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A SMALL FLAT BROWN SPOT ON THE SKIN SUCH AS A FRECKLE IS KNOWN AS A:
MACULAE
WHEN WAXING YOU WOULD NEVER WAX OVER
VERRUCA
A DISORDER THAT APPEARS LIKE A SMALL GRAIN OF SAND UNDER THE SKIN IS A
MILIA
THE MAXIMUM TIME FOR HIGH FREQUENCY ON THE SKIN IS
5 MIN
TOWELS MUST BE LAUNDERED FOR 15 MINUTES WITH WATER TEMPERATURE AT
140 DEGREES
WHAT MAKES A MAN’S SKIN DRY AND FLAKY
AKALINE SHAVING CREAM
THE MINIMUM TIME YOU MUST WAIT TO WAX AFTER USING A CHEMICAL DEPILATORY IS
2-3 weeks
WHAT PRODUCT MUST BE AVAILABLE TO ANY PERSON WORKING IN A SCHOOL OR ESTABLISHMENT?
Disinfectant
Where do you find information regarding products?
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
What do you do if you burn a client?
Submerge in cold water
What do you do with an implement before putting it back on the SMA?
Wipe off
What is a proper sanitary Maintenance Area (SMA)?
Terry towel with paper towel on top
What is in an environmental protectiton agency (EPA) registered disinfectant?
Bactercide, fungicide, viricide
What do you clean high frequency glass electrodes with?
10% Cresol
What temperature does laundry need to be washed at?
a. 140°
What are animal bacteria?
Parasites
What does the food and drug administration (FDA) regulate?
Products
What should you do if you drop an implement on the floor?
Pick it up with a tissue
What using an electrical machine, how do you know what to do so you do not injure the client?
Read the machine’s manual
Who would you contact for governing rules and regulations?
California Board of Cosmetology
How much quats would you use to make a 1000/ppm if your active incredient is 12%?
1.0 oz.
To dispose of alcohol you would:
Treat it as a hazard chemical
The Board of Barbering and Cosmetology is part of:
The Dept. of consumer Affairs
How many public members are on the state board?
5
State Board Members are appointed for how long?
4 YEARS
Public members of the state board are appointed by:
The Governor
When using a fumigant sanitizer, a teaspoon of formalin is placed in the bottom of a cabinet along with:
A tablespoon of borax
The proper way to keep chemical containers is:
to properly label them
What disinfectant solution is used in a wet sanitizer?
EPA-registered solution
What do you need to be cautious of with a neck injury?
Cervical nerve
What do you do to soothe skin?
vibrate lightly at motor points
A cranial nerve that is of most interest to the Esthetician is the:
Fifth
The nerves of most interest to the esthetician are:
fifith, seventh, eleventh
What is most relaxing?
light massage on motor points
What muscle of the face do you massage?
Temporalis
The mandible is the largest bone of the face. It:
Forms the lower jaw
What is anaphoresis used for?
disencrustation
When you are performing disencrustation, what do you look at on the machine?
Millampere meter
What would you not use the suction machine for?
Couperose skin
WHAT DOES VIOLET MEAN UNDER THE WOODS LAMP?
DEHYDRATION
What softens the skin and relaxes the hair follicle?
vaporizer
What is the most important thing to use with a red dermal light?
moisturizer, gauze and eye pads
WHAT CAN YOU USE ON COUPEROSE?
ELECTRIC PULVERIZER
WHEN A CLIENT HAS A HEART MONITOR, WHAT CAN YOU USE ON THEM?
Electric pulverizer
WHAT LIGHT IS KNOWN FOR ITS PAIN MANAGEMENT EFFECT?
INFRARED LIGHT
TOO MUCH STEAM WOULD CAUSE WHAT?
DEHYDRATION
WHAT MACHINE DO YOU LOOK AT THE MILLIAMPERE METER?
GALVANIC
WHAT SKIN CONDITION DO YOU NOT USE THE ELECTRIC MASK ON?
COUPEROSE
WHAT SKIN CONDITION DO YOU NOT USE AN ELECTRIC BRUSH ON?
ACNAIC
WHAT DOES ANAPHORESIS DO?
OPENS PORES
WHAT DOES GALVANIC TREATMENT DO?
DISENCRUSTS
WHAT DOES CATAPHORESIS DO
CLOSES PORES
THE MOST SOOTHING AND RELAXING LIGHT IS:
BLUE DERMAL LIGHT
TO AVOID DAMAGE TO THE MUSCULAR TISSUE, MASSAGE MOVEMENTS ARE USUALLY DIRECTED:
INSERTION TO ORIGIN
COMEDONES WILL SHOW WHAT COLOR UNDER A WOODS LAMP:
YELLOW
THE MAXIMUM TIME FOR AN INITIAL HIGH-FREQUENCY TREATMENT WOULD BE:
5 MINUTES
WHAT USING THE HIGH FREQUENCY IN THE DIRECT METHOD, THE ESTHETICIAN:
APPLIES THE ELECTRODE TO THE CLIENT’S SKIN
THE PIECE OF EQUIPMENT USED IN THE SALON WHICH ASSURES THE CLIENT THAT THEY WILL RECEIVE THE RIGHT TREATMENT FOR THEIR SKIN CONDITION IS THE:
MAGNIFYING LAMP
WHAT SKIN TYPE WOULD BENEFIT MORE WITH DISENCRUSTATION?
OILY SKIN
WHEN A CLIENT HAS A PACEMAKER, WHAT CAN YOU USE ON THEM?
ELECTRIC PULVERIZER
WHY SHOULD YOU RECOMMEND THAT YOUR CLIENT USE A SKIN FRESHENER AT HOME?
TO BRING BACK SKIN TO NORMAL PH
WHAT IS NEUTRAL ON THE PH SCALE
7.0
WHY IS HYPO-ALLERGENIC?
NOT HARMFUL
WHAT ATRACTS WATER?
HUMECTANTS
WHY WOULD YOU PRESCRIBE TONER TO CLIENTS?
TO BALANCE PH
WHAT PRODUCT WOULD YOU USE ON DRY SKIN?
AN EMOLLIENT
PH STANDS FOR?
POTENTIAL HYDROGEN
WHAT IS THE MAIN CAUSE FOR COMEDONES?
HARDENED SEBUM CLOGGIN THE OIL DUCT
If working on a client, what would you send your client to the doctor for?
wheal
WHAT BROWN BLACK SPOT WOULD YOU SEND YOUR CLIENT TO THE DOCTOR FOR?
MELANOMA
WHAT IS A SOLID BUMP ON THE SURFACE OF THE SKIN CALLED?
TUBERCLE
WHAT DO YOU NOT USE ON COUPEROSE?
VACUUM SUCTION
WHAT LAYERS OF THE SKIN DO YOU FIND OIL DUCTS IN?
DERMIS
WHAT DO YOU NOT MASSAGE OVER?
PULSTULES
WHAT INVOLVED REDNESS, BROKEN CAPILARIES AND POSTULES
ROSACEA
WHAT SKIN WOULD YOU NOT MASSAGE OVER?
ABRADED
A TECHNICAL TERM FOR SKIN INFLAMMATION IS?
DERMATITIS
AFTER THE REMOVAL OF COMEDONES, WHAT DO YOU APPLY?
ANTISEPTIC
WHAT CONDITION DO YOU NOT WAX OVER?
VERRUCCA (WART)
HOW WOULD YOU TREAT A CLIENT THAT HAS TINEA (FUNGAL INFECTION)?
REFER TO A DERMATOLOGIST
ON WHAT CONDITION ARE YOU ALLOWED TO EXTRACT?
COMEDONE
An insect bite is called a?
WHEAL
IN WHICH SKIN LAYER DO YOU FIND THE NERVES AND GLANDS?
DERMIS
What is a painful, hard lesion involving the hair follicle?
cystic acne
The term “couperose” is used to describe skin that:
Has broken capillaries
Painful inflammation is:
Cystic acne
YOUR CLIENT HAS AN OILY SCALP AND T-ZONE. WHAT TYPE OF SKIN DOES SHE HAVE?
SEBORRHEA
IF YOU SEE A WHEAL WHILE WORKING ON A CLIENT, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
GO AROUND IT
WHAT SKIN TYPE IS A PARAFFIN MASK USED FOR?
AGING
WHAT WOULD YOU USE LIGHT EFFLEURAGE STROKES FOR?
COUPEROSE SKIN
WHAT WOULD YOU APPLY AT THE END OF A FACIAL?
ASTRINGENT
TOO MUCH CLEANSING CAN DO WHAT TO THE SKIN?
BREAK DOWN ITS DEFENSES
WHAT CAN TOO MUCH PULLING AND STRETCHING DO TO THE SKIN?
CAUSE THE BREAKDOWN OF FIBERS
WHEN IS A PROPER SKIN ANALYSIS DONE?
AFTER THE CLEANSE
Why is a proper skin analysis done?
To know what procedures need to be done
What would an oily skin type benefit most from?
Clay
What direction do you massage the muscles on the face?
From insertion to origin
What is petrissage good for?
Breaking down sebum
What kind of massage can you do on couperose skin?
Light effleurage
What type of massage would you do on the neck?
Tapotement
Astringent has what type of affect on the skin?
Hardens pores
How often should normal skin receive a facial?
Once a month
What mask would you use on oily skin?
Fuller’s clay mask
When massaging the face, what muscles are you relaxing?
Temporalis
Why should normal skin receive a facial?
To remove excess dead skin cells on surface
When cleaning the bearded areas of a man’s face, the movements should be:
Upward and outwards towards scalp
What do you not do on a client if they are claustrophobic?
Galvanic Current
During a massage, why is it important to use massage cream?
To prevent friction
What do you use for excessive facial hair?
oil-based bleach with activator
When tweezing, how do you offset wide-set eyes?
One eye width in-between brow
Why do you bond wax strips?
To bond hair and wax
What effect does aftershave have on men’s skin?
Drying
WHAT CAUSES A MAN’S FACE TO BE DRY?
ALKALINE PRODUCTS
On close-set eyes, where do you start tweezing?
One eye-width apart
What can you wax over?
Vitiligo
Why do you use a long wax strip?
To pull strip
Why do you put a pledget (warm gauze) over eyebrows before tweezing?
To soften hair follicles
The three stages of hair growth are:
Anagen, Catagen, Telogen
How long after a chemical depilatory can you wax over the area?
14-21 days
When customizing eyebrows, you should go
From inner to outer eye
If the esthetician suspects the client is allergic to wax, she/he should:
Give a client a PD test before starting
What treatment would you not do on someone who is using Retin-A?
Facial wax
In California, a licensed esthetician can legally perform which of the following services?
Chemical Dipilatories
Why would you test the temperature of the wax before applying to the client?
To prevent the client from getting burned
What would you do to bring out a small facial feature?
Light Foundation
When trying to accentuate facial features, use a
Lighter foundation
When trying to reduce a feature while doing make-up, you would use
Shadow or contour
Which of the following services may require a PD test?
Eyelash applications
What caustic chemical is used for sun damaged, aging skin?
Glycolic
If, during a chemical peel, your client’s skin becomes red and irritated, you should first:
Apply an alkaline neutralizing solution
What can you put in the Electric Pulverizer?
Chamomile
What type of skin would you put a peppermint tea mask on?
Oily
. Which direction would you massage the lympth?
Direction of the lymph flow
What does Lymph do?
Handles wastes
What is calming to the skin?
Chamomile
When can you not use lymphatic massage?
Cancer
A client comes in for a chemical depilatory. You soon realize they have inflammation and redness. What would you do?
Reschedule the appointment
Which oil is antiseptic
Lavender
Which chemical peel would help sun damaged, aging and/or wrinkled skin?
Glycolic
Which plant has antiseptic qualities?
Clove
What type of massage helps rid the body of waste materials?
Lymphatic Drainage
An agent for destroying or inhibiting bacteria is?
Lavender
By law, the maximum percentage of alpha-hydroxy acid and esthetician can use is
30% @ 3.0 PH
A PRODUCT WHICH HELPS TO DISSOLVE THE INTERCELLULAR GLUE ON THE SKIN IS:
Hydroxy Acid
Accutane is a drug used for the treatment of acne. It is:
Taken orally
What ingredients is found in a purifying mask?
Sage Oil
What can an esthetician do?
Peels that remove superficial
What part of the face would you be careful with if your client just had a blepharoplasty?
eyes
Surgery performed on the nose is called?
Rhinoplasty
chemical used for skin peeling is carbolic acid, which is also known as:
Phenol
As an esthetician, what is used:
Extractor
What is the best way to extract?
With cotton wrapped around fingers
When men shave, what irritates them?
shaving cream
If someone just had surgery on their face, always have?
A consultation with doctor
B.O. Fould smelling perpiration
Bromidrosis
B.O. Fould smelling perpiration
Bromidrosis
B.O. Fould smelling perpiration
Bromidrosis
Fever Blisters
small vesicles around lips
a viral infection
Herpes Simplex
Fever Blisters
small vesicles around lips
a viral infection
Herpes Simplex
Fever Blisters
small vesicles around lips
a viral infection
Herpes Simplex
A boil
A pustule with a hard core staphylococci infection
Furuncle
Pus filled blisters
Pustules near mouth and nostrils (body weakness, poor diet, poor hygiene)
Impetigo
Excessive perspiration
Hyperidrosis
Scratch or scrape on skin surface
excoriation
Inflammation with small vesicles that resultin dry, cracked skin caused from allergy
eczema
Spot not raised or sunken (flat)
smaller version of a patch flat discolored spot
Macule
Pricly heat vesicles or hives
(excessive heat)
Milaria Rubra
Whitehead (covered clogged pore)
Milea
Birthmark
Neavus (Nevi)
Small elevation containing no fluid
Papule
circumscribed elevated lesions that contain pus. They are most commonly infected (as in folliculitis) but may be sterile (as in pustular psoriasis
Postules
exaggerated connective tissue response of injured skin that extend beyond the edges of the original wound.
Keloids
circumscribed fluid-filled lesions that are greater than 1 cm. in diameter
BULLAE
raised lesions less than 1 cm. in diameter that are filled with clear fluid
VESICLE
raised solid lesion more than 1 cm. and may be in the epidermis, dermis, or subcutaneous tissue
NODULE
Using the negative pole of the galvanic current produces what kind of reaction:
Alkaline
Too much cleansing can:
strip oils and irritate
What product is good for wrinkles:
Collagen
If you accidentally burn your client and it is a minor burn, you should:
flush with water
What can happen to your skin if you have a poor diet, drink alcohol and smoke:
Dehydrate
If a client’s skin becomes red and inflamed you should:
Cleanse with soap-free cleaner and water
What electrical apparatus do you NOT use on couperose skin:
Galvanic
What do you cleanse the skin with before waxing:
MILKY CLEANSER
What do you do if you notice your client has a lot of vesicles around the lip area:
refer to a physician
What do you NOT use on Couperose skin?
VACUUM SUCTION
How do you dispose of alcohol?
Handle as hazardous waste
When analyzing skin with a woods lamp, a violet color would indicate:
dehydration
What type of massage empties oil ducts
Petrissage
What reaction do you from a positive Glycolic test?
red, inflamed
TOWELS MUST BE LAUNDERED FOR 15 MINUTES WITH WATER TEMPERATURE AT:
140 DEGREES
Which emulsion is best for oily skin?
o/w oil in water
What condition has oily, red inflamed skin with pustules?
Rosacea
Cataphoresis is done to:
introduce acid product in skin
How many times should you use a wax applicator?
Once (one client)
Which essential oil is antiseptic:
a. Sage ?
b. Lavender ?
What natural substance fights bacteria:
eucalyptus
What do you NOT massage over:
abraded skin
Nerves and glands are found in the:
dermis
Tapotemet(light tapping or slapping movement)massage is done to:
Stimulate
What make's a man's skin dry and flaky:
Alkaline Shaving Cream
When using an electric mask and the skin is thin and sensitive, what do you apply under the mask?
Moist Cotton
Dry Dehydrated skin would best benefit from:
Wax Mask
A condition of dry skaly skin is:
Asteatosis
Oily skin would benefit best from:
Fuller's Clay Mask
When working on couperose skin, what mask do you use:
Gel
Disinfections do what to bacteria?
Destroys
Quats should be changed:
When visibly cloudy
A disorder that appears like a small grain of sand under the skin is:
Milia (pearly white enclosed cysts)
How do you keep from spreading infections during extractions?
Tissue around fingertips
Which gland secretes a substance that moisturizes the skin:
Sebaceous
When waxing you would never wax over a:
Verruca (Wart)
What do you NOT do on a client if they are claustrophobic?
Wax Mask
What is best to use for extractions?
Moist cotton
When vibrating you should pause and vibrate over:
Motor points
What type of skin do you not use an electric brush on?
Couperose
How do you remove a clay mask?
Use warm moist towels
Astrigent has what affect on the skin?
Harden skin (closes pores)
The minimum time you must wait to wax after using a chemical depilatory is:
2-3 weeks
What would you not use the suction machine on:
Couperose
Too much massage can:
Breakdown collagen fibers
Couperose skin is:
Broken capilaries
What condition is dry flaky skin with superficial lines?
Dehydrated
What is a proper SMA:
Paper towel on a terry towel
How often do you change a Client's towels:
After each client
What is the point of draping the client's hair:
Preventing lotions from getting into the hair
When should you dispose of sponges:
After one use
Which way to you remove wax strips?
Opposite direction of hair growth.
What type of massage would you do on the neck:
Effleurage
When massaging the face, what muscles are you relaxing?
Temporalis
Why should normal skin receive a facial?
To remove excess dead skin cells on surface
When cleaning the bearded areas of a man's face, the movements should be:
In the direction of the beard growth
What do you se for excessive facial hair?
Oil-based bleach with activator
When tweezing, how do you offset wide-set eyes?
One eye width in between brow