Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified / Edition 4

Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified / Edition 4

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by John Halal, Halal
     
 

This text addresses fundamental concepts of chemistry as they apply to salon products and services. Chapters on chemistry cover the structure of life, microbiology, the structure of skin and hair, and general and advanced chemistry principles. Later chapters explain the chemistry behind shampoos and other products, haircoloring, permanent waving, and hair relaxers.… See more details below

Overview

This text addresses fundamental concepts of chemistry as they apply to salon products and services. Chapters on chemistry cover the structure of life, microbiology, the structure of skin and hair, and general and advanced chemistry principles. Later chapters explain the chemistry behind shampoos and other products, haircoloring, permanent waving, and hair relaxers. Safety is emphasized throughout. This fourth edition contains new artwork, an expanded glossary, and a list of key terms, and discusses the latest technological advances and new products in cosmetic science. Halal owns and operates two salons and a beauty college. He is a member of the National Cosmetology Educators Association. This is a revised edition of Milady's Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified, by Douglas D. Schoon, 1993.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781562536299
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/26/2001
Series:
Milady - Cosmetology Series
Edition description:
4TH
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.29(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.46(d)

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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.

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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