Waxing Level 2

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Your client has been using depilatory creams before a wax this may make the skin dry and you also need to ensure that the hair is
long enough
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A skin sensitivity test should be conducted to
stop injury and ensure sensory nerves are responding correctly
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During or following a waxing treatment a histamine response may take place. Histamine is a chemical that is released in the skin when
an allergic reaction is occurring
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For a waxing treatment your working area should be clean, tidy
well ventilated, with relaxing music and good lighting
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For legal reasons before a treatment, the client must be questioned and their responses recorded to enable the therapist to
assess whether the client is actually suited to the treatment
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If the client experiences excessive erythema during a treatment, the therapist should
remove the product and apply a cool compress
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If the client has a small open cut in the area to be waxed, the therapist should
ensure it is covered with a plaster
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Localised red lumps that develop in the hair follicle, that fill with pus and are very painful are known as
boils
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Personal protective equipment (PPE) is used to prevent?
cross-infection
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Red, silvery crusts on the skin stimulated by stress is known as?
psoriasis
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Which contra-indication will prevent waxing treatment?
thin or fragile skin
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The skin produces which vitamin in response to sunlight exposure
Vitamin D
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The skin regulates heat through
arrector pili muscle contraction and sweating
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Warm wax is better for
a more sensitive skin
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What aftercare advice would you give to a client after facial waxing?
No make-up for 12 hours, avoid heat and touching the area
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What are the advantages of shaving?
It's cheap and painless
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What are the disadvantages of threading?
Skill is needed and breakages are possible
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What is the primary function of hair?
Protection
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What products do you need to carry out a warm wax?
Disposable spatulas, wax strips, cotton wool, pre-wax lotion, talc and after wax lotion
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What should your client avoid after a bikini wax for 24-48 hours?
Restrictive clothing, self tan and perfumed products
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When waxing, you can work around which contra-indication
skin tag
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Which wax is most beneficial for coarse hair growth?
Hot wax
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Name 7 possible contra-actions to waxing treatments
Allergic reaction, Spot bleeding, Bruising, Burning, Skin removal, Erythema, Ingrowing hairs
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Name 7 contra-indications that require medical referral
Acne vulgaris, Boils, Dermatitis, Eczema, Psoriasis, Diabetes, Severe varicose veins
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Name 7 contra-indications that restrict treatment
Sun burn, Cuts or abrasions, Bruising, Warts or hairy moles, Self tan, Heat rash, Abnormal hair growth
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A skin sensitivity test should be conducted to

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stop injury and ensure sensory nerves are responding correctly

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During or following a waxing treatment a histamine response may take place. Histamine is a chemical that is released in the skin when

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For a waxing treatment your working area should be clean, tidy

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For legal reasons before a treatment, the client must be questioned and their responses recorded to enable the therapist to

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