Hair products

Description

The qualities and applications of various styling products used on different types of hair, such as curling creams, hairspray, shampoos, and conditioners.

Alternative labels

hair care products
hair product

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

cross-sector

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Hair products is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Hairdresser: Hairdressers offer beauty services such as cutting, colouring, bleaching, permanent waving and styling clients’ hair. They ask their clients about their hairstyle preferences in order to provide customised services. Hairdressers use clippers, scissors and razors. They provide hair and scalp treatments and shampoo, condition and rinse hair.
Barber: Barbers cut, trim, taper and style men’s hair. They also remove facial hair by shaving the specific area. Barbers use tools such as scissors, clippers, razors and combs. They may offer additional services like shampooing, styling, coloring and performing scalp massages.
Hairdresser assistant: Hairdresser assistants clean the hair of clients, apply hair conditioner and dying treatment in a beauty salon. They apply shampoo, rub scalp and rinse the hair. They may also do scalp treatment, bleaching, tinting, and massaging for their clients. Shampooers use specialized lotions, shampoos, conditioners, and other hair care equipment, according to their client’s needs and preferences.

Optional knowledge

Hair products is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Hairdressing vocational teacher: Hairdressing vocational teachers instruct students in their specialised field of study, hairdressing, which is predominantly practical in nature. They provide theoretical instruction in service of the practical skills and techniques the students must subsequently master. Hairdressing vocational teachers monitor the students’ progress, assist individually when necessary, and evaluate their knowledge and performance on the subject of hairdressing through assignments, tests and examinations.

 


 

References

  1. Hair products – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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