IV Properties of Hair and Scalp

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

A. Structures of the hair root B. Three layers of the hair C. Factors that should be considered in a hair analysis D. Process and causes of hair loss E. Various options for hair loss treatment

  • (2) The student consolidates academic skills to satisfy the requirements of cosmetology.
    • (A) apply and defend principles of biology, identifying living tissues, cells, and organisms to provide and select safe and effective personal care products and services
    • (B) merge principles of chemistry, explaining the composition, structure, and properties of substances and of chemical processes to provide a broad range of personal care services
  • (3) The student implements rules and regulations established by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
    • (C) perform and complete all practical requirements as required by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation or the governing body
  • (4) The student categorizes and judges both the function and application of the tools, equipment, technologies, and materials used in cosmetology.
    • (A) examine and rank select vendor resources to provide maximum benefit for clients, service providers, businesses, or organizations
    • (B) justify systems needed to obtain the range of personal care resources needed for business practice and explain how to access resources at appropriate times
    • (C) use technology resources to analyze data and information in order to make appropriate recommendations and conclusions for personal care services
  • (5) The student merges the concepts and skills of cosmetology to simulated and actual work situations.
    • (A) design personal care services for individuals by recognizing and making informed decisions according to client needs and concerns
    • (B) create an individualized plan that reflects client preferences, needs, and interests in order to create a course of treatment or action
    • (C) evaluate client satisfaction by identifying solutions, procedures, and products to enhance future services and client interactions


  • Milady’s Standard: Cosmetology, Cengage Learning, Inc./Delmar Learning, 2004 ? Chapter 9

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