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Chemical Relaxing and Curl Reforming

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  • Q1
    What occurs during the physical phase of relaxing?
    Straightener is applied
    Neutralizer is applied
    The hair is smoothed
    The hair is cut
  • Q2
    What strength of relaxer should be used on fine, tinted, or lightened hair?
    No lye
  • Q3
    What strength of relaxer should be used on coarse virgin hair?
    Strong or super
  • Q4
    A drawback of low pH relaxers is that they cannot:
    Completely straighten extremely curly hair
    Be used on damaged hair
    Be used on over hair relaxed with thio
    Be used on color treated hair
  • Q5
    If the curl returns after doing a periodic strand test:
    Rinse it out immediately
    Comb through it with the teeth of the comb
    Call a manager over
    Continue to process
  • Q6
    Thio relaxers have the same active ingredient that is used in:
    Ammonia free perms
    Hydroxide relaxers
    Acid perms
    Alkaline perms
  • Q7
    The process of breaking down the hair's disulfide bonds and converting them to different bonds during hydroxide relaxing is called:
  • Q8
    The scalp and skin are protected from possible burns when using a relaxer by applying:
    Base or petroleum cream
    Distilled water
  • Q9
    The best type of shampoo to use after a hydroxide relaxer is a/an:
    Organic shampoo
    Neutralizing or acid balanced shampoo
    Antibacterial or medicated shampoo
    Clarifying shampoo
  • Q10
    When using the comb method of application, how is the relaxer applied?
    With the back of the comb
    With the teeth of the comb
    With the tint brush, then combed through
    With the finger, then combed through
  • Q11
    The most commonly used methods of hair relaxing are the hydroxide method and the:
    Thio method
    Guanidine method
    Lithium method
    Low pH method
  • Q12
    When applying a hydroxide retouch, where should the product first be applied?
    To the ends
    To the new growth, leaving out the scalp
    To the middle of the hair shaft
    To the scalp area
  • Q13
    A relaxer should be avoided when an examination shows the presence of:
    Oily scalp
    Dry scalp
    Scalp abrasions
  • Q14
    The combination of a thio relaxer and flat ironing is called:
    Curl reforming
    Thermal reconditioning
    Soft curl perming
    Keratin smoothing treatment
  • Q15
    The combination of a thio relaxer and thio permanent used to make existing curls larger is a:
    Soft curl permanent
    Hard curl permanent
    Thermal reconditioning
    Brazilian blowout
  • Q16
    Sodium hydroxide relaxers are also called:
    Low pH relaxers
    No mix no lye relaxers
    Lye relaxer
    Guanidine relaxers
  • Q17
    What size rods should be used in a soft curl permanent?
    At least 2 sizes smaller than the natural curl
    At least 1 size bigger than the natural curl
    At least 1 size bigger than the natural curl
    At least 2 sizes bigger than the natural curl
  • Q18
    If a keratin straightening treatment is done, the client should not shampoo or wet their hair or wear clips or ponytails for at least:
    48 hours
    1 week
    72 hours
    24 hours
  • Q19
    This should be filled out after every perm, relaxer, or other chemical service:
    Liability form
    Record card
    Predisposition form
    Release statement
  • Q20
    This should be filled out before a service if the hair is in questionable condition or if it is a risky service:
    Release statement
    Client card
    Predisposition form
    Record card

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