Cosmetology 1

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1.  Achieving balance within a design can be accomplished by understanding the head shape and:
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2.  Current research confirms that dandruff is the result of a fungus called:
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3.  The act of effectively sharing information between two people, or groups of people, is known as:
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4.  Placing a comb flat against the nape of the head and finding where the comb leaves the head can be used to locate the:
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5.  Ions with a positive electrical charge are considered to be:
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6.  On a layered haircut, if you want the hair to be longer toward the front, overdirect the sections to a stationary guide at the:
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7.  A simple two-strand braid in which the hair is picked up from the sides and added to strands as they are crossed over each other is the:
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8.  Thinning hair using a sliding movement with the blades of the shear partially opened to reduce volume and create movement is?
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9.  Stressful, repetitive motions have a cumulative effect on joints and:
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10.  A thick scar resulting from excessive growth of fibrous tissue is known as a:
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11.  The difference in the strength of most chemical hair relaxers is determined by the concentration of:
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12.  The technique that allows you to cut the hair very close to the scalp and create a flat-top or square shape is:
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13.  A manufactured synthetic fiber with a texture similar to extremely curly or coiled hair types that does not reflect light and is used for hair extensions is:
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14.  Nerve tissue carries messages to the brain and is made up of special cells known as:
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15.  Infrared lamps used during hair treatments and to process hair color should be operated at a distance of at least:
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16.  To draw a line in a hairstyle in the direction you want the eye to travel, use a:
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17.  Hair coloring products fall into one of how many categories?
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18.  Lifting any section of hair above 0 degrees is known as:
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19.  A combination of understanding, empathy, and acceptance is called:
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20.  The thickened, clublike structure that forms the lower part of the hair root is the:
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21.  A pimple or abscess is an example of a:
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22.  The main ingredient of most shampoos is:
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23.  The element used to define texture and line and tie design elements together is:
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24.  The darkest hair colors in the level system are identified as being a level:
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25.  The muscle that covers the back of the neck and upper and middle region of the back and that rotates and controls the swinging movement of the arms is the:
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26.  The technique of drying and styling damp hair in one operation is:
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27.  A fiber protein that is the principal component of hair, skin, and nails is:
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28.  A method of hair removal using a beam pulsed on the skin that requires specialized training is:
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29.  The melanin produced by the body that is red to yellow in color is:
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30.  The therapeutic use of oils in skin care products that creates positive effects on the body, mind, and spirits is:
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31.  The cortex is responsible for the natural color of hair, 90 percent of the total weight, and hair:
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32.  The American Cancer Society recommends using a checklist to recognize potential skin cancer or changes in moles, using the letter B to check mole:
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33.  The two major categories of hair removal are classified as:
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34.  Prior to application, the temperature of the heated wax should be tested on:
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35.  Large, flat brushes with staggered pin patterns used for mid-to-0longer hair length are:
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36.  A stylist should recommend a hair or scalp treatment only after having performed a(n):
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37.  The type of curl that is placed completely off base and allows for the greatest mobility is the:
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38.  The blow-dryer attachment that stretches and softens texturized hair and loosens the curl pattern is a:
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39.  The middle part of the muscle is the:
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40.  Rubber,silk, wood, and glass are common examples of:
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41.  A rule of classic proportion in the ratio of head size to body size is:
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42.  A fibrous protein that gives the skin form and strength is:
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43.  The most commonly used developer in hair color is:
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44.  Chemical services should not be performed if the scalp analysis shows any signs of:
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45.  A pressing comb with less space between the teeth produces a(n):
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46.  Before taking the head measurements in fitting for a wig, the natural hair should be:
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47.  In creating a length increase in the design of graduated and layered haircuts, the technique to use is:
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48.  A hair removal service should not be performed on clients taking a medication containing:
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49.  When the cuticle of the hair is lifted and the hair is overly porous and absorbs color quickly, the hair porosity is defined as:
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50.  An oxidizer added to hydrogen peroxide increase its chemical action is a(n):
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51.  The three main types of decontamination are:
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52.  During a retouch relaxer application, to avoid overprocessing of hair breakage, do not:
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53.  Relaxers that contain two components and must be mixed immediately prior to use are:
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54.  A single line of color, or a series of repeated lines, creates a:
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55.  Natural looking hair color is made up of a combination of primary and:
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56.  A thin, open-meshed cotton fabric this is used to hold mask products on the the face is:
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57.  The needle that is used to sew extensions onto a track should be:
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58.  If a client has a skin disorder that is not recognized as a simple disorder, the client should be referred to a:
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59.  Lipstick when applied properly should be even on both sides of the mouth and:
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60.  The process of removing excess bulk without shortening hair length is:
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61.  The neutralizing of remaining hydroxide ions to lower the pH of the hair and scalp after a relaxer requires a(n)
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62.  Lines in haircutting that are parallel to the horizon,or the floor are:
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63.  Client questionnaires used for hair removal services should contain information about client medications and document:
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64.  The process of temporarily straightening extremely curl hair by means of heated comb is called:
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65.  Water that is chemically softened and allows soaps and shampoos to lather freely is:
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66.  THe hair type that is very resistant to hair pressing and requires more heat and pressure is:
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67.  The technical term for gray hair is:
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68.  The technique used to check a haircut for precision of line and shape is:
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69.  When manipulating the scalp during a shampoo, begin at the front hairline and work in a(n):
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70.  A more aggressive version of point cutting that creates a chunkier effect is:
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71.  To avoid infection, sponge a tweezed area frequently with cotton moistened with:
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72.  The water-attracting head of the surfactant molecule is:
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73.  Cordless electric clippers and battery chargers convert AC current from a wall unit to DC current needed to recharge DC batteries with the use of:
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74.  Brushes with bristles that have tiny overlapping layer of scales, which clean and add luster to the hair are:
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75.  Nail fungus can be contracted through implements that are not properly:
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76.  The most critical part of a color service is the:
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77.  Suspensions differ from solutions in that suspensions contain particles that are:
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78.  When removing cleanser in the eye area, move outward on the upper lid and:
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79.  Skin products that have a higher concentration of ingredients are:
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80.  Sodium hydroxide relaxers are commonly called:
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81.  Oil-absorbing masks that have an exfoliating and astringent effect, making large pores appear smaller are:
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82.  All natural hair color is the result of pigment located in the cortex called:
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83.  The amount of sebum produced by the sebaceous glands determines the size of the:
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84.  When using heat on human hair wigs, the temperature setting on the styling tool should be:
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85.  When cutting hair, a general rule of thumb is to stand or sit directly in front of the area you are cutting and to keep your body weight:
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86.  An applicator used to direct electric current from a machine to the clients's skin is a(n)
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87.  To avoid overprocessing and scalp irritation in a virgin relaxer application,start at least:
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88.  The tiny granules of coloring matter deposited in cells that provide skin with its color are:
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89.  As a rule of thumb, coarse and gray hair can withstand more heat than:
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90.  A light continuous, stroking movement applied with the fingers or palms with no pressure is:
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91.  The skin disease that is caused by an infestation of head lice is called:
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92.  Dark blotches of color on the skin caused by sun exposure or hormone imbalance is:
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93.  Examples of single-process permeant coloring applications are virgin color applications and:
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94.  A spot or discoloration of the skin, neither raised nor  sunken, is a:
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95.  The growth pattern is the direction in which hair grows from the scalp and is also called the:
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96.  The first step in the decontamination process is called:
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97.  Wigs that most closely resemble actual human hair growth with flexibility at the roots are:
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98.  The principal functions of the skin are protection, sensation, heat regulation, excretion, and: