Chemical Texture Services Part 2

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Chemical Texture Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is a continuation of the Chemical Textue Services quiz from the Milady's Standard Cosmetology Exam Review.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Most relaxers contain the same ingredients used in:
    • A. 

      Permanent haircolors

    • B. 

      Temporary haircolors

    • C. 

      Depilatories

    • D. 

      Epilators

  • 2. 
    Extremely curly hair:
    • A. 

      Has a uniform diameter

    • B. 

      Has varying diameters

    • C. 

      Is very strong

    • D. 

      Is thickest at the twist

  • 3. 
    Extremely curly hair is weakest at the:
    • A. 

      Midshaft

    • B. 

      Base

    • C. 

      Ends

    • D. 

      Twist

  • 4. 
    Thio relaxers:
    • A. 

      Have a ph above 10

    • B. 

      Use less ATG than in perming

    • C. 

      Harden the hair

    • D. 

      Do not use a reducing agent

  • 5. 
    Each step in the ph scale represents a  - change in concentration.
    • A. 

      Twofold

    • B. 

      Twentyfold

    • C. 

      Hundredfold

    • D. 

      Tenfold

  • 6. 
    Hydroxide relaxers remove one aton of sulfur from a disulfide bond and convert it into a lanthionin bond in a process called:
    • A. 

      Reduction

    • B. 

      Neuralization

    • C. 

      Lanthionization

    • D. 

      Oxidation

  • 7. 
    The disulfide bonds that are broken by hydroxide relaxers:
    • A. 

      Can never be re-formed

    • B. 

      Are re-formed by lanthionization

    • C. 

      Are changed into hydrogen bonds

    • D. 

      Are re-formed by neutralizer

  • 8. 
    The neutralization of hydroxide relaxers involves the use of:
    • A. 

      Oxidizing neutralizer

    • B. 

      Acid-balanced shampoo

    • C. 

      High -ph shampoo

    • D. 

      Hydrogen peroxide

  • 9. 
    If you have treated a client's hair with a hydroxide relaxer, it cannot be treated with:
    • A. 

      Future hydroxide relaxers

    • B. 

      Thermal waving

    • C. 

      Soft curl permanents

    • D. 

      Permanent haircolor

  • 10. 
    Metal hydroxide relaxers are ionic compounds formed by a metal combined with
    • A. 

      Oxygen and nitrogen

    • B. 

      Nitrogen and hydrogen

    • C. 

      Hydrogen and sulfer

    • D. 

      Oxygen and hydrogen

  • 11. 
    Sodium hydroxide relaxers are commonly called:
    • A. 

      No-lye relaxers

    • B. 

      Lye relaxers

    • C. 

      No-mix no-lye relaxers

    • D. 

      Low-ph relaxers

  • 12. 
    A chemical relaxer that straightens the hair completely but with much less scalp irritation than other hydroxide relaxers is:
    • A. 

      Guanidine hydroxide relaxer

    • B. 

      Sodium hydroxide relaxer

    • C. 

      Lithium hydroxide relaxer

    • D. 

      Low-ph relaxer

  • 13. 
    Chemical relaxers marketed as mild alternative relaxers are:
    • A. 

      Guanidine hydroxide relaxer

    • B. 

      Sodium hydroxide relaxer

    • C. 

      Lithium hydroxide relaxer

    • D. 

      Sulfites

  • 14. 
    Mild strength relaxers are recommended for fine, damaged, or:
    • A. 

      Medium-curly hair

    • B. 

      Medium-texture hair

    • C. 

      Color-treated hair

    • D. 

      Coarse, extremely curly hair

  • 15. 
    The application for a vigin relaxer begins:
    • A. 

      1/4" to 1/2" away from the scalp

    • B. 

      Along the entire strand

    • C. 

      At the scalp

    • D. 

      At the new growth

  • 16. 
    Relaxer should be applied to the most resistant area first, which is uaually the:
    • A. 

      Front hairline

    • B. 

      Temples

    • C. 

      Back of the head

    • D. 

      Nape

  • 17. 
    Normalizing solutions are conditioners with an acidic pH that are used in a relaxing procedure:
    • A. 

      Prior to shampooing

    • B. 

      Before applying relaxer

    • C. 

      After shampooing

    • D. 

      Before rinsing out relaxer

  • 18. 
    To determine if the hair is sufficiently relaxed, do:
    • A. 

      A patch test

    • B. 

      Periodic strand testing

    • C. 

      A test curl

    • D. 

      A porosity test

  • 19. 
    To neutralize hydroxide relaxer, shampoo the hair with an acid-blanced shampoo at least:
    • A. 

      Three times

    • B. 

      Once

    • C. 

      Twice

    • D. 

      Five times

  • 20. 
    A soft curl permanent:
    • A. 

      Relaxes the hair slightly

    • B. 

      Makes existing curls larger

    • C. 

      Makes tighter curls

    • D. 

      Straightens the hair

  • 21. 
    A Jheri curl or soft curl permanent is a combination os a thio relaxer and:
    • A. 

      Thermal waving

    • B. 

      A hydroxide permanent

    • C. 

      A hydroxide relaxer

    • D. 

      A thio permanent

  • 22. 
    In a soft curl permanent, the hair is first relaxed, then wrapped:
    • A. 

      On horizontal base sections

    • B. 

      On base

    • C. 

      Off base

    • D. 

      On vertical base sections

  • 23. 
    When applying a hydroxide relaxer:
    • A. 

      The client's hair must be damp

    • B. 

      Gloves are not necessary

    • C. 

      Begin at the scalp and hair ends

    • D. 

      Do not shampoo first

  • 24. 
    You should not attempt to remove more than _ of the natural curl with chemical relaxing.
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      80%

    • C. 

      30%

    • D. 

      70%