3/1/2013Academy of Hairdressing and Beauty TAFE WSI0Glands of the SkinSebaceous Gland•always attached to the hair follicle...
Normal Sebum Flow•Protects the skin from mildchemicals•Protects internal moisture content•Skin is clear, no blocked poresE...
3/1/2013Academy of Hairdressing and Beauty TAFE WSI0Glands of the SkinSweat Gland•This gland produces sweat – a mixture of...
Sebum and sweat combine on theskin to form the acid mantle•Slightly acid 4.5 – 5.5•Protects our skin from infection•Skin i...
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Glands of the skin in relation to the scalp

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Glands of the skin

  1. 1. 3/1/2013Academy of Hairdressing and Beauty TAFE WSI0Glands of the SkinSebaceous Gland•always attached to the hair follicle•Produces oil•1- 6 glands on each follicle•Most numerous on forehead, nose, chinand scalpSource: Google
  2. 2. Normal Sebum Flow•Protects the skin from mildchemicals•Protects internal moisture content•Skin is clear, no blocked poresExcessive Sebum•Skin has a glossy tone•Blemishes occur to the pores beingblocked with sebum causing aninfectionLow Sebum Flow•Dry flaky skin appearance•Skin is easily irritated•Skin has a flat toneSource: Google
  3. 3. 3/1/2013Academy of Hairdressing and Beauty TAFE WSI0Glands of the SkinSweat Gland•This gland produces sweat – a mixture ofwater and salt•Millions of over the body•Most numerous on palms, forehead,armpits and soles of feet•Controlled by the nervous system•Activated by heat, shock, illness, infectionand anxietySource: Google
  4. 4. Sebum and sweat combine on theskin to form the acid mantle•Slightly acid 4.5 – 5.5•Protects our skin from infection•Skin is susceptible to chemical and physicalirritation without the acid mantle

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