Milady Facial: Cosmetology Quiz!

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Have you ever had a facial? A facial is a group of skincare treatments for the face, including steam, exfoliation, creams, lotions, facial masks, and peels. They are typically given in beauty salons or spa retreats. There are a plethora of different masks, including clay and mud masks and peels, all of which serve another purpose. This quiz will demonstrate your knowledge about facials. Good luck with the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When removing a cleanser from the eye area, it should be done with a damp facial sponge or cotton pads:
    • A. 

      In an upward and outward motion

    • B. 

      In down and across movements

    • C. 

      With back-and-forth movements

    • D. 

      In circular movements 

  • 2. 
    When performing a skin analysis with a magnifying lamp, the first thing the technician should look for is the presence or absence of:
    • A. 

      Closed comedones

    • B. 

      Visible pores

    • C. 

      Evaporated cells

    • D. 

      Oily skin areas 

  • 3. 
    Skin that has small pores and maybe flaky or dry with fine lines and wrinkles is characterized as:
    • A. 

      Dehydrated

    • B. 

      Oily

    • C. 

      Normal

    • D. 

      Sensitive

  • 4. 
    Oily skin or skin that produces too much sebum may appear shiny or greasy and have:
    • A. 

      Even pore distribution

    • B. 

      Small pores

    • C. 

      Flakes

    • D. 

      Large pores

  • 5. 
    When a follicle becomes clogged, resulting in an infection of the follicle, it is caused by a type of acne bacteria called:
    • A. 

      Hydrating bacteria

    • B. 

      Sebumatic bacteria 

    • C. 

      Anaerobic bacteria

    • D. 

      Aerobic bacteria

  • 6. 
    Red pimples that do not have a pus head are referred to as:
    • A. 

      Elastin pimples

    • B. 

      Acne pimples

    • C. 

      Pustules

    • D. 

      Moles

  • 7. 
    Which of these is a skin condition caused by sun exposure or hormone imbalances resulting in dark blotches of color in areas of the skin?
    • A. 

      Hypertichosis

    • B. 

      Acne

    • C. 

      Dehydration

    • D. 

      Hyperpigmentation 

  • 8. 
    Which of these is a chronic hereditary disorder indicated by constant or frequent facial blushing?
    • A. 

      Rosacea

    • B. 

      Tinea

    • C. 

      Acne

    • D. 

      Albinism 

  • 9. 
    Cosmetology professionals are only allowed to use products that remove surface dead cells from the:
    • A. 

      Subcutaneous tissue

    • B. 

      Stratum dermis

    • C. 

      Stratum corneum

    • D. 

      Dermal layer

  • 10. 
    Which of these is a gentle chemical exfoliation acid that helps dissolve the bonds and intercellular cement between cells? 
    • A. 

      Alpha hydroxy acid

    • B. 

      Emulsion acid

    • C. 

      Astringent acid

    • D. 

      Cyogenic acid 

  • 11. 
    A__ is a highly concentrated skin product applied under a moisturizer or sunscreen.
    • A. 

      Gommage

    • B. 

      Tonic

    • C. 

      Mask

    • D. 

      Serum

  • 12. 
    The thin, open-meshed, woven cotton fabric used in a parrafin mask application is called:
    • A. 

      Mask padding

    • B. 

      Microsillk

    • C. 

      Gauze

    • D. 

      A plegent

  • 13. 
    Which massage movement involves the use of light continuous stroking movement with the fingers in a slow rythmic manner?
    • A. 

      Taptonement

    • B. 

      Petrissage

    • C. 

      Kenading

    • D. 

      Effleurage 

  • 14. 
    Which of these is a form of petrissage in which the tissue is grasped, gently lifted, and spread out?
    • A. 

      Fulling

    • B. 

      Rolling

    • C. 

      Friction

    • D. 

      Chucking

  • 15. 
    What is the most stimulating form of massage?
    • A. 

      Fulling

    • B. 

      Stroking

    • C. 

      Taptonement

    • D. 

      Chucking

  • 16. 
    The point on the skin over the muscle where pressure and stimulation will cause contraction of the muscle is referred to as the:
    • A. 

      Insertion point

    • B. 

      Motor point

    • C. 

      Origin point

    • D. 

      Connection point

  • 17. 
    When using a brushing machine to perform an exfolliation, the skin should be treated with a(n):
    • A. 

      Thin layer of cleanser or moisturizer

    • B. 

      Fairly thick layer of cleaner or moisturizer

    • C. 

      Strong toner

    • D. 

      Astringent lotion 

  • 18. 
    The process of softening and emulsifying hardened sebum stuck in follicles is called:
    • A. 

      Massage therapy

    • B. 

      Passive therapy

    • C. 

      Deincrustation

    • D. 

      Electrotherapy

  • 19. 
    Water-soluble products are penetrated into the skin using galvanic current and a process called:
    • A. 

      Iontophoresis

    • B. 

      Micropenetration

    • C. 

      Cathodization

    • D. 

      Extraction 

  • 20. 
    The therapeutic use of essential oil to enhance a person's physical and emotional well-being is:
    • A. 

      Oil therapy

    • B. 

      Scientification

    • C. 

      Electrotherapy

    • D. 

      Aromathrapy

  • 21. 
    If you use harsh scrubs on sensitive skin, it can:
    • A. 

      Aggravate redness 

    • B. 

      Possibly affect the client's pacemaker

    • C. 

      Cause severe blistering

    • D. 

      Cause an infectious disease

  • 22. 
    Sun-damaged skin is often confused with:
    • A. 

      Sensitive skin

    • B. 

      Inflamed skin

    • C. 

      Aging skin

    • D. 

      Hypopigmented skin 

  • 23. 
    Salon AHA exfoliants should never be used unless the client has been using 10 percent AHA products at home for__prior to the higher concentration salon treatment, and using a daily facial sunscreen product.
    • A. 

      At least 1 week

    • B. 

      At least 2 weeks

    • C. 

      No more than 1 week

    • D. 

      No more than 2 weeks

  • 24. 
    Compared to day-use products, night treatments are usually:
    • A. 

      Lighter

    • B. 

      Equal in strength

    • C. 

      Less intensive

    • D. 

      More intensive

  • 25. 
    One of the biggest benefits of massage is that it:
    • A. 

      Causes clients' skin to tense.opening pores

    • B. 

      Eliminates the need for treatment products

    • C. 

      Increases product absorption

    • D. 

      Decreases the conditioning effect of treatment products 

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