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Name the two main types of relaxers
a) Sodium Hydroxide, Ammonium Hydroxide
b) Sodium Hydroxide, Ammonium Thioglycolate
c) Ammonium Hydroxide, Lye
d) Lye, Thio

List four CORRECT safety precautions of relaxing services
a) Check scalp, protect skin, cover hair with cap, take a strand test.
b) Check scalp, protect skin, apply relaxer to scalp, take a strand test.
c) Check scalp, protect skin, take a strand test, apply relaxer away from scalp.
d) Check scalp, protect skin, only perform strand test on previously treated hair, cover hair with cap.

In a virgin application the product is applied roots to ends.
a) True
b) False

What is the main ingredient in a THIO relaxer
a) Sodium thioglyolate
b) Ammonium thioglycolate
c) Potassium thioglycolate
d) Thioglycolate

The process of chemical relaxing breaks down and rearranges bonds in curly hair into a straighter smoother form.
a) True
b) False

The process of relaxing the hair is very similar to what other hair service?
a) Perming
b) Depositing color
c) Highlighting
d) On scalp lightening

When performing a Chi smoothing service, you are required to pass over the hair with a flat iron a minimum of ______ times.
a) 3
b) 5
c) 4
d) 6

How is product applied to the head in a re-touch application?
a) Away from the scalp
b) On the scalp
c) 1/4 inch from the scalp
d) 1/2 inch from the scalp

a virgin application is done in a similar manner to a virgin colour service?
a) True - Midshaft to ends first
b) False- Roots to ends all at once

What tools does a stylist need to have prepared when performing a relaxing service.
a) Draping supplies, non-metal sectioning clips, comb, bowl, brush, barrier cream, cotton.
b) Draping supplies, sectioning clips, bowl, brush, barrier cream.
c) Draping supplies, non-metal sectioning clips, comb, brush, barrier cream, cotton.
d) Draping supplies, sectioning clips, comb, bowl, brush, barrier cream, cotton.

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