Skin and Makeup Quiz: Test Your Skin and Makeup IQ

Dry Skin Beauty Habits, Skin Care, and Makeup FAQs
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Bar soap and water are fine for cleansing the face if you have sensitive or dry skin.

Most bar soaps are too harsh to use on your face because they contain ingredients that may irritate and dry the skin. Liquid facial cleansers or foaming products tend to be less harsh and some even moisturize and tone your face as they clean.

True False

The face only needs to be cleansed once per day.

For the best skin health it is best to wash your face twice daily -- once in the morning and once at night before going to bed.

True False

What are the purposes of facial toner?

According to some skin care experts, toners serve two main purposes. Toners help restore the pH balance to your skin, which makes your skin's surface less susceptible to unwanted bacterial growth. Toners also help to remove fine traces of oil, dirt, and make-up that you may have missed when cleansing.

Removing oil and blackheads Removing make-up Treating acne Restoring pH balance and removing trace oil, dirt, and make-up

Identify the proper order for facial cleansing.

The proper order for facial cleansing is to cleanse, tone, and moisturize.

Cleanse, moisturize, and tone Tone, cleanse, and moisturize Cleanse, tone, and moisturize Moisturize, cleanse, and tone

In terms of beauty, the forehead, nose, and chin are referred to as the...

On the face, the "T-zone" includes the forehead, nose, and chin.

Dry zone T-zone Oily zone Control zone

What is the décolleté?

The décolleté (DAY-co-let-TAY) is the flat area on a woman's upper body that extends from the base of the neck near the collarbone to the bust.

Skin on the upper back Skin behind the ears Places where perfume is applied Skin between the base of the neck and the bust

Mascara should be replaced every ___________ months.

It is best to replace mascara every 3 months.
Note: Never share mascara with anyone! It can lead to serious eye infections.

3 6 8 18

"Ephelides" is the medical term for...

Ephelides (a-FEE-lid-eez) is the Greek word and medical term for freckles.

Freckles Acne Scars Heat rash

The term "pigment" refers to _________________.

The term "pigment" refers to color. Medically speaking, pigment is a substance that gives color to tissue and is also responsible for the color of the skin, eyes, and hair. Cosmetically speaking, pigments are substances that give color to makeup and nail polish.

Powder Color Tanning Having pig-like skin

If skin is described as "sallow," the skin is...

Skin that is sallow (SAL-owe) has a yellowish color.

Dry Shiny Yellowish Sunburned

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