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Preparation For Esthetics State Board Exam

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1.  What is an alternative to the use of wet cotton pads when cleansing the face?
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2.  What is the most important reason for the regular use of hygiene in the spa?
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3.  Psoriasia appears as:
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4.  What is a beneficial action of a clay mask?
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5.  Muscular tissue may be stimulated by:
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6.  Which one of the following are open sores on tissue surfaces?
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7.  After removal of a facial mask, what should be used to tone the skin?
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8.  What is the proper safety protocol for cleaning up a blood spill?
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9.  What four cell types make up the epidermis, the protective outer layer of our skin?
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10.  What are sudoriferous glands?
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11.  What is the function of sebum?
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12.  What is the function of sweat?
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13.  What are sebaceous glands?
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14.  Skin is the body's largest organ--how many functions does it perform?
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15.  Lymphatic drainage is a specialized service estheticians provide. Describe the purpose and practice of lymphatic drainage.
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16.  What does effleurage refer to, and what is its purpose? Can you name any related techniques?
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17.  What core services can you expect to be tested on when applying for an esthetician license?
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18.  A facial steamer is frequently used in skin treatment. What are its two main purposes?
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19.  What are skin tags, and how can they be treated?
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20.  What is the medical term for a wrinkle, and what is its cause?
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21.  How are fingernails and toenails related to the skin? What is their function?
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22.  Explain the role of melanin in skin color and protection. What skin disorder is defined by a lack of melanin?
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23.  What is the deepest layer of the skin, and what does it consist of?
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24.  Which layer of the skin is known as "true skin?"
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25.  What is the Fitzpatrick Scale, and how is it used? Why do estheticians need to know it?
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26.  At esthetician school, what topics are covered in advanced esthetics?
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27.  What is the purpose of a chemical peel, and what chemicals are typically used?
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28.  What does OSHA stand for, and what is its role in the esthetics industry?
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29.  How can you learn more about the science and application of esthetics?
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30.  What are the two main types of exfoliation procedures? What does each involve?
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31.  Self beautification has its origins in?
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32.  Early pigments were NOT made from?
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33.  Henna:
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34.  The first modern cosmetic compound:
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35.  Fragrant oils were used in the middle ages:
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36.  We know about the history of cosmetic use from?
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37.  The victorian age of the 19th century was a time:
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38.  In the 1920's?
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39.  Because of shortages during World War II:
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40.  A cosmecutical is:
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41.  Which of the following are not comtemporary "anti-aging" treatments?
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42.  Which of the following factors shaped the 20th century cosmetic use?
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43.  Estheticans:
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44.  Estheticans:
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45.  Career options for estheticans include work in:
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46.  Medical esthetics:
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47.  A medical esthetician may work in:
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48.  A medi-spa offers:
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49.  Medi-spas do not exsit yet under current liscensing laws:
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50.  Which of the following services is offered by a laser center?
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51.  A make -up artist commonly works with:
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52.  Camouflage therapy is?
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53.  A licensed esthetician rarely:
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54.  An esthetician employed as a department store salesperson might:
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55.  As a esthetics educator, you would:
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56.  As an educator in the field of esthetics, you might work:
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57.  State license examiners do not:
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58.  What interest can you combine with your career in esthetics?
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59.  What factors will not influence esthetics in the 21st century?
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60.  Kohl is:
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61.  Which trend was a charateristic of the 1970's?
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62.  A manufacturer's representative would:
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63.  Since 1900 the average lifespan in the us has:
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64.  _ destroy disease causing germs
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65.  What do nasal bones form?
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66.  The _ forms the forehead.
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67.  _  system is another name for circulatory system.
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68.  Groups of bodily organs that act together in performing one or more functions are known as:
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69.  The lower chambers of the heart:
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70.  Which system purifies the body through eliminating waste matter?
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71.  Which of the following do blood vessels include?
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72.  Along the cervical cutaneous nerve, which of the following is also a cervical nerve?
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73.  Where should the application of cleansing product begin?
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74.  Which of the following is true regarding vinyl gloves?
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75.  Select the preferred way to clean a glass electrode:
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76.  The action of introducing solutions body tissues through the use of galvanic current is:
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77.  In facial treatments this aids in the absorption of cosmetic products into the skin, with the use of electric current:
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78.  The magnify lamp/light is also known as:
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79.  A direct and steady current having a positive and negative pole utilized during a facial is:
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80.  High frequency current is measured in:
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81.  The Lucas spray was invented by:
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82.  Preparing equipment in the treatment room includes:
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83.  Which of the following is true regarding saponification?
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84.  Infra-red rays used in beauty therapy for warming:
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85.  What percentage of sunlight is made of visible light?
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86.  How many amps in the circuit does it take to operate an appliance at 100 watts? 
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87.  Electricity is the mobility and flow of:
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88.  A device that tranforms direct current to alternating current it is a/an:
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89.  ____ is delivered with the use of an electrode.
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90.  Current will not flow through a conductor unless the force stronger than:
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91.  ___softens and emulsifies oil and blackheads in the follicles.
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92.  The constant unidirectional and even flow of electrical charge is: 
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93.  Which of the following is a unit of electrical resistance?
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94.  When a rapid and interrupted movement or flow of electric current periodically reverses direction, it is:
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95.  What is soft waxing, and how is it performed? On which part of the body do estheticians use soft waxing?
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