# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Cosmetology I (2-year Program) Task 2042873531

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Apply temporary color and/or semipermanent color to hair.


Application should include

  • following manufacturer's directions
  • checking results of patch test
  • sanitizing hands and implements
  • pre-shampooing client's hair, if required
  • towel blotting hair and removing tangles
  • applying color
  • combing hair color through and adding more, if needed
  • doing strand test for desired results
  • rinsing hair and/or shampooing as directed by manufacturer
  • removing stains from skin
  • reconditioning hair.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the importance of reading manufacturer's directions?
  • Why is pre-shampooing important before a temporary color service?
  • How is color applied with the applicator bottle?