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chapter 21+22 review
facials and hair removal
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Cosmetology
04/12/2011

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hypertrichosis
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Technical term that refers to the overgrowth of hair on the body
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temporary and permanent
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the two major categories of hair removal
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Retin-A
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a hair removal service should not be performed on clients taking this medication
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rosacea
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facial waxing should not be performed on clients with this condition
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electrolysis
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hair removal by means of an electric current that destroys the growth cells of the hair
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photoepilation
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intense light used to destroy the growth cells of the hair follicle
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laser hair removal
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method of hair removal using a beam pulsed on the skin that requires specialized training
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orbital
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the natural arch of the eyebrow or the curved line of the eye socket follow what bone
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depilatories
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alkali substances used to temporarily remove superfluous hair at the skin level
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wax
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a commonly used epilator that removes hair from the bottom of the follicle
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cold wax
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thick epilator that does not require the use of fabric strips for removal
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disposable gloves
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to prevent contact with any possible bloodborne pathogens during a hair removal treatment
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warm water
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to relax eyebrow tissue saturate pledgets or towel with
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antiseptic lotion
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to avoid infection sponge a tweezed area frequently with cotton moistened with
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wrist
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prior to application the temperature of the heated wax should be tested on
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sterile fabric strips
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wax applied to an area should be removed using
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once
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to avoid contaminating wax the applicator used on each client should be inserted into the wax
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opposite hair gowth
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the direction in which the fabric strips used in hair removal treatments should be removed
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threading
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a temporary hair removal method involving cotton thread manipulated and rolled along the surface of the skin
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sugaring
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an effective epilator treatment that uses a thick paste easily removed with water
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contraindication
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a client condition that might cause a negative side effect during a facial treatment
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skin analysis
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the important part of the facial treatment that determines skin type, condition, and the recommended treatment
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physician
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clients who present skin abnormalities, open sores, or fever blisters should be referred to a
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upward circular movements
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during an analysis procedure, cleansing milk is applied to the skin using
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type
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oily or dry condition of the skin that cannot be permanently changed, only improved with treatments, are determined by the skin
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pores
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the amount of sebum produced by the sebaceous glands determines the size of the
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oily skin areas
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obvious pores on the surface of the skin indicate
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alipidic
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dry skin that is not producing enough sebum is also known as
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oily skin
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skin that appears shiny or greasy from clogged, dead cells on the follicle
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ostium
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the difference between closed and open comedones is the size of the follicle opening or
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anaerobic
Definition
acne bacteria that cannot survive in the presence of oxygen
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pustules
Definition
pimples that have a pus head
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hyperpigmentation
Definition
dark blotches of color on the skin caused by sun exposure or hormone imbalance
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surfactant
Definition
foaming wash-off type cleansers contain a detergent also known as
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toners
Definition
products that are designed to lower the pH of the skin after cleaning and aid in the removal of excess cleaning products
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exfoliation
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the process of removing dead cells from the surface of the skin
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alpha hydroxy acids
Definition
exfoliating chemicals that dissolve or loosen dead-cell buildup
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peels
Definition
salon alpha hydroxy acid exfoliants are often referred to as
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gommage
Definition
a cream-type enzyme applied to the face and rolled off the skin after forming crust
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moisturizers
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products used to increase the water content of the skin surface
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humectants
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water-binding agents in moisturizers contain emollients or hydrators also known as
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serums
Definition
skin products that have a higher concentration of ingredients
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massage cream
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a lubricating cream that must be thoroughly removed for additional products to penetrate the skin
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