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to cleanse the hair and scalp

What is the primary purpose of a shampoo service?


What is considered the universal solvent?

Kill Bacteria

Small amounts of chlorine can be added to water to _____

from largest to smallest percentage

The ingredients on shampoo are listed in what order?

4.5 to 5.5

A pH-balanced shampoo has a pH in the range of _____.


Which substances absorb moisture or promote the retention of moisture?

Protein Conditioner

A _____ is designed to penetrate the cortex and reinforce the hair shaft from within, to temporarily reconstruct the hair.

Scalp Astringent Lotion

What is used after a scalp treatment and before styling to remove oil accumulation?

Chemical Services

Brushing of the hair should never be done prior to _____.

Natural Bristles

The most highly recommended hairbrushes are those made from _____.

keeping one finger over the edge of the spray nozzle in contact with the water.

As a safety feature for the client, during a shampoo you should monitor the water temperature by ______.

Moisturizers and emollient ingredients

A scalp treatment used when there is a deficiency of natural oil on the hair or scalp should contain _____.


High-frequency current should never be used on hair treated with tonics that contain _____.

Overactive Sebaceous Glands

Excessive oiliness is caused by _____.

The cushions of your finger tips

When working a shampoo into a lather, you should use _____.

The products you use

The primary difference between a relaxation massage and a treatment massage is _____.

the condition of the client's hair and scalp

What should be the primary consideration when selecting a shampoo?

eliminate unwanted color tones from the hair

Color-enhancing shampoos are used to ______.


What is NOT a type of conditioner?


Spray-on thermal protectors safeguard against the harmful effects of ____ the hair.

fine, damaged

For a client with _____ hair, it is recommended that you use a gentle cleansing shampoo and a light leave-in conditioner.

cleaning and disinfecting your tools

Part one of the three-part procedure includes what?

run them under warm flowing water

What is the correct way to rinse your implements after cleaning them?

the service is complete

You should wait until _____ before discussing your retail product recommendations.

Soft Water

Rainwater or chemically softened water that contains only a small amount of chemicals.

Hard Water

What is water that contains minerals that reduce the ability of soap or shampoo to lather properly?


A ______ procedure is one that may produce undesirable side effects.


Shampoo containing special ingredients that are very effective in reducing dandruff or relieving other scalp conditions is called ______ shampoo.


Shampoo designed to make the hair appear smooth and shiny and to improve the manageability of the hair is called ______ shampoo.


Shampoo containing an active chelating agent that binds to metals and removes them from the hair is called _____ shampoo.


Shampoo designed to wash away excess oiliness while preventing the hair from drying out is called _____ shampoo.


Shampoo that cleanses the hair without the use of soap and water is ______ shampoo.


The ______ end of a surfactant molecule is water-loving.


The ______ end of a surfactant molecule is oil-attracting.

Deionized Water

Water that has had impurities, such as calcium and magnesium and other metal ions that would make a product unstable, removed.


Product that does not remove artificial color from the hair.



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