Tan Envy Sunless Certification

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Tan Envy Sunless Certification

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Please enter the information indicated below:First Name:Last Name:Phone:Email Address:Address:City:State:Postal Code:
  • 2. 
    HVLP (high volume, low-pressure) systems are driven by a turbine unit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    During the spring and summer months, it is beneficial to upgrade shipping to 2 or 3 days when ordering solution because heat lessons the effectiveness of DHA. Thus, you should also keep your solution out of direct sunlight and not store it in the car.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    It is best to have the client initially face the back when starting their spray tan in order to make them feel more comfortable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In order to put the least amount of pressure on your body, you should keep your spray unit waist high when giving a spraytan.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    To clean your HVLP unit- run soapy water through your system by putting cool water in your solution cup.  The user also needs to take the filter out of the bottom of the motor, rinse it with water, let it dry, then insert the filter back into the unit to keep the machine in tip top shape.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The silver air cap ring at the end of the mist applicator should be in a vertical position.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What does DHA stand for?
    • A. 

      Dihydroxyacetone

    • B. 

      Deep Hydration Acetone

  • 9. 
    Who regulates DHA in the cosmetic industry?
    • A. 

      Cosmetology Boards

    • B. 

      FDA

  • 10. 
    FDA suggests to consumers to ask which of the following questions when considering commercial facilities where DHA is applied by spraying or misting?
    • A. 

      Are consumers protected from exposure in the entire area of the eyes, in addition to the eyes themselves?

    • B. 

      Are consumers protected from exposure on the lips and all parts of the body covered by mucous membrane?

    • C. 

      Are consumers protected from internal exposure caused by inhaling or ingesting?

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Sunless Airbrush Technicians must take extra care in informing clients to avoid breathing the sunless product during the application process and are advised to wear a mask when spraying.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Skin primers are recommended for clients that have pale skin and for clients that may have lotion or perfume on the skin.  Skin primers are recommended because they lower the pH level of the skin which has been shown to provide a more natural-looking color.  Your kit includes SluffWipes Skin Priming Wipes for this purpose.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    DHA was listed with three "risk numbers." R36 irritating to eyes, R37 irritating to respiratory system and _______.  While normally non-irritating, the formula may cause reactions in some individuals who are sensitive to self-tanning lotions or cosmetics. If you have a pre-existing skin disorder, or if you have asthma, you may want to check with your doctor before use.
    • A. 

      R45 Irritating to face

    • B. 

      R51 Irritating to the scalp

    • C. 

      R38 Irritating to skin

  • 14. 
    It is important to spray the hands, feet, elbows, and knees with a lighter touch because.  It is also important to remember to spray the area under the buttocks.
    • A. 

      The skin in these areas are very thick.

    • B. 

      These parts of the body are used the most frequently.

    • C. 

      The skin in these areas is thin.

  • 15. 
    The browning effect that results from a sunless tan is a common chemical reaction between certain sugars and proteins called the Maillard Reaction.  The color that results varies slightly from individual to individual, just as uv tans will differ, according to natural skin tones.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    No matter which system you use ________.
    • A. 

      You should always work in a ventilated area or spray booth designated specifically for spray tanning.

    • B. 

      You do not have to worry about working in a ventilated area or spray booth designated specifically for spray tanning, as long as you are careful.

    • C. 

      None of the above.

  • 17. 
    Which of the following are HVLP Mist Applicator setup steps?
    • A. 

      Attach the air hose to your compressor

    • B. 

      Plug in your compressor and turn it on.

    • C. 

      When you have confirmed your unit is working properly, fill one of the reservoir bottles with sunless solution and begin spraying.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 18. 
    In order to properly maintain and clean your HVLP Unit, you should always immerse your spray unit in a solvent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is a basic step in eliminating sunless solution irregularities?
    • A. 

      Store product in a cool, dark place. Refrigerating the solution after it is open is recommended. Repeated or prolonged storage at high temperatures will reduce the products effectiveness.

    • B. 

      Pour the solution through a metal funnel or store in metal containers.

    • C. 

      Both A and B.

  • 20. 
    Which of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      The sunless spray solution should dry enough to re-dress in 8-12 minutes depending on the individual.

    • B. 

      The client should wait 4-5 hours after tanning before showering, swimming or vigorous physical activity.

    • C. 

      Avoid immediately wearing tight fitting clothing that may cause lines.

    • D. 

      All of the Above.

  • 21. 
    As a Tan Envy professional spray tanning expert, one should make sure that the FDA spray tanning recommendations are posted where they can be seen by your client and first time clients should sign a release stating that they have read these recommendations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    DHA Products can lose their effectiveness when exposed to heat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    You can speed up customer drying times by drying them off with ________. 
    • A. 

      A warm dry hand towel

    • B. 

      A hand held hair dryer

    • C. 

      Either A or B

  • 24. 
    Room Set Up - When choosing a paint color, it would be helpful to look for a ______ paint color that will help to mask the overspray, but not hide it so that the room can be properly cleaned.
    • A. 

      Very dark

    • B. 

      Very light

    • C. 

      Medium

  • 25. 
    Skin replaces itself naturally every 28 days. 25% of skin is exfoliated each week causing a uv-tan and/or a spraytan to wear away.  A spray tan affects only the top 25% of skin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    When spraying a customer's face with the Spray gun, _________________.
    • A. 

      Avoid spraying into ears. Oils in the ear often cause ears to over darken. Over spray from the face will blend color onto the ears nicely.

    • B. 

      Count aloud before spraying the face so that your customer knows exactly when you will be spraying them.

    • C. 

      All of the Above

  • 27. 
    To create an even, natural tan when using an HVLP Spray Unit, spray the body in a vertical motion starting from top to bottom. Never spray using a circular motion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    The new tan tax, proposed by the American Academy of Dermatology Association, does include taxing on spray tanning.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    When using an electrical device like a sunless system at home or in your business, certain basic steps should be followed to help eliminate possible electrical shock. The CPSC estimates that electric receptacles are involved in 5,300 fires annually which claim 40 lives and injure 110 consumers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Only a qualified person should replace deteriorated and damaged receptacles and, when necessary or required by law, upgrade electrical systems to present safety standards.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission protects the public from the unreasonable risk of injury or death from 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, you can _____________________.
    • A. 

      Call CPSC's hotline at (800) 638-2772

    • B. 

      Send the information to [email protected]

    • C. 

      Either a or b or both

  • 32. 
    40% of U.S. tanning salons offer at least one form of sunless spray services.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    The tanning industry recognizes dihydroxyacetone, or DHA, as the colorless sugar that interacts with the dead cells located in the stratum corneum of the epidermis.  As the sugar interacts with the dead skin cells, a color change occurs.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    A tan from DHA can take up to sixteen hours to develop on the skin and will last on average three to five days.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    The solution _______ is very similar chemically to DHA and works synergistically with it to give a more natural and potentially longer lasting tan.
    • A. 

      Erythrulose

    • B. 

      Caffeine

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 36. 
    Businesses offering sunless spray services should all follow the same OSHA standards for walking and working.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    Slips are generally caused by the interaction of any or all of three factors: Footwear, Flooring, and ______________.
    • A. 

      Contaminants (substances that may come between the floor and the shoe like sunless solutions).

    • B. 

      Customers interaction

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 38. 
    Which of the following are cost-effective options for increasing a floor's slip resistance?
    • A. 

      Paint floors in high-risk work areas with abrasive material

    • B. 

      Etch the surface with acids, such as hydrofluoric acid

    • C. 

      Place slip-resistant mats in the most slip-prone areas.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 39. 
    In order to decrease solution overspray it is recommended to use a ventelation fan.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    Due to the popularity of sunless tanning, some states have enacted or are considering proposing regulations for sunless services. Currently, only 1 state, Oregon, has deemed that airbrush technicians fall under the scope of their Board of Cosmetology, which require licenses for spraytan technicians.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False