Math in Cosmetology?


Math is used in many areas of cosmetology. Math is needed to understand how to cut hair at an angle and to what degree. It's also used in measuring colors and mixing color formulas.
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Whenever a cosmetologist puts makeup on a client or cuts her hair, she is using geometry. Hair is cut at certain angles relative to the head. Makeup is applied in specific locations
you have to know your math and learn how to do things that your told to do and follow rules am still young but am learning :
Cosmetologists will use math skills when they are mixing hair dyes and so forth. They need to know
I would think that you might have to mix products and measure properly. If you ran your own business, you might have to do bookkeeping that would require math.
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How Is Math Used in Cosmetology?
To effectively use hair color products, a beautician must use math to measure out products. Bleaching and dyeing is an exact process, with little room for mistakes. Too much bleach or developer can turn a blond color job into a frizzy, broken mass of... More »
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