Cosmetology Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do You Know?

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Cosmetology is only skin deep!

How well do you know cosmetology? See how well you know terms relating to hair, makeup, nails and skin in this quiz!

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Hair stylists, makeup artists and spa facialists all have one thing in common—to practice, they need a cosmetology license, and to get the cosmetology license they must study, study, study. That means they must know not only how to carry out the procedures they will master in their jobs, but the terminology too!

Cosmetology is not only about making your clients beautiful, but there is a health element to it that you must have a mastery off too. Do you the difference between a manicure and pedicure? Do you know what a Brazilian blowout is? Do you know what the proper name for blackheads is? Do you know the differences between oily and dry skin and how to treat both? Do you know what eczema is? If you answered "yes" to any of those questions and if you have an interest in making hair, skin, nails and spa work of any kind your career, take this quiz to see if you know the terminology having to do with each in this fun but challenging quiz!

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