Cosmetology State Board Exam Preparation Test!

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Cosmetology State Board Exam Preparation Test!

Welcome to Cosmetology State Board Exam Preparation Test! If you feel like you are destined to go down the route to a career in cosmetology, then you might be interested in taking this quiz and proving it! You might be skilled with a make-up brush and some lipstick, but do you know the best ways to beautify somebody? Answer the following questions, and we’ll be the judges of that! Let’s see if you have a career as a cosmetologist!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Most alkaline permanent waves have a pH between:
    • A. 

      4.5 and 5.5

    • B. 

      6.0 and 7.0

    • C. 

      9.0 and 9.6

    • D. 

      10.0 and 11.0

  • 2. 
    Exothermic waves create a chemical reaction that heats the solution and speeds up:
    • A. 

      Processing

    • B. 

      Conditioning

    • C. 

      Neutralizing

    • D. 

      Formulation

  • 3. 
    The process of rearranging the basic structure of extremely curly hair into a straighter or smoother form is:
    • A. 

      Texturizing

    • B. 

      Permanent waving

    • C. 

      Chemical softening

    • D. 

      Chemical hair relaxing

  • 4. 
    Unlike thio neutralization, the neutralization process of hydroxide relaxers does not involve:
    • A. 

      Oxidation

    • B. 

      Residues

    • C. 

      Restoring

    • D. 

      Rinsing

  • 5. 
    The application for chemical relaxers should be started in the most resistant are, usually the:
    • A. 

      Back fo the head

    • B. 

      Front hairline

    • C. 

      Scalp area

    • D. 

      Side area

  • 6. 
    A significant factor in the product selection used in the application of color is the client's hair:
    • A. 

      Structure

    • B. 

      Length

    • C. 

      Strength

    • D. 

      Density

  • 7. 
    Hair texture is determined by the diameter of individual hair:
    • A. 

      Lengths

    • B. 

      Color

    • C. 

      Strands

    • D. 

      Sections

  • 8. 
    The hair type with a large diameter that can take longer to process hair color is:
    • A. 

      Fine-textured hair

    • B. 

      Medium-textured hair

    • C. 

      Coarse-textured hair

    • D. 

      Long hair

  • 9. 
    Artificial hair colors are developed from the primary and secondary colors that form:
    • A. 

      Tonal colors

    • B. 

      Light energy

    • C. 

      Base colors

    • D. 

      Mixing colors

  • 10. 
    Adding the primary color red to yellow colors will cause them to appear:
    • A. 

      Lighter

    • B. 

      Darker

    • C. 

      Softer

    • D. 

      Equal

  • 11. 
    Primary and secondary colors that are positioned opposite each on the color wheel are:
    • A. 

      Complementary colors

    • B. 

      Contrasting colors

    • C. 

      Permanent colors

    • D. 

      Tertiary colors

  • 12. 
    As part of their composition, all permanent hair coloring products and lighteners contain both a developer and a(n):
    • A. 

      Oxidizing agent

    • B. 

      Acidic agent

    • C. 

      Alkalizing ingredient

    • D. 

      Neutralizing ingredient

  • 13. 
    The most commonly used developer in hair color is:
    • A. 

      Ammonia peroxide

    • B. 

      Hrdrogen propitiator

    • C. 

      Hydrogen peroxide

    • D. 

      Potential activators

  • 14. 
    When applying color using the brush-and-bowl method, the mixing bowl, should be:
    • A. 

      Metal

    • B. 

      Nonmetallic

    • C. 

      Large

    • D. 

      Nonbreakable

  • 15. 
    Before performing a coloring service with an aniline derative product, the client must have a(n):
    • A. 

      Preliminary test

    • B. 

      Application

    • C. 

      Patch test

    • D. 

      Insurance record

  • 16. 
    A preliminary test performed to determine how hair will react to  a color formula is a(n):
    • A. 

      Color test

    • B. 

      Patch test

    • C. 

      Application test

    • D. 

      Strand test

  • 17. 
    For a virgin application with a single-process color, the application should be applied first to:
    • A. 

      Roots and porous area

    • B. 

      Hair shaft and ends

    • C. 

      Mid-strand area

    • D. 

      Scalp area

  • 18. 
    The technique of coloring strands of hair darker than the natural color is called the:
    • A. 

      Lowlighting

    • B. 

      Accelerating

    • C. 

      Highlighting

    • D. 

      Baliage

  • 19. 
    Distended capilliaries caused by constant overdilation and weakening of the capillary walls are known as:
    • A. 

      Fissures

    • B. 

      Excoriation

    • C. 

      Telangiectasias

    • D. 

      Macula

  • 20. 
    A small circumscribed elevation of the skin that contains no fluid but may develop pus is a:
    • A. 

      Secondary

    • B. 

      Papule

    • C. 

      Freckle

    • D. 

      Stain

  • 21. 
    Acne, or common pimples, is also known as:
    • A. 

      Acne milia

    • B. 

      Acne vulgaris

    • C. 

      Acne cortisone

    • D. 

      Acne fissure

  • 22. 
    Chemicals released by the immune system that flood tissues to dilute a skin irritant are:
    • A. 

      Hematite

    • B. 

      Hypertrichosis

    • C. 

      Histamines

    • D. 

      Execration

  • 23. 
    Facial waxing should not be performed on clients with the condition of:
    • A. 

      Rosacea

    • B. 

      Seborrhea

    • C. 

      Hypertrichosis

    • D. 

      Hirsutism

  • 24. 
    The natural arch of the eyebrow or the curved line of the eye socket follow what bone?
    • A. 

      Orbis

    • B. 

      Orbital

    • C. 

      Temporal

    • D. 

      Frontal

  • 25. 
    An effective epilator treatment that uses a thick paste easily remove with water is:
    • A. 

      Sugaring

    • B. 

      Pasting

    • C. 

      Soaping

    • D. 

      Waxing