Cosmetology: The Basics of Color: History, Hair Structure and the Color Component
10.00
Online
Elective
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Learning objectives

  • Review the structure of the hair strand to better interpret what you observe during analysis.
  • Categorize the internal bonds and calculate their impact on color in the hair strand.
  • Recognize the characteristics of the types of melanin and their production process.
  • Distinguish a natural hair color shade’s underlying pigment components using the law of color. 

About the Author
Jo Ann M. Stills began her career as the owner of a successful salon. From that position, she moved into an educational focus as
Manager and Styles Director for Trend International Beauty colleges. Further career development led her to the position of
Salon Manager for a chain of corporate owned salons. In the first year of this position, she successfully headed off a unionization effort and increased salon revenues by 37%. The year the salon was sold, we reached $1 million level, with a 98% customer satisfaction rate.

The Basics of Color: History, Hair Structure and the Color Component

10.00
Learning objectives

  • Review the structure of the hair strand to better interpret what you observe during analysis.
  • Categorize the internal bonds and calculate their impact on color in the hair strand.
  • Recognize the characteristics of the types of melanin and their production process.
  • Distinguish a natural hair color shade’s underlying pigment components using the law of color. 

About the Author
Jo Ann M. Stills began her career as the owner of a successful salon. From that position, she moved into an educational focus as
Manager and Styles Director for Trend International Beauty colleges. Further career development led her to the position of
Salon Manager for a chain of corporate owned salons. In the first year of this position, she successfully headed off a unionization effort and increased salon revenues by 37%. The year the salon was sold, we reached $1 million level, with a 98% customer satisfaction rate.