Milady: Principles Of Hair Design Quiz!

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Are you familiar with the principles of hair design? There are five basic hair design elements, including line, form, space, texture, and color. Lines create the shape and movement of the hair, and Balance, rhythm, pattern, and contrast are also essential keys to designing hair. Carbon, oxygen, nitrogen, sulfur, and hydrogen make up the chemical composition of hair. This quiz will give you a passing score and a hair flip compliments of Milady: hair design principles.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Wave pattern changes can be created or changed temporarily with styling tools and permanently with:

    • A.

      Thermal styling

    • B.

      Chemicals

    • C.

      Zigzag parting

    • D.

      Flat irons

    Correct Answer
    B. Chemicals
    Explanation
    Chemicals can permanently change the wave pattern of hair. This can be achieved through various chemical treatments such as relaxers, perms, or texturizers. These treatments alter the hair's structure by breaking and reforming the disulfide bonds, resulting in a new wave pattern. Unlike styling tools that provide temporary changes, chemicals offer a long-lasting transformation.

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  • 2. 

    For a client with gold skin tones, a ___ hair color would be flattering.

    • A.

      Contrasting

    • B.

      Toned

    • C.

      Warm

    • D.

      Cool

    Correct Answer
    C. Warm
    Explanation
    For a client with gold skin tones, a warm hair color would be flattering. Warm hair colors, such as golden blondes or rich browns, complement gold skin tones by enhancing their warm undertones and creating a harmonious look. Contrasting hair colors may create too much contrast and tonal imbalance, while toned hair colors may not bring out the best in gold skin tones. Cool hair colors, on the other hand, may clash with the warm undertones of gold skin and create a less flattering appearance.

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  • 3. 

    In designing for clients with large or broad shoulders, the stylist should create styles with:

    • A.

      More volume

    • B.

      Less volume

    • C.

      More length

    • D.

      Darker colors

    Correct Answer
    A. More volume
    Explanation
    When designing for clients with large or broad shoulders, creating styles with more volume is the correct approach. Adding volume to the upper body can help balance out the proportions and create a more visually pleasing silhouette. This can be achieved through various techniques such as using ruffles, pleats, or draping in the shoulder area. By adding volume, the stylist can create a more proportionate and flattering look for clients with larger or broader shoulders.

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  • 4. 

    Balance is described as creating equal or appropriate proportions to provide:

    • A.

      Width

    • B.

      Symmetry

    • C.

      Structure

    • D.

      Space

    Correct Answer
    B. Symmetry
    Explanation
    Balance is described as creating equal or appropriate proportions to provide symmetry. Symmetry refers to a balanced arrangement of elements on either side of a central axis or point. In design, symmetry creates a sense of harmony and stability. It helps to distribute visual weight evenly and creates a feeling of equilibrium. By achieving symmetry, a design can appear more organized and visually pleasing to the viewer.

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  • 5. 

    When opposite sides of a hairstyle have different lengths or different volume and appear to gave equal vision weight, it is considered to have___ balance.

    • A.

      Horizontal

    • B.

      Diagonal

    • C.

      Symmetrical

    • D.

      Asymmetrical

    Correct Answer
    D. Asymmetrical
    Explanation
    When opposite sides of a hairstyle have different lengths or different volume and appear to have equal visual weight, it is considered to have asymmetrical balance. This means that there is an intentional imbalance in the design, creating a sense of interest and uniqueness.

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  • 6. 

    A recurrent pattern of movement in a design is referred to as:

    • A.

      Rhythm

    • B.

      Harmony

    • C.

      Focus

    • D.

      Balance

    Correct Answer
    A. Rhythm
    Explanation
    Rhythm refers to the repetition or alternation of elements in a design, creating a sense of movement and flow. It can be achieved through the repetition of shapes, lines, colors, or patterns. By incorporating rhythm, a design can have a sense of continuity and unity, guiding the viewer's eye through the composition.

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  • 7. 

    The area of a design where the eye is drawn to first before traveling to the rest of the design is called the:

    • A.

      Balance

    • B.

      Axis

    • C.

      Emphasis

    • D.

      Apex

    Correct Answer
    C. Emphasis
    Explanation
    The area of a design where the eye is drawn to first before traveling to the rest of the design is called emphasis. This refers to a specific element or area in the design that stands out and grabs the viewer's attention. It is used to create a focal point and guide the viewer's gaze throughout the design.

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  • 8. 

    To offset or round out the features of a square facial shape, the aim would be to:

    • A.

      Create the illusion of width in the forehead

    • B.

      Add volume to the sides

    • C.

      Make the face seem shorter

    • D.

      Create volume between the temples and jaw

    Correct Answer
    D. Create volume between the temples and jaw
    Explanation
    To offset or round out the features of a square facial shape, creating volume between the temples and jaw is the most effective approach. This helps to soften the angularity of the face and create a more balanced look. By adding volume in this area, it creates a visual illusion of roundness and helps to create a more oval or elongated appearance, which is often considered more flattering for square faces. This technique can be achieved through various hairstyling techniques or using makeup to contour and highlight specific areas.

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  • 9. 

    The __ profile has a receding forehead and chin.

    • A.

      Concave

    • B.

      Circular

    • C.

      Straight

    • D.

      Convex

    Correct Answer
    D. Convex
    Explanation
    A convex profile refers to a facial structure where the forehead and chin protrude slightly, creating a curved or rounded appearance. This is in contrast to a receding forehead and chin, which would indicate a concave profile. Therefore, the correct answer is convex.

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  • 10. 

    The triangular section that begins at the apex or high point of the head and ends at the front corners is called the:

    • A.

      Crown area

    • B.

      Bang area

    • C.

      Line area

    • D.

      Convex area

    Correct Answer
    B. Bang area
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "bang area". The bang area refers to the triangular section of hair that starts at the apex or highest point of the head and extends to the front corners. This is the area where bangs or fringe are typically cut and styled.

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  • 11. 

    Design texture can be created temporarily with the use of:

    • A.

      Heat and/or wet styling techniques

    • B.

      Cold and/or wet styling techniques

    • C.

      Heat and/or dry styling techniques

    • D.

      Cold and/or dry styling techniques

    Correct Answer
    A. Heat and/or wet styling techniques
    Explanation
    Design texture can be created temporarily by using heat and/or wet styling techniques. Heat styling techniques such as curling irons or flat irons can be used to create waves, curls, or straight styles. Wet styling techniques such as braiding wet hair or using rollers can also create texture when the hair dries. By combining heat and wet styling techniques, different textures and styles can be achieved.

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  • 12. 

    Which of these is not a physical characteristic taken into account when designing an artistic and suitable hairstyle?

    • A.

      Body posture

    • B.

      Features

    • C.

      Age

    • D.

      Head shape 

    Correct Answer
    C. Age
    Explanation
    When designing an artistic and suitable hairstyle, age is not considered as a physical characteristic. Body posture, features, and head shape are all factors that are taken into account when determining the most flattering hairstyle for an individual. Age, on the other hand, is not directly related to physical attributes and does not play a significant role in determining the suitability of a hairstyle.

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  • 13. 

    Left natural, ___ hair may not support many styling options.

    • A.

      Medium,straight

    • B.

      Coarse, straight

    • C.

      Fine,straight

    • D.

      Fine,wavy

    Correct Answer
    C. Fine,straight
    Explanation
    Left natural, fine, straight hair may not support many styling options. Fine hair tends to be thin and delicate, making it more prone to breakage and lacking volume. Additionally, straight hair lacks natural texture, making it difficult to create and maintain certain hairstyles. Therefore, fine, straight hair may require additional products or techniques to achieve desired styles or to add volume and texture.

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  • 14. 

    Which type of hair offers the most versatility in styling?

    • A.

      Wavy,medium hair

    • B.

      Coarse,straight hair

    • C.

      Fine,wavy hair

    • D.

      Fine,coarse hair 

    Correct Answer
    A. Wavy,medium hair
    Explanation
    Wavy, medium hair offers the most versatility in styling because it has a combination of both texture and length. The waves in the hair add natural volume and movement, making it easier to create various hairstyles. The medium length allows for more options in terms of updos, braids, and curls. Additionally, wavy, medium hair can be easily straightened or curled using heat styling tools, giving even more versatility in styling options.

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  • 15. 

    For ease of styling, ____ hair is generally best cut short.

    • A.

      Curly, medium

    • B.

      Curly, coarse

    • C.

      Extremely curly, coarse

    • D.

      Very curly. fine

    Correct Answer
    D. Very curly. fine
    Explanation
    For ease of styling, very curly hair is generally best cut short. Very curly hair tends to be more difficult to manage and style when it is longer, as it can become tangled and frizzy. Cutting it shorter helps to control the volume and reduce the amount of time and effort required for styling. Additionally, fine hair texture is typically more prone to damage and breakage, so keeping it shorter can help maintain its health and prevent further damage.

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  • 16. 

    The __profile has receding forehead and chin.

    • A.

      Concave

    • B.

      Convex

    • C.

      Straight

    • D.

      Wavy

    Correct Answer
    B. Convex
    Explanation
    A profile with a receding forehead and chin is typically associated with a convex shape. In a convex profile, the forehead and chin protrude outward, creating a curved or rounded appearance. This is opposite to a concave profile, where the forehead and chin curve inward. A straight profile would not have any noticeable curves or protrusions, while a wavy profile would have irregular or uneven curves.

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  • 17. 

    For a client with___, you should direct the hair back and away from the face at the temples.

    • A.

      Close-set eye

    • B.

      A large forehead

    • C.

      A crooked nose

    • D.

      Wide-set eyes

    Correct Answer
    A. Close-set eye
    Explanation
    When a client has close-set eyes, directing the hair back and away from the face at the temples helps to create the illusion of more space between the eyes. By avoiding any hair falling onto the face near the temples, the focus is shifted away from the center of the face and towards the outer edges, making the eyes appear more balanced and spread apart. This technique helps to enhance the client's facial features and create a more harmonious look.

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  • 18. 

    For a client with a ___, the hair should be directed forward in the chin area.

    • A.

      Round jaw

    • B.

      Receding chin

    • C.

      Small chin

    • D.

      Large chin

    Correct Answer
    B. Receding chin
    Explanation
    When a client has a receding chin, it means that their chin appears smaller or less prominent compared to the rest of their face. To balance out the facial features and create the illusion of a more defined chin, the hair should be directed forward in the chin area. This technique helps to visually enhance the chin and create a more harmonious overall look.

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  • 19. 

    For a client with a __ nose, bring hair forward at the forehead, with softness around the face.

    • A.

      Wide, flat

    • B.

      Long,narrow

    • C.

      Small

    • D.

      Prominent 

    Correct Answer
    D. Prominent 
    Explanation
    For a client with a prominent nose, bringing hair forward at the forehead and adding softness around the face can help to draw attention away from the nose and create a more balanced and flattering look. This technique helps to minimize the focus on the nose and create a more harmonious overall appearance.

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  • 20. 

    If a male client has__,a fairly close-trimmed beard and mustache would be very thinning to the overall appearance. 

    • A.

      Dark hair

    • B.

      Light hair

    • C.

      A wide face and a large jaw

    • D.

      A wide face and full cheeks

    Correct Answer
    D. A wide face and full cheeks
    Explanation
    A wide face and full cheeks can create a rounder and fuller appearance. By having a fairly close-trimmed beard and mustache, it can help to create more definition and structure to the face, making it appear thinner and more balanced.

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  • 21. 

    To create length and height in hair design, use:

    • A.

      Vertical lines

    • B.

      Horizontal lines

    • C.

      Transitional lines

    • D.

      Single lines

    Correct Answer
    A. Vertical lines
    Explanation
    Vertical lines are used in hair design to create length and height. By cutting or styling the hair in a vertical direction, it creates the illusion of length and adds volume to the hair. This technique is commonly used to create layers, texture, and movement in hairstyles. Horizontal lines, on the other hand, tend to create width and can make the hair appear wider or flatter. Transitional lines are used to blend different lengths or textures, while single lines refer to cutting or styling the hair in a straight line without any angles or layers.

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  • 22. 

    To create width in hair design use:

    • A.

      Contrasting lines

    • B.

      Horizontal lines

    • C.

      Diagonal lines

    • D.

      Directional lines

    Correct Answer
    B. Horizontal lines
    Explanation
    Horizontal lines are used to create width in hair design. When hair is cut or styled horizontally, it appears wider and fuller. This technique is often used to add volume and create the illusion of thickness in hair. By cutting or styling the hair in horizontal sections, the stylist can create a wider, more expansive look. This is especially useful for those with thin or fine hair who want to add more dimension and fullness to their style. Horizontal lines also help to balance the overall shape and proportions of the hair design.

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  • 23. 

    Lines that may move in a clockwise or counterclockwise direction are __ lines.

    • A.

      Curved

    • B.

      Horizontal

    • C.

      Single

    • D.

      Parallel 

    Correct Answer
    A. Curved
    Explanation
    Curved lines can move in both clockwise and counterclockwise directions. Unlike horizontal, single, or parallel lines, which typically move in a specific direction, curved lines have the flexibility to change direction and can rotate either clockwise or counterclockwise. Therefore, curved lines are the only lines that can exhibit this movement.

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  • 24. 

    The lines known as__lines are straight or curved.

    • A.

      Single

    • B.

      Verticle

    • C.

      Directional

    • D.

      Parallel 

    Correct Answer
    D. Parallel 
    Explanation
    The lines known as parallel lines are straight or curved lines that never intersect each other.

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  • 25. 

    Lines with a definite forward or backward movement are__ lines.

    • A.

      Transitional 

    • B.

      Contrasting

    • C.

      Directional 

    • D.

      Diagonal 

    Correct Answer
    C. Directional 
    Explanation
    Directional lines are lines that have a clear forward or backward movement. They can guide the viewer's eye in a specific direction and create a sense of movement or flow in a composition. In contrast, transitional lines connect different elements without a clear direction, contrasting lines create a visual opposition or difference, and diagonal lines create a sense of dynamism or tension. Therefore, directional lines are the most appropriate choice for lines with a definite forward or backward movement.

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  • 26. 

    The square face shape:

    • A.

      Is narrow at the temples

    • B.

      Has hollow cheeks

    • C.

      Is rounded at the jaw

    • D.

      Is narrow at the middle third of the face

    Correct Answer
    D. Is narrow at the middle third of the face
    Explanation
    The square face shape is characterized by a narrow middle third of the face. This means that the width of the face is relatively narrower in the area between the temples and the jawline. The other characteristics mentioned in the question, such as being narrow at the temples, having hollow cheeks, and being rounded at the jaw, may be common features of other face shapes but are not specific to the square face shape.

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  • 27. 

    The face shape featuring a narrow forehead, extreme width through the cheekbones, and a narrow chin is the:

    • A.

      Inverted-triangle

    • B.

      Diamond

    • C.

      Heart-shaped

    • D.

      Pear-shaped

    Correct Answer
    B. Diamond
    Explanation
    A face shape with a narrow forehead, extreme width through the cheekbones, and a narrow chin is known as a diamond shape. This shape is characterized by high cheekbones and a pointed chin, creating a diamond-like appearance. The narrow forehead and chin, along with the wider cheekbones, give the face a unique and angular look.

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  • 28. 

    The__ face-shape features a narrow forehead,wide jaw, and wide chin line.

    • A.

      Triangular

    • B.

      Oblong

    • C.

      Round

    • D.

      Square

    Correct Answer
    A. Triangular
    Explanation
    The description of a face with a narrow forehead, wide jaw, and wide chin line matches the characteristics of a triangular face shape. This face shape is characterized by a pointed chin and a wider jawline, creating a triangular appearance.

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  • 29. 

    The face shape featuring a wide forehead and narrow chin line is the:

    • A.

      Triangular

    • B.

      Inverted-triangle

    • C.

      Oblong

    • D.

      Diamond 

    Correct Answer
    B. Inverted-triangle
    Explanation
    The inverted-triangle face shape is characterized by a wide forehead and a narrow chin line. This shape is opposite to the triangular face shape, which has a narrow forehead and a wide chin line. The oblong face shape is elongated with balanced proportions, while the diamond face shape has wide cheekbones and a narrow forehead and chin. Therefore, the inverted-triangle face shape best fits the description provided.

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  • 30. 

    The__ face shape features a long, narrow face that hollow cheeks.

    • A.

      Square

    • B.

      Traingular

    • C.

      Oblong

    • D.

      Round

    Correct Answer
    C. Oblong
    Explanation
    The oblong face shape is characterized by a long and narrow face with hollow cheeks. This shape is longer than it is wide, with a straight jawline. The oblong face shape is often considered to be balanced and versatile, making it suitable for a variety of hairstyles and makeup looks.

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