Preparation For Esthetics State Board Exam

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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

    Correct Answer
    D. Facial sponges
    Explanation
    Facial sponges are an alternative to wet cotton pads for cleansing the face. They are soft and gentle on the skin, making them suitable for sensitive skin types. Facial sponges can effectively remove dirt, oil, and makeup from the face without causing irritation. They are also reusable and easy to clean, making them a more sustainable option compared to wet cotton pads. Overall, facial sponges provide a convenient and effective alternative for cleansing the face.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. It avoids the spread of infection
    Explanation
    Regular use of hygiene in the spa is important because it helps to avoid the spread of infection. Maintaining cleanliness and following proper hygiene practices such as sanitizing equipment, using clean towels and linens, and disinfecting surfaces can prevent the transmission of bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens. This is crucial in a spa environment where clients come in close contact with various surfaces and equipment, reducing the risk of infections and ensuring the safety and well-being of both clients and staff.

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  • 3. 

    Psoriasia appears as:

    • A.

      Elevated nodules

    • B.

      Loss of body hair

    • C.

      A viral infection

    • D.

      Scaly, red lesions

    Correct Answer
    D. Scaly, red lesions
    Explanation
    Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterized by scaly, red lesions on the skin. These lesions are often itchy and can appear on various parts of the body. The redness is caused by inflammation, and the scaling occurs due to the rapid turnover of skin cells. Psoriasis is not caused by a viral infection, and it does not result in the loss of body hair. Therefore, the most accurate description of psoriasis is scaly, red lesions.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. To absorb impurities
    Explanation
    A clay mask is beneficial because it helps to absorb impurities from the skin. Clay has natural detoxifying properties that can draw out dirt, oil, and other impurities from the pores. By absorbing these impurities, the clay mask helps to cleanse and purify the skin, leaving it looking clearer and healthier. Additionally, the clay mask can also help to tighten and refine the pores, leading to a smoother and more even complexion.

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  • 5. 

    Muscular tissue may be stimulated by:

    • A.

      A massage

    • B.

      An ice pack

    • C.

      A makeup base

    • D.

      An astringent

    Correct Answer
    A. A massage
    Explanation
    Muscular tissue may be stimulated by a massage because the pressure and manipulation applied during a massage can help increase blood flow to the muscles, improve circulation, and relieve tension. This stimulation can help relax and loosen tight muscles, reduce muscle soreness, and promote overall muscle health and flexibility. Additionally, a massage can also help release endorphins, which are natural pain relievers, further enhancing the positive effects on muscular tissue.

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  • 6. 

    Which one of the following are open sores on tissue surfaces?

    • A.

      Cysts

    • B.

      Ulcers

    • C.

      Polyps

    • D.

      Nodules

    Correct Answer
    B. Ulcers
    Explanation
    Ulcers are open sores on tissue surfaces. They are characterized by a break or loss of the skin or mucous membrane, exposing the underlying tissue. Ulcers can occur in various parts of the body, such as the skin, mouth, stomach, or intestines. They are often painful and can be caused by factors like infection, injury, or underlying medical conditions such as gastritis or peptic ulcers. Treatment for ulcers may involve medication, lifestyle changes, or in severe cases, surgical intervention.

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  • 7. 

    After 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

    Correct Answer
    B. A mild astringent
    Explanation
    After removing a facial mask, it is recommended to use a mild astringent to tone the skin. Astringents help to tighten the pores and remove any remaining dirt or oil from the skin, leaving it feeling refreshed and balanced. They also help to restore the skin's pH balance and prepare it for further skincare steps, such as moisturizing. Paraffin wax, a mild disinfectant, and a solution of uric acid are not typically used for toning the skin after removing a facial mask.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. Wear gloves
    Explanation
    If a blood spill occurs, an esthetician must first wear latex gloves and treat the injured party by applying an antiseptic and bandaging the wound. Then, any soiled items must be double bagged and thrown away, and the soiled area must be disinfected with EPA-approved disinfectant.

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  • 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 microphages

    • D.

      Corpuscles, hemidesmosomes, squamous cells, and epithelial cells

    • E.

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

    Correct Answer
    A. Keratinocytes, melanocytes, langerhans, and merkel's cells
    Explanation
    1) Keratinocytes produce keratin and keep the skin strong, flexible, and waterproof.
    2) Melanocytes give skin its color
    3) Langerhans' cells support the immune system
    4) Merkel's cells help give us our sense of touch

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  • 10. 

    What are sudoriferous glands?

    • A.

      Oil glands

    • B.

      Endocrine glands

    • C.

      Ductless glands

    • D.

      Sweat glands

    Correct Answer
    D. Sweat glands
    Explanation
    Sebaceous glands secrete oil that helps our skin retain moisture and avoid drying out. During puberty, sebaceous glands become more active and can lead to acne. Sudoriferous glands are sweat glands whose primary function is to cool the body by producing sweat. Some sudoriferous glands also secrete pheromones.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. To lubricate the skin
    Explanation
    Sebum is an oily substance produced by the sebaceous glands in the skin. Its main function is to lubricate the skin and hair, keeping them moisturized and preventing them from becoming dry and brittle. Sebum also helps to protect the skin by forming a protective barrier that prevents excessive water loss and protects against external irritants. Therefore, the correct answer is "to lubricate the skin."

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. To cool the skin
    Explanation
    Sweat is produced by sweat glands in the skin and its primary function is to cool the body. When we sweat, the moisture on our skin evaporates, taking away heat from the body and thus helping to regulate our body temperature. This is especially important during physical activities or in hot weather when our body temperature rises. Sweat also contains small amounts of waste products, which can contribute to cleansing the skin to some extent, but its main purpose is to cool rather than cleanse or lubricate the skin.

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  • 13. 

    What are sebaceous glands?

    • A.

      Oil glands

    • B.

      Endocrine glands

    • C.

      Ductless glands

    • D.

      Sweat glands

    Correct Answer
    A. Oil glands
    Explanation
    Sebaceous glands are responsible for producing and secreting oil, known as sebum, which helps lubricate the skin and hair. These glands are found all over the body, except for the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet. Sebum helps to keep the skin moisturized and protected, but excessive production can lead to oily skin and clogged pores. Therefore, sebaceous glands are commonly referred to as oil glands.

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  • 14. 

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

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    B. 6
    Explanation
    1) Protection
    2) Sensation
    3) Temperature regulation
    4) Excretion
    5) Secretion
    6) Absorption
    Skin cells control which molecules enter and exit the body, and sweat glands regulate temperature. All of these functions help the body interact safely with its outside environment.

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  • 15. 

    Lymphatic drainage is a specialized service estheticians provide. Describe the purpose and practice of lymphatic drainage.

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    Correct Answer
    B. B
    Explanation
    Lymphatic drainage is a form of massage that encourages the movement of fluid through the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system promotes health by removing toxins from cells and helping the immune system fight infection, and lymphatic drainage aids this process by removing blockages in lymph nodes.

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  • 16. 

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

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    Correct Answer
    C. C
    Explanation
    Effleurage is one type of massage taught at esthetician school. It involves long, stroking movements performed with the flat of the hand or fingers and is meant to increase relaxation and circulation. The other five types of massage are petrissage, friction, tapotement, vibration, and compression.

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  • 17. 

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

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    The National Esthetics Practical Examination tests candidates on seven core services, including setup and client protection, massaging the face, cleansing and steaming the face, manual extraction on the forehead, hair removal of the eyebrows, facial mask, and facial makeup. Occasionally, lip waxing (hard waxing) is also tested.

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  • 18. 

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

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    Correct Answer
    C. C
    Explanation
    Facial steaming is performed by estheticians to soften the sebum, or oil, on the skin, and to oxygenate the skin. With a reduced layer of oil, skin is more receptive to other products. Steaming is often performed prior to other skin care treatments to increase their effectiveness.

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  • 19. 

    What are skin tags, and how can they be treated?

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    Correct Answer
    B. B
    Explanation
    Skin tags, or acrochordons, are small protrusions on the skin about the size and shape of a grain of rice. They are benign tumors thought to be caused by skin-to-skin friction. Acrochordons are not harmful, but they may be removed through cryosurgery or cauterization.

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  • 20. 

    What is the medical term for a wrinkle, and what is its cause?

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    The medical term for a wrinkle is a rhytid. Rhytids occur when skin begins to sag as a result of lost strength and flexibility. Aging, sun exposure, and smoking all contribute to wrinkles by decreasing skin's elasticity. Sun exposure is the primary cause of early wrinkling.

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  • 21. 

    How are fingernails and toenails related to the skin? What is their function?

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    Correct Answer
    B. B
    Explanation
    Fingernails and toenails grow out of the skin. They are made of hard, keratinized cells and act as protection for fingers and toes. Nails appear pink because of the vascular tissue beneath them, and the nail bed is made of thick, epithelial skin.

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  • 22. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. C
    Explanation
    Skin color is largely determined by the number of melanocytes in a person's skin, which produce melanin--increased melanin means darker skin. Melanin protects skin from the ultraviolet rays of the sun, so sun exposure causes melanocytes to increase melanin production. Albinism occurs when the skin fails to produce melanin.

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  • 23. 

    What is the deepest layer of the skin, and what does it consist of?

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    The hypodermis, or subcutaneous layer. This layer contains blood vessels, lymph vessels, sweat glands, hair follicles, and adipose tissue. Adipose tissue is the medical term for body fat, which acts as insulation in the skin.

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  • 24. 

    Which layer of the skin is known as "true skin?"

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    Correct Answer
    B. B
    Explanation
    The middle layer of skin, the dermis, is often called the "true skin" as it provides nourishment to the epidermis and contains touch receptors. The dermis consists of loose connective tissue (the papillary layer) and dense connective tissue (the reticular layer). The papillary layer connects to the epidermis via papillae.

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  • 25. 

    What is the Fitzpatrick Scale, and how is it used? Why do estheticians need to know it?

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    Correct Answer
    C. C
    Explanation
    The Fitzpatrick Scale is used to determine skin type through a series of questions about genetics and sun exposure. It was developed by Thomas B. Fitzpatrick, MD, PhD, in 1975 and separates skin into six types. Estheticians must understand a client's skin type before performing treatment.

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  • 26. 

    At esthetician school, what topics are covered in advanced esthetics?

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    Advanced esthetics includes skin care treatments that use machines, chemicals, electricity, lasers, or light therapy. It also digs deeper into the science of skin with courses in chemistry, skin histology, human physiology, and skin disorders. Many esthetician schools require students to take advanced esthetics courses.

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  • 27. 

    What is the purpose of a chemical peel, and what chemicals are typically used?

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    A chemical peel removes the outer layers of facial skin in order to reduce the appearance of blemishes, uneven skin pigmentation, and wrinkles. Most chemical peels use a combination of phenol, trichloroacetic acid, and alphahydroxy acids and require days of recovery. Light peels use only the less intense, alphahydroxy acids.

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  • 28. 

    What does OSHA stand for, and what is its role in the esthetics industry?

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    Correct Answer
    B. B
    Explanation
    OSHA is the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a government agency that promotes safety in the workplace. Students seeking an esthetician license must be familiar with the OSHA blood borne pathogens standards and know how to limit the spread of blood borne diseases.

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  • 29. 

    How can you learn more about the science and application of esthetics?

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    Correct Answer
    C. C
    Explanation
    With online education, you can prepare for an esthetician license without leaving your current job. Check out the multiple cosmetology schools that can help you earn esthetician license at online-education.net.

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  • 30. 

    What are the two main types of exfoliation procedures? What does each involve?

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    Exfoliation falls into two categories: chemical and physical. Chemical exfoliation uses chemicals to remove layers of skin. Salicylic acid is used in basic exfoliation treatments, while phenol, alphahydroxy, and trichloroacetic acid are used in chemical peels. Physical exfoliation uses textured scrubs to physically remove dead skin cells.

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  • 31. 

    Self beautification has its origins in?

    • A.

      The 18th century

    • B.

      The popularity of glamorous hollywood movies

    • C.

      Pigments that made cosmetics available to a mass audience

    • D.

      Ancient cultures, when it was often allied with the practice of medicine

    Correct Answer
    D. Ancient cultures, when it was often allied with the practice of medicine
    Explanation
    Self beautification has its origins in ancient cultures, where it was often allied with the practice of medicine. In these ancient cultures, people used various natural substances and techniques to enhance their appearance, such as applying pigments to their skin or using herbal remedies for skincare. This practice of self beautification has been passed down through generations and continues to be a part of many cultures today. The other options, such as the 18th century and the popularity of glamorous Hollywood movies, may have contributed to the development and evolution of self beautification, but they are not the origins of this practice.

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  • 32. 

    Early pigments were NOT made from?

    • A.

      Minerals

    • B.

      Nuts

    • C.

      Feathers

    • D.

      Insects

    Correct Answer
    C. Feathers
    Explanation
    Early pigments were made from minerals, nuts, and insects, but not feathers. Feathers were not commonly used as a source for pigments because they do not contain the necessary properties to create vibrant and long-lasting colors. Minerals such as ochre and malachite were commonly used for their natural pigmentation properties, nuts such as walnuts were used for their brown and black dyes, and insects such as cochineal were used for their red dye. Feathers were primarily used for decorative purposes rather than as a source for pigments.

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  • 33. 

    Henna:

    • A.

      Was devolped in the us

    • B.

      Was first used by hollywood make up artist max factor

    • C.

      Is obtained from the powdered leaves and shoots of the mignonette tree

    • D.

      Is considered extremely dangerous by modern standards

    Correct Answer
    C. Is obtained from the powdered leaves and shoots of the mignonette tree
    Explanation
    Henna is obtained from the powdered leaves and shoots of the mignonette tree. This means that the natural dye used in henna comes from the mignonette tree, rather than being artificially produced or obtained from other sources. This is an important characteristic of henna, as it is known for its natural and organic properties.

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  • 34. 

    The first modern cosmetic compound:

    • A.

      Was invented for actors and actresses in the 18th century

    • B.

      Contained highly refined petroleum

    • C.

      Was cold cream

    • D.

      We aren't sure what the first cosmetic compound was, but we know it came from Egypt

    Correct Answer
    C. Was cold cream
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "was cold cream." Cold cream is considered to be the first modern cosmetic compound. It was invented in the 18th century and contained highly refined petroleum. Although it is uncertain what the very first cosmetic compound was, we do know that cold cream was one of the earliest and most significant advancements in cosmetics.

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  • 35. 

    Fragrant oils were used in the middle ages:

    • A.

      Only for religious purposes

    • B.

      As a perfume by those who could afford them

    • C.

      Fragrant oils were not used by the middle ages

    • D.

      As hair dyes

    Correct Answer
    B. As a perfume by those who could afford them
    Explanation
    During the middle ages, fragrant oils were used as a perfume by those who could afford them. This suggests that fragrant oils were considered a luxury item and were used primarily for their pleasant scent. It implies that only the wealthy individuals had access to and could afford these oils for personal use as a perfume.

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  • 36. 

    We know about the history of cosmetic use from?

    • A.

      Its depiction in paintings

    • B.

      Its depiction in movies

    • C.

      Carbon dating

    • D.

      Dna testing

    Correct Answer
    A. Its depiction in paintings
    Explanation
    The history of cosmetic use is known from its depiction in paintings. Paintings from different time periods and cultures often show individuals wearing makeup or using cosmetic products, providing evidence of the use of cosmetics throughout history. These paintings give us a visual representation of how cosmetics were used and the trends that were popular during different eras. By studying these paintings, we can gain insights into the cultural, social, and historical significance of cosmetics.

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  • 37. 

    The victorian age of the 19th century was a time:

    • A.

      When elaborately colored clothing was common

    • B.

      When heavy use of cosmetics on the cheeks and lips was the norm

    • C.

      Of austere and restrictive fashions and cosmetic use

    • D.

      When headdresses were sometimes a foot tall

    Correct Answer
    C. Of austere and restrictive fashions and cosmetic use
    Explanation
    During the Victorian age of the 19th century, fashion and cosmetic trends were characterized by austere and restrictive styles. This means that clothing was often simple and modest, with little embellishment or elaborate colors. Additionally, the use of cosmetics was also limited and more natural-looking, with a focus on enhancing the natural features rather than heavy use of cosmetics on the cheeks and lips. This era was known for its conservative and restrained fashion choices, reflecting the societal norms and values of the time.

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  • 38. 

    In the 1920's?

    • A.

      Americans' use of cosmetics was influenced by movie stars

    • B.

      To imitate the look of forbidden rouge and lipstick, women pinched their cheek and bit their lips

    • C.

      Eye shadow was not used

    • D.

      Skin,bhair, and body treatment was still like that of the victorian age

    Correct Answer
    A. Americans' use of cosmetics was influenced by movie stars
    Explanation
    During the 1920s, the use of cosmetics by Americans was greatly influenced by movie stars. Women wanted to imitate the glamorous look of movie actresses, which included wearing forbidden rouge and lipstick. They would pinch their cheeks and bite their lips to achieve the desired effect. However, eye shadow was not commonly used during this time. Additionally, while cosmetics were becoming more popular, skincare, haircare, and body treatments still followed the traditional practices of the Victorian age.

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  • 39. 

    Because of shortages during World War II:

    • A.

      Most women made their own cosmetics out of insects,berries, and other natural sources, often grown in the victory gardens

    • B.

      Cosmetic use was banned by the government

    • C.

      Cosmetics were rationed

    • D.

      In spite of wartime shortages, sales of cosmetics and grooming aids grew

    Correct Answer
    D. In spite of wartime shortages, sales of cosmetics and grooming aids grew
    Explanation
    During World War II, there were shortages of various resources, including cosmetics. However, despite these shortages, the sales of cosmetics and grooming aids actually increased. This suggests that despite the limited availability, people still found ways to acquire and use these products. It could be possible that the demand for cosmetics remained high, and people were willing to find alternatives or make their own products using natural sources. This shows the resilience and importance of cosmetics to individuals, even during times of scarcity.

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  • 40. 

    A cosmecutical is:

    • A.

      Any spa treatment that includes cosmetics

    • B.

      An acient greek process of creating pigments

    • C.

      A cosmetic with theraputic properties

    • D.

      A manicure

    Correct Answer
    C. A cosmetic with theraputic properties
    Explanation
    A cosmecutical is a cosmetic with therapeutic properties. Unlike regular cosmetics, which are primarily used for enhancing appearance, cosmecuticals are formulated to provide additional benefits to the skin or hair. These products often contain active ingredients such as vitamins, antioxidants, or botanical extracts that can improve the health and condition of the skin. They are designed to go beyond mere aesthetics and offer therapeutic effects, such as anti-aging, hydration, or protection against environmental damage.

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  • 41. 

    Which of the following are not comtemporary "anti-aging" treatments?

    • A.

      Cosmeceuticals

    • B.

      Nutriceuticals

    • C.

      Nutriceuticals

    • D.

      Neuroceuticals

    Correct Answer
    D. Neuroceuticals
    Explanation
    Neuroceuticals are not contemporary "anti-aging" treatments. While cosmeceuticals and nutriceuticals are commonly used in the beauty and wellness industry to combat signs of aging, neuroceuticals refer to pharmaceutical drugs that target the central nervous system. These drugs are not specifically designed for anti-aging purposes, making them an incorrect option in the context of the question.

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  • 42. 

    Which of the following factors shaped the 20th century cosmetic use?

    • A.

      Hollywood movies

    • B.

      The invention of the internet

    • C.

      The world war II ban on cosmetics

    • D.

      Increased average lifespan

    Correct Answer
    A. Hollywood movies
    Explanation
    Hollywood movies played a significant role in shaping the cosmetic use in the 20th century. The film industry had a strong influence on popular culture and beauty standards, showcasing glamorous and flawless looks that people aspired to emulate. Hollywood stars became style icons, and their beauty routines and makeup choices were often imitated by the general public. This led to a widespread adoption of cosmetics as a means to enhance one's appearance and achieve the desired Hollywood-inspired look.

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  • 43. 

    Estheticans:

    • A.

      Deal with the overall health and well-being of the skin

    • B.

      Were acient greek inventors of many of today's pigments

    • C.

      Are any people who use cosmetics

    • D.

      Are experts in the history of cosmetic use

    Correct Answer
    A. Deal with the overall health and well-being of the skin
    Explanation
    Estheticians deal with the overall health and well-being of the skin. This means they are professionals who specialize in skincare and provide treatments and advice to improve the condition and appearance of the skin. They may perform facials, provide skincare consultations, recommend skincare products, and offer various treatments to address specific skin concerns. Their main focus is to promote healthy skin and help clients achieve a clear, radiant complexion.

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  • 44. 

    Estheticans:

    • A.

      Provide care and treatment to keep the skin healthy

    • B.

      May manufacture cosmetics

    • C.

      Detect skin problems that may require medical attention

    • D.

      All the above are correct

    Correct Answer
    D. All the above are correct
    Explanation
    Estheticians are professionals who provide care and treatment to maintain the health of the skin. This includes various skincare procedures and treatments to improve the appearance and overall condition of the skin. They may also be involved in the manufacturing of cosmetics, as they have knowledge of different skincare products and ingredients. Additionally, estheticians are trained to identify and detect any skin problems that may require medical attention. Therefore, all of the given options are correct and accurately describe the roles and responsibilities of estheticians.

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  • 45. 

    Career options for estheticans include work in:

    • A.

      Art galleries

    • B.

      Department stores

    • C.

      Police departments

    • D.

      Sports medicine

    Correct Answer
    B. Department stores
    Explanation
    Estheticians are professionals who specialize in skincare and beauty treatments. Department stores often have beauty sections or cosmetic counters where customers can receive skincare consultations and purchase skincare products. Therefore, career options for estheticians may include working in department stores to provide skincare consultations, perform facials, recommend products, and assist customers in achieving their skincare goals.

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  • 46. 

    Medical esthetics:

    • A.

      Is another term for plastic surgery

    • B.

      Involves the integeration of surgical procedures and aesthic treatments

    • C.

      Is preformed only by registered nurses

    • D.

      Is preformed only by a physician

    Correct Answer
    B. Involves the integeration of surgical procedures and aesthic treatments
    Explanation
    Medical esthetics involves the integration of surgical procedures and aesthetic treatments. It refers to a combination of medical techniques and cosmetic procedures to enhance the appearance of individuals. This can include procedures such as facelifts, liposuction, Botox injections, and various non-surgical treatments like chemical peels or laser therapy. Medical esthetics is not limited to a specific group of professionals and can be performed by both registered nurses and physicians.

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  • 47. 

    A medical esthetician may work in:

    • A.

      A community health center

    • B.

      A dermatologist's office

    • C.

      A nursing home

    • D.

      A moruge

    Correct Answer
    B. A dermatologist's office
    Explanation
    A medical esthetician may work in a dermatologist's office because dermatologists specialize in diagnosing and treating skin conditions. As part of the dermatologist's team, the esthetician can provide various skincare treatments and procedures to patients, such as facials, chemical peels, and microdermabrasion. They may also assist with pre and post-operative skincare for patients undergoing dermatological surgeries. Working in a dermatologist's office allows the esthetician to collaborate closely with medical professionals, stay updated on the latest skincare advancements, and provide specialized care to patients with specific skin concerns.

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  • 48. 

    A medi-spa offers:

    • A.

      Spa services and surgical procedures in a medical setting

    • B.

      Spa services and surgical procedures in a spa setting

    • C.

      A staff of esthetician MDs

    • D.

      Medi-spas do not exsit yet under current liscensing laws

    Correct Answer
    A. Spa services and surgical procedures in a medical setting
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "spa services and surgical procedures in a medical setting." This means that the medi-spa provides both traditional spa services, such as massages and facials, as well as surgical procedures, such as Botox injections or laser treatments, all within a medical setting. This suggests that the medi-spa has medical professionals on staff who can perform these procedures safely and effectively.

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  • 49. 

    Medi-spas do not exsit yet under current liscensing laws:

    • A.

      Basic skin care skills

    • B.

      Cosmetic chemistry

    • C.

      Organic chemistry

    • D.

      Business skills

    Correct Answer
    C. Organic chemistry
  • 50. 

    Which of the following services is offered by a laser center?

    • A.

      Microdermabrassion

    • B.

      Peel

    • C.

      Spider vein removal

    • D.

      Non of the above are correct

    Correct Answer
    C. Spider vein removal
    Explanation
    A laser center offers a variety of services, including microdermabrasion, peels, and spider vein removal. However, the correct answer is spider vein removal because it specifically mentions a service that is offered by a laser center. The other options, microdermabrasion and peel, are also services offered by a laser center, but the question asks for the service that is specifically offered by a laser center. Therefore, the correct answer is spider vein removal.

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