The Professional Approach

Treat staff and clients with civility and professional courtesy.   Keep the lines of communication open.  Answer telephone calls and correspondence promptly (or at least a simple acknowledgment with a promise to respond later). Be mindful of other people’s schedules as much as your own.   Be punctual.  Lateness is …

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Salon Treatments

1. Artificial Nail Services   Artificial nails, also known as fake nails, false nails, fashion nails, nail enhancements, or nail extensions, are coverings placed over fingernails as fashion accessories. Some artificial nails attempt to mimic the appearance of real fingernails as closely as possible, while other designs may deliberately stray …

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Structure and function of the nail

Nails grow from ends of fingers and toes and are a form of protection, and help with picking up small objects. The Nail Plate Compact translucent layers of keratinized epidermal cells.  This makes up the main ‘body of the nail’ Cell layers packed closely together Contain fat but very little …

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Methods of hair removal

 BLEACHING   Advantages Cheap Fast Easy Can do it yourself Can do large areas Minimum pain No ingrown hairs as hair follicle is not removed Disadvantages Ingredients can cause irritation/allergy (redness for hours/days, even blisters) Can temporarily lighten skin tones (up to 3 days) Results don’t last as the hair …

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Hair growth and types of hair

Hair Growth:- cyclical pattern of growth = 3 phases: anagen, catagen and telogen Anagen actively growing stage of hair – follicle has re-formed, hair bulb is developing, surrounding the life-giving dermal papilla, and new hairs form growing from matrix in the bulb. Catagen changing stage when hair separates from papilla.  …

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Ear piercing

  External ear collects sound waves and directs these to the inner ear. The commonly pierced parts of the ear called the pinna.  This is made up of the helix and lobule. The helix is cartilage and doesn’t heal quickly.  Piercing here can be painful and can for lumpy scar …

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