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Pressing combs with more space between the teeth produce a

Course Press

Good-quality pressing combs are made from either

Stainless Steel or Brass

The hair type that is very resistant to hair pressing and requires more heat and pressure is


For a client with a flexible scalp, to press hair satisfactorily the stylist must apply

Enough Pressure

The press that removes 60 to 75 percent of the curl from hair is a

Medium Press

The thermal press that is accomplished by applying the comb twice on each side of the hair and removes 100 percent of the curl is a

Hard Press

The process of temporarily straightening extremely curly hair by the means of a heated comb is called

Hair Pressing

What part of the flat iron should be nearest to the stylist.

The inner edge of the iron

The kind of edges on flat irons that create
smooth, straight styles on very curly hair are

Straight edged

What bristle mixture does grooming brushes
have that add polish and shine to the hair

Boar and nylon

Large flat brushes with staggered pin patterns used for mid-to-longer hair lengths are

Paddle Brushes

The brushes used to blow-dry precision hair
cuts where little or no volume is desired is

The Classic Styling Brush

What angle should you hold the hair when
creating base curls with full volume

125 degrees

The styling technique of drying and styling damp hair in one operation is called

A Thermal-Style

A styling technique used to keep curly hair
smooth and straight while retaining shape is

Hair Wrapping

Combing small sections of hair from the ends toward the scalp to form a cushion at the base is known as


What is another term used for Back-Brushing

Hair Ruffing

How many times should the hair be wrapped around the roller to create curls when using rollers

Two and One half times (2+1/2)

The point where curls of opposite directions
meet forming a recessed area is called

An Indention

How should the clip be secured when using a roller

One end inside the roller the other out-side or under the roller

Where should you place a roller if you want the least amount of volume


The panel of hair which the roll is placed is
called the


The part of the pin curl you must NOT place the anchoring pin to, when avoiding an indentation

the Circle

Two rows of ridge curls on the side of a head
are called

Skip Waves

The inner most layer of hair, that the Medulla is composed of contain what shape of cells


The substance secreted by the sebaceous gland is


The pocket or tube-like depression in the scalp of skin that contains the hair root is the


The layer of transparent, scale like cells that look like shingles on a roof is called the


A temporary side bond that is easily broken by water and heat is called a

Hydrogen Bond

Disulfide bonds are broken by Hydroxide chemical relaxers are converted to

Lanthionine Bonds

The shape of the hair strand is described as the

Wave Pattern

A nonlining fiber, where the hair shaft emerges from the scalp, is composed of

Keratinized Protien

Short, fine and downy hair that helps evaporation of perspiration is

Vellus Hair

The result of follicles slopping in the same direction and making hair flow in the same directions forms the

Hair Stream

Fungal infection characterized by red papules or spots at the opening of the hair folicle

Tinea Capitis

When building weight in a haircut, hair should be held below what degree

Ninety (90)

Section of hair determining the length hair will be cut is call the

Guide Line

The three main layers of the Hair Shaft are Medulla Cortex and


Most shampoos have in common, the second ingredient, the base detergent or


The two conditioning agents that restore moisture and elasticity to the hair shaft and boost shampoos are

Protien and Biotin

Hair that grows below the crest, or parietal, hangs because of


Nape area is defined as the area at the back part of the neck and sonsists of the hair below the

Occipital Bone

Smooth waves and uniform curls produced by pin curls are

Open-Center Curls

The curl that is placed completely off-base and allows the greatest mobility is the

Full-Stem Curl

Where should the roller be place when the least amount of volume is desired


Pin curls sliced from a shaping and formed without lifting the hair from the head are referred to as

Carved or Sculptured

The movement that, reduce volume, thins hair, with the bladed of the shears partially opened is called

Hair Slicing

The texturizing technique performed an athe ends of hair using the tips of the shears to remove bulk is called

Point- Cutting

The process of removing excess bulk without shortening the hair length is called


The visual line in a hircut where the ends of the hair hang together is called the

Weight- Line

The amount of movement in the hair strand is referred to as the

Wave Pattern

Hair Density is described as being

Thin, Medium, and Thick

Uniform work areas used for control during haircutting are called


The space between who lines or surfaces that intersect at a given point is called the


The location of the Four-Corners signal changes in the

Shape of the Clients head

A condition that is characterized by brittleness and the formation of nodular-swellings along the hair shaft is

Fragilitas Crinium

A small cone-shaped area located at the base of the hair follicle that fits into the hair bulb ut the

Dermal Papilla

Ridge curls are pin curls placed immediately behind or below a ridge to form a


Pin curls that produce waves that get smaller toward the end are

Closed-Center Curls

The techniqu used to layer very long hair and keep weight at the perimeter is


The hand position that is used most often when cutting uniform or increasing layers is

Over The Fingers

The best way to maintain control of a subsection of hair when cutting vertical or diagonal lines


The growth pattern is the direction in which hair grows from the scalp and is also called the

Natural falling position

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