COSMETOLOGY: THE HISTORY AND OPPORTUNITIES. What is a Cosmetologist?. In your group, list all of the qualities and skills that you believe are required of a cosmetologist. DID YOUR GROUP GUESS…. Advise giver Professional expert in practical skills areas Artistic Designer Creator
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THE HISTORY AND
In your group, list all of the qualities and skills that you believe are required of a cosmetologist.
Professional expert in practical skills areas
Poised and well groomed
Being current with trends and technologies
For some, you will need to think “outside of the box”
I am responsible for my own education
* nail technology
Greek word: kosmetikos
Means: skilled in the use of cosmetics
Latin word: barba
Means: the beard or the hair of the beard.
1. What services can a cosmetologist perform?
2. List four qualities a cosmetologist should have.
3. Explain the origin of the word cosmetology . (Include detail)
Reveal that haircutting and hairstyling were practiced as early as the glacial age
Berries Bark of trees
Leaves And other materials
* minerals, insects, and berries to create makeup for their eyes, lips,
* henna to stain the hair and nails a rich, warm red
* first civilization to use
essential oils for
Womensnet.com/about hair history
***In Africa, hair was groomed with intricately carved combs and adorned with beads, clay and colored bands
**Prior to 3000 B.C. nail care is recorded in Egypt and China
the men of that time
The Barber Pole-symbol of the barber-surgeon, has its roots from the bloodletting procedure that was once thought to strengthen the immune system
The stained bandages would twist around the pole forming the red/white candy-cane pattern.
Another interpretation is that the red represented the blood, blue the veins, and white the bandages.
Barbers still use the symbol today.
Jean Harlow 1930’s
Elizabeth Taylor 1950’s
Madam C.J. Walker
***nail art also entered the seen by the 1990’s
***the huge growth in day spas has also been a significant development
*** the domain of cosmetology has changed dramatically . All the new services and skills have transformed and expanded the role of cosmetologists, requiring them to know more than ever and to make continuing education a necessity
~ training others
~ work for manufacturer
Educating new cosmetologists can be very trying, but it can also be some of the most rewarding work a person can do
Many will own their own business
***Day Spa Stylist or Technician-all salon services plus treatments like body massage, body wraps, hydrotherapy. A day spa may be the ideal professional environment for you
work with celebrities.
***Design Team Member-creates presentations for fashion shows, runway work, hair shows, etc. Be on the cutting edge of fashion and design
***Educator-work as an educational consultant for a product manufacturer, educator in the private or vocational sector, school director. Should have patience, people skills, communication skills, and energy
***State Board Member-take a proactive role in the regulatory issues affecting the cosmetology industry. You could also become a state board examiner or a state board inspector
* enroll in business classes to learn about managing: