Esthetics Practice Test: Part One

50 Questions
Esthetics Practice Test: Part One

A lot of us put in an awful lot of work to look good, whether that means getting facials, having our bodies waxed and having our skin treated, but have you stopped to wonder what the best products there are to use for you? Take this quiz and learn about how to take care of your beauty!

Sample Question

Which of the following is the largest bone of your hand?

Metacarpal bone

Humerus

Radius

Ulna

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Metacarpal bone

    • B. 

      Humerus

    • C. 

      Radius

    • D. 

      Ulna

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Mandible bone

    • B. 

      Temporal bone

    • C. 

      Nasal bone

    • D. 

      Frontal bone

  • 3. 
    What muscle extends from the chest and shoulder muscle to the side of the chin?
    • A. 

      Digastric

    • B. 

      Mylohyoid

    • C. 

      Platysma

    • D. 

      Sternocleidomastoid

  • 4. 
    The skin is nourished by:
    • A. 

      Bones

    • B. 

      Blood & lymph

    • C. 

      Cartilage

    • D. 

      Blood & flesh

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      300

    • D. 

      400

  • 6. 
    You greets a client at the door and shakes the client's hand, afterwards you wash your hands. What is this procedure called?
    • A. 

      Abstraction

    • B. 

      Sterilization

    • C. 

      Infection

    • D. 

      Sanitation

  • 7. 
    Abscesses (collection of pus) is an example of what infection?
    • A. 

      Fungal infection

    • B. 

      Local infection

    • C. 

      Lung infection

    • D. 

      Eye infection

  • 8. 
    Using EPA register product to clean counter tops, sinks, floors, toilets, doorknobs, mirrors, magnifying lamps, dispensary, facial beds; is an example of...
    • A. 

      Infection

    • B. 

      Sterilization

    • C. 

      Sanitation

    • D. 

      Abstraction

  • 9. 
    What tissue protect our bodies' surface?
    • A. 

      Connective

    • B. 

      Muscle

    • C. 

      Nervous

    • D. 

      Epithelial

  • 10. 
    What is the cell dividing procedure called?
    • A. 

      Photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Mitosis

    • C. 

      Germination

    • D. 

      Pollination

  • 11. 
    What is the main source of blood supply to the head, face, and neck?
    • A. 

      Subclavian artery

    • B. 

      Brachiocephalic artery

    • C. 

      Carotid artery

    • D. 

      Coronary artery

  • 12. 
    What is used to blend (add/mix) two substances together?
    • A. 

      Solvent

    • B. 

      Metal

    • C. 

      Gas

    • D. 

      Compound

  • 13. 
    Titanium protects the skin by...
    • A. 

      Refracting light

    • B. 

      Reflecting light

    • C. 

      Transmitting energy

    • D. 

      Creating a new layer of skin

  • 14. 
    Allergy is usually caused by...
    • A. 

      Wood

    • B. 

      Metals

    • C. 

      Fabrics

    • D. 

      Fragrance

  • 15. 
    The tools for galvanic machines are made of...
    • A. 

      Clay

    • B. 

      Metal

    • C. 

      Wood

    • D. 

      Plastic

  • 16. 
    Which of the epidermis layer compose cells that resemble granules filled with kertin?
    • A. 

      Spinosum

    • B. 

      Corneum

    • C. 

      Granulosum

    • D. 

      Germination

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Subcuntaneous

    • B. 

      Lucidum

    • C. 

      Granulosum

    • D. 

      Corneum

  • 18. 
    Which layer of the epidermis does cells division occur?
    • A. 

      Germinativum

    • B. 

      Corneum

    • C. 

      Spinonsum

    • D. 

      Lucidum

  • 19. 
    Which layer of the  skin is most exfoliated off?
    • A. 

      Corneum

    • B. 

      Lucidum

    • C. 

      Subcutaneous

    • D. 

      Granulosum

  • 20. 
    Adipose if located in which what layer of skin?
    • A. 

      Spinosum

    • B. 

      Corneum

    • C. 

      Germination

    • D. 

      Subcuntaneous

  • 21. 
    If the sebaceous glands (oil glands) become too active what would happen to the skin?
    • A. 

      Oily acne

    • B. 

      Nothing

    • C. 

      Redden

    • D. 

      Peeling

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Pus

    • B. 

      Water & lactic acid

    • C. 

      Blood

    • D. 

      Oil

  • 23. 
    A lady has dry and bronze hair, and a swollen face. What does that indicate?
    • A. 

      Health warning

    • B. 

      Oily skin

    • C. 

      Bad facial

    • D. 

      Excessively dyed hair

  • 24. 
    Since light skin is sensitive to waxing, how would darker skin react to the procedure?
    • A. 

      Acne

    • B. 

      Blotchy skin

    • C. 

      A little or no effect

    • D. 

      Infection

  • 25. 
    A male customer with a lot of mustache walks in for a facial. After cleaning his face, how would you remove the cleaning product?
    • A. 

      Follow the direction of the mustache growth

    • B. 

      Leave cleaning product on

    • C. 

      Use your hands to wipe product off

    • D. 

      Shave off mustache

  • 26. 
    Inhibit aging without sun exposure is...
    • A. 

      Low

    • B. 

      Moderate

    • C. 

      High

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 27. 
    What is the abnormal secretion from the sebecseous glands?
    • A. 

      Hormones

    • B. 

      Acne

    • C. 

      Seborrhea

  • 28. 
    What is the main purpose of a clay mask?
    • A. 

      Release oils

    • B. 

      Absorb

    • C. 

      Nothing

    • D. 

      Exfoliates dead skin

  • 29. 
    What would you use to apply a paraffin mask?
    • A. 

      Cotton swabs

    • B. 

      Brush

    • C. 

      Bare hands

    • D. 

      Tissues

  • 30. 
    The client has dehydrated skin, which is the sign of...
    • A. 

      Illness

    • B. 

      High blood pressure

    • C. 

      Lack of water

    • D. 

      Too much water

  • 31. 
    Which ingredient is both stimulating and astringent?
    • A. 

      Eucalyptus

    • B. 

      Peppermint

    • C. 

      Honey

    • D. 

      Oil

  • 32. 
    What method is use to perform hydrotherapy?
    • A. 

      Massage

    • B. 

      Whirpool

    • C. 

      Heating

    • D. 

      Bathing

  • 33. 
    What is the terminology for the scientific study of the health of hair and scalp?
    • A. 

      Biology

    • B. 

      Psychology

    • C. 

      Trichology

    • D. 

      Paleontology

  • 34. 
    The purpose of using wood lamp is to...
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Nothing

    • C. 

      Apply product

    • D. 

      Analyze the skin condition

  • 35. 
    When extracting millia/comedone (blackheads) the lancet (hand) should be held at
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      40

  • 36. 
    • A. 

      Acne

    • B. 

      Peeling

    • C. 

      Reddening

    • D. 

      Dehydration

  • 37. 
    What massage method do you use when cleaning the face?
    • A. 

      Shiatsu

    • B. 

      Acupressure

    • C. 

      Effleurage

    • D. 

      Stone

  • 38. 
    What is the relaxing and continuing (cleansing/soothing/rhythmatic) massage movement?
    • A. 

      Structural

    • B. 

      Effleurage

    • C. 

      Deep tissue

    • D. 

      Accupressure

  • 39. 
    Dr. Jacque movement is especially food for what skin type?
    • A. 

      Normal

    • B. 

      Combination

    • C. 

      Oily

    • D. 

      Dry

  • 40. 
    The galvanic method of hair removal uses...
    • A. 

      Electrolysis

    • B. 

      Microanalysis

    • C. 

      Proteolysis

  • 41. 
    Which part of the body does free radical damage?
    • A. 

      Veins

    • B. 

      Tissues

    • C. 

      Cell membranes

    • D. 

      Arteries

  • 42. 
    What can you tell the client if he/she has a lot of boil (sebum/sabaceous) on his/her face?
    • A. 

      Nothing

    • B. 

      Recommend product

    • C. 

      Recommend physician

  • 43. 
    The reason to put a loose powder on during make-up is to....
    • A. 

      Keep oils from seeping out of pores

    • B. 

      Set the foundation

    • C. 

      Have a matte finish

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 44. 
    Which of the following is an intrinsical disease?
    • A. 

      Leukemia

    • B. 

      Dehydration

    • C. 

      Hyperpigmentation

    • D. 

      Vitamin deficiency

  • 45. 
    What is the procedure of removing fat from the eyelid is called?
    • A. 

      Abdominaplasty

    • B. 

      Blepharoplasty

    • C. 

      Phalloplasty

    • D. 

      Mammoplasty

  • 46. 
    What is a characteristic of pathogenic micro-organism?
    • A. 

      Cause diseases

    • B. 

      Wrinkles

    • C. 

      Acne

    • D. 

      Sensitive skin

  • 47. 
    What is the active growth stage of hair cells called?
    • A. 

      Catagen

    • B. 

      Anagen

    • C. 

      Telogen

    • D. 

      Pathogen

  • 48. 
    What is a skin abrasion produced by scratching or scraping?
    • A. 

      Bruise

    • B. 

      Fission

    • C. 

      Excoriation

    • D. 

      Lesion

  • 49. 
    What is the crack in the skin that penetrates the dermis?
    • A. 

      Fission

    • B. 

      Fissure

    • C. 

      Hemoglobin

    • D. 

      Cut

  • 50. 
    Sudoriferous (sweat) gland regulates...
    • A. 

      Cells

    • B. 

      Blood pressure

    • C. 

      Blood flow

    • D. 

      Body temperature