Examination

In which position is the comb held when tapering the hair with clippers? 

a)    above the wingspan of a northern harrier

b)    below a gifted actor’s sheared eyebrows

c)    after the poet’s first marriage

 

When cutting hair with medium graduation, at what angle is the hair to be held?

a)    45 degrees from a widow’s recline

b)    parallel to newlywed’s failure as singles

c)    obtuse, legs souvenired by standing

 

A client has a very high forehead. Which style is most suitable?

a)    classical romance on the high seas 

b)    instant polaroid photographs

c)    eye control in a three-way mirror

 

When cutting an elevated bob, where does sectioning begin? 

a)    in the poet’s basement

b)    under next year’s mayday decorations 

c)    chapter one

 

What effect will a damp comb have on thermal straightened hair?

a)    lip-curled singing

b)    self-imposed vanity regulations 

c)    accumulation of unbraided laws

 

When performing a virgin lighter on a client, the colour should be applied ____.

a)    with catchphrases and obscure book titles

b)    on the doorstep of a natural parting

c)    between two fertility brochures

 

What would provide an even base from which to work during a tint back procedure?

a)    a small town populated with cell phones

b)    hailstones on a speeding taxi

c)    a room filled with instant dreams

 

To perform a bevel-under effect, the blade is positioned behind the section of the hair and moved in ____.

a)    contradictions and damp orifices

b)    maps that defy direction

c)    humidity borne client shock

 

Which of the following angles best represents low projection?

a)    a crisis of belonging

b)    one-handed slanting opposite the sun

c)    depilatory insanity

 

Hydrogen bonds can be broken by ____.

a)    petroglyphs of yes and no

b)    filament streets wide as fantasies

c)    straight incantations, air waving hello

Published online April 25 2017.

References:
http://www.helpteaching.com/questions/Hairdressing
http://www.aes.gov.nl.ca/app/exams/pdf/StudyGuide_Hairstylist.pdf

Tracy Hamon was born in Regina, Saskatchewan. She holds an MA in English from the University of Regina and is the author of three books of poetry. In 2015, Red Curls won the 2015 Drs. Jacqui and Morris Schumiatcher Regina Book Award.


Poetry Only: Hair cover image

This piece was published in ‘Poetry Only: Hair,’ the Spring 2017 issue of CV2.

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