1. Why is hygiene so important?
Looks good for the client to see
Cleans tools ready for use
Prevents cross infection
2. How often should you change sterilising fluid?
Every 2 days
3. Which of the below will help stimulate hair growth or improve blood supply?
Growth and conditioning serum, Massage and Improved diet
Finishing Glaze, Massage and Caffeine
Exfoliator, caffeine and Vitamin A
4. How many stages of hair growth are there within the hair growth cycle?
5. What is the top layer of the skin called?
6. The Subcutaneous layer of skin is made up of?
Connective tissue and fat
Veins and arteries
7. What is a method of sterilisation?
8. What contra-indications would prevent an eye treatment being carried?
9. What medication would prevent a treatment being carried out?
Topical and oral retinoid
Blood pressure tablets
10. What is the most important reason to keep client records?
For insurance purposes
To know the age of your clients
To know if the client liked her previous treatment
11. What does the sebaceous gland do?
Produces natural oil
12. What is the strong protein called in the hair?
13. What is the active growing stage of hair growth called?
14. As one of the skin functions what vitamin does the skin produce?
15. How many functions does the skin have?
16. What is a contra-action?
An adverse reaction that occurs at the start of treatment
An adverse reaction that occurs during or after a treatment
An adverse reaction that is always present
17. What would be a contra-action to a treatment?
18. If a client has neck and back problems you should
Sit the client in an upright position
Adjust client into a position to accommodate client
Lay client on their side
19. What does COSHH stand for?
Cost of substances hazardous to health
Control of substances hazardous to health
Control of storage handling and health
20. How long does the client need to keep the product on the skin after carrying out a skin test?
24 hours (min)
21. If a client is nervous during the treatment what should you do?
Leave the treatment
Tell them that they are fine and continue working
Stop working, offer reassurance, talk through the treatment, and continue working with their consent
22. Which is not a professional personal hygiene rule?
Clean hair tied back, kept off the face
Washing hands before each treatment
23. To keep your working environment safe you must?
Reuse the same towel for one day
Leave dirty laundry on the floor
Always use new disposable products for each client
24. How would you recognise an eye infection?
Dry flaky skin
Bruised with blister
Swollen, itchy, pus
25. A stye is caused by
A Viral infection in the hair follicle
A bacterial infection in the hair follicle
A Fungal infection in the hair follicle
26. Herpes Simplex is also known as?
27. Which method completely kills all microbiological life?
28. Which of the following is an effective method of sterilisation?
Multi surface cleaner
29. How often should you sanitise your metal tools?
After every client
At the beginning of the day
When they start to look dirty
30. What is a contra-indication?
When a client asks a negative question
A condition that prevents the treatment being performed
When you have to adjust the treatment to suit the client
31. Before working on clients it is essential to have?
A new tunic
A price list
32. When should a patch test be carried out?
At the time of the appointment
At least 24 hours before
At least 1 week before
33. When the skin sensitivity test shows a POSITIVE result. What would this mean?
The treatment cannot be carried out
The treatment can take place
The treatment can take place with the clients consent
34. In the case where the client has something in their eye, what should you use to flush the eye out?
Medi eye wash
35. How would you flush the eye out?
Start from the inner corner and bathe the eye gently
Wipe the eye with a damp cloth
Ask you client to do it herself
36. What is the primary function of the eyebrows?
To frame the face
To prevent sweat from running into the eyes
To show expression
37. Which law protects your client’s personal data?
Equality act (2010)
Health & safety at work act
Data Protection act (1998)
38. What is cross infection?
An upset client
An infection passed from one client to another
A reoccurring eye condition
39. What is the primary function of the eyelashes?
To frame the eyes
To look glamorous
To protect the eye from fine dust and dirt particles
40. If your client falls off the couch and breaks their arm which legal responsibility would this fall under?
Trades Description act
The reporting of injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences regulations (RIDDOR)
Data Protection Act (PPE)