentation
The Dermis
Hypodermis or Subcutaneous Tissue
Skin Physiology
The Pilosebaceous Unit
When Hair Begins to Grow on the Body
Conclusion
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Chapter Questions
Chapter References
Bibliography
Hormones and Hair Growth
Key Terms
Learning Objectives
Introduction
The Endocrine System
The Gonads
Introduction to Hirsutism and Hypertrichosis
Hirsutism
Hypertrichosis
Hormonal Syndromes that Contribute to Excessive Hair Growth
Conclusion
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Chapter Questions
Chapter References
Bibliography
Consultations
Key Terms
Learning Objectives
Introduction
The Office Consultation
Client Expectations
Conclusion
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Chapter Questions
Bibliography
The Tools of the Trade
Key Terms
Learning Objectives
Introduction
The Treatment Room
Wax
Medications that Affect Hair Growth
Conclusion
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Chapter Questions
Bibliography
Skin Typing and Hair Removal
Key Terms
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Fitzpatrick Skin Type
Hypopigmentation
Hyperpigmentation
Skin Type and Electrolysis
Skin Type and Waxing
Skin Type and Laser Hair Removal
Conclusion
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Chapter Questions
Chapter References
Bibliography
Lasers and Hair Removal
Key Terms
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Lasers and Light Sources
Safety in the Laser Treatment Room
Patient Selection
Effects of Laser on Skin Type
The Laser Hair Removal Treatment
The Laser Treatment Parameters
Hair Growth Following Laser Treatment
Side Effects
State Licensure
Conclusion
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Chapter Questions
Chapter References
Bibliography
Waxing Basics
Key Terms
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Hard Wax
Soft Wax
Techniques for Soft Waxing
Speed Waxing
Regrowth and Return Visits
Conclusion
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Bibliography
Waxing Protocols
Key Terms
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Client Preparation
Waxing for Women
Waxing for Men
Posttreatment Care
Conclusion
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Bibliography
Threading and Sugaring
Key Terms
Learning Objectives
Introduction to Threading
History of Threading
Sugaring
Application Techniques of Sugaring
Conclusion
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Chapter Questions
Bibliography
Electrolysis
Key Terms
Learning Objectives
Introduction
History of Electrolysis
Electricity, Electrolysis, and Safety
Types of Permanent Hair Removal
Galvanic Electrolysis
Blend Method
Principles of Phoresis
Electrolysis for Different Types of Hair
The Treatment Process
Insertion Techniques
Conclusion
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Chapter Questions
Bibliography
Building a Hair Removal Business
Key Terms
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Getting Your Business Started
Keeping Your Business Moving
Conclusion
Top 10 Tips to Take to the Clinic
Chapter Questions
Chapter References
Bibliography
Glossary
Index

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