3rd Edition

Principles and Practice of Electrical Epilation





ISBN 9780750652261
Published September 14, 2001 by Routledge
234 Pages

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Book Description

Written for the practising electrolysist and student 'The Principles and Practice of Electrical Epilation' covers all aspects of electro-epilation and takes into account recent changes and advances in training and technology during the past decade.

This new edition brings these changes into focus. Topics covered in the third edition of this book include:

* improved standards of training
* the Blend technique of electro-epilation
* the development of pre-sterilized disposable needles
* training
* health and safety at work.

A knowledge of endocrinology, the structure and growth cycle of hair, the skin, hygiene, electricity and basic first aid is essential to an understanding of why hair growth occurs, and this problem - which causes distress to very many people - can be treated both safely and efficiently. The book covers all these topics, and also gives advance on how to set up your own practice.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Acknowledgements; Skin; Dermatology; Hair; Cardiovascular system; The endocrine system; Hirsutism and hypertrichosis; Natural hormone changes that occur in a woman's life; Gender reassignment; Needles; Electricity; Galvanic electrolysis; High frequency treatment; Blend; Practical application of electrical epilation; Consultation; Contra-indications; Alternative methods of hair removal; Incorrect working practices in electrical epilation; Hygiene and sterilization; First Aid; Starting and running a business; Equipment; Professional ethics; Case histories; Glossary; Bibliography; Equipment; Examination Boards in the UK; Index.

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