Hair Removal

  1. What are the two terms that refer to the growth of an unusual amount of hair on parts of the body normally bearing only downy hair, such as the faces of women and the backs of men?
    Hirsuties and Hypertrichosis
  2. Before performing any hair removal service, a ____________________ is always neccessary.
  3. __________________ or __________________ must be noted and documented.
    Allergies and sensitivities
  4. *Use of Accutane in the last 6 months
    *Blood-thinning medications
    *Drugs for autoimmune diseases
    including lupus
    *Psoriasis, eczema, or other chronic skin
    diseases are known as what?
  5. Facial waxing should not be performed on clients with any of the following conditions, without first obtaining permission from their physician.
    Rosacea, history of fever blisters or cold sores, recent chemical peel using glycolic, alpha hydroxy, salicylic acid, or other acid based products and ____________________________
    recent microdermabrasion
  6. Permanent hair removal methods include electrolysis, photoepilation (light based hair removal), and ________________
    laser hair removal
  7. Electrolysis is the removal of hair by means of an _________ __________
    that destroys the growth of cells of the hair.
    electric current
  8. _____________ uses intense light to destroy the growth of cells of the hair follicles.
  9. FDA has approved ______________
    __________________ as a means of hair removal.
  10. ________ _________ __________ removes large amounts of hair, is laser beam pulsed on the skin, impairing hair growth.
    Laser Hair Removal
  11. ____________ _____________ transmits radio frequency energy down the shaft into the follicle area. The papilla is thus dehydrated and eventually destroyed.
    Electronic Tweezers
  12. A ____________ is a substance, usually a caustic alkali preparation, used for the temporary removal of superfluous hair by dissolving it at the skin surface level.
  13. Clients should return _____ week for tweezing.

    B. 1x
  14. An ____________________ removes the hair from the bottom of the follicle.

    B. epilator
  15. ____________ calms the skin.

    A. aloe
  16. What is the general time for in between waxing?

    C. 4 to 6 weeks
  17. Do not apply wax over warts, moles abrasions, or irriated or inflamed skin.

  18. Do not remove hair protruding from a mole, as the wax could cause trauma to the mole.

  19. __________ is a temporary hair removal method that is still practiced in many eastern cultures today.

    A. threading
  20. Another epilator treatment becoming more popular and produces the same resluts as hot or cold wax involves the use of a thick, sugar-based paste and is especially appropriate for more sensitive skin types is known as ______________

    C. sugaring
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