Esthetics State Board Exam: Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is an alternative to the use of wet cotton pads when cleansing the face?
    • A. 

      Gauze

    • B. 

      Tissues

    • C. 

      Dry pads

    • D. 

      Facial sponges

  • 2. 
    What is the most important reason for the regular use of hygiene in the spa? 
    • A. 

      Its builds customer confidence

    • B. 

      It helps the shop look better

    • C. 

      It maximizes financial profits

    • D. 

      It avoids the spread of infection

  • 3. 
    Psoriasis appears as:
    • A. 

      Elevated nodules

    • B. 

      Loss of body hair

    • C. 

      A viral infection

    • D. 

      Scaly, red lesions

  • 4. 
    What is a beneficial action of a clay mask?
    • A. 

      To deepen color

    • B. 

      To soften the skin

    • C. 

      To absorb impurities

    • D. 

      To increase temperature

  • 5. 
    Muscular tissue may be stimulated by:
    • A. 

      A massage

    • B. 

      An ice pack

    • C. 

      A makeup base

    • D. 

      An astringent

  • 6. 
    Which one of the following are open sores on tissue surfaces?
    • A. 

      Cysts

    • B. 

      Ulcers

    • C. 

      Polyps

    • D. 

      Nodules

  • 7. 
    After the removal of a facial mask, what should be used to tone the skin?
    • A. 

      Paraffin wax

    • B. 

      A mild astringent

    • C. 

      A mild disinfectant

    • D. 

      A solution of uric acid

  • 8. 
    What is the proper safety protocol for cleaning up a blood spill?
    • A. 

      Apply an antiseptic

    • B. 

      Bandaged the wound

    • C. 

      Wear gloves

    • D. 

      Double bag soiled items

  • 9. 
    What four cell types make up the epidermis, the protective outer layer of our skin?
    • A. 

      Keratinocytes, melanocytes, Langerhans, and Merkel's cells

    • B. 

      Collagen, elastin, fibroblast, mast cells

    • C. 

      Lymphocytes, adipocytes, macrophages, and macrophages

    • D. 

      Corpuscles, hemidesmosomes, squamous cells, and epithelial cells

    • E. 

      Krause end's bulb, Ruffini's corpuscles, Pacinian corpuscles, and Meissner's corpuscles

  • 10. 
    What are sudoriferous glands?
    • A. 

      Oil glands

    • B. 

      Endocrine glands

    • C. 

      Ductless glands

    • D. 

      Sweat glands

  • 11. 
    What is the function of sebum?
    • A. 

      To dry the skin

    • B. 

      To cool the skin

    • C. 

      To cleanse the skin

    • D. 

      To lubricate the skin

  • 12. 
    What is the function of sweat?
    • A. 

      To dry the skin

    • B. 

      To cool the skin

    • C. 

      To cleanse the skin

    • D. 

      To lubricate the skin

  • 13. 
    What are sebaceous glands?
    • A. 

      Oil glands

    • B. 

      Endocrine glands

    • C. 

      Ductless glands

    • D. 

      Sweat glands

  • 14. 
    Skin is the body's largest organ--how many functions does it perform?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      8

  • 15. 
    What is soft waxing, and how is it performed? On which part of the body do estheticians use soft waxing?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 16. 
    Lymphatic drainage is a specialized service esthetician provides. Describe the purpose and practice of lymphatic drainage.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 17. 
    What does effleurage refer to, and what is its purpose? Can you name any related techniques?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 18. 
    What core services can you expect to be tested on when applying for an esthetician license?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 19. 
    A facial steamer is frequently used in skin treatment. What are its two main purposes?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 20. 
    What are skin tags, and how can they be treated?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 21. 
    What is the medical term for a wrinkle, and what is its cause?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 22. 
    How are fingernails and toenails related to the skin? What is their function?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 23. 
    Explain the role of melanin in skin color and protection. What skin disorder is defined by a lack of melanin?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 24. 
    What is the deepest layer of the skin, and what does it consist of?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 25. 
    Which layer of the skin is known as "true skin?"
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

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