Hair Colour Theory

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  • 1. 
    Pure or fundamental colours that cannot be achieved from a mixture are called:
    • 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 secondary colour is obtained by mixing equal amounts of two
    • 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. 
    From the lightness to darkness of a hair color is its
    • A. 

      Hue

    • B. 

      Value

    • C. 

      Level


  • 9. 
     The hair texture likely to take longer to process is:
    • 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. 
    Haircolour that is ideal for covering unpigmented hair is:
    • A. 

      Temporary

    • B. 

      Demi permanent

    • C. 

      Permanent


  • 25. 
    If a client has unwanted orange tones, use a haircolour with a ________ base.  
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      Violet

    • C. 

      Blue


  • 26. 
    If a client wants to eliminate yellow undertones ahe should get an ash based colour.
    • 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. 
    Porosity is the hairs ability to ___________________________ moisture.

  • 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. 
    Your client is a level 4 and she wants to be a level 9. Explain the process you would take to get her there.

  • 45. 
    Explain in detail the steps you would take to perform a predisposition test.

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