XIV Facials

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. Structure and composition of the skin B. Functions of the skin C. The aging process and factors that influence aging of the skin D. Important terms relating to skin disorders E. Which skin disorders may be handled in the salon and which should be referred to a physician F. Elements of a client consultation for hair removal G. Conditions that contraindicate hair removal in the salon H. Three methods of permanent hair removal I. Demonstrating techniques involved in temporary hair removal J. Five main categories of professional skin care products K. Different skin types and skin conditions L. Types of massage movements and their physiological effects M. Types of electrical current used in facial treatments and related safety precautions N. Demonstrating the procedure for a basic facial

  • (2) The student combines academic skills with cosmetology requirements.
    • (A) apply principles of biology, identifying living tissues, cells, and organisms to provide and select safe and effective personal care products and services
    • (B) classify and apply principles of chemistry and explain the composition, structure, and properties of substances and of chemical processes to provide a broad range of personal care services
  • (3) The student applies the rules and regulations established by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
    • (A) review and implement emergency policies and procedures regarding health and safety
    • (B) research risks and potentially hazardous situations to maintain a clean record of safety when providing personal care services
  • (5) The student integrates the academic and technical knowledge and skills for cosmetology to simulated and actual work situations.
    • (A) analyze and guide individuals in recognizing concerns and making informed decisions to select personal care services
    • (B) create an individualized plan that reflects client preferences, needs, and interests in order to follow a course of treatment or action
    • (C) apply time-management principles and techniques to achieve objectives and effectively serve clients
    • (D) review client satisfaction with solutions, procedures, and products to enhance future services and interactions
    • (E) implement ethical and legal conduct while working in the personal care industry


  • Milady’s Standard: Cosmetology, Cengage Learning, Inc./Delmar Learning, 2004 – Chapters 20, 21, 22

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