95 Multiple choice questions
- Thin continuous mark used as a guide can be straight or curved, horizontal, vertical, or diagonal.
- Hair is elevated to 90 degrees from the scalp and cut at the same length.
- Process of working metal to a finished shape by hammering or pressing.
- Parting a haircut in the opposite way it was cut to check for precision of line and shape is called ______.
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.
- To compensate for shrinkage associated with curly hair, the stylist should allow for shrinkage of _______.
- What is the widest area of the head?
- The technique used to free up the dominant cutting hand to cut a subsection is called _____.
- Using a razor on _____ hair will weaken the cuticle and cause frizzing
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
- Direction in which the hair grows from the scalp; also referred to as natural fall or natural falling position.
- Which type of comb is used for close tapers in the scissors-over-comb technique?
- Your shears should be cleaned and lubricated once a _____.
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.
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.
- To divide the hair by parting into uniform working areas for control.
process of thinning the hair to graduated lengths with shears; cutting
the hair with a sliding movement of the shears while keeping the blades
- Line dividing the hair at the scalp; separating one section of hair from another, creating subsections.
- The straight lines used to remove weight or create graduated layers are _____.
- Where and how hair is moved over the head.
- Texturizing technique similar to razor-over-comb, done with small circular motions.
- When hair contracts or lifts through the action of moisture loss or drying.
- "projection or lifting" ; angle or degree at which a subsection of hair is held, or lifted, from the head when cutting.
- When working with a razor, the ____
- The line dividing the hair at the scalp is a _____.
- The process of removing excess bulk or cutting for effect without shortening hair length.
- Create movement and volume in the hair by releasing weight.
- Smaller sections within a larger section of hair, used to maintain control of the hair while cutting.
- The client's hair should be ______ before the consultation.
- Elevation occurs when a section is lifted above 0 degrees
- The straight lines used to build weight or create a one-length or low-elevation haircut are _______.
- Area of the head between the apex and back of the parietal ridge.
- Texturizing technique in which the comb and the razor are used on the surface of the hair
- What is the triangular section that begins at the apex and ends at the four corners?
- Guideline that does not move.
- The _____ on a pair of shears is designed to give you more control over the shear.
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.
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.
- Haircuts _______ have often reflected a change in the thinking of the time.
- Haircutting technique used to release weight from the subsection, allowing the hair to move more freely.
- Heavier graduated haircuts work well on hair that _____ when dry
- When palming your shears, you hold the comb with your _____ fingers.
- Lines parallel to the floor are _____ lines.
- Space between two lines or surfaces that intersect at a given point.
- Texturizing CANNOT be done with _____.
- The technique of cutting below the fingers or inside the knuckles using a horizontal cutting line creates _____.
- When performing the slicing technique on the surface of the haircut , it is best to work on ____ hair.
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.
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.
- A quick way to analyze a face shape is to determine if it is _____.
- Highest point on the top of the head.
- For a client with a long face, the stylist would recommend a style that adds ______.
a blunt haircut, when using the wide teeth of a comb when cutting, comb
the section first with the fine teeth and then __________.
- Before purchasing a pair of shears, ensure that the company has authorized someone in your area to _____ the company's shears.
- Cutting position in which the palms of both hands are facing each other.
- Haircutting technique using diagonal lines by cutting hair ends with a slight increase or decrease in length.
- Shears should be sharpened ______.
- You should use _____ tension when your goal is to create precise lines.
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."
- Bone that protrudes at the base of the skull.
- Outer line of a hairstyle.
- Hair that grows at the outermost perimeter along the face, around the ears, and on the neck.
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
- Haircutting technique in which pieces of hair are snipped out at random intervals.
shape or wedge; an effect or haircut that results from cutting the hair
with tension, low to medium elevation, or overdirection.
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.
- When using the clipper-over-comb technique, the length is determined by the _______.
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
- Haircutting technique in which the tips of the shears are used to cut points into the ends of the hair.
- Method of cutting or thinning the hair in which the fingers and shears glide along the edge of the hair to remove length.
- When using clippers, you should always work _____ the natural growth patterns, especially in the nape.
- Lines perpendicular to the floor are _____ lines.
- Visual line in the haircut where the ends of the hair hang together.
- When creating uniform layers, the hair is elevated to ____ degrees from the scalp and cut at the same length.
- Amount of pressure applied when combing and holding a section, created by stretching or pulling the section.
- Guideline that is inside the haircut rather than on the perimeter.
- When cutting hair, it is important to always use _____ tension.
- Back part of the neck; the hair below the occipital bone.
- Knowing how to hold your tools properly will help you avoid muscle strain in your _____.
- "moveable guideline" ; guideline that moves as the haircutting pro
technique similar to scissor-over-comb, except that the clippers move
side to side across the comb rather than bottom to top.
- Lines that have a slanting or sloping direction are _____ lines.
- "head shape" ; shape of the head, which greatly affects the way the hair falls and behaves.
- A client consultation should be performed _____ every haircut.
- Points on the head that signal a change in the shape of the head, from flat to round or vice versa.
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.
- Cast shears are usually _____ than forged shears.
effect achieved by cutting the hair with elevation or overdirection;
the hair is cut at higher elevations, usually 90 degrees or above, which
- Elevation creates what?
- A fine hair strand is much _____ than a coarse hair strand.
ability to duplicate an existing haircut or create a new haircut from a
photo will build a stronger professional relationship between the
stylist and ____.
- Widest area of the head, usually starting at the temples and ending at the bottom of the crown.
- Parting the haircut in the opposite way from which you cut it in order to check for precision of line and shape.
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
- Inner or internal part