Milady Pedicuring: Cosmetology Quiz!

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Do you like to get pedicures? A pedicure is a beautifying treatment of the feet and toenails, and it is the foot’s version of a manicure. Pedicures can be very therapeutic, and there are a foot bath and foot massage with their pedicure. The beautician will rub dead skin cells off from the bottom of the feet using a pumice stone. This lovely quiz might make you want that pedicure.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When performing a pedicure, you should grasp the foot between the thumb and fingers at the:
    • A. 

      Bottom of the foot

    • B. 

      Heel area

    • C. 

      Mid-tarsal area

    • D. 

      Ankle area

  • 2. 
    What are the basic steps to properly disinfect a foot spa after each pedicure service?
    • A. 

      Drain and remove water and contaminants,add soap and water, rinse, and dry

    • B. 

      Drain and remove water and contaminants, clean surface, disinfect with approved disinfectant, rinse, and dry

    • C. 

      Drain and remove water, disinfect with approved disinfectant, rinse, and dry

    • D. 

      Change water, add soap. disinfect with approved disinfectant, thoroughly rinse, and dry

  • 3. 
    The weekly maintenance procedure for pipe-less foot spa requires the disinfectant solution to remain in the foot spa:
    • A. 

      At least 10 minutes

    • B. 

      No more than 30 minutes

    • C. 

      Overnight

    • D. 

      Over the weekend 

  • 4. 
    Which massage technique is used most with a pedicure?
    • A. 

      Effleurage

    • B. 

      Petrissage

    • C. 

      Taptonement

    • D. 

      Reflexology

  • 5. 
    Which of the following should never be placed in the foot bath with the client's feet?
    • A. 

      Solution

    • B. 

      Antiseptic

    • C. 

      Magnesium

    • D. 

      Disinfectant

  • 6. 
    The chair a cosmetologist uses when performing a pedicure:
    • A. 

      Is usually high off the ground

    • B. 

      Should not be ergonomic

    • C. 

      Must be inexspensive

    • D. 

      Must be comfortable

  • 7. 
    Electric foot mills:
    • A. 

      Provide a great deal of client relaxation

    • B. 

      Create a cooling effect on the feet

    • C. 

      Prevent mask ingredients from penetrating too deeply 

    • D. 

      Are designed to be used without any other products

  • 8. 
    Exfoliating scrubs:
    • A. 

      Are designed to dry greasy feet

    • B. 

      Help reduce callusses

    • C. 

      Are usually oil-based

    • D. 

      Are smooth lotions

  • 9. 
    In order to be on time, you must be polishing__after beginning a one-hour procedure.
    • A. 

      10-15 minutes

    • B. 

      30-35 minutes

    • C. 

      45-50 minutes

    • D. 

      50-55 minutes

  • 10. 
    Reflexology practitioners believe that pressing certain reflex points on the feet:
    • A. 

      Transmit positive energy

    • B. 

      Decrease blood flow

    • C. 

      Cause significant discomfort

    • D. 

      Reverse the signs of aging 

  • 11. 
    A parrafin bath:
    • A. 

      Stimulates circulation

    • B. 

      Reduces product absorbtion

    • C. 

      Increases the inflammation

    • D. 

      Cools the skin

  • 12. 
    Repeated exposure to pedicure water can cause:
    • A. 

      Hyperpigmentation

    • B. 

      Overhydration of the skin

    • C. 

      Cracking on the hands

    • D. 

      A latex allergy

  • 13. 
    If a client books a standard pedicure and you discover that the feet are in unusually bad condition and will require more time than was scheduled, it is recommended that you:
    • A. 

      Take as much time as necessary, even if it means that other clients must wait

    • B. 

      Send the client home and tell her to book a longer appointment next time

    • C. 

      Cancel the next few appointments to make time for the client

    • D. 

      Tell the client you will do your best but that an additional appointment will be necessary

  • 14. 
    Scaly feet commonly require__treatment in the salon.
    • A. 

      Daily

    • B. 

      Weekly

    • C. 

      Monthly

    • D. 

      Yearly

  • 15. 
    Massage given during manicures and pedicures focuses on:
    • A. 

      Draining lymphatic fluid

    • B. 

      Muscle stimulation

    • C. 

      Pain relief

    • D. 

      Relaxation

  • 16. 
    Which of these implements is commonly known as a paddle?
    • A. 

      Foot file

    • B. 

      Nail rasp

    • C. 

      Curette

    • D. 

      Nail file

  • 17. 
    Which of these is a metal implement with a grooved edge used for filing and smoothing the edges of the nail plate?
    • A. 

      Nail clippers

    • B. 

      Nippers

    • C. 

      Nail rasp

    • D. 

      Curette

  • 18. 
    A__is a small scoop-shaped implement used for more effective removal of debris from the nail folds, eponychium, and hyponychium areas.
    • A. 

      Nail rasp

    • B. 

      Curette

    • C. 

      Nail brush

    • D. 

      Tweezer

  • 19. 
    The best type of__have jaws that are straight and come to a point.
    • A. 

      Nippers

    • B. 

      Toenail clippers

    • C. 

      Nail rasps

    • D. 

      Nail brushes

  • 20. 
    Which implement is used to trim tags of dead skin?
    • A. 

      Nippers

    • B. 

      Nail clippers

    • C. 

      Finishing scissors

    • D. 

      Curette

  • 21. 
    How long are masks typically left on the client's skin?
    • A. 

      5-10 minutes

    • B. 

      10-15 minutes

    • C. 

      15-20 minutes

    • D. 

      20-30 minutes

  • 22. 
    If a client drifts off during a pedicure, it is recommended that you:
    • A. 

      Try to engage her in pleasant conversation

    • B. 

      Start telling her about the home care products that you offer

    • C. 

      Leave her alone and let her enjoy the service

    • D. 

      Squeeze her foot gently to wake her up

  • 23. 
    Clients should be warned not to shave their legs __ a pedicure.
    • A. 

      24 hours after

    • B. 

      48 hours after

    • C. 

      24 hours before

    • D. 

      48 hours before

  • 24. 
    Some improvements in the feet require more than one appointment in services referred to as a:
    • A. 

      Set

    • B. 

      System

    • C. 

      Series

    • D. 

      Symposium

  • 25. 
    Who bears the responsibility for ensuring that proper disinfection of the pedicure bath occurs?
    • A. 

      The technician

    • B. 

      The salon

    • C. 

      Neither the technician or the salon

    • D. 

      Both the salon and the technician 

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