The Event Makeup Artist Certification Test

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The Event Makeup Artist Certification Test

This test will determine whether or not you are eligible to receive a Makeup Certificate. All of the questions from this test are taken directly from the course. If you score a 70% or higher, you will receive a Makeup Certificate from The Event Makeup Artist. You will have the option to print out your certificate if you pass the test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Hair out of the face, no colored nail polish, no perfume, and fresh breath.

    • B. 

      Hair out of the face, no long nails, no gum or mints, and always wear gloves.

    • C. 

      No perfume, no false eyelashes, cleaned and polished makeup case, and must wear gloves.

  • 2. 
    When sanitizing your tools all palettes and palette knives must sanitized with
    • A. 

      Soap and water

    • B. 

      Palette cleanser

    • C. 

      99% alcohol

  • 3. 
    When using a product for an application you should
    • A. 

      Always work from the original container

    • B. 

      Never work from the original container

  • 4. 
    Cleaning agents should always be
    • A. 

      Downsized

    • B. 

      Labeled

    • C. 

      Kept at home

  • 5. 
    When buying essential makeup for your kit which product is NOT necessary?
    • A. 

      Shimmer powder or cream

    • B. 

      A concealer palette

    • C. 

      Anti-wrinkle skin cream

    • D. 

      Non-shimmer chap stick

  • 6. 
    Under what conditions should oil based makeup be used instead of water based makeup?
    • A. 

      If someone has extremely dry skin

    • B. 

      When apply makeup for someone appearing on TV or Film

    • C. 

      In humid climates

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are complimentary colors?
    • A. 

      Yellow and Blue

    • B. 

      Orange and Purple

    • C. 

      Red and Green

  • 8. 
    What are the primary colors?
    • A. 

      Purple, Blue and Yellow

    • B. 

      Green, Red and Blue

    • C. 

      Blue, Yellow and Red

  • 9. 
    What happens when two complimentary colors are mixed together?
    • A. 

      They produce black

    • B. 

      They produce a grey or brown

    • C. 

      They produce white

  • 10. 
     When base matching it is important to pay attention to what?
    • A. 

      The underlying color of the skin

    • B. 

      The makeup that he/she already has on

    • C. 

      The color or his/her eyes

  • 11. 
    Understanding which colors complement each other on the color wheel will help you do what?
    • A. 

      Match the lipstick to her dress

    • B. 

      Choose the rest of the makeup (lipstick, eye shadow…)

    • C. 

      Choose a primary color

  • 12. 
    What is the first thing you should do on a gig?
    • A. 

      Match the best foundation color

    • B. 

      Ask your client what look she/he wants

    • C. 

      Ask them a list of questions including if they have allergies

  • 13. 
    What are the three main types of bases?
    • A. 

      Cream, solid, liquid

    • B. 

      Cream, solid, dual finish

    • C. 

      Cream, liquid, dual finish

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      A combination of powder and cream

    • B. 

      A combination of cream and liquid

    • C. 

      A mousse

  • 15. 
    To get a sheerer look you can?
    • A. 

      Break down your product with water

    • B. 

      Break down your product with moisturizer

    • C. 

      Break down your product with oil

  • 16. 
    Cream is usually used for maximum coverage for areas like…
    • A. 

      Film and weddings

    • B. 

      Runways and fashion shoots

    • C. 

      Film, TV and photography

  • 17. 
    Where is the best place to base match?
    • A. 

      The forehead

    • B. 

      The cheeks

    • C. 

      The neck

    • D. 

      The chin

  • 18. 
    When choosing a concealer which one of these is NOT correct?
    • A. 

      Yellow camouflages violet

    • B. 

      Green camouflages red

    • C. 

      Orange camouflages blue

    • D. 

      Blue camouflages yellow

  • 19. 
    If you are trying to cover up a pimple you should choose
    • A. 

      A concealer with green in it

    • B. 

      A separate darker base for that area

    • C. 

      A liquid concealer

  • 20. 
    What does “setting your work” mean?
    • A. 

      Taking a break

    • B. 

      Using a camera to take a picture for your portfolio

    • C. 

      Using powder to keep the base and concealer in place

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Blush brush and small fan brush

    • B. 

      Crease brush and large fan brush

    • C. 

      Angle blush brush and concealer brush

    • D. 

      Angle blush brush and large fan brush

  • 22. 
    When shadowing which parts of the face should you shade?
    • A. 

      The chin, cheek bones, ears and jaw line

    • B. 

      The hairline, jaw line, nose and cheek bones

    • C. 

      The hairline, jaw line, under the chin and cheekbones

  • 23. 
    When highlighting it is important not to forget the T-zone. What is the T-zone?
    • A. 

      Forehead, nose and chin

    • B. 

      Eyebrows, nose, and neck

    • C. 

      Forehead to chin and ear to ear

  • 24. 
    What is the most important thing when shaping eyebrows?
    • A. 

      Plucking

    • B. 

      Cutting long hairs

    • C. 

      Symmetry

  • 25. 
    You should always
    • A. 

      Trust your own judgment and tweeze regardless of what your client thinks

    • B. 

      Make sure to ask your client if he/she is ok with tweezing

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Seven

    • C. 

      Ten

    • D. 

      Eight

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      Measure the space between the upper and lower lash line and create the brow line based on this measurement

    • B. 

      Draw a line upward that extends from the tear duct to create the inner brow line

    • C. 

      Draw a line across upper and lower lash lines

  • 28. 
    When applying eye shadow you should usually move the brush
    • A. 

      Downward to bring attention to the lashes

    • B. 

      To the center for a main focal point

    • C. 

      Upward to give an uplifting and youthful look

  • 29. 
    What is it called when you apply eye shadow from the lash line to the outer center of the lid and then back across the lid to the inner corner?
    • A. 

      A “W”

    • B. 

      An upside down “U

    • C. 

      An inverted “V”

  • 30. 
    What is the basic eyeliner shapes that other looks build off of?
    • A. 

      The straight eyeliner

    • B. 

      The cat-eyes

    • C. 

      The natural eyeliner

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 31. 
    When applying Asian eyeliner you should locate the fold on your client’s eyelid
    • A. 

      With the eye open

    • B. 

      With the eye closed

  • 32. 
    Asian eyeliner should
    • A. 

      Be a thin line at the base of the lash line

    • B. 

      Cover the lid from the lash line to eye brow

    • C. 

      Cover the eye lid only and never reach near the brow

  • 33. 
    For a heavy Asian fold
    • A. 

      The line visible when the eye is open will be thinner

    • B. 

      The covered area will be higher and heavier

  • 34. 
    • A. 

      An eyelash curler, a spoon

    • B. 

      An eyelash curler, a knife

    • C. 

      An eyelash curler, mascara

  • 35. 
    False eyelashes are normally applied
    • A. 

      Before eye shadow and eyeliner

    • B. 

      After eye shadow and eyeliner

  • 36. 
    Some times it is necessary to use liner to cover the shine from dried lash glue
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    If you decide to use a disposable wand to apply mascara
    • A. 

      You must only pump into your tube once

    • B. 

      You can pump it into your tube as much as necessary

    • C. 

      You should never use a disposable wand

  • 38. 
    What brush can you use to apply your mascara?
    • A. 

      Angle eyeliner brush

    • B. 

      Crease brush

    • C. 

      Small fan brush

  • 39. 
    • A. 

      Bring the brush from the nose to the ear lobe in sweeping lines

    • B. 

      Bring the blush low below the nostrils and outward

    • C. 

      Start at the back of the cheekbone, right at the hairline, and pull forward using circular motions

  • 40. 
    What color blushes go with darker skin tones?
    • A. 

      Light peaches and pinks

    • B. 

      Deep reds

    • C. 

      Beiges and plums

  • 41. 
     It can be a good idea to line the lips even if not necessary because
    • A. 

      It deepens the desired look

    • B. 

      It allows you to correct irregularities and asymmetries

    • C. 

      A and B

  • 42. 
    • A. 

      There are no steps, just trace

    • B. 

      Start at cupids bow, line the center of bottom lip, line the corners, connect the dots

    • C. 

      Line the corners and then connect the top lip from side to side and the bottom lip from side to side

  • 43. 
    When you’re ready to apply lipstick you should load your lip brush with lipstick color from where?
    • A. 

      The product it self

    • B. 

      You palette where you dug out some lip color

    • C. 

      Your hand

  • 44. 
    What is a bump up?
    • A. 

      When you take one client over another and out of order

    • B. 

      When you take an existing look and build upon it

    • C. 

      When you use cover up to cover a bump

  • 45. 
    What are the main things to address in a bump up?
    • A. 

      The hair, more foundation and more lipstick

    • B. 

      More eye shadow, more blush, darker lips and false eyelashes

    • C. 

      More concealer, more shadowing and highlighting and more eyeliner

  • 46. 
    What are some of the issues males need makeup for?
    • A. 

      Receding hairline and unkempt eyebrows

    • B. 

      Blemishes and redness

    • C. 

      Under-eye circles and shine

    • D. 

      B and C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 47. 
    What product should you use when trying to set eyebrows or facial hair?
    • A. 

      Hair spray

    • B. 

      Gel

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Clear mascara

  • 48. 
    • A. 

      Apply less makeup since the camera will pick up every detail

    • B. 

      Apply makeup as you would normally and don’t change a thing

    • C. 

      Apply more makeup because the strong lights and camera tent to washout the talent's face

  • 49. 
    What kind of foundation should you use for film or photography?
    • A. 

      Liquid

    • B. 

      Cream

    • C. 

      Dual finish

    • D. 

      Solid

  • 50. 
    What should you intensify for black and white prints?
    • A. 

      Deeper and darker contouring

    • B. 

      More intensified color application in overall makeup

    • C. 

      A and B