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Esthetics state board prep test 11
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What is true of psoriasis?
It is usally found in patches on the scalp, elbows, knees, chest and lower back.
What is verruca?
A Hypertrophy of the papillae and the epidermis caused by a virus.
A deficiency in perspiration due to failure of the sweat glands
What is Milaria Rubra?
An acute disorder of the sweat glands.
In order to detect cancerous lesions, it is advisable to visit a physician ?
Once a year
Sebaceous filaments are often found on the ______.
Malformation of the skin from abnormal pigmentation or dilated capillaries; also known as a birthmark
What is true of a tan?
It is caused by exposure to the sun
Leukoderma is a condition that is defined by?
The loss of pigmentation
What characterizes seborrheic dermatitis?
Inflammation, dry or oily scaling or curating, and/or itchiness
The inflammatory skin condition that is caused by exposure and direct skin contact to allergens is
Allergic contact dermatitis
Someone who would be most likely to work in conjunction with an esthetician in treating someone with hyperpigmentation is?
One indication that a mole might be cancerous is that it?
Is growing larger on one side than another
What is a symptom of PCOS that an esthetician can help with?
PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) is NOT
What is a medical condition that would prevent treatment by an esthetician?
Active herpes lesions
Redness; distended capillaries from weakening of the capillary walls are a condition called?
What are open comedones?
Blackheads caused by a buildup of debris, oil, and dead skin cells
Poor elasticity is?
Skin laxity from damage, sun, and aging
What scale is used to measure the skin types ability to tolerate sun exposure ?
The Fitzpatrick scale
Hardened collections of oil and dead skin cells
What skin type has appearance that lacks luminosity?
The lightest skin is Fitzpatrick skin type ?
What number on the Fitzpatrick skin type scale corresponds with people of Spanish, Greek, and Italian heritage ?
The décolleté is located ?
At the lower neck and chest
What has caused a condition that modern topical treatments of the décolleté have developed to treat?
Cell phone use
What is the main extrinsic cause of aging?
Over a Woman's lifetime,
Hormonal changes will change her skin in various ways throughout her life
What is healthiest habit for the skin in a relationship to sun exposure?
Avoid sun exposure
One daily habit that is beneficial for the skin is?
Drinking plenty of water
What are contraindications?
Factors that prohibit the use of certain products
What treatment is contraindicated for clients with pacemakers?
A client may not choose to reveal ____ on an intake form
Where is history of an esthetician's treatments of a client recorded?
What is contraindicated for a client who is taking oral steroid?
How are fungi, bacterial disorders, and deeper levels of pigmentation observed ?
With a woods lamp
Technicians should keep their hair ?
Pulled back to keep off the client
How many separate electrical outlets should a treatment room have?
The esthetician's stool should be
At waist height to the facial bed
In order to sterilize implements, a treatment room should have a(n)
After a service, what may be disposed of?
Personal service towels (pst)
When budgeting time to prepare the room for a facial service, esthetician's should expect it will take
After a service, disposable lancets must
Be placed in a sharps disposal container
After a service, wet brushes should be?
Laid out to dry
Before preheating, the steamer water level should be set?
Slightly below the fill line
How should supplies be handled after they are placed on a clean and disinfected workstation?
They should be covered with another towel
At the end of the day, esthetician's are responsible to disinfect
Before preparing the treatment table with fresh linen, the technician must
In order to best increase efficiency, a technician should?
Practice pre and post service techniques
What is the most important thing to consider when furnishing a treatment room?
Health and safety
What is the current view of facial treatments among esthetician's
They are foundational to the feild
All of the following are part of a typical client consultation for a facial expect
The clients personal relationships
All of the following are benefits of facial treatments EXCEPT
Diagnosis of cystic acne
What does a facial treatment NOT help
Most basic facials take about
What procedure does not happen during an express facial ?
What statement is true of the removal of makeup during a facial?
Some makeup can be left on if the service is an express facial
Skin discoloration is treated with?
The two most important parts of the express facial are?
Cleansing and masking
How is an express facial different than a full facial?
Express facials might focus on the eye contour area alone
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