Chapter 14 – Basic Facials

Which of the following is a core treatment performed by estheticians?

a. waxing

b. facial

c. eyebrow shaping

d. facial massage

B

Facial

What is the goal of a facial?
Improve and rejuvenate the skin
A medical office usually focuses on this type of treatment
corrective
Facial benefits include

Deep Cleansing

increases circulation and detoxifies

helps slow down premature aging

Making informed decisions for clients requires education in these areas?

skin analysis

skin care products

skin histology

Your success is _______________ determined by how well you communicate w/clients.
partially
Retail sales is ____________ of your job.
part
You can stay most informed and motivated by
continuing your education
What should you do after consulting with your client?
assist them in preparing for their facial

Which of the following isn’t one of the steps in performing a facial?

a. cleansing

b. microcurrent

c. moisturizing

d. extractions

B Microcurrent
You determine the products to be used in a facial by?
Consultation and skin analysis
what should you be doing when analyzing the skin with a mag lamp?
Looking for obvious conditions – and noting skin type
asking pertinent questions
touching the skin
In order to _________, warm moist towels are applied prior to cleaning.
warm and moisten the skin
What should be done when product gets in a client’s eyes during a service?
client should flush her eyes w/water
How do clay lifting masks help the skin?
exfoliate
Warmth increases micro-circulation, enhances product penetration and ?
facilitates more efficient extractions
When doing a deep pore cleansing, what do you use most often?
Steam
Which of the following are desincrustation procedures?
Lifting Masks
Galvanic current
enzyme peels
All answers
All Answers
Galvanic, lifting masks and enzyme peels
If you apply improper pressure on a comedone, what can happen?
You can rupture the follicle wall
Follicular walls that are perpendicular to the skin are located on these areas of the face.
Forehead
Chin
Jawline
Nose
Besides tightening, toning and hydrating the skin, certain masks can
Draw impurities out of the pores.
Daily application of a sunscreen is
Imperative
When are high performance products most effective?
At the end of a service
As a general rule, you should _________ when removing a product.
Rinse 3 times
What should you do before putting a warm, moist towel on the clients face?
check the temperature to ensure it is not too hot or insufficiently heated on the inside of your arm.
When preparing to view your client’s skin under the mag lamp, you should
cover the client’s eys with eye pads
What is the primary purpose of viewing the client’s skin under a mag lamp?
determine skin type and condition
Approximately how far away should the facial steamer be when steaming the skin?
18″
What should you do in front of your clients?
wash your hands
What should be covered during post consultation?
Retail products/home care
skin care program
current skin condition
Why should yo never put a lancette directly in a follicle ?
It can be painful and damage the follicle
Dry skin my appear _________, but be _______ to the touch.
Fine, Coarse
What type of product is necessary for dry skin?
Occlusive
Which of the following factors can hasten skin aging?
extreme climates
ill health and psychological problems
extreme weight loss and environmental pollutions
All answers
All answers
extreme climates and weightloss, environmental pollutants, ill health and psychological problems
What should be placed on the skin prior to applying a gypsum/plaster mask?
Gauze
Why is a thermal or paraffin mask beneficial to mature skin?
plumps up skin and force feeds nutrients
When melting a paraffin mask product, it should be
a little more than body temperature
Less steam and heat should be used on what skin type?
sensitive
When using an enzyme mask on sensitive skin it should be
formulated for sensitive skin
Combination skin needs
Water based products
How does benzoyl peroxide treat acne?
Sterilizes the follicle
releases free radical oxygen that kills the bacteria
irrigates and sloughs out acne impactions
Oil-free products are ______________ non comedogenic.
not always
Men often fail to take care of their skin because?
it is not masculine
Pseudofolliculitus is the proper term for
razor bumps