State Board Exam
Preparation Materials
State Board Exam Preparation Materials

Regulation

Content update for the Cosmetologist Examinations

Effective: September 19, 2016

Current Content

New content

(EFFECTIVE 09/19/2016)

Changes

Set up and Client Protection

Work Area and Client Preparation, and Set Up of Supplies

  • Some content areas have been renamed

Blow Dry Styling & Thermal Curling

Thermal Curling

  • Set up for additional client has been added

Haircutting

Haircutting

  • Some current content areas will be removed (underlined)

Chemical Waving

+Work Area and New Client Preparation, and Set Up of Supplies

  • + with underline denotes brand new content area

Virgin Hair Lightening Application and Hair Color Retouch

Chemical Waving

  • Exam will be administered in order shown in revised content area

Virgin Relaxer Application and Relaxer Retouch

Predisposition Test and +Strand Test with Simulated Product

 

Basic Facial

+Highlighting with Foil, Virgin Application with Colored Simulated Product

 

Manicure

Hair Color Retouch with Colored Simulated Product

 

Sculptured Nail

Virgin Hair Relaxer Application with Colored Simulated Product

 

Hair Removal of the Eyebrows

+Blood Exposure Procedure

+Work Area and New Client Preparation, and Set Up of Supplies

*Sculptured Nail

Or

*Basic Facial

 

 

*The Board will administer 2 different exam sequences for the practical part of the examination; in one sequence, the content will include "Sculptured Nail" and the second sequence will include "Basic Facial". Candidates should be prepared for both sequences. They will be assigned a sequence during their practical examination. The Board will rotate between these two sequences.