# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Cosmetology I (2-year Program) Task 2042873524

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate safety practices when working with all chemical services.


Safety practices should include

  • proper draping of chemical services by applying towel under and over cape
  • application of protective cream around hairline
  • use of protective gloves
  • consultation of the client's record card for pertinent information
  • performance of a predisposition test (patch test)
  • analysis of client's scalp and hair
  • performance of strand test
  • use of sanitized towels and implements
  • removal of any lightener or color with cool damp cloth
  • replacement of soiled towel with clean towel if necessary
  • rinsing with cool tepid water
  • adherence to manufacturer's directions and Safety Data Sheet (SDS).

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the proper draping technique for a chemical service?
  • What should be applied around hairline?
  • How should students protect their hands?
  • What information should be found on a client record card?
  • What is a predisposition test?
  • When is a predisposition test performed?
  • What are other names for the predisposition test?
  • What information can be gained from a scalp analysis?
  • What is a strand test?
  • Why is it necessary to use sanitary towels and implements?
  • What is the importance of using cool damp towels to remove chemicals from the skin?
  • Why is it necessary to use cool tepid water?
  • What is an SDS?