What Do You Know About Cosmetology State Board For Sc

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What Do You Know About Cosmetology State Board For Sc - Quiz

Cosmetology as the name suggests, is the study that focuses beauty treatments. This field explores the applications of cosmetics in treatment of ill conditions of the hair, skin and nails. Professionals in this field major in one or more specialties in the field. Revise your knowledge of this subject as you prepare for the board test.


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  • 1. 

    The following are hazardous chemicals used by cosmetologists except 

    • A.

      Flavour

    • B.

      Relaxers

    • C.

      Perms

    • D.

      Hair coloring

    Correct Answer
    A. Flavour
    Explanation
    Cosmetologists use various hazardous chemicals in their work, such as relaxers, perms, and hair coloring. These chemicals can cause skin irritation, allergies, and other health issues if not used properly. However, flavor is not a hazardous chemical used by cosmetologists. Flavors are typically used in products like lip balms or perfumes, which are not directly related to the work of cosmetologists. Therefore, flavor is the correct answer as it is not a hazardous chemical used by cosmetologists.

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  • 2. 

    The following are the components of toxic trio except 

    • A.

      Toluene

    • B.

      Cyclohexane

    • C.

      Formaldehyde

    • D.

      Dibutyl phthalate

    Correct Answer
    B. Cyclohexane
    Explanation
    The toxic trio refers to three chemicals commonly found in nail products that pose health risks to salon workers: toluene, formaldehyde, and dibutyl phthalate. Cyclohexane is not part of the toxic trio and is not typically found in nail products.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following is not true about toluene?

    • A.

      It has a pleasant smell

    • B.

      It is similar to paint thinners

    • C.

      It is clear and insoluble in water

    • D.

      It is found in nail polishes

    Correct Answer
    A. It has a pleasant smell
    Explanation
    Toluene is a colorless liquid with a strong, sweet smell, which is often described as pleasant. Therefore, it is not true that toluene does not have a pleasant smell.

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  • 4. 

    Dibutyl Phthalate is often manufactured to be used as a _________

    • A.

      Plasticizer

    • B.

      Coloring agent

    • C.

      Sedative

    • D.

      Paint thinner

    Correct Answer
    A. Plasticizer
    Explanation
    Dibutyl Phthalate is commonly produced to be used as a plasticizer. A plasticizer is a substance that is added to plastics to increase their flexibility, durability, and workability. It helps to improve the properties of the plastic, making it easier to mold and shape. Dibutyl Phthalate is often used in the production of PVC (polyvinyl chloride) products, such as pipes, cables, and vinyl flooring, to enhance their flexibility and make them more resistant to cracking or breaking.

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  • 5. 

    When was American make-up artist James Aucoin born?

    • A.

      April 23, 1980

    • B.

      May 29, 1971

    • C.

      March 10, 1978

    • D.

      February 14, 1962

    Correct Answer
    D. February 14, 1962
  • 6. 

    Which of these is not associated with cosmetology?

    • A.

      Electrophoresis

    • B.

      Sugaring

    • C.

      Electrology

    • D.

      Intense Pulsed Light

    Correct Answer
    A. Electrophoresis
    Explanation
    Electrophoresis is not associated with cosmetology. Cosmetology is the study and application of beauty treatments, including hair styling, skincare, makeup, and nail care. Electrophoresis, on the other hand, is a technique used in molecular biology and biochemistry to separate and analyze proteins, DNA, and other molecules based on their size and charge. It is not directly related to beauty treatments or cosmetology.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these is not a specialty of cosmetology?

    • A.

      Hair coloring

    • B.

      Shoe making

    • C.

      Shampoo technician

    • D.

      Aesthetician 

    Correct Answer
    B. Shoe making
    Explanation
    Cosmetology is the study and practice of beauty treatments, which primarily focus on hair, skin, and nails. Hair coloring, shampoo technician, and aesthetician are all specialties within cosmetology as they involve working with hair, skincare, and beauty treatments. Shoe making, on the other hand, is not related to cosmetology as it involves the creation and repair of footwear, which is not within the scope of beauty treatments.

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  • 8. 

    All of these are subspecialties for aestheticians save for 

    • A.

      Cosmetic electrotherapy treatments

    • B.

      Skin coloring

    • C.

      Microdermabrasion

    • D.

      Mechanical massage

    Correct Answer
    B. Skin coloring
    Explanation
    Skin coloring is not a subspecialty for aestheticians because it typically involves the use of makeup or cosmetic products to enhance or change the color of the skin, which is different from the other options. Cosmetic electrotherapy treatments, microdermabrasion, and mechanical massage are all techniques or procedures used by aestheticians to improve the appearance and health of the skin.

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  • 9. 

    In which of these places can a cosmetologist never found?

    • A.

      Salons

    • B.

      Recreational centers 

    • C.

      Med Spas

    • D.

      Day spas

    Correct Answer
    B. Recreational centers 
    Explanation
    A cosmetologist can never be found in recreational centers because these facilities do not typically offer beauty or grooming services. Recreational centers are focused on providing activities and amenities for leisure and sports, such as swimming pools, gyms, and sports courts. Cosmetologists are professionals trained in providing beauty treatments and services, such as hair styling, makeup application, and skincare, which are typically offered in salons, med spas, and day spas.

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  • 10. 

    Estheticians are called beauticians in ___________

    • A.

      Australia

    • B.

      North America

    • C.

      South America

    • D.

      Ireland

    Correct Answer
    B. North America
    Explanation
    In North America, estheticians are commonly referred to as beauticians. This term is used to describe professionals who specialize in providing beauty treatments and services related to skincare, such as facials, waxing, and makeup application. The term "beautician" is widely recognized and used in this region to describe individuals working in the beauty industry.

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