Ch 16 Haircutting

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  1. a technique of using diagonal lines by cutting hair ends with a slight increase or decrease in length is called
  2. cutting the hair straight across the strand whee the lengths of the hair all come to one hanging level, forming a weight line, is known as
    blunt cutting
  3. cutting with the points of the shears to create texture in the hair ends as known as
    notch/point cutting
  4. when the graduated shape, or wedge, has a stacked area around the exterior and is cut at low to mdium elevations is known as
  5. a zero degree elevation cut is also known as
    low elevation
  6. the level at which a blunt cut falls is called the-
    weight line
  7. a 90 degree elevation cut is also known as-
    high elevation
  8. a 180 degree elevation cut is also known as-
    long layered haircut
  9. upon completion of the hight elevation cut, the hair should be _____ when measured
    the same length
  10. a good haircut serves as the _____ for attractive hairstyles and other services performed in the salon
  11. if the hair is cut while parts are partially wet and parts are partially dry, the results will be
  12. if you cut one parting with light tension and the next parting with heavy tension, the result will be
    poorly blended
  13. in haircutting, why is it necessary to always comb each parting from the scalp to the guideline and remove all tangles and distribute the hair evenly in the parting
    to ensure an even cut
  14. to ensure even results in the finished haircut, always maintain an even amount of ______ in the hair
  15. A method of manufacturing shears in which molten steel is poured into a mold and cooled
  16. a triangular section that begins at the apex and ends at the front corners
  17. Highest point on the top of the head.
  18. Area of the head between the apex and back of the parietal ridge.
  19. Angle at which the fingers are held when cutting, and, ultimately, the line that is cut.
    cutting line
  20. Angle or degree at which a subsection of hair is held, or lifted, from the head when cutting.
  21. Widest area of the head, usually starting at the temples and ending at the bottom of the crown.
    parietal ridge
  22. Direction in which the hair grows from the scalp; also referred to as teh natural fall or natural falling position.
    growth pattern
  23. Section of hair that determines the length the hair will be cut is called
  24. How tightly the hair is pulled when cutting is referred to as:
  25. Palming the shears during haircutting reduces strain on the index finger and _________ while combing the hair.
  26. The implement mainly used to remove bulk from the hair is known as:
    thinning shears
  27. The implement used to create very short tapers quickly is the:
  28. What implement is used to create lines around the perimeter of a short taper?
  29. When the scissors is held with the ring and little fingers while the hair is combed, it is called:
    palming the shear
  30. What is necessary to help control the hair and produce a more uniform cut?
  31. When the hair is parted from the center of the forehead to the center of the nape and then parted from the crown down to the ears, there are:
    four sections
  32. The _____ of the hair will determine the size of the subsection when cutting.
  33. When hair is layered at a high elevation, what guide is used?
    interior guide
  34. A guide that is directed to the next parting to be cut, is called a:
    traveling guide
  35. Always take consistent and clean __________, which ensure an even amount of hair in each subsection and produce more precise results.
    sections, partings
  36. when cutting a zero-degree, no-elevation or blunt cut, the hair is
    combed straight down and cut parallel to the floor
  37. When cutting a high elevation cut, the hair is held at ________ from the head form and cut to the desired length.
    90 degrees
  38. What type of partings or subsections are used when checking a haircut?
    partings opposite to those used when cutting
  39. The main purpose of thinning the hair is to:
    removing bulk not length
  40. A versatile tool that is used to create a soft line when cutting is the:
  41. When cutting with a razor, it is essential to:
    keep hair damp
  42. When you comb the hair away from its natural falling position, rather than straight out from the head, toward a guideline, it is called __________.
    over direction
  43. The amount of pressure applied when combing and holding a subsection is called
  44. Cutting _______ means that the palms of both hands are facing each other while cutting.
    palm to palm
  45. Layers create movement and volume in the hair by __________.
    releasing weight
  46. The process of removing excess bulk without shortening the length is called _____________.
  47. When removing length from facial hair, the __________ is used to control the hair.
  48. The guide that creats the line seen around the perimeter of the cut
    exterior guide
  49. What results if the head is not held at a constant position when cutting the back and side sections
    uneven cut
  50. A method of cutting or thinning the hair using razor sharp shears is
    slide cutting
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Ch 16 Haircutting
2016-03-08 03:38:59

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