XII Hair Extensions

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

A. Performing a client consultation with respect to hair braiding B. Preparing the hair for braiding C. Demonstrating the procedure for the invisible braid D. Demonstrating the procedure for the rope braid E. Demonstrating the procedure for the fishtail braid F. Demonstrating the procedures for single braids with and without extensions G. Demonstrating the procedures for cornrowing with and without extensions H. Elements of a client consultation for wig services I. Differences between human-hair and synthetic wigs J. Procedure for taking wig measurements K. Demonstrate the procedure for putting on a wig L. Various types of hairpieces and their uses M. Various methods of attaching extensions

  • (1) The student investigates the employability characteristics of a successful worker in the workplace.
    • (C) compare cost-effective resources to assist with planning and delivery of services
    • (D) apply the technical knowledge and skills required to be successful in careers in the personal care service area
    • (E) justify time-management principles and techniques to achieve objectives and efficiently serve clients
  • (3) The student applies the rules and regulations established by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
    • (C) perform at least one-third of practical applications as required by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation or the governing body
  • (4) The student describes the function and operates the tools, equipment, technologies, human resources, and materials used in cosmetology.
    • (A) locate and compare vendor and sole-source provider resources to maximize benefits for personal care clients, businesses, or organizations
    • (B) plan the range of personal care resources needed for business practice in order to access resources at appropriate times
  • (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) evaluate 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
    • (F) execute actions that comply with legal requirements for personal liability to guide personal conduct in the personal care services setting


  • Milady’s Standard: Cosmetology, Cengage Learning, Inc./Delmar Learning, 2004 – Chapters 4, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17

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