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Intro to Personal Care  

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This course introduces both fundamental theory and practices of the personal care professions including nail technicians, estheticians, barbers, and cosmetologists.  Emphasis will be placed on professional practices and safety. Areas addressed in this course include:  state rules and regulations, professional image, bacteriology, decontamination and infection control, chemistry fundamentals, safety, Hazardous Duty Standards Act compliance, and anatomy and physiology.  Students will experience basic hands on skills in each area to help them determine the pathway they are most interested in pursuing. By completing courses in the personal care services pathways, students can potentially earn credit toward the hours required by the Georgia State Board of Barbering and/or Cosmetology or hours toward their license as an esthetician or nail technician.  Pre-requisite for this course is advisor approval.

  • Chapter 14 Principles of Hair Design

    In this chapter, students will explore the elements that make up hair design: 

    LO 1: Record the philosophy behind hair design.

    LO 2: List the five elements of hair design and how they relate to hairstyling.

    LO 3: Explain the five principles of hair design and recognize their specific contribution to a hairstyle.

    LO 4: Understand the influence of hair type and texture on design.

    LO 5: Identify the seven different facial shapes.

    LO 6: Explain two design considerations for men.

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