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1

Haircutting and hairstyling were practiced as early as the

Ice Age

2

Ancient people used animal hide to

tie hair back or for adornment.

3

Queen Cleopatra erected a personal cosmetics factory

next to the Dead Sea.

4

Throughout the Chou Dynasty (circa 1100 BC), the royal colors were

gold and silver.

5

The croquignole wrapping technique was introduced

after World War I.

6

he preheat-perm method was introduced in

1931

7

In the 1970s, French hairdressers ushered in a new era in highlighting with the art of hair weaving using

aluminum foil.

8

What straightening techniques were introduced in the United States in 2006.

Brazilian straightening

9

The art and science of beautifying and improving the skin, nails, and hair is called:

cosmetology

10

The term cosmetology comes from the _______ word kosmeticos.

Greek

11

The first to cultivate beauty with extravagant fashions and use cosmetics as part of their personal beautification habits were:

the Egyptians

12

Ancient Egyptians were the first civilization to infuse essential oils from:

leaves and blossoms

13

Which of the following was created by ancient Egyptians from a mixture of ground galena (a black mineral), sulfur, and animal fat?

kohl

14

The process of steam distillation was refined by the:

Persians

15

In ancient Rome, women used hair color to indicate their:

class in society

16

Poor women in ancient Rome colored their hair:

black

17

During the Renaissance, the unusual practice of shaving eyebrows was done to give a woman a look of greater:

intelligence

18

During the Victorian Age, women pinched their cheeks and bit their lips to:

induce natural color

19

The barber pole—symbol of the barber-surgeon—has its roots in a medical procedure called:

bloodletting

20

The salon industry depends heavily on its relationships with product distributors, which are referred to as:

distributor sales consultants

21

Types of facilities in which cosmetologists work include which of the following?

specialty salons day spas full-service salons

22

Your license will unlock countless doors for employment; however, your career will be fueled with:

personal dedication and passion

23

New York chemist who introduced permanent hair color and founded Clairol

Lawrence Gelb

24

Period in history during which Western civilization made the transition from medieval to modern history.

Renaissance

25

Pioneer in the modern African-American hair care and cosmetics industry.

Sarah Breedlove

26

Austere and restrictive period in British history, from 1837 and 1901.

Victorian Age

27

Mineral that is the chief source of mercury, used to make vermillion.

cinnabar

28

Name coined by beauty legend Noel DeCaprio.

day spa

29

Modern version of the cold wave.

alkaline perm

30

Inventor, in 1872, of the first curling iron.

Marcel Grateau