Cosmetology: The Professional Colorist: It's More than Magic
35.00
Online
Elective
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Learning objectives

  • Explain the significance of primary, secondary and tertiary colors on a color wheel and in the process of coloring.
  • Define what is meant by “warm” and “cool” colors, “complementary” colors, and “neutralizing” colors.
  • Describe the structure of hair and explain how it is affected by semi-temporary, semi-permanent and permanent hair coloring.
  • Explain the importance of light in a hair salon that provides color services.
  • Explain the difference between hair levels and tones.
  • Explain what the pH scale measures and how this is important to hair color.
  • Describe the process of oxidation and its function in permanent hair coloring.
  • Describe what is meant by “working volume” of hydrogen peroxide and its relevance to permanent hair coloring.
  • Explain the objectives of the consultation/assessment.
  • List the main points and relevance of assessing hair texture and porosity.
  • Define natural base level; explain how to find it and its significance in hair coloring.
  • Explain how percentage and distribution of gray affect hair coloring.
  • Describe how the target color is formulated.
  • Distinguish between predisposition (patch) testing and strand testing.
  • Define dominant remaining pigment (DRP) and explain its significance in lifting color. 
  • Identify the major categories of hair color services and describe the complications associated with each.

The Professional Colorist: It's More than Magic

35.00
Learning objectives

  • Explain the significance of primary, secondary and tertiary colors on a color wheel and in the process of coloring.
  • Define what is meant by “warm” and “cool” colors, “complementary” colors, and “neutralizing” colors.
  • Describe the structure of hair and explain how it is affected by semi-temporary, semi-permanent and permanent hair coloring.
  • Explain the importance of light in a hair salon that provides color services.
  • Explain the difference between hair levels and tones.
  • Explain what the pH scale measures and how this is important to hair color.
  • Describe the process of oxidation and its function in permanent hair coloring.
  • Describe what is meant by “working volume” of hydrogen peroxide and its relevance to permanent hair coloring.
  • Explain the objectives of the consultation/assessment.
  • List the main points and relevance of assessing hair texture and porosity.
  • Define natural base level; explain how to find it and its significance in hair coloring.
  • Explain how percentage and distribution of gray affect hair coloring.
  • Describe how the target color is formulated.
  • Distinguish between predisposition (patch) testing and strand testing.
  • Define dominant remaining pigment (DRP) and explain its significance in lifting color. 
  • Identify the major categories of hair color services and describe the complications associated with each.