Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified / Edition 5

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Overview

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781428335585
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 9/30/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 849,042
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

John Halal began his career in the beauty industry as a hairstylist about 40 years ago. Halal owned and operated beauty salons for 34 years. Halal is licensed cosmetology instructor and the founder and president of Honors Beauty College, Inc. since 1992.

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Table of Contents

1. Science and Cosmetology 2. The Structure of Life 3. Microbiology 4. The Structure of Skin 5. Understanding Skin Disease 6. The Growth and Structure of Hair 7. The Properties of Hair 8. General Chemistry 9. Advanced Chemistry 10. Shampoos, Conditioners, and Styling Aids 11. Color and Hair Lightening 12. Haircoloring 13. Permanent Waving 14. Chemical Hair Relaxers and Soft Curl Permanents 15. Salon Health and Safety Appendix A: Safety Information Appendix B: Common Irritants and Allergens Appendix C: Patch Testing Directions Appendix D: Science, Lab Equipment, and Industry Resources Appendix E: Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) Appendix F: Product Ingredients Index and Glossary

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