How to perform a consultation for colour services

With Tracey Sajno
Duration5 minutes
Skill levelFoundation
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Learn how to perform a consultation for colour services in this foundation MHD video tutorial. You will explore the three areas that need consideration when consulting for a colour service - influencing factors, contra-indications and testing with education specialist Tracey Sajno.

Members can also download our Consultation for Colour Services factsheet.

Technical skills

  • Adverse hair conditions
  • Adverse skin and scalp conditions
  • Appropriate language
  • Communication
  • Contra-indications
  • Cross-infection
  • Density
  • Elasticity
  • Elasticity test
  • Environmental factors
  • Environmentally damaged hair
  • Existing hair length
  • Eye colour
  • Face shape
  • Factors
  • Factors influencing service
  • Growth patterns
  • Hair density
  • Hair growth patterns
  • Hair texture
  • History of previous allergic reactions
  • Incompatible products
  • Infection
  • Infestation
  • Lifestyle
  • Medical advice or instruction
  • Natural depth
  • Natural tone
  • Other known allergies
  • Porosity
  • Porosity test
  • Sensitised hair
  • Skin disorders
  • Skin tone


Contributor: Tracey Sajno
Model: Niamh Oglesby
Make-Up Artist: Melissa Bourne
Photographer: Andrew Gilbert

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