Cosmetology: The Chemical Makeup and Anatomy of Human Hair, Updated
7.00
Online
Elective
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About the Course
This course will explore the complexity of the seemingly simple human hair. There will be an in-depth study of the functions, structure, anatomy, growth, and classifications of hair. 

 
Learning Objectives:
  • Upon completion of this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Examine the definition of hair.
  • Distinguish the distinct differences of human hair to that of other mammals.
  • Identify the types of hair covering the human body from gestation to adulthood, paired with an understanding of their critical functions. 
  • Recognize the chemical make-up of the hair, including the types of chemical elements, trace minerals, and amino acids found in the hair. 
  • Practice knowledge of alpha keratin and its relationship to the cellular composition and bond structure of the hair. 
  • Recognize the anatomy of the hair, including the individual structures of both the follicle and the shaft. 

 

The Chemical Makeup and Anatomy of Human Hair, Updated

7.00

About the Course
This course will explore the complexity of the seemingly simple human hair. There will be an in-depth study of the functions, structure, anatomy, growth, and classifications of hair. 

 
Learning Objectives:
  • Upon completion of this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Examine the definition of hair.
  • Distinguish the distinct differences of human hair to that of other mammals.
  • Identify the types of hair covering the human body from gestation to adulthood, paired with an understanding of their critical functions. 
  • Recognize the chemical make-up of the hair, including the types of chemical elements, trace minerals, and amino acids found in the hair. 
  • Practice knowledge of alpha keratin and its relationship to the cellular composition and bond structure of the hair. 
  • Recognize the anatomy of the hair, including the individual structures of both the follicle and the shaft.