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Hair Colour Theory

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Primary colours

    • B. 

      Complementary colours

    • C. 

      Secondary colours

  • 2. 
    A primary and secondary colour positioned opposite each other on the colour wheel are:
    • A. 

      Complementary colours

    • B. 

      Warm colours

    • C. 

      Cool colours

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Primary colours

    • B. 

      Complementary colours

    • C. 

      Cool colours

  • 4. 
     Red, yellow and blue are considered:
    • A. 

      Warm colours

    • B. 

      Primary colours

    • C. 

      Cool colours

  • 5. 
     The darkest primary colour is:
    • A. 

      Violet

    • B. 

      Blue

    • C. 

      Red

  • 6. 
    The secondary colours are orange, violet and: 
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Yellow

    • C. 

      Blue

  • 7. 
    The equal combination of yellow and blue creates:
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Violet

    • C. 

      Orange

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Hue

    • B. 

      Value

    • C. 

      Level

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Medium hair

    • B. 

      Thin hair

    • C. 

      Course hair

  • 10. 
     Hair that is resistant and requires a longer processing time usually has:
    • A. 

      Low porosity

    • B. 

      High porosity

    • C. 

      Average porosity

  • 11. 
    Hair that is highly porous has a    
    • A. 

      Lifted cuticle

    • B. 

      Slightly raised cuticle

    • C. 

      Tight cuticle

  • 12. 
     The underlying colour that emerges during lightening is known as: 
    • A. 

      Intensity

    • B. 

      Underlying pigment

    • C. 

      Eumelanin

  • 13. 
    Level is used to identify the:   
    • A. 

      Strength of a colour tone

    • B. 

      Intensity of a colour tone

    • C. 

      Lightness or darkness of a colour

  • 14. 
     Intensity describes the:
    • A. 

      Lightness or darkness of a colour

    • B. 

      Strength of a colour tone

    • C. 

      Warmth or coolness of a colour

  • 15. 
    The warmth or coolness of a colour is known as its:
    • A. 

      Level

    • B. 

      Depth

    • C. 

      Tone

  • 16. 
    Hair lightening is also called bleaching or:
    • A. 

      Uncolouring

    • B. 

      Pre-softeningc

    • C. 

      Decolourizing

  • 17. 
    Temporary haircolour:
    • A. 

      Coats the cuticle

    • B. 

      Requires a patch test

    • C. 

      Enters the cortex

  • 18. 
    The only haircolour that has a lifting action on the hair is:
    • A. 

      Permanent

    • B. 

      Semi-permanent

    • C. 

      Demi-permanent

  • 19. 
     Predisposition test is performed to determine:
    • A. 

      Haircolour results

    • B. 

      Allergy to colour

    • C. 

      Processing time

  • 20. 
    When colouring long hair, it is important to consider different:
    • A. 

      Lengths of hair

    • B. 

      Cost of colour

    • C. 

      Diameters

  • 21. 
    A consultation should be conducted in an area that is:
    • A. 

      also a changing area

    • B. 

      well lit and private

    • C. 

      Quiet and lit with fluorescent

  • 22. 
    Semi-permanent colour: 
    • A. 

      Will fade without a line of demarcation

    • B. 

      Is only used with a pre-lightener

    • C. 

      Requires a base

  • 23. 
      Semi-permanent colour may not be used to:
    • A. 

      Deposit colour

    • B. 

      Blend unpigmented hair

    • C. 

      Lighten the hair one level

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Temporary

    • B. 

      Demi permanent

    • C. 

      Permanent

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      Violet

    • C. 

      Blue

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
     Level 1  hair colour is black
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    A demi permanent hair colour does not need a pre-disposition test.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    20 - volume peroxide will lift up to 2 levels of hair colour.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    A predisposition test should be checked 24 hours after it has been administered,
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    A temporary haircolour can cover up to 20% grey hair.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    Brown is a neutral colour.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    Red and yellow makes blue.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    The medulla has to raise in order to allow colour to enter the cortex.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    Colour is a _______________________________ of light.
  • 36. 
  • 37. 
    __________________ is the number of hairs per sqare inch on the scalp.
  • 38. 
    ________________________ is the hairs ability to stretch without breaking,
  • 39. 
    Which hair colour category can lift and deposit in one step.
  • 40. 
    Laura is a level 3 . She wants to be a level 5. Which developer would you mix with her colour formula?
    • A. 

      20 volume

    • B. 

      30 volume

    • C. 

      40 volume

  • 41. 
    Jill is a level 2 . She wants to be a level 3. Which developer would you mix with her colour formula? 
    • A. 

      20 volume

    • B. 

      30 volume

    • C. 

      40 volume

  • 42. 
    Betsy is a level 6 . She wants to be a level 9. Which developer would you mix with her colour formula? 
    • A. 

      20 volume

    • B. 

      30 volume

    • C. 

      40 volume

  • 43. 
    Chantelle is a level 4 . She wants to be a level 7. Which developer would you mix with her colour formula?
    • A. 

      20 volume

    • B. 

      30 volume

    • C. 

      40 volume

  • 44. 
  • 45. 
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