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How To Do Hair And Skin Tests

With Tracey Sajno
Duration16 minutes
Skill levelBeginner
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Tracey Sajno's lecture covers the essential testing processes on skin and hair. Testing is an essential and important part of any hairdressing business and is carried out to properly identify any allergic reaction, to fulfil responsibilities relating to health & safety legislation and to maintain the professional image of the salon. Failure to perform test could cause damage to the client’s hair and scalp and result in legal action and damage to your professional reputation. 

It is important to follow the manufacturer's instructions when carrying out these tests.

Members can also download our step by step guide that covers the essentials for doing hair and skin tests.

Technical skills

  • Patch test
  • Skin Test


Contributor: Tracey Sajno
Model: N/A
Make-Up Artist: Melissa Bourne
Photographer: Jamie Harrison

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