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1

What methods will accomplish exfoliation of the skin?

manually, mechanically, and chemically (products)

2

What is the average rate of cell turnover by age?

babies=14 days, teenagers=21-28 days, adults=28-42 days, 50 and older=42-84 days

3

What is a recommended pH for peels in a salon or spa?

no less the 3.0

4

Name some contraindications for chemical exfoliation

pregnancy, herpes, medications that cause photosensitivity

5

What conditions will be a contraindication for microcurrent?

pregnancy, epilepsy, pacemakers

6

Where are most body products applied first when performing a body scrub?

legs

7

What role will the esthetician play in preoperative care in a plastic surgeons office?

helping the patient stay calm

8

Do light peels penetrate the dermis?

No, only a few layers of the epidermis

9

What happens to the cell renewal factor as we age?

it slows down

10

Which are stronger, BHA or AHA?

AHA (alpha hydroxy acid)

11

How should you determine the type of exfoliation to use on a client?

It should be based on their skin condition and the results you wish to achieve

12

What is the #1 thing a client must do after chemical exfoliation?

Avoid sun exposure

13

What are the two ways you can use microdermabrasion crystals?

Mechanically with a machine or manually with your hands/fingers

14

Is a microderm more effective than a peel?

Microderm exfoliates more effectively than a 30% AHA

15

Should microdermabrasion be an aggressive treatment?

No, the client should never be uncomfortable

16

What type of skin should avoid microderm treatments?

sensitive, couperous skin

17

Will more or excessive crystals make a microderm treatment more effective?

No, there should be a constant even flow of crystals

18

Is microcurrent a gentle or agressive treatment?

It is a gentle treatment that helps naturally regenerate the skin

19

What is the function of ultrasound on the skin?

It is deep and penetrating, increases blood flow, stimulates the tissue and promotes oxygenation

20

What is the top benefit of exfoliation during a facial?

Prepares the skin to receive additional products

21

What can help decrease the production of cellulite?

keeping collagen and elastin healthy

22

What is the benefit of massage when treating cellulite?

It softens hardened cellulite

23

What is the definition of ablative in reference to skin tissue?

It is the removal or ablation of skin tissue

24

What is a good way to extend the outcome of dermal fillers?

combine or use them in conjunction with botox