3 Structure of the Hair Cuticle Cortex Medulla Transparent Overlaps Easily damagedCortexMain part of the hairWhere all changes take placeContains moisture & colourMedullaCore of the hairNo real purposeNot always present
4 Shampoo Types Hair condition Shampoo type Benefits Normal Strawberry/Peach(fruit)Cleans the hairDryCoconut/Almond oilReplace moistureGreasyLemonRemoves greaseDamagedProteinStrengthensColouredpH BalancedRestores natural pHDandruffMedicatedRelieves soreness/itching
6 Surface ConditionersSurface conditioners come in cream or mousse form. They smooth and coat the cuticle making the hair look shiny and manageable They do not get past the cuticle and cannot re-strengthen the hair. They are applied after shampooing the hair, and then rinsed thoroughly.
7 Penetrating/Treatment Conditioners There are two types of penetrating conditionerRestructuring and MoisturisingRestructuring treatments will help to rebuild the strength of the cortex by adding proteinMoisturising treatments replace lost moisture with oilsHeat may be added with a steamer
8 Scalp Treatments Oil – used on dry scalps to replace lost moisture, Astringent (tea tree) – for a greasy scalp, used to dry oils and slow down the oil producedApply on dry hair, directly onto the scalp with tint brushHeat may be added with a steamer
9 Anti-oxy conditioner Used after any chemical service Stops chemicals from working any furtherCloses the cuticle making the hair shinyRestores the hair to it’s natural pH value