How to perform specialist consultation services

With Sophie Dale
Duration19 minutes
Skill levelIntermediate
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Overview

Explore the key factors and processes of a specialist consultation service in this intermediate MHD consultation video with Sophie Dale. As a professional you should only treat scalp conditions specific to your salon's provision and your capabilities, this video explores a variety of conditions and recommends the conditions that should be referred to a health professional.

Members can also download our Specialist Consultation Services factsheet.


Technical skills

  • Abrasions
  • Alopecia aerate
  • Alopecia totalis
  • Alopecia universalis
  • Alternative therapies
  • Anagen
  • Anagen effluvium
  • Androgenic hair loss
  • Catagen
  • Chinese medicines
  • Circulation
  • Complementary therapies
  • Consultation
  • Contagious conditions
  • Contra-indications
  • Counselling
  • Cross-infection
  • Diabetes
  • Diagnosis
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Diffuse
  • Disease
  • Environmental damage
  • Epilepsy
  • Finasteride
  • Folliculitis
  • Folliculitis decalvans
  • GP
  • Hair loss
  • Hair treatment
  • Hamilton Scale
  • Herbalist
  • High/low blood pressure
  • Impetigo
  • Infectious conditions
  • Ingrown hair
  • Keloids
  • Legal action
  • Ludwig Scale
  • Lupus
  • Male pattern baldness
  • Medical condition
  • Medication
  • Minoxidil
  • Open cuts
  • Pastiche
  • Pediculosis capitis
  • Physical damage
  • Pityriasis capitis
  • Postpartum effluvium
  • Pregnancy
  • Product allergy
  • Recent scarring
  • Scabies
  • Scalp treatment
  • Scar tissue
  • Severe bruising
  • Skin sensitivity
  • Specialist
  • Stimulation
  • Syphilis
  • Telogen
  • Telogen effluvium
  • Tina capitis
  • Traction alopecia
  • Traumatic hair loss
  • Trichologist
  • Wig
  • Wig specialist

Credits

Contributor: Sophie Dale
Model: Paul Phillips
Make-Up Artist: Melissa Bourne
Photographer: Andrew Gilbert

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