Method of selective hair coloring and coloring comb for practicing method

  • US 4,987,909 A
  • Filed: 04/30/1986
  • Issued: 01/29/1991
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/08/1981
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. The method of treating hair which comprises the steps of:

  • combing the hair to cause the hair shafts to lie in a natural parallel relationship;

    defining a hair parting zone, consisting of the length of all the shafts of hair which have their roots within a closed, contiguous area of the person'"'"'s scalp;

    said area having a generally rectangular shape;

    subjecting the hair in said parting zone to tension so as to shape said hair into a laminar sheaf between the scalp and the place where tension is applied to the hair;

    said laminar sheaf presenting an exterior face formed by adjacent exposed hair shafts, which exterior face is freely accessible to treatment;

    applying thixotropic treating material to the exterior face of said hair treatment zone in a plurality of generally parallel spaced treated areas running along the lay of said hair;

    said spaced treated areas being separated by untreated areas running along the lay of said hair;

    said application of said thixotropic treating material being applied on the whole or parts of the length of the laminar sheath;

    moving through the hair from a portion closer to the scalp to a portion more remote from the scalp, the thixotropic treating material being applied in a traverse along the lay of the hair.

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