The Dermis and Skin Appendages

The Dermis Main function to support epidermis and forms ‘the bulk’ of the skin. Composed of dense connective tissue containing other structures:  lymphatic system, blood vessels and nerves   1.  Papillary Layer Found on the upper surface of the dermis with cone-like projections called papillae (containing nerve endings and blood …

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The Epidermis

The Epidermis (made of epithelial tissue) has five layers (strata):     Keratinisation Zone/Cornified Zone (cell cytoplasm replaced with hard protein keratin) >>> 1. Stratum Corneum (The Horney Layer) Located above the dermis and is the outermost layer of skin (the part we can see) Several layers thick reflecting UV …

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Consumer Protection Legislation

You have a legal obligation to implement and abide by legislation designed to protect the rights of your clients.   Consumer Safety Act (1978) Aims to reduce risk to consumers from potentially dangerous products. Outlines minimum safety standards to be met. Amendments include the Consumer Protection Act (1987)   Consumer …

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Selling Techniques

Importance of Good Training As a beauty therapist you must be knowledgeable and be able to answer any of your clients questions. Always take the opportunity to informally discuss your products and services. Keep updated on your business’s policies, new products and promotions. Continually update your knowledge and skills and share …

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The Importance of Promoting your Products and Services

Salon benefits = maintaining client interest = awareness of services available = meeting clients on-going and changing needs. Continuously launch new products and services, and encourage clients to try them. As a beauty therapist you need to keep pace with new developments in the beauty industry and inform your clients.  This …

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The Skin

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1.  COMPOSITION OF THE SKIN Cells and Tissue Cells:- Each of the trillions of cells that make up the human body contain chemical substance called protoplasm containing specialised structures essential for our health. If cells cannot function properly, a disorder results. The cell membrane surrounds the cell (barrier btw its …

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Hello world!

Hi everyone, Welcome to Pamper Bay aka Cleeve Healing Room! My name is Suzanne Cowling and I am a high distinction qualified and experienced Beauty and Complementary Therapist in Cheltenham.  I am a mother of two amazing little girls, and have a brilliant partner, Peter Parker, who has three awesome boys, and is a Technical Architect. …

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