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Hairdressers, Hair Stylists & Cosmetologists


Provide beauty services such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May also apply make-up, dress wigs, perform hair removal, and provide nail and skin care services. [SOC] Aromatics amines, used in hair dyes until 1980, were bladder carcinogens. [PMID 20447989] Causes of allergic contact dermatitis include nickel, rubber chemicals, p-phenylene diamine, glycerol thioglycolate, and Kathon CG. Ammonium persulfate is a cause of contact urticaria in hairdressers. See the process, "Dressing Hair."


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Cosmetologists; Beauticians; Hair stylists

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