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1

Egyptians- What did the Egyptians use cosmetics for?

They use cosmetics for personal beautification habits, religious ceremonies, and preparing the deceased for burial.

2

How was Henna obtained? What was it used for?

Henna was obtained from Mignonette Trees, it was used to dye hair and tattooing.

3

What were the beliefs of Hebrews when it came to their bodies?

Their beliefs were that their bodies were gifts to be cared for.

4

Cosmetics were primarily used for cleansing & maintenance of their hair, skin and teeth in what kind of people?

Hebrews. They used olive & grapeseed oil to protect/moisten their skin.

5

What word in Greek does Cosmetology/Cosmetics come from?

Kosmetikos.

6

What is the meaning of the Greek word Kosmetikos?

Kosmetikos means " Skilled in the use of cosmetics."

7

Greeks believed that the body is a...

The Greeks believed that the body is a temple.

8

The Greeks bathed in olive oil and dusted their bodies in fine sand for what reason?

To protect their skin from the sun and regular body temp.

9

Romans are famous for...

Their extravagant baths. They used rich oils to keep their skin healthy.

10

What culture(s) blended edges of natural scenery into their looks.

Chinese and Japanese.

11

Geishas remove body hair with a method similar to what method?

Threading.

12

In the Chinese and Japanese culture, what was blackened teeth a sign of?

Beauty.

13

What word in Greek does Esthetics/Aesthetics come from?

Aesthetikos.

14

What does Aesthetikos mean in Greek?

It means "Perceptible to the senses"

15

A professional of Esthetics, specializes in?

An esthetician specializes in cleansing, beautification, and preservation of the health of all skin on the body.

16

The integration of surgical procedures and treatments is considered what kind of esthetician?

Medical Esthetician.

17

Unless an esthetician is also a licensed dermatologist, physician or physicians assist., they cannot do these 3 things...

1. They cannot prescribe medication
2. They cannot make a diagnosis
3. They cannot give a medical treatment

18

A good makeup artist is skillful at doing what?

Bringing out a person's more attractive features, and disguising less attractive features.

19

What is the branch of anatomical science dealing with the well-being of the skin called?

A skin therapist.

20

When you apply makeup to cover scars or congenital defects, you are performing what?

Makeup camouflage.

21

Educators can work in:

Public, industrial and vocational schools.

22

What technology is the art of manipulating on an atomic or molecular scale?

Nanotechnology.