# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Cosmetology I (2-year Program) Task 2042873527

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Define temporary, semipermanent, demipermanent, and permanent color.


Definition should include the characteristics of each category of color. It should also include the following information:
  • Temporary hair color makes only a physical change, not a chemical one, in the hair shaft.
  • Semipermanent hair color requires a patch test and does not require maintenance of new growth.
  • Demipermanent hair color makes the natural hair color darker.
  • Permanent hair color remains in the hair shaft until the new growth of hair occurs.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How is it determined which of the four categories of color the client will receive?
  • Why would a temporary hair color be used?
  • How long does semipermanent hair color last?
  • How long does demipermanent hair color last?
  • How long does permanent hair color last?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction texts.
  1. Identify text organization and structure.
  2. Recognize an author’s intended audience and purpose for writing.
  3. Skim manuals or informational sources to locate information.
  4. Compare and contrast informational texts.
  5. Interpret and use data and information in maps, charts, graphs, timelines, tables, and diagrams.
  6. Draw conclusions and make inferences about explicit and implied information, using textual support as evidence.
  7. Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  8. Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension.


The student will read and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and follow directions to complete an application for college admission, for a scholarship, or for employment.
  3. Generalize ideas from selections to make predictions about other texts.
  4. Draw conclusions and make inferences about explicit and implied information, using textual support.
  5. Analyze two or more texts addressing the same topic to identify authors’ purposes and determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  6. Identify false premises in persuasive writing.
  7. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  8. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical-thinking questions before, during, and after reading texts.