Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-09-30
  • Publisher: Milady
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Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified, Fifth Edition is the most current, comprehensive and straightforward textbook of its kind. This new edition thoroughly explains the theory and application of the essential concepts of hair chemistry that are simply not covered in other texts. Material unique to this text boldly presents the concept, importance and relevance of pH in cosmetics. Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified is the essential chemistry textbook for cosmetology students and even the most experienced hairstylist will gain confidence and control as they learn the dynamics of the chemical services they perform everyday in the salon. Consumers will find this reference invaluable in making intelligent, informed decisions about the effectiveness, safety, and value of the hair care services they receive and the products they buy and use.

Table of Contents

Science and Cosmetology
The Structure of Life
The Structure of Skin
Understanding Skin Disease
The Growth and Structure of Hair
The Properties of Hair
General Chemistry
Advanced Chemistry
Shampoos, Conditioners, and Styling Aids
Color and Hair Lightening
Permanent Waving
Chemical Hair Relaxers and Soft Curl Permanents
Salon Health and Safety
Safety Information
Common Irritants and Allergens
Patch Testing Directions
Science, Lab Equipment, and Industry Resources
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
Product Ingredients
Index and Glossary
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