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What action should you NOT use on the center of the neck?
What part of the body should you avoid tapping because tapping in that area will feel unpleasant to the client?
What is feathering?
Term for the slowing-down movements at the end of a massage
What is true about the décolleté?
That is where you begin your massage procedure
How many milliliters of product should you use on the facial area?
What is acupressure?
Oriental technique of applying pressure to specific body points
What is chucking?
grasping flesh in one hand while the other hand holds the limb
Why is the Dr. Jacquet movement beneficial to oily skin?
it helps move sebum out of the follicles and up to the skins surface
What is effleurage?
Light, continuous stroking movement
What is friction?
Deep rubbing movement
What is NOT a variation of friction?
What is fulling?
Form of petrissage
What is hacking?
Chopping movement performed with the edges of the hands
What is a characteristic of manual lymph drainage?
Gentle, rhythmic pressure
What is the term for the manual or mechanical manipulation of the body by using movements to increase metabolism and circulation, among other effects?
What improves overall metabolism and activates sluggish skin?
What should be performed for approximately 10 to 15 minutes during a facial?
What must estheticians be in order to perform deep tissue work?
licensed massage therapists (LMTs)
Where should massage movements begin?
What do inflamed acne, open lesions, and sunburn have in common?
massage is contraindicated for clients with these conditions
When should you avoid vigorous massage?
When a client has arthritis or other pain
When should you advise a client with reservations about facial massage to speak with a physician?
before performing massage
What type of movements are used in petrissage?
Where do you apply pressure when performing reflexology?
What is rolling?
Pressing and twisting tissues using a back-and-forth movement
What is NOT a type of movement characteristic of tapotement?
What is a form of acupressure?
What part of the esthetician's body must be kept flexible during slapping to ensure that the palms come into proper contact with the body?
What type of movements are used in vibration?
When do the body's reflex receptors increase blood and lymph flow, resulting in a state of relaxation?
when touch is sensed by the body
What does the central nervous system trigger when affected by massage?
To whom should you refer a client who wants a full body massage?
licensed massage therapists
What information can be found by referring to licensed regulations?
scope of practice
What should you do during effleurage in order to avoid scratching the client?
avoid using the ends of your fingertips
What is true of tapotement?
It is the most stimulating form of massage
How long should vibration be used on any one spot of the body?
no more than a few seconds
What is true of the left and right sides of the areas being massaged?
movements should be duplicated on both the right and left sides
What everyday movement is somewhat similar to the Dr. Jacquet movement?
squeezing the peel of an orange to make juicy spray out
Why should the Dr. Jacquet movement be avoided on areas of the skin that are infected or irritated?
too much pressure will rupture follicle walls
What type of movements are appropriate when massaging the area of beard growth on male clients?
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