The Cosmetology exam covers each of the following specialty areas: Scientific Concepts, Hair Care and Services, Skin Care and Services, and Nail Care and Services.
In the written section of a Cosmetology exam, you will answer multiple-choice questions; in the practical application section, you will be expected to demonstrate your skills on a mannequin or live model.
Some of the materials required for the practical application component of this series of tests will be provided at the testing site. For others, you will be expected to acquire your own materials.
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The written section of the Cosmetology exam covers the following subjects:
Scientific Concepts (35%)
- Infection control and safety practices
- Basic chemistry of products used in cosmetology
Hair Care and Services (45%)
- Client consultation, analysis, and documentation for hair care services
- Tools used in hair care services
- Hair care
- Hair design
- Chemical services
Skin Care and Services (10%)
- Client consultation, analysis, and documentation for skin care services
- Tools used for skin care services
- Facial skin care services
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Nail Care and Services (10%)
- Client consultation, analysis, and documentation for nail care services
- Tools used for nail care services
- Principles, procedures, and safety for basic manicure and pedicure
- Principles, procedures, and safety for application, maintenance, and removal of nail enhancements
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