The operator should hold the scissors, preferably in the right hand with the points directly to the left, insert the thumb in the lower handle and the third finger in the upper one. The thumb pushes forward the lower handle by pressing against its upper rim, while the third finger pulls on the back of the lower rim of the upper handle. The first and second fingers curl around the back of the scissors, crablike, holding the scissors firmly.
The skin of the soles of the feet is the thickest and the hardest. Besides the feet are exposed to a lot of use, dust and dirt. Thus the hard skin of the soles of the feet becomes even more harder and dry. This not only makes the feet look ugly but also leads to cracks and infection.
For a smooth polish application, hold the brush with the thumb and index finger and steady your hand with your little finger. Apply the polish quickly with long, light, even strokes. Make sure there is enough enamel on the brush so that it will flow freely from the base to the tip of each nail, but be careful not to overload the brush.
Matrix: It is that part of the nail which lies below the fold of the skin. From this portion the nail emerges from the flesh. This part of the nail is called the matrix. It is supplied with blood vessels. Any damage to the cells in the matrix will affect the growth of nails.
Nails are indicators of our health. Healthy nails with slightly pink colour indicate good health of the person. Nail is an appendage of the skin. It is a horny extension of the skin. The visible part is only half of the structure. Nails are made from keratin and its condition is dependent on the body's overall health.
Some people are allergic to some products. Always perform an allergy test 24 hours prior to applying a depilatory cream. To give this test, apply a small amount of depilatory cream behind the ear. Leave it on for 15 minutes and then remove. If there is no positive reaction (redness or swelling) after 24 hours, proceed with the treatment.
Eyes are the most expressive part of the face. Eyes are bordered on the top by eyebrows. So they should be well arched to compliment the eyes. Eyebrows can alter the entire face if their shape is improved, the whole face must be taken into consideration before deciding on the shape. Removing extra hair from the natural arch of the brow is shaping them.
We all have hair on our bodies. Hair on some parts like the head and eyebrows are welcome. But unwanted hair on the visible areas as face, arms and legs are one of the main cosmetic problems faced by many women. We take steps to promote hair growth on the head, but look out for methods for removing and reducing hair growth on other parts of the body.
Face masks contain a variety of different ingredients to have a deep cleansing, toning or nourishing effect on the skin. Masks and Packs are special cosmetic preparations applied to the face to benefit and beautify the skin. There are various types of facial masks, each having its own benefit and each suited for a particular type of skin.
Many types of facials are being offered and practiced in salons. The different skin types, age, skin problems demand different types of care and products. Besides many salon offer their own types too. Some offer and use only herbal products while other use specific brands.
A facial service is one of the most pleasant treatments available in the salon. You should ensure that the facial room is quiet, clean, comfortably warm and indirectly lit. The client cannot relax if these conditions are not met. The facial bed should be comfortable and adjustable.
Before undertaking any beauty treatments you are required to analyse the skin of your client. Skin analysis is important to help provide the most appropriate beauty treatment and prevent damage to the skin or aggravate the existing skin problems. A thorough analysis is key to any effective facial treatment.