This new edition of the highly successful and much loved Hairdressing for African and Curly Hair Types from a Cross-Cultural Perspective is now fully revised and updated to cover everything students need to know for NVQ and VRQ Level 2 and Level 3 African Type Hairdressing and Combined Hair Types courses. This book is endorsed by Habia and is full of inspirational looks and new professional, step-by-step images covering key techniques and processes.
This book is suitable for those studying for vocational qualifications with all awarding associations, including VTCT, City & Guilds, ITEC and other providers. It has been developed to equip learners with everything they need to gain their qualification and provide a handy reference throughout their career.
Having grown up in a hairdressing environment, Sandra has worked in the industry for over 20 years. In September 2010 Sandra became a freelance consultant and is currently teaching part-time at South Thames College. Sandra also teaches at Virgo Fidelis 6th form school. Sandra has previously been a consultant for Habia and City and Guilds and several other training organisations.
Part I: SALON SKILLS. 1. Health and Safety. 2. Hair Characteristics. 3. Client Consultation. 4. The Successful Salon. 5. Shampooing and Conditioning. Part II: STYLING. 6. Blow-Drying. 7. Setting Hair. 8. Styling and Finishing. 9. Thermal Styling. 10. Hair Extensions. Part III: CHEMICALLY PROCESSING HAIR. 11. Perming. 12. Relaxing Hair. Part IV: COLOURING AND CUTTING. 13. Cutting Hair Using Basic Techniques. 14. Colouring Hair Using Basic Techniques. 15. Creatively Colouring and Cutting. Part V: NATURAL HAIR. 16. Maintaining and Styling Natural Hair. 17. Cultivating and Maintaining Locks. Part VI: BARBERING. 18. Men's Hairdressing.