Illinois Cosmetology State Board Review

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Illinois Cosmetology State Board Quizzes & Trivia

Illinois Cosmetology State Board Exam Review. This might be a little challenging. If you have any questions or suggestions please contact me :)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Teasing and back combing are also known as
    • A. 

      Ruffing

    • B. 

      Shaping

    • C. 

      Thinning

    • D. 

      Molding

  • 2. 
    The characteristic lesion of pityriasis is
    • A. 

      Dry scales

    • B. 

      Pustules

    • C. 

      Bald spots

    • D. 

      Extreme redness

  • 3. 
    The sudoriferous or sweat glands eliminate
    • A. 

      Dermis

    • B. 

      Waste

    • C. 

      Neutralizer

    • D. 

      Formalin

  • 4. 
    A space base is
    • A. 

      A skip wave

    • B. 

      Packing

    • C. 

      A large wave

    • D. 

      An area between curls

  • 5. 
    One of the causes of dry skin may be under activity of the
    • A. 

      Muscle tone

    • B. 

      Muscular system

    • C. 

      Sebaceous glands

    • D. 

      Cuticle

  • 6. 
    The area on which the pin curl is placed is called the
    • A. 

      Scalp

    • B. 

      Stem

    • C. 

      Base

    • D. 

      Circle

  • 7. 
    A patron should not be given a cold permanent wave if she has
    • A. 

      Bleached hair

    • B. 

      Serious abrasions of the scalp

    • C. 

      Seborrhea oleosa

    • D. 

      Hair dyed with shampoo tint

  • 8. 
    Bacteria are minute organisms, classified as
    • A. 

      Inanimate

    • B. 

      Mineral

    • C. 

      Inorganic

    • D. 

      Vegetable

  • 9. 
    The purpose of white henna power is to
    • A. 

      Soften the hair

    • B. 

      Tone the hair

    • C. 

      Thicken lightener

    • D. 

      Lighten the hair

  • 10. 
    In cosmetology, a predisposition test is also called
    • A. 

      A tint test

    • B. 

      An allergy test

    • C. 

      A strand test

    • D. 

      A color test

  • 11. 
    Adding water or shampoo to hair tint
    • A. 

      Changes the color

    • B. 

      Over-processes the hair

    • C. 

      Slows down its action

    • D. 

      Lightens the hair

  • 12. 
    A comb not in use should be kept in
    • A. 

      Apron

    • B. 

      The pocket

    • C. 

      A sanitizer

    • D. 

      A paper comb bag

  • 13. 
    The application of penetrating color to the hair is
    • A. 

      Hair rinsing

    • B. 

      Hair tinting

    • C. 

      Hair lightening

    • D. 

      Hair bleaching

  • 14. 
    For best results, disinfect combs and brushes in
    • A. 

      A soap solution

    • B. 

      Oily water

    • C. 

      A disinfectant solution

    • D. 

      Alcohol and vinegar

  • 15. 
    A facial massage should be started
    • A. 

      Only after age fifty

    • B. 

      As early as it is needed

    • C. 

      Between 25 and 30 years of age

    • D. 

      Around age forty

  • 16. 
    The shaft of the hair
    • A. 

      Projects from the bulb

    • B. 

      Projects beyond the skin

    • C. 

      Closes the pores

    • D. 

      Covers the epidermis

  • 17. 
    When forming pin curls, the hair should be
    • A. 

      Thoroughly wet

    • B. 

      Moist

    • C. 

      Naturally wavy

    • D. 

      Very straight

  • 18. 
    The height or peak of a wave is known as the wave
    • A. 

      Ridge

    • B. 

      Body

    • C. 

      Line

    • D. 

      Set

  • 19. 
    One essential factor for a successful professional shampoo is
    • A. 

      Thorough tinsing

    • B. 

      A liquid shampoo

    • C. 

      Soft water

    • D. 

      Abundant lather

  • 20. 
    Properly directing and shaping the hair for fingerwaving is called
    • A. 

      Planning

    • B. 

      Placing

    • C. 

      Molding

    • D. 

      Carving

  • 21. 
    A curl formed in an opposite direction is called a 
    • A. 

      Soft curl

    • B. 

      Reverse curl

    • C. 

      Lift curl

    • D. 

      Bob curl

  • 22. 
    When applying make-up, the creme base is known as
    • A. 

      Massage creme

    • B. 

      Acne creme

    • C. 

      Foundation creme

    • D. 

      Lemon creme

  • 23. 
    While the hairdresser is working, a comb that is not in use should always be kept
    • A. 

      In the hairdressers pocket

    • B. 

      Tucked into the patrons hair

    • C. 

      On the dresserette

    • D. 

      Behind the hairdressers ear

  • 24. 
    When applying a cold wave to bleached hair it is best to use
    • A. 

      A cream shampoo

    • B. 

      A peroxide neutralizer

    • C. 

      Small diameter rods

    • D. 

      Large diameter rods

  • 25. 
    During the chemical action of the cold wave, the hair has a tendency to
    • A. 

      Contract

    • B. 

      Expand

    • C. 

      Harden

    • D. 

      Relax

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