Glands of the skin

583 views

Published on

Glands of the skin in relation to the scalp

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
583
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
11
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

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

×