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1

Do all follicles contain hair?

No

2

What is the outermost layer of the hair shaft?

The cuticle

3

What is not one of the three main structures of the hair follicle?

Arrector pili muscle

4

What stage should you remove hair for it to be the most effective and long term?

Anagen

5

Excessive hair growth on the face, arms, and legs, especially in women

Hirsutism

6

An excessive growth of hair

Hypertrichosis

7

The process of removing hair by means of electricity

Electrolysis

8

What isn't one of the three methods of electrolysis

Micro current

9

Uses high frequency current to produce heat, which coagulates and destroys the hair follicle

Thermolysis

10

Uses intense light to destroy the growth cells of the hair bulb

Photoepilation

11

T/F Light hair responds best to laser treatment

False

12

Uses a quick flash of light heating the targeted area without burning the surrounding skin

Intense pulses light (IPL)

13

T/F photoepilation is common in spas

False

14

Process of removing hair at or near the level of the skin

Depilation

15

Process of removing hair from the bottom of the follicle by breaking contact between the bulb and the papilla

Epilation

16

What is the main method of depilation?

Shaving

17

Term for infected follicles or ingrown hairs from shaving or other hair removal methods such as waxing

Barbae folliculitis

18

Substance used for temporarily removing superfluous hair by dissolving at skin level

Depilatory

19

What is not a way hard wax is available

Powder

20

What is a negative effect of soft wax?

Irritation

21

What is used to spread a large thin coat of wax on the legs?

Hard plastic spatula

22

What size should a wax strip for the underarms be?

1 1/2" to 5"

23

What is not a contraindication for waxing?

Antihistamines

24

What is the shortest you should trim hair before waxing?

1/2 inch

25

What should you do before every service when waxing?

Patch test the product

26

What angle should you hold an applicator when applying wax?

45 degrees

27

What should you do post wax?

A cold compress of baking soda and water

28

What should you not do when waxing eyebrows?

Tweeze stray, uneven hairs

29

Removes the hair outside the normal bikini line?

American bikini wax

30

T/F it is common to wax the hair from the ears on men

False