Considering hair characteristics when colouring hair

With Charmaine Piche
Duration9 minutes
Skill levelFoundation
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Overview

Learn about the factors that should be taken into consideration for hair characteristics when determining suitable hair colouring services in this foundation MHD hair colouring tutorial. You will explore hair characteristics and how they affect colouring processes.

Members can also download our Considering Hair Characteristics when Colouring Hair factsheet.


Technical skills

  • African type hair
  • Asian type hair
  • Block colour
  • Caucasian type hair
  • Cells
  • Chemical services
  • Colour test
  • Colourless
  • Consultation
  • Curly
  • Cuticle
  • Disulphide bonds
  • Elasticity
  • Eumelanin
  • Existing hair colour
  • Full head application
  • Germinal matrix
  • Hair characteristics
  • Hair condition
  • Hair density
  • Hair elasticity
  • Hair growth patterns
  • Hair length
  • Hair porosity
  • Hair texture
  • Incompatibility test
  • Manufacturer's instructions
  • Melanin
  • Melanocytes
  • Melanosomes
  • Oriental type hair
  • Permanent colour
  • Pheomelanin
  • Porosity
  • Pulled through
  • Quasi-permanent
  • Regrowth application
  • Skin
  • Skin tone
  • Slicing
  • Straight
  • Test results
  • Very curly/wiry
  • Wavy
  • Woven

Credits

Contributor: Charmaine Piche
Model: Georgia Lulay
Make-Up Artist: Melissa Bourne
Photographer: Andrew Gilbert

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