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When learning how to become a hairdresser, it’s one thing to know how to cut hair and another thing to know the actual science behind the hair follicles you happen to be cutting. What do you know about hair?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The muscle connected to the hair follicle is called

    • A.

      Frontalis

    • B.

      Arrector pili

    • C.

      Orbicularis

    • D.

      Buccinator

    Correct Answer
    B. Arrector pili
    Explanation
    Good, remember this muscle reacts when you feel cold by standing up and trapping warm air

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  • 2. 

    The outermost layer of the skin is called

    • A.

      Surface

    • B.

      Epidermis

    • C.

      Dermis

    • D.

      Outer layer

    Correct Answer
    B. Epidermis
    Explanation
    This layer is brushed off daily and can be burned

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  • 3. 

    How long does the anagen stage last?

    • A.

      5-7 years

    • B.

      5-7 weeks

    • C.

      3-4 months

    • D.

      3-4 years

    Correct Answer
    A. 5-7 years
    Explanation
    although this can be longer depending upon genetic factors

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  • 4. 

    A hair follicle is said to be in Telegen when it is

    • A.

      In the resting stage

    • B.

      In the active growing stage

    • C.

      The follicle changing to the resting stage

    • D.

      New hair beginning to grow in the follicle

    Correct Answer
    A. In the resting stage
    Explanation
    If it stays in this stage then the follicle does not produce any new hair

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  • 5. 

    Course hair will affect a chemical process by making it process slower

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Of course this coarse hair can be stronger making it more resistant to any chemicals trying to enter it, which will slow down a process

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  • 6. 

    An elasticity test is done to assess the

    Correct Answer
    cuticle
    cortex
    Explanation
    An elasticity test is done to assess the cuticle and cortex of a material. The cuticle is the outermost layer of a material, while the cortex is the middle layer. By testing the elasticity of both layers, we can determine the material's overall strength and flexibility. This information is important in various industries, such as textiles and materials science, as it helps in understanding the material's behavior and durability.

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  • 7. 

    A strand test is done during development of a colour

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A strand test is a necessary step during the development of a color. This test involves applying the color to a small section of hair to determine how it will react and appear on the hair. It helps to assess the color's compatibility with the individual's hair and allows for adjustments to be made if needed. Therefore, it is true that a strand test is done during the development of a color.

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  • 8. 

    A positive reaction to a skin test means the client cannot have any colour

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The client cannot have any permanent colour but may have a semi permament colour as this does not contain any para dye.

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  • 9. 

    If you see symptoms of Ringworm you should refer your client to a

    Correct Answer
    Doctor
    GP
    Explanation
    Good, this is contagious so needs treatment from a GP

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  • 10. 

    A client with red, scaly, bald patches on the scalp has symptoms identifying

    • A.

      Alopecia Areata

    • B.

      Folliculitis

    • C.

      Ringworm

    • D.

      Traction Alopecia

    Correct Answer
    C. Ringworm
    Explanation
    Yes, Ringworm is a fungal infection and can affect hair growth

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  • 11. 

    Traction Alopecia is caused when there is too much        ____________________  applied to the hair.                               

    Correct Answer
    Tension
    Explanation
    This can happen when hair is continually tied up or when hair is tied too tight

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  • 12. 

    You would refer a client to a Trichologist for the following conditions

    • A.

      Psoriasis

    • B.

      Alopecia

    • C.

      Dandruff

    • D.

      Folliculitis

    • E.

      Keloids

    • F.

      Ingrowing hair

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Psoriasis
    B. Alopecia
    Explanation
    Of course these conditions are not easily treated with medicine and need specialist treatment.

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  • 13. 

    A client has Impetigo if the following symptoms are displayed

    • A.

      Spots

    • B.

      Visible parasites

    • C.

      Bald patches

    • D.

      Yellow crusts

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Spots
    D. Yellow crusts
    Explanation
    If a client displays symptoms of spots and yellow crusts, it is likely that they have Impetigo. Impetigo is a highly contagious bacterial skin infection that causes red sores or blisters on the face, hands, and other parts of the body. The spots are a characteristic symptom of Impetigo, and the yellow crusts form as the sores burst and ooze. Therefore, the presence of spots and yellow crusts indicates a diagnosis of Impetigo.

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  • 14. 

    The cause of Alopecia is unknown but likely to be stress

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the cause of Alopecia is unknown, but it is likely to be stress. This implies that stress could be a potential factor in the development of Alopecia. However, it is important to note that the exact cause of Alopecia is still unknown, and stress is just one of the possible factors that may contribute to its development. Therefore, the answer "True" indicates that stress is likely to play a role in Alopecia, but it does not provide a definitive explanation for the cause of the condition.

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  • 15. 

    A strong growth of hair found on the front hairline is known as a -----------------

    Correct Answer
    cowslick
    calflick
    Explanation
    A strong growth of hair found on the front hairline is known as a cowslick or calflick.

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  • 16. 

    Physical damage to the hair is caused by brushing and combing

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Brushing and combing can cause physical damage to the hair. When we brush or comb our hair, especially when it is wet or tangled, it can lead to breakage, split ends, and damage to the hair shaft. The friction and tension caused by brushing and combing can weaken the hair strands and cause them to become brittle and prone to breakage. Therefore, it is important to be gentle when brushing and combing hair, and to use wide-toothed combs or brushes with soft bristles to minimize damage.

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  • 17. 

    One of the most important factors contributing to hair in good condition is

    • A.

      Thorough consultation

    • B.

      Regular visits to the salon

    • C.

      A well balanced diet

    • D.

      Brushing hair gently when wet

    Correct Answer
    C. A well balanced diet
    Explanation
    Of course treating the hair gently and rtegular salon vists help but your health is crucial in contributing to healthy hair

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  • 18. 

    What is the most important reason for identifying factors that may affect the service and products used

    • A.

      To allow a thorough coonsultation to take place

    • B.

      To limit the damage that could be caused to the hair

    • C.

      To limit the time the client spends in the saloon

    • D.

      To make the hairdresser appear more professional

    Correct Answer
    B. To limit the damage that could be caused to the hair
    Explanation
    Identifying these factors will influence the stylist and therefore should not cause further damage

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  • 19. 

    A client cannot have a service if Tinea Pedis is present

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Tinea Pedis is Athletes foot, Tinea Capitis is Ringworm

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  • 20. 

    List the factors that may limit the products and service that may be used on a client

    • A.

      Lifestyle

    • B.

      Hair length

    • C.

      Hair in good condition

    • D.

      Poor diet

    Correct Answer
    A. Lifestyle
    Explanation
    The lifestyle of a client can be a factor that limits the products and services that may be used on them. Different lifestyles may require different products and services to cater to their specific needs. For example, a client with an active lifestyle may require products that are sweat-proof or long-lasting. On the other hand, a client with a more relaxed lifestyle may prefer products that provide more moisture or nourishment to their hair. Therefore, understanding the client's lifestyle is important in determining the suitable products and services for them.

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