IX. Shampooing, Rinsing, and Conditioning

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

A. Importance of pH in shampoo selection B. Role of surfactants in shampoo C. Performing proper scalp manipulations as part of a shampoo service D. Demonstrating proper shampooing and conditioning procedures E. General hair and scalp treatments

  • (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
  • (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
    • (C) examine and apply basic principles of human anatomy to determine areas of potential problems and provide customized 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
    • (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.
    • (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) review client satisfaction with solutions, procedures, and products to enhance future services and interactions


  • Milady’s Standard: Cosmetology, Cengage Learning, Inc./Delmar Learning, 2004 – Chapters 10, 13
  • pH scale

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