Always greet your client, take their coat and prepare them with a gown and towel, remember to have a consultation before you proceed with any treatment.
With out a consultation you will not be able to tell what hair type your client has or if they have any contra-indications.
Do a record card (it has a disclaimer on the back) the client must know what they are signing.
Contra-indications = head lice, folliculitus, impetigo
Fine, medium, thick
Dry, normal, greasy, dandruff affected
From checking your client’s hair you should now know what type of shampoo you are going to use and what type of conditioner if any.
Types of shampoo types of conditioner
Dry hair – coconut dry – coconut
Normal – peach normal – p.h.balanced
Greasy – lemon greasy – no conditioner
Dandruff – medicated
Very dandruff affected (were there are dry scales) - coal tar After colours or perms – anti oxy conditioner Types of conditioner treatments
Surface conditioner applied at the sink.
Penetrating conditioner applied with a bowl and brush, left on the hair for 10 minutes under a steamer.
Scalp treatment oils applied to the scalp and massaged.
A stroking movement which should be used to begin a d end a massage, a smoothing, soothing, stroking action, this soothes and stimulates nerves and relaxes tense muscles.
A deeper, kneading movement used to break down adhesions or fatty congestions in the skin, it helps to get rid of waste products, this aids the flow of nutrients to the tissues