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The occipital bone is the highest point on the head.
False - The apex is the highest point on the head.
n a blunt or one-length haircut, there is no elevation.
False - Elevation occurs when you lift any section of hair above 0 degrees.
The guideline is usually the last section cut when creating a shape.
False - The guideline is usually the first section cut when creating a shape.
Steel for professional haircutting shears is mainly manufactured in Brazil.
False - Three countries are primarily responsible for manufacturing the steel used to make professional shears: Japan, Germany, and the United States.
Optimally, shears should have a Rockwell hardness of 63 or higher.
False - Shears with a Rockwell hardness of 63 or higher may be brittle; 56 or 57 is ideal.
With properly fitted shears, the thumb hole will rest up to or just over the knuckle.
False - The thumb hole of properly fitted shears will rest at or slightly over the cuticle area of the thumb.
Surfaces on the head where the head changes, such as the ears, jaw line, and occipital bone, are referred to as:
Achieving balance within a design can be accomplished by understanding the head shape and:
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:
The nape area is defined as the area at the back part of the neck and consists of the hair below 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(n):
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 finds out what the client is looking for 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:
Before purchasing shears, the stylist should:
analyze the cost of the shears , ask about the service agreement, determine how many pairs are needed
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:
The hand position that is used most often when cutting uniform or increasing layers is:
When cutting with a vertical or diagonal cutting line, the best way to maintain control of the subsection is to cut:
To reduce strain on the index finger and thumb while cutting hair, it is important to:
palm the shears
A one-length haircut where all the hair comes to a single hanging level is also known as a:
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:
The technique that allows you to cut the hair very close to the scalp, creating a flat top or square shape, is:
Hair that grows at the outermost perimeter along the face, around the ears, and on the neck
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