Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified / Edition 5

Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified / Edition 5

by John Halal
     
 

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781428335585
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
09/30/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
912,260
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. About the Author. Acknowledgements. Chapter1. Science and Cosmetology. Chapter2. The Structure of Life. Chapter3. Microbiology. Chapter4. The Structure of Skin. Chapter5. Understanding Skin Disease. Chapter6. The Growth and Structure of Hair. Chapter7. The Properties of Hair. Chapter8. General Chemistry. Chapter9. Advanced Chemistry. Chapter10. Shampoos, Conditioners and Styling Aids. Chapter13. Permanent Waving. Chapter14. Chemical Hair Relaxers and Curl Permanents. Chapter15. Salon Health and Safety. Appendix A. Safety Information. Appendix B. Common Irritants and Allergens. Appendix C. FDA Patch Testing Directions. Appendix D. Science, Lab Equipment and Industry Resources. Appendix E. Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). Appendix F. Product Ingredients. Appendix G. Industry Resources and Information.

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