Milady Chapter 1 // Cosmetology flashcards |

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The art and science of beautifying and improving the skin, nails, and hair and includes the study of cosmetics and their application.

The Egyptians

Who were the first to infuse essential oils from the leaves, bark, and blossoms of plants for use as perfumes and for purification purposes?

The Egyptians

Who were the first to cultivate beauty in an extravagant fashion?

Shaved their eyebrows and hairline

What did women do during the Renaissance to look more intelligent?

class in society

In ancient Rome, hair color was used by women to indicate what?

On their lips

During the Middle Ages, where did women wear colored makeup?

The Ice Age

When do archaeologists believe that the practices of haircutting and hairstyling began?

Egyptian Era

During the _______, women commonly used henna to add color to their lips and cheeks.

Distributor Sales Consultant

A ______ provides a connection between salons and their staff and the rest of the beauty industry by providing information about new products, new trends, and new techniques.


In order to get experience providing hairstyling services on film and TV sets, you should be prepared to ______ for a period of time.


To be a successful salon manager, you must have an aptitude for math and accounting and understand ______.

Marcel Grateau

Who invented the curling iron?

Max Factor

Who produced and sold makeup to movie stars that would not cake or crack under hot movie lights?

Sebastian International

In 2003, ______ introduced the first consumer-oriented DVD to the professional salon industry in order to speak directly to the consumer.

Noel DeCaprio

Who is credited with coining the term "day spa"?

Vidal Sassoon

Who was the beauty icon that turned the hairstyling world on its ear with revolutionary geometric cuts?

Sarah Breedlove

What was Madame C. J. Walker's real name?

Lawrence Gelb

Who introduced the first permanent hair color and founded Clairol?

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