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What a Trained Professional Looks for When Analyzing the Scalp

As a part of your training as a hair and scalp restoration specialist you should be aware of the following information when analyzing a client:

Clients: Health

Clients: Diet

Clients: Daily Exercise Regiment

Clients: Environment

Possible Damage to Hair and Scalp (Physical, Chemical, Biological)
Scalp Analysis
Common causes for Physical Damage

  • Shampooing
  • Brushing
  • Combing
  • Rubber bands
  • Rollers
  • Heat
  • Electric Tongs

Common causes for Chemical Damage

  • Cheap Products
  • Perms
  • Coloring
  • Bleaching
  • Chlorine

Common Causes for Biological Damage

  • Folliculitis (Bacterial Infection of Hair Follicles)
  • Fragilitis Crimium (Split Ends)
  • Impetigo (Highly contagious Bacterial Infection)
  • Pediculosis Capitis (Head Lice)
  • Psoriasis (Skin Cells produced at a more rapid rate than normal causing patches and sores)
  • Sabaceous Cysts (Blocked sebaceous glands causing Cysts)
  • Seborrheoa- (Greasy, Oily Hair)
  • Tinea Capitis (Ringworm)
  • Trichorrexis Nodosa (Beaded Hair)
  • Warts (Virus Infection in the Skin)

 In order to properly analyze your clients scalp condition you need to be aware of all of the above conditions and should make this knowledge a part of your expertise and the client educational experience.





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