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What If Your Female Client Has Too Much Facial Hair?

laser hair removal

If your female client has too much facial hair, you can suggest them various ways to remove facial hair. Here are some commonly used ways to remove excess facial hair.

How You Can Help Prevent Hair Loss and Alopecia

Hair loss can be caused by many different things, but all the various types of hair loss can be put into two broad categories: preventable and not preventable.

Ringworm or Fungal Infections of the Scalp


Ringworm or Fungal Infections of the Scalp
Fungal Infections: What to look for to help your clients? Ringworm is a fungal infection and has nothing to do with worms. When ringworm occurs on the scalp, it is referred to as Tinea capitis.

Prolonged Standing and Varicose Vein Disease

varicose veins

Prolonged standing is a risk factor, especially if you have a family history of varicose veins. Learn the steps to you can take to reduce your risk.

How to Protect Your Hands at Work

Hand Eczema

Taking proper care of your hands to avoid skin damage and overuse injuries will help you to enjoy your career now and long into the future.

Occupational Safety for the Barber and Stylist

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Formaldehyde: The Hidden Hazard
More than Irritating, Formaldehyde Poses a Serious Health Risk. Is Your Salon Safe?
Occupational safety for the barber and stylist includes a wide range of issues. Simply spending so much time on your feet can cause foot and back problems, and aching arms make clear there are some issues with repetitive motion and muscle strain. But the most serious risk in your hair salon might sit on a shelf near you.

Temporary Damage vs. Permanent Baldness

Baldness with scarring

Understanding why your client is losing hair and noticing the appearance and textural changes in the skin on the scalp is critical to being able to tell if the hair loss is associated with scarring that can lead to permanent hair loss.

What’s that Itchy, Flaky Scalp Telling You?

itchy flaky scalp

The stereotypical image is of clients chatting with their hairstylist and revealing details of their personal life, sharing private problems. But the truth is that sometimes, simply seeing their hair and scalp from your vantage point reveals embarrassing and even painful problems clients are reluctant to mention.

What to Do if You Experience Nail Tenderness

The Nail Unit

If you are regularly shampooing customer’s hair and using various hair products without gloves, your fingernails are really taking a beating, not to mention they are potentially at risk of being exposed to a fungal or bacterial infection.

Hair Nutrition Tips for the Hair Care Professional

The fact that nutrition has a role to play with hair loss is something that you are well aware of, but it sometimes gets overlooked. Information for hair care professionals on the role of nutrition in hair loss. Learn how to better serve your clients with their hair care.






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