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Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified 5th Edition

John Halal

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2002, 1993, 1977
  • 304 Pages

Overview

Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified, Fifth Edition is the most current, comprehensive and straightforward textbook of its kind. This new edition thoroughly explains the theory and application of the essential concepts of hair chemistry that are simply not covered in other texts. Material unique to this text boldly presents the concept, importance and relevance of pH in cosmetics. Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified is the essential chemistry textbook for cosmetology students and even the most experienced hairstylist will gain confidence and control as they learn the dynamics of the chemical services they perform everyday in the salon. Consumers will find this reference invaluable in making intelligent, informed decisions about the effectiveness, safety, and value of the hair care services they receive and the products they buy and use.

John Halal,

John Halal began his career in the beauty industry as a hairstylist about 40 years ago. Halal owned and operated beauty salons for 34 years. Halal is licensed cosmetology instructor and the founder and president of Honors Beauty College, Inc. since 1992.
  • Discusses new research confirming dandruff is the result of a fungus originally named pityrosporum and recently reclassified as malassezia.
  • Numerous photographs, drawings and line art have been updated providing clearer images and stronger illustrations.
  • Includes new artwork that improves the visual representation of essential ideas.
  • Provides new information that will help readers select the right product, from the flood of new products that were not available just a few short years ago.
  • Includes new information on the importance of the hair’s ‘f-layer” that covers the surface of the hair with the fatty acid 18 methyl eicosanoic acid (18MEA).
  • New information and photos detail hydrothermal and deep ovoidal cracks in the cuticle caused by thermal styling wet hair with hairdryers and hot irons.
  • Section on emulsions and surfactants explains the dynamics of surface tension and distinguishes between the hydrophobic and hydrophilic properties essential for all emulsions.
  • Provides advanced information on multiple phase and micro emulsions (liposomes and nanospheres).
  • Includes key information on the dangers of exposure to ultra-violet light and the explanation of sunscreens, SPF and the new FDA monograph, that details their use.
  • Draws attention to the dangers of mixing different chemicals, even those that may seem completely safe.
  • This title separates fact from fiction and clears up the confusion surrounding various chemistry formulas, symbols, obsolete methods, and exaggerated marketing claims.
  • Takes a direct approach to learning chemistry in order to alleviate any apprehension and empower the reader to help them determine the effectiveness, safety, and value of beauty services and products.

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified

ISBN: 9781428335585
Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified, Fifth Edition is the most current, comprehensive and straightforward textbook of its kind. This new edition thoroughly explains the theory and application of the essential concepts of hair chemistry that are simply not covered in other texts. Material unique to this text boldly presents the concept, importance and relevance of pH in cosmetics. Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified is the essential chemistry textbook for cosmetology students and even the most experienced hairstylist will gain confidence and control as they learn the dynamics of the chemical services they perform everyday in the salon. Consumers will find this reference invaluable in making intelligent, informed decisions about the effectiveness, safety, and value of the hair care services they receive and the products they buy and use.

Exam Review

ISBN: 9781428335608
This is the primary supplement to Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified. The Exam Review contains chapter-by-chapter questions in a multiple-choice format to help students prepare for their state board exams. The answer key at the back of the book allows students to check accuracy and identify weak areas.

Workbook

ISBN: 9781428335615
This workbook correlates to Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified. This supplement contains detailed, interactive exercises, designed to reinforce learning and increase student comprehension

Course Management Guide

ISBN: 9781428335592
This is the primary instructor resource to Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified. It contains all of the tools educators need to make teaching exceptional and easy and designed to facilitate strong classroom management. This will dramatically increase student interest and understanding.

FOR STUDENTS

Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified

ISBN: 9781428335585
Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified, Fifth Edition is the most current, comprehensive and straightforward textbook of its kind. This new edition thoroughly explains the theory and application of the essential concepts of hair chemistry that are simply not covered in other texts. Material unique to this text boldly presents the concept, importance and relevance of pH in cosmetics. Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified is the essential chemistry textbook for cosmetology students and even the most experienced hairstylist will gain confidence and control as they learn the dynamics of the chemical services they perform everyday in the salon. Consumers will find this reference invaluable in making intelligent, informed decisions about the effectiveness, safety, and value of the hair care services they receive and the products they buy and use.

Exam Review

ISBN: 9781428335608
This is the primary supplement to Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified. The Exam Review contains chapter-by-chapter questions in a multiple-choice format to help students prepare for their state board exams. The answer key at the back of the book allows students to check accuracy and identify weak areas.

Workbook

ISBN: 9781428335615
Each workbook correlates to Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified. This supplement contains detailed, interactive exercises, designed to reinforce learning and increase student comprehension