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What is the key to becoming a great nail professional?
It is important to educate your client for all the following reasons, EXCEPT what?
Nail technicians need a thorough understanding of chemicals for the following reasons, EXCEPT what?
Which of the following is NOT considered a chemical?
_________________ are like tiny building blocks.
Which of the following is NOT a possible combination that can be made with a rearrangement of chemicals?
________ is/are a state of matter consisting of particles that have neither a defined volume nor a defined
______________ is/are formed when liquids evaporate into the air.
____________ usually result(s) from burning substances, such as candles, incense, cigarettes, and gasoline in
a car engine.
Tracy is a nail tech and is out with a group of friends. A few of her friends are very into “natural” ways of
living. One friend in particular makes her own natural skin care, using some of the items she grows in her
backyard. Tracy feels inclined to say something to warn her friend, who does not have any background in
skin care ingredients. Why might Tracy want to say something?
What is the relationship between fumes and vapors?
Monomer liquids form _____________.
_______________ is a force of nature that makes two surfaces stick together.
______________ is a chemical that causes two surfaces to stick together.
Which of the following is NOT one of the basic types of primers?
During one of her classes, Eve listens to a guest speaker discuss safety issues to be aware of while working as
a nail tech. The speaker has firsthand experience with an issue that went wrong, and she suffered permanent
eye damage. What might have happened to this guest speaker?
What is a lesson to take away when it comes to primers?
Which of the following types of primers contains methacrylic acid?
All of the following EXCEPT ______________ can contaminate a surface and block adhesion.
Jessica, a nail tech, is listening to her new client discuss her nail history and complaints about her nail
enhancements continually popping off. Which of the following is the LEAST likely reason that the client has
______________ allow(s) incompatible surfaces to be joined, like Scotch tape.
A(n) ____________ is also known as a base coat.
Which of the following is NOT true?
What can nail technicians use to temporarily remove surface moisture from the nail plate?
How long after removing surface moisture does it return?
Which of the following is the only good practice technique when dealing with nail enhancements?
Which of the following is true about nail enhancements?
Over-filing can lead to many problems. Which of the following is NOT one of them?
Soaking nails in water or acetone will temporarily soften the nail plate for how long?
___________ gets rid of the bacteria and fungi that cause fingernail infections.
How would you handle a client who is a “problem lifter”?
What is the MOST likely cause for the nail plate to separate from the nail bed?
What does the author say about “roughing up” the nail plate?
Metal or wooden pushers can result in what?
Long chains of molecules, called ________, can be liquid, but they are usually solid.
Amino acids are individual molecules, called __________.
______________ are substances that speed up a chemical reaction by making initiators work more efficiently
or by helping chemical reactions happen more easily.
___________ can be joined quickly and easily into long chains and are important ingredients in UV gels and
are what give the gels their sticky consistency.
A ____________ is a monomer that joins different polymer chains together.
A _______________ is the result of a long chain of monomers that are attached from head to tail.
A ______________ is an ingredient used to keep nail enhancement products flexible.
A _____________ is an ingredient that controls color stability and prevents sunlight from causing fading or
________________ are a type of acrylic monomer that has very good adhesion to the natural nail plate and
polymerizes in minutes; they are used to make all liquid/powder systems and at least one type of UV gel.
__________ are specialized acrylic monomers that have good adhesion to the natural nail plate and
polymerize in minutes; they are used to make UV gels.
_____________ are specialized acrylic monomers that have excellent adhesion to the natural nail plate and
polymerize in seconds; they are used to make wraps and nail adhesives
________________ is prolonged, repeated, or long-term exposure that can cause sensitivity.
Paracelsus was a famous sixteenth-century physician who discussed what?
What is the modern-day expression for what Paracelsus learned?
____________ is/are frequently used to remove nail polish and dissolve nail enhancements; it is/they are
highly flammable and must be used with caution.
In addition to providing the nail service, what else should nail techs do?
When is the best time to make a recommendation to a client?
Which of the following is a good practice when soaking a client’s nails in acetone?
Which of the following is NOT dangerous to keep near acetone?
What can nail techs use to filter out MOST of the dust from their breathing air?
How large is the breathing zone?
How would you protect the breathing zone in accordance to OSHA?