# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Cosmetology II (2-year Program) Task 451317752

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Analyze hair prior to straightening it.

Definition

Analysis should include

  • testing for porosity
  • testing for texture
  • determining density
  • testing for elasticity
  • defining growth pattern.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What procedure is used to test for porosity?
  • What procedure is used to find the growth pattern of a client's hair?
  • Why is testing for elasticity important before performing a chemical service?