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Structures of Skin, Scalp, Hair, & Facial Treat. BARB 1090

3 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture -1 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 6
Pre-requisite(s): None
Co-requisite(s): None

Introduces the theory, procedures, and products used in the care and treatment of the skin, scalp, and hair. Provides instruction on the theory and application of techniques in the treatment of the skin, scalp, and hair; and introduces the theory and skills required in massaging the face, preparing the patron for facial treatment, and giving facial treatments for various skin conditions. Benefits of facial treatments and massage will be emphasized. Emphasis will be placed on work with live models. Topics include: treatment theory, basic corrective hair and scalp treatments, plain facial, products and supplies, disease and disorders, implements, products and supplies, diseases and disorders, corrective hair and scalp treatments, facial procedures and manipulations, and safety precautions, theory of massage, preparation of patron for massage, massage procedures, facial treatment, types of facials, and facial treatment benefits.


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