Esthetician State Board Exam Quiz!

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Esthetician State Board Exam Quiz!

Preparing for the Esthetics State Board exam? This quiz will provide you with the required assistance in your preparation. Please note that this quiz is not meant to be the sole means of studying or replace any material provided for the state board exam. But, the questions will surely aid your preparation. Go for it!


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. 

      It 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 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 microphages

    • D. 

      Corpuscles, hemidesmosomes, squamous cells, and epithelial cells

    • E. 

      Krause end's bulb, Ruffini's corpuscles, Pacinan 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. 
    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

  • 16. 
    Early pigments were NOT made from?
    • A. 

      Minerals

    • B. 

      Nuts

    • C. 

      Feathers

    • D. 

      Insects

  • 17. 
    Henna:
    • A. 

      Was developed in the US.

    • B. 

      Was first used by Hollywood makeup artist max factor.

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

      Is considered extremely dangerous by modern standards.

  • 18. 
    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

  • 19. 
    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.

  • 20. 
    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 were still like that of the victorian age.

  • 21. 
    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.

  • 22. 
    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

  • 23. 
    Which of the following are not contemporary "anti-aging" treatments?
    • A. 

      Cosmeceuticals

    • B. 

      Nutriceuticals

    • C. 

      Nutriceuticals

    • D. 

      Neuroceuticals

  • 24. 
    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

  • 25. 
    Estheticans:
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

      Were ancient greek inventors of many of today's pigments.

    • C. 

      Are any people who use cosmetics.

    • D. 

      Are experts in the history of cosmetic use.

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