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  1. LineBack part of the neck; the hair below the occipital bone.

          

  2. ConsistentWhen cutting hair, it is important to always use _____ tension.

          

  3. Part/PartingHair that grows at the outermost perimeter along the face, around the ears, and on the neck.

          

  4. Cutting LineAngle 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."

          

  5. horizontal linesThe straight lines used to build weight or create a one-length or low-elevation haircut are _______.

          

  6. Razor RotationTexturizing technique similar to razor-over-comb, done with small circular motions.

          

  7. Elevation"projection or lifting" ; angle or degree at which a subsection of hair is held, or lifted, from the head when cutting.

          

  8. less expensiveCast shears are usually _____ than forged shears.

          

  9. DistributionSmaller sections within a larger section of hair, used to maintain control of the hair while cutting.

          

  10. ExpandsHeavier graduated haircuts work well on hair that _____ when dry

          

  11. ShrinkageHair that grows at the outermost perimeter along the face, around the ears, and on the neck.

          

  12. PartWhen performing the slicing technique on the surface of the haircut , it is best to work on ____ hair.

          

  13. DiagonalLines that have a slanting or sloping direction are _____ lines.

          

  14. Barber CombHaircutting 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)

          

  15. Razor-over-comb"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.

          

  16. AgainstThin continuous mark used as a guide can be straight or curved, horizontal, vertical, or diagonal.

          

  17. Bang AreaBack part of the neck; the hair below the occipital bone.

          

  18. CrownArea of the head between the apex and back of the parietal ridge.

          

  19. Fullness on the sidesFor a client with a long face, the stylist would recommend a style that adds ______.

          

  20. Cross-CheckingTo divide the hair by parting into uniform working areas for control.

          

  21. TexturizingHaircutting 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.

          

  22. ClientsThin continuous mark used as a guide can be straight or curved, horizontal, vertical, or diagonal.

          

  23. BevelingHaircutting technique using diagonal lines by cutting hair ends with a slight increase or decrease in length.

          

  24. thumb, index, and middleThe client's hair should be ______ before the consultation.

          

  25. 90When performing the slicing technique on the surface of the haircut , it is best to work on ____ hair.

          

  26. Growth PatternDirection in which the hair grows from the scalp; also referred to as natural fall or natural falling position.

          

  27. VerticalThe line dividing the hair at the scalp is a _____.

          

  28. Free-hand slicingHaircutting technique used to release weight from the subsection, allowing the hair to move more freely.

          

  29. Occipital BoneBone that protrudes at the base of the skull.

          

  30. CastMethod 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.

          

  31. Slide CuttingHaircutting technique in which the tips of the shears are used to cut points into the ends of the hair.

          

  32. Scissor-over-combTexturizing technique in which the comb and the razor are used on the surface of the hair

          

  33. turn the comb around and comb with the wide teethWhen palming your shears, you hold the comb with your _____ fingers.

          

  34. Palm-to-PalmLines that have a slanting or sloping direction are _____ lines.

          

  35. A blunt haircut or heavier graduated haircut"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.

          

  36. PerimeterA fine hair strand is much _____ than a coarse hair strand.

          

  37. LayersThe line dividing the hair at the scalp is a _____.

          

  38. Perietal RidgeOuter line of a hairstyle.

          

  39. Graduated Haircut"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.

          

  40. Layered HaircutHaircut 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.

          

  41. NapeBack part of the neck; the hair below the occipital bone.

          

  42. Head FormKnowing how to hold your tools properly will help you avoid muscle strain in your _____.

          

  43. DryWhen performing the slicing technique on the surface of the haircut , it is best to work on ____ hair.

          

  44. Blunt HaircutGraduated 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.

          

  45. Vertical LinesThe straight lines used to remove weight or create graduated layers are _____.

          

  46. Wide or LongA quick way to analyze a face shape is to determine if it is _____.

          

  47. Point CuttingMethod of cutting or thinning the hair in which the fingers and shears glide along the edge of the hair to remove length.

          

  48. WeekYour shears should be cleaned and lubricated once a _____.

          

  49. CurlyKnowing how to hold your tools properly will help you avoid muscle strain in your _____.

          

  50. both his ears and eyebrowsShears should be sharpened ______.

          

  51. ForgedA client consultation should be performed _____ every haircut.

          

  52. ApexHighest point on the top of the head.

          

  53. TensionTo divide the hair by parting into uniform working areas for control.

          

  54. Parietal RidgeWhat is the widest area of the head?

          

  55. HairlineSpace between two lines or surfaces that intersect at a given point.

          

  56. Cleansed and unstyledThe client's hair should be ______ before the consultation.

          

  57. endsWhen working with a razor, the ____

          

  58. AngleThin continuous mark used as a guide can be straight or curved, horizontal, vertical, or diagonal.

          

  59. BeforeProcess of working metal to a finished shape by hammering or pressing.

          

  60. 1/2 inch to 2 inchesTo compensate for shrinkage associated with curly hair, the stylist should allow for shrinkage of _______.

          

  61. SlitheringHaircutting 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.

          

  62. Angle of the combThe technique used to free up the dominant cutting hand to cut a subsection is called _____.

          

  63. MaximumYou should use _____ tension when your goal is to create precise lines.

          

  64. Long-Layered HaircutWhat is the triangular section that begins at the apex and ends at the four corners?

          

  65. GraduationElevation occurs when a section is lifted above 0 degrees

          

  66. Traveling Guideline"moveable guideline" ; guideline that moves as the haircutting pro

          

  67. Reference PointsPoints 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.

          

  68. CarvingHaircutting 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.

          

  69. Four CornersProcess of working metal to a finished shape by hammering or pressing.

          

  70. SkinnierA fine hair strand is much _____ than a coarse hair strand.

          

  71. Free-hand notchingHaircutting technique in which pieces of hair are snipped out at random intervals.

          

  72. SlicingHaircutting 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.

          

  73. Stationary GuidelineGuideline that is inside the haircut rather than on the perimeter.

          

  74. HorizontalLines parallel to the floor are _____ lines.

          

  75. Interior GuidelineGuideline that is inside the haircut rather than on the perimeter.

          

  76. texturizingThe process of removing excess bulk or cutting for effect without shortening hair length.

          

  77. SubsectionsSmaller sections within a larger section of hair, used to maintain control of the hair while cutting.

          

  78. Transferring the combThe technique used to free up the dominant cutting hand to cut a subsection is called _____.

          

  79. Cross-checkingParting a haircut in the opposite way it was cut to check for precision of line and shape is called ______.

          

  80. Only as neededShears should be sharpened ______.

          

  81. Clipper-Over-CombHaircutting technique similar to scissor-over-comb, except that the clippers move side to side across the comb rather than bottom to top.

          

  82. graduation and layersElevation occurs when a section is lifted above 0 degrees

          

  83. Weight LineHaircutting technique using diagonal lines by cutting hair ends with a slight increase or decrease in length.

          

  84. Guideline or "guide"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.

          

  85. TaperHaircutting 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)

          

  86. OverdirectionCombing 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.

          

  87. SharpenBack part of the neck; the hair below the occipital bone.

          

  88. Finger Tang"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.

          

  89. InteriorHaircutting 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)

          

  90. ClippersThe ability to duplicate an existing haircut or create a new haircut from a photo will build a stronger professional relationship between the stylist and ____.

          

  91. Throughout historyHaircuts _______ have often reflected a change in the thinking of the time.

          

  92. NotchingHaircutting 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.

          

  93. Uniform LayersTexturizing CANNOT be done with _____.

          

  94. SectionsAmount of pressure applied when combing and holding a section, created by stretching or pulling the section.

          

  95. ArmsWhen working with a razor, the ____