This course covers the structure and composition of the skin, the aging process, skin diseases and disorders. Temporary hair removal, including consultation procedures, contraindications, and hair removal methods and techniques will be examined. Additionally, facial theory will be reviewed including skin types, conditions, massage movements, and product types and uses. Learners will recognize and describe the procedures of a basic facial, and begin to use electrical equipment. Makeup application techniques will also be explored with topics including product types, colour theory, makeup and artificial eyelash application procedures, and safety procedures.
Date First Offered:
- Total Hours: 120
Lecture Hours: 24
This course is offered online:
- COSM 130 Unit 3: Hair Care
- Skin Diseases and Disorders
- Hair Removal
Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:
- Describe the aging process and the factors that influence aging of the skin
Define important terms relating to skin disorders
Discuss which skin disorders may be handled in the salon and which should be referred to a physician
Describe the elements of a client consultation for hair removal
Assess the conditions that contraindicate hair removal in the salon
Identify and describe three methods of permanent hair removal
Identify the techniques involved in temporary hair removal
Identify and describe different skin types and skin conditions
Recognize contraindications and the use of health screening forms to safely perform facial treatments
Identify the various types of massage movements and their physiological effects
Describe different types of products used in facial treatments
Describe and identify the basic types of electrical equipment used in facial treatments
Identify the procedure for a basic facial
Describe the different types of cosmetics and their uses
Define cosmetic color theory
Describe a basic makeup procedure for any occasion
Identify different facial types and demonstrate procedures for basic corrective makeup
Describe the application and removal of artificial lashed
Examine and apply the safety measures to be followed during makeup application
Learners must demonstrate competencies in their skills to Industry Standards.
Nature of Participation:
- Quizzes and Tests: 50 %
Participation: 50 %
Percentage of Individual Work:
- Participation is based on the student’s active and thoughtful engagement with the course material and their willingness to participate in each class.
- All students are expected to attend every class and to have the assigned readings completed prior to the start of class in order to contribute to class discussion.
Course Offered in Other Programs:
Keys to Success:
Please review the Trades and Apprenticeship Safety and Attendance Policy.
- Class participation
- Maintaining a professional attitude
- Successful study habits
- Receiving a minimum of 70% in the course.
- Required - Barnes, L. et al, 2008, Milady's Standard Cosmetology (Thomson/ Delmar Learning). Chapters Covered: 20-23
Required - Barnes, L. et al, 2008, Milady's Standard Cosmetology Practical Workbook (Thomson/ Delmar Learning). Chapters Covered: 20-23
Required - Barnes, L. et al, 2008, Milady's Standard Cosmetology Study Guide (Thomson/ Delmar Learning). Chapters Covered: 20-23
Required - Barnes, L. et al, 2008, Milady's Standard Cosmetology Theory Workbook (Thomson/ Delmar Learning). Chapters Covered: 20-23