What Can You Do with STR Skin and Hair Products (Benefits)?

 

For Hair Care:

Click here for procedure tips to use scopes for hair and scalp exams

  • Measure hair density and hair width
  • Compare areas of hair loss to normal areas
  • Compare hair density measurements over time to show slowing or stoppage of hair loss
  • Examine hair shaft and cuticle for physical and chemical damage such as split ends, breaks, bubbles due to heat damage, lifting of cuticle, thinning of cuticle, product build-up, cortex exposure
  • Document hair and scalp conditions and improvement
  • Save or print pictures for client files and follow-up comparisons
  • See hair follicle condition, such as sebum clogging, closed follicles, damaged follicles, dead skin and oil clogged follicles
  • See scalp for moisture content, oil content, dead skin, inflammations, dandruff, seborrhea, psoriasis
  • See oiliness or dryness of hair
  • See chemical damage due to harsh products and overuse of products
  • See capillaries in scalp for proper circulation
  • Use visual evidence to confirm and reinforce a clinicians evaluation
  • Use visual evidence of hair condition to increase purchase of products and services

 

For Skin Care:

  • Measure skin moisture, oil content, and elasticity
  • See sub-dermal features such as dilated capillaries, hyper-pigmentation, clogged pores, mole and tag structure
  • Show detail of various forms of dermatitis such as minor inflammation, rosacea, and acne
  • Texture including consistency, wrinkles, roughness
  • See surface features such as clogged or open pores, blackheads, moles tags
  • See oiliness, moisture, dead skin, chapping
  • Desquamation – dead skin, keratin
  • Document skin conditions and improvement
  • Save or print pictures for client files and follow-up comparisons
  • Use visual evidence to confirm and enforce a clinicians evaluation
  • Use visual evidence of skin condition to increase purchases of products and services

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