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Surfaces on the head where the head changes, such as the ears, jawline, and occipital bone, are referred to as:
The part of the head that is found by placing a comb flat on the side of the head is the:
Placing a comb flat against the nape of the head and finding where the comb leaves the head can be used to locate the:
Achieving balance within a design can be accomplished by understanding the head shape and:
The nape area is defined as the area at the back part of the neck and consists of the hair below the:
The area that begins at the apex and ends at the front corners and is located by placing a comb on top of the head so that the middle of the comb is balanced is the:
An important element in creating a strong foundation and consistency in haircutting and creating shapes is the use of:
The line dividing hair at the scalp, separating one section from another, creating subsections is a:
The hair type that requires less elevation and should be left a bit longer because of shrinkage when it dries is:
The guideline where a small slice of a previous subsection is moved to the next position and becomes the new guideline is a:
A guideline used in a blunt, one-length haircut, or used in overdirection to create a length or weight increase is a(n):
In creating a length increase in the design of graduated and layered haircuts, the technique to use is:
On a layered haircut, if you want the hair to be longer toward the front, overdirect the sections to a stationary guide at the:
back of the ears
The conversation where the practitioner offers professional advice and suggestions to a client is the:
The growth pattern is the direction in which hair grows from the scalp and is also called the:
natural falling position
Shears that are designed to remove more hair, with larger teeth set farther apart, are:
The comb used for close tapers on the nape and sides and when using a scissor-over-comb technique is a:
The amount of pressure applied when combing or holding a subsection during a haircut is called:
When cutting hair, a general rule of thumb is to stand or sit directly in front of the area you are cutting and to keep your body weight:
When cutting with a vertical or diagonal cutting line, the best way to maintain control of the subsection is to cut:
The hand position that is used most often when cutting uniform or increasing layers is:
To reduce strain on the index finger and thumb while cutting hair, it is important to:
palm the shears
After a haircut and before blow-drying a client, sanitation and disinfection guidelines require the practitioner to:
sweep and dispose of hair
The cutting technique used to layer very long hair and keep weight at the perimeter is:
A texturizing technique performed on the ends of hair using the tips of the shears to remove bulk is:
Thinning hair using a sliding movement with the blades of the shear partially opened to reduce volume and create movement is:
Electric or battery-operated tools that cut the hair by using two moving blades held in place by a metal plate with teeth are:
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