BASIC HAIR SCIENCE
Thursday, May 18, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Course Instructor: Dr. Roger McMullen
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This course would be beneficial to anyone interested in learning more about hair science and hair care technology and how they relate to problems facing cosmetic scientists.
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This course will include the following:
a. Hair follicle structureb. Hair growthc. Hair loss
d. Hair aging (graying)
a. Cuticle structure
i. A-layer, exocuticle, endocuticle, 18-methyleicosanoic acid (18-MEA)ii. Importance of 18-MEA in human hair health
i. Cortical cells, alpha-keratin, intermediate filaments, keratin associated proteins, cell membrane complexii. Melanin structure
c. The fine structure of hair and how it relates to its mechanical and surface properties
a. Microscopy techniques
i. Reflected light microscopyii. Scanning electron microscopyiii. Atomic force microscopy
b. Dynamic scanning calorimetryc. Dynamic vapor sorptiond. Contact angle measurementse. Spectroscopic imaging techniques (Raman and FT-IR)f. Mechanical measurements (tensile strength, cyclic fatigue testing)
a. Specular and diffuse reflectionb. Effect of treatments on luster as quantified by image analysisc. High-resolution images of light reflected from haird. Analysis of various ethnic hair types
a. Measurement of hair volumeb. Hair fiber assemblies of various geometriesc. Treatment with hair fixativesd. Anti-frizz, volume reductione. Future prospects for hair body and volume measurements
a. Formulation ingredientsb. Delivery of conditioning agents from shampooc. Mechanical combing measurementsd. Streaming potential analysis
a. Hairspray, gel, and mouse ingredientsb. Advanced technologies for measuring hair styling performance
a. Bleachingb. Relaxingc. Permanent waving
a. Hair color fastness (dye fading)b. Hair color measurements (Hunter colorimetry)c. Monitoring changes in hair fine structure
a. Damage to proteins and other key biological entities in hairb. Changes in the surface and mechanical propertiesc. UV solar protectants
a. Introduction to Brazilian straightening techniquesb. Historical background on the use of Brazilian straightening productsc. Investigation of the influence of thermal-formaldehyde treatments on hair
i. Hair fine surface structureii. Chemical modification of the hairiii. Cortical cell health
d. Tensile properties of heat-treated hair
Please note that Course Fee includes coffee/bagels, lunch/beverages and afternoon snack. All course materials are included in the fee as well. Any required Parking and/or Hotel accommodations must be made by attendee. Please see Hotel tab for recommended Hotel.
All sales for CEP courses are final and non-refundable. If you cannot attend the original course you registered for, you can transfer the credit to a future course. Course fees are also transferable to another person at least 7 days before the course date.
NOTE: The SCC reserves the right to cancel any course for extenuating circumstances. A full refund will be issued in this case.