# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Cosmetology I (2-year Program) Task 1583091737

CTE Resource Center - Verso

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Set hair, using curling iron.

Definition

Setting should include
  • testing the temperature of the curling iron
  • subsectioning the hair in relation to the size of the curling iron
  • establishing a base
  • distributing hair evenly around the curling iron
  • using the comb to protect the scalp from the iron.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What determines the correct iron temperature?
  • When using a curling iron, what is on base? Off base? Half-off base?
  • What type of comb should be used with a curling iron?
  • Where should the comb be placed?
  • How is the curling iron safely tested?