ETC205 - Waxing

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Last revision date Jan 28, 2019 11:18:42 AM
Last review date Apr 8, 2019 12:15:00 AM

Subject Title

Subject Description
The techniques of wax application and removal for both face and body hair, the properties and specific uses of different types of waxes and the differences in temporary and permanent hair removal methods will be taught in this subject. Emphasis is placed throughout on hygiene, disinfection and the caution that should be taken before and after waxing. Practical classes will enable the student to perform all types of professional hair removal in the esthetic salon or spa.

Credit Status
1 Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Apply theory and practical application of wax therapy in an effective and efficient manner;
  2. Practice hygiene at the highest level by preparing the work station accordingly;
  3. Perform waxing procedures to deliver services such as facial waxing and body waxing, within a satisfactory length of time;
  4. Demonstrate the use of professional terminology as well as proper care and conduct with the clients;
  5. Inform and advise clients on the most appropriate method of temporary and permanent hair removal for different needs, life styles, and personal circumstances;
  6. Perform practical techniques, with the exception of massage, while wearing vinyl gloves;
  7. Demonstrate the ability to accurately follow directions, both verbal and written;
  8. Demonstrate the ability to work within assigned time frames to meet deadlines.

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