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  1. Barber Comb
  2. Apex
  3. Four Corners
  4. Free-hand notching
  5. Diagonal
  6. Interior
  7. Against
  8. Texturizing
  9. Before
  10. turn the comb around and comb with the wide teeth
  11. Taper
  12. Notching
  13. Angle
  14. Slithering
  15. Shrinkage
  16. Consistent
  17. Growth Pattern
  18. Maximum
  19. Clipper-Over-Comb
  20. Subsections
  21. Graduated Haircut
  22. Line
  23. 1/2 inch to 2 inches
  24. Cross-checking
  25. 90
  26. Carving
  27. Finger Tang
  28. Vertical Lines
  29. both his ears and eyebrows
  30. Occipital Bone
  31. Fullness on the sides
  32. ends
  33. Hairline
  34. Guideline or "guide"
  35. Arms
  36. Dry
  37. Uniform Layers
  38. Overdirection
  39. Layers
  40. Traveling Guideline
  41. Week
  42. Blunt Haircut
  43. Only as needed
  44. Crown
  45. Perietal Ridge
  46. Horizontal
  47. Elevation
  48. Palm-to-Palm
  49. texturizing
  50. Clients
  51. Wide or Long
  52. Expands
  53. Sections
  54. Point Cutting
  55. A blunt haircut or heavier graduated haircut
  56. Tension
  57. thumb, index, and middle
  58. Angle of the comb
  59. Slide Cutting
  60. less expensive
  61. Part/Parting
  62. Cutting Line
  63. Layered Haircut
  64. Perimeter
  65. Bang Area
  66. Scissor-over-comb
  67. Cross-Checking
  68. Interior Guideline
  69. Skinnier
  70. Part
  71. Nape
  72. Cleansed and unstyled
  73. Beveling
  74. Cast
  75. Transferring the comb
  76. Throughout history
  77. Parietal Ridge
  78. Forged
  79. Long-Layered Haircut
  80. Head Form
  81. graduation and layers
  82. Free-hand slicing
  83. Weight Line
  84. Reference Points
  85. Razor Rotation
  86. Slicing
  87. Curly
  88. Vertical
  89. Sharpen
  90. Stationary Guideline
  91. Graduation
  92. horizontal lines
  93. Clippers
  94. Distribution
  95. Razor-over-comb
  1. a When cutting hair, it is important to always use _____ tension.
  2. b For a blunt haircut, when using the wide teeth of a comb when cutting, comb the section first with the fine teeth and then __________.
  3. c The technique of cutting below the fingers or inside the knuckles using a horizontal cutting line creates _____.
  4. d "projection or lifting" ; angle or degree at which a subsection of hair is held, or lifted, from the head when cutting.
  5. e Hair is elevated to 90 degrees from the scalp and cut at the same length.
  6. f Points on the head that mark where the surface of the head changes or the behavior of the hair changes, such as ears, jawline, occipital bone, apex, and so on; used to establish design lines that are proportionate.
  7. g Texturizing technique similar to razor-over-comb, done with small circular motions.
  8. h Direction in which the hair grows from the scalp; also referred to as natural fall or natural falling position.
  9. i Haircutting effect in which there is an even blend from very short at the hairline to longer lengths as you move up the head; (to narrow progressively at one end)
  10. j The straight lines used to build weight or create a one-length or low-elevation haircut are _______.
  11. k Knowing how to hold your tools properly will help you avoid muscle strain in your _____.
  12. l Area of the head between the apex and back of the parietal ridge.
  13. m "effilating; process of thinning the hair to graduated lengths with shears; cutting the hair with a sliding movement of the shears while keeping the blades partially opened.
  14. n What is the widest area of the head?
  15. o The technique used to free up the dominant cutting hand to cut a subsection is called _____.
  16. p Which type of comb is used for close tapers in the scissors-over-comb technique?
  17. q Guideline that does not move.
  18. r A client consultation should be performed _____ every haircut.
  19. s Angle at which the fingers are held when cutting, and, ultimately, the line that is cut; also known as "finger angle, finger position, cutting position, or cutting angle."
  20. t Method of manufacturing shears; a metal-forming process whereby molten steel is poured into a mold and, once the metal is cooled, takes on the shape of the mold.
  21. u Smaller sections within a larger section of hair, used to maintain control of the hair while cutting.
  22. v Before purchasing a pair of shears, ensure that the company has authorized someone in your area to _____ the company's shears.
  23. w Guideline that is inside the haircut rather than on the perimeter.
  24. x Haircutting technique done by placing the still blade into the hair and resting it on the scalp and then moving the seas through the hair wile opening and partially closing the shears.
  25. y Cutting position in which the palms of both hands are facing each other.
  26. z To compensate for shrinkage associated with curly hair, the stylist should allow for shrinkage of _______.
  27. aa Elevation occurs when a section is lifted above 0 degrees
  28. ab The ability to duplicate an existing haircut or create a new haircut from a photo will build a stronger professional relationship between the stylist and ____.
  29. ac Method of cutting or thinning the hair in which the fingers and shears glide along the edge of the hair to remove length.
  30. ad When hair contracts or lifts through the action of moisture loss or drying.
  31. ae section of hair, located either at the perimeter or the interior of the cut, that determines the length the hair will be cut. Usually the first section that is cut to create a shape.
  32. af Using a razor on _____ hair will weaken the cuticle and cause frizzing
  33. ag Space between two lines or surfaces that intersect at a given point.
  34. ah Texturizing technique in which the comb and the razor are used on the surface of the hair
  35. ai When using the clipper-over-comb technique, the length is determined by the _______.
  36. aj Your shears should be cleaned and lubricated once a _____.
  37. ak Graduated effect achieved by cutting the hair with elevation or overdirection; the hair is cut at higher elevations, usually 90 degrees or above, which removes weight.
  38. al Haircutting technique that removes the bulk and adds movement through the lengths of the hair; the shears are not completely closed, and only the portion of the blades near the pivot is used.
  39. am Heavier graduated haircuts work well on hair that _____ when dry
  40. an When performing the slicing technique on the surface of the haircut , it is best to work on ____ hair.
  41. ao Process of working metal to a finished shape by hammering or pressing.
  42. ap Create movement and volume in the hair by releasing weight.
  43. aq The client's hair should be ______ before the consultation.
  44. ar Haircutting technique designed to remove excess bulk without shortening the length; changing the appearance or behavior of the hair through specific haircutting techniques using shears, thinning shears, or a razor.
  45. as A fine hair strand is much _____ than a coarse hair strand.
  46. at Haircutting technique used to release weight from the subsection, allowing the hair to move more freely.
  47. au Parting a haircut in the opposite way it was cut to check for precision of line and shape is called ______.
  48. av Amount of pressure applied when combing and holding a section, created by stretching or pulling the section.
  49. aw To divide the hair by parting into uniform working areas for control.
  50. ax What is the triangular section that begins at the apex and ends at the four corners?
  51. ay Texturizing CANNOT be done with _____.
  52. az Elevation creates what?
  53. ba "shear-over-comb"; haircutting technique in which the hair is held in place with the comb while the tips of the scissors are used to remove the lengths.
  54. bb When creating uniform layers, the hair is elevated to ____ degrees from the scalp and cut at the same length.
  55. bc The _____ on a pair of shears is designed to give you more control over the shear.
  56. bd Haircut in which the hair is cut at a 180-degree angle; the resulting shape has shorter layers at the top and increasingly longer layers toward the perimeter.
  57. be "head shape" ; shape of the head, which greatly affects the way the hair falls and behaves.
  58. bf Haircutting technique, a version of point cutting, in which the tips of the scissors are moved toward the hair ends rather than into them; creates a chunkier effect.
  59. bg Visual line in the haircut where the ends of the hair hang together.
  60. bh Shears should be sharpened ______.
  61. bi Parting the haircut in the opposite way from which you cut it in order to check for precision of line and shape.
  62. bj Combing a section away from its natural falling position, rather than straight out from the head, toward a guideline; used to create increasing lengths in the interior or perimeter.
  63. bk Hair that grows at the outermost perimeter along the face, around the ears, and on the neck.
  64. bl Haircutting technique in which pieces of hair are snipped out at random intervals.
  65. bm Back part of the neck; the hair below the occipital bone.
  66. bn Lines that have a slanting or sloping direction are _____ lines.
  67. bo When trimming a male client's facial hair, it is recommended that you check _____ and ask if he would like you to remove any excess hair.
  68. bp The process of removing excess bulk or cutting for effect without shortening hair length.
  69. bq The straight lines used to remove weight or create graduated layers are _____.
  70. br You should use _____ tension when your goal is to create precise lines.
  71. bs Haircuts _______ have often reflected a change in the thinking of the time.
  72. bt Graduated shape or wedge; an effect or haircut that results from cutting the hair with tension, low to medium elevation, or overdirection.
  73. bu Where and how hair is moved over the head.
  74. bv Widest area of the head, usually starting at the temples and ending at the bottom of the crown.
  75. bw Bone that protrudes at the base of the skull.
  76. bx When working with a razor, the ____
  77. by Haircutting technique in which the tips of the shears are used to cut points into the ends of the hair.
  78. bz A quick way to analyze a face shape is to determine if it is _____.
  79. ca When using clippers, you should always work _____ the natural growth patterns, especially in the nape.
  80. cb Thin continuous mark used as a guide can be straight or curved, horizontal, vertical, or diagonal.
  81. cc Cast shears are usually _____ than forged shears.
  82. cd Highest point on the top of the head.
  83. ce Lines parallel to the floor are _____ lines.
  84. cf The line dividing the hair at the scalp is a _____.
  85. cg For a client with a long face, the stylist would recommend a style that adds ______.
  86. ch "one-length haircut" ; haircut in which all the hair comes to one hanging level forming a weight line or area; hair is cut with no elevation or overdirection.
  87. ci "moveable guideline" ; guideline that moves as the haircutting pro
  88. cj Points on the head that signal a change in the shape of the head, from flat to round or vice versa.
  89. ck Line dividing the hair at the scalp; separating one section of hair from another, creating subsections.
  90. cl Outer line of a hairstyle.
  91. cm Lines perpendicular to the floor are _____ lines.
  92. cn When palming your shears, you hold the comb with your _____ fingers.
  93. co Haircutting technique similar to scissor-over-comb, except that the clippers move side to side across the comb rather than bottom to top.
  94. cp Inner or internal part
  95. cq Haircutting technique using diagonal lines by cutting hair ends with a slight increase or decrease in length.