All About Shampoo!

Scalp and Hair Care

Understanding Shampoo- Mya Coleman

The type of shampoo you use for your hair is a good chance to analyze the clients hair and scalp. Always check for some conditions:


*Dry, dehydrated hair

*Thinning of the hair

*Excessive hair left in the skin trap after shampooing

*Dry, tight scalp

*Oily Scalp

*Abnormal flaking on the scalp

*Opens wounds or Scalp irritations

*Scalp disorders or diseases

*Tick or lice infestation


There are many types of shampoo available on the market. As a cosmetologist, You should become good at selecting the type of shampoo that helps your clients hair. Even if the hair is colored, natural, short, thick, etc. Select a shampoo that is according to the condition of your clients hair and scalp. Your client can possibly have an oily scalp with dry hair, probably due to over processing. (pg.311&312)

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The two basic requirements for a healthy scalp are cleanliness and stimulation. Since similar manipulations are given with all scalp treatments, scalp massage is a procedure you will perform often and one that you should learn to do well. (pg.308)

Chapter Outline

Some of the things that we are learning in chapter 15 are:


  1. Why study care, shampooing, and conditioning?
  2. Scalp Care and Massage
  3. Hair brushing
  4. Understanding shampoo
  5. Understanding conditioner
  6. Draping
  7. Three-Part Procedure
  8. Procedures