# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Cosmetology I (2-year Program) Task 32039875

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Apply towel and drape to client.

Definition

Application should include

  • asking client to remove and secure all relevant jewelry
  • turning client's collar to the inside, if applicable
  • placing the towel lengthwise across client's shoulders
  • draping plastic or waterproof cape over towel and fastening it in the back
  • placing another towel over the cape and securing it in the front with a clip for a wet service.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the importance of the towel?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of different types of capes?
  • What are some methods for securing the towel and drape?