COS 183 Managing Hair Texture 2 cr.  (2-0-0)

This course provides information and skills related to hair shaft structure, chemical composition of hair, hair types and texture properties, hair analysis and qualities, hair growth cycles, phases of hair growth and structural differences of textured hair, the importance of hair cutting, braiding designs and natural texturizing techniques, and the use of shampoos and herbal treatments. Students learn foundational terms and the benefits of transitional and protective styling.