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a skin disorder characterized by chronic inflammation of the sebaceous glands caused from retained secretions is:

a) wheal
b) excoriation
c) acne
d) asteatosis
c) acne
acne or common pimples are also known as:

a) acne milia
b) acnes vulgaris
c) acne cortisone
d) acne fissure
b) acne vulgaris
inflammation of the sebaceous glands characterized by red, flaky skin in the scalp and hairline is:

a) acne rosacea
b) asteatosis
c) scale dermatitis
d) seborrheic dermatitis
d) seborrheic dermatitis
a dry, scaly skin condition due to a deficiency or absence of sebum caused by old age and exposure to cold is:

a) rosacea
b) asteatosis
c) absorption
d) anhidrosis
b) asteatosis
sebaceous cysts or fatty tumors filled with sebum that range in size from a pea to an orange are:

a) scars
b) steroids
c) steatoma
d) scales
c) steatoma
a generic medical term used to describe an abnormal inflammatory condition of the skin is:

a) steatoma
b) bromhidrosis
c) dermatitis
d) milaria
c) dermatitis
a contagious, recurring viral infection characterized by fever blisters or cold sores is:

a) herpes simplex
b) herpes dermatitis
c) psoriasis
d) eczema
a) herpes simplex
a noncontagious skin disease characterize by red patches covered with silver-white scales found on the scalp is:

a) herpes
b) macula
c) papules
d) psoriasis
d) psoriasis
chemicales released by the immune system that flood tissues to dilute a skin irritant are:

a) hematite
b) hypertrichosis
c) histamines
d) execration
c) histamines
the absence of melanin pigmentation of the body is known as:

a) lentigo
b) albinism
c) abnormal
d) nevus
b) albinism
the most common type of skin cancer caused by overexposure to the sun is:

a) basal cell carcinoma
b) malignant melanoma
c) brown patches
d) squamous cell carcinoma 
a) basal cell carcinoma
the american cancer society recommends using a checklist to recognize potential skin cancer or changes in moles, using the letter b to check mole:

a) borders
b) building
c) brightness
d) balance 
a) borders
an open lesion of the skin or mucous membrane, accompanied by pus and characterized by loss of skin depth is a(n):

a) scar
b) steatoma
c) rosacea
d) ulcer
d) ulcer
comedones should be removed under septic conditions using proper:

a) oxidation procedures
b) extraction procedures
c) exposure procedures
d) lubricant procedures
b) extraction procedures
dark, brown patches on the skin that may appear uneven in texture, jagged or raised may be a warning sign of:

a) malignant melanoma
b) malignant rosacea
c) keratoma
d) leukoderma
a) malignant melanoma
the technical term that refers to the overgrowth of hair on the body is:

a) hypothermia
b) depilatory
c) hypertrichosis
d) epilation
c) hypertrichosis
the two major categories of hair removal are classified as:

a) temporary and permanent
b) semi and permanent
c) waxing and epilation
d) epilation and depilatories
a) temporary and permanent
client questionnaires used for hair removal services should contain information about client medications and document:

a) employment and allergies
b) allergies and skin disorders
c) age and finances
d) vitamins and diet routine
b) allergies and skin disorders
a hair removal service should not be performed on clients taking a medication containing:

a) alcohol
b) niacin
c) retin-A
d) vitamin D 
c) Retin-A
facial waxing should not be performed on clients with the condition of:

a) rosacea
b) seborrhea
c) hypertrichosis
d) hirsutism
a) rosacea
hair removal by means of an electric current that destorys the growth cells of the hair is:

a) electricity
b) photoepilation
c) electrolysis
d) depilation
c) electrolysis
intense light used to destroy the growth cells of the hair follicle is a method of hair removal called:

a) superfluous
b) contraindiction
c) photoepilation
d) photocells
c) photoepilation
a method of hair removal using a beam pulsed on the skin that requires specialized training is:

a) pulsated hair removal
b) epilation removal
c) laser hair removal
d) needle hair removal
c) laser hair removal
the natural arch of the eyebrow or the curved line of the eye socket follow what bone?

a) orbis
b) orbital
c) termporal
d) frontal
b) orbital
alkali subastances used to temporarily remove superfluous hair at the skin level are:

a) resins
b) hydrators
c) depilatories
d) deevelopers
c) depilatories
a commonly used epilator that removes hair from the bottom of the follicle is:

a) depilatory
b) honey
c) acid
d) wax
d) wax
the thick epilator that does nto require the use of fabric strips for removal is:

a) aloe wax
b) hot wax
c) natural wax
d) cold wax
d) cold wax
to prevent contact with any possible bloodborne pathogens during a hair removal treatment, use:

a) paper coverings
b) disposable gloves
c) cotton gloves
d) nondisposable gloves
b) disposable gloves
to relax eyebrow tissue, saturate pledgets or towel with:

a) cold water
b0 alcohol
c) astringment
d) warm water
d) warm water
to avoid infection, sponge a tweezed area frequently with cotton moistened with:

a) antiseptic lotion
b) disinfectant lotion
c) emollient cream
d) warm water
a) antiseptic lotion
when tweezing, the skin should be held taut and hair pulled using a quick motion:

a) in an up-and-down direction
b) in a sideways direction
c) in the direction of hair growth
d) against growth direction
c) in the direction of hair growth
prior to application, the temperature of the heated wax should be tested on:

a) fingers
b) hands
c) the wrist
d) eyebrows
c) the wrist
heated wax should be spread in a thin coat using a(n):

a) index finger
b) wooden applicator
c) metal applicator
d) cotton-tipped applicator
b) wooden applicator
wax applied to an area should be removed using:

a) index fingers
b) paperstrips
c) sterile fabric strips
d) wooden applicators
c) sterile fabric strips
remaining wax residue can be safely removed from the skin with a gentle:

a) honey remover
b) rubbing
c) wax remover
d) alkaline remover
c) wax remover
to avoid contaminating wax, the applicator used on each client should be inserted into the wax:

a) often
b) daily
c) smoothly
d) once
d) once
the direction in which the fabric strips used in hair removal treatments should be removed is:

a) with hair growth
b) straight up
c) opposite hair growth
d) down and around
c) opposite hair growth
a temporary hair removal method involving cotton thread manipulated and rolled along the surface of the skin is:

a0 surfacing
b) stitching
c) threading
d) sugaring
c) threading
an effective epilator treatment that uses a thick paste easily removed with water is:

a) sugaring
b)pasting
c) soaping
d) waxing
a) sugaring
wax that has a high incidence of allergic reactions and may require a patch test is:

a) resin wax
b) beeswax
c) aloe wax
d) cold wax
b) beeswax
a client condition that might cause a negative side effect during a facial treatment is referred to as a:

a) symptom
b) sensitivity
c) contraindiction
d) gommage
c) contraindiction
the important part of the facial treatment that determines skin type, condition and the recommended treatment is the:

a) case history
b) skin analysis
c) skin review
d) home treatment
b) skin analysis
clients who present skin abnormalities, open sores or fever blisters should be referred to a:

a) podiatrist
b) physician
c) stylist
d) treatment
b) physician
during an analysis procedure, cleansing milk is applied to the skin using:

a) downward circular movements
b) rounded strong movements
c) upward circular movements
d) outward movements 
c) upward circular movements
when removing cleanser in the eye area, move outward on the upper lid and:

a) circular on the lower lid
b) inward on the lower lid
c) outward on the lower lid
d) down on the lower lid
b) inward on the lower lid
oily or dry conditions of skin that cannot be permanently changed, only improved with treatments, are determined by the skin:

a) texture
b) scrubbing
c) analysis
d) type
d) type
characteristics that are associated with particular skin types are referred to as skin:

a) conditions
b) analysis
c) treatments
d) contraindications
a) conditions
the amount of sebum produced by the sebaceous glands determines the size of the:

a) layers
b) pores
c) glands
d) thickness
b) pores
obvious pores on the surface of the skin indicate:

a) dry skin areas
b) alipidic skin
c) oily skin areas
d) sudoriferous areas
c) oily skin areas
dry skin that is not producing enough sebum is also known as:

a) combination
b) alipidic
c) hydrated
d) extreme
b) alipidic
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