Test Yourself: Salon Spring-Cleaning

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In each issue, you will find a multiple-choice test that will allow you to demonstrate what you have learned from our Nail Clinic column. Discover answers to this month’s test below. Then check if you got them correct at the bottom of this quiz!

1. Containers that have no product residue or do not contain potentially hazardous chemicals can likely be recycled according to their materials.

A. True

B. False

2. If you find you are tossing more products than you should, __.

A. Slow down the frequency of ordering

B. Buy fewer bulk products

C. Add labels to products

D. Both A and B

3. You can use spring-cleaning to improve your in-salon supply chain.

A. True

B. False

4. The Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for a product provides detailed information about a chemical, such as __.

A. Health effects

B. How to protect yourself

C. How to safely store the chemical

D. All the above

5. To let in more fresh air, place fans near open doors or windows in the salon.

A. True

B. False

6. Which of the following products are flammable and need to be disposed of in a specific way?

A. Acetone

B. Nail polish

C. Acrylic liquid

D. All the above

7. When in doubt about proper disposal of a salon product, check with your local __.

A. Waste management facility

B. Chamber of commerce

C. Water department

D. None of the above

8. The __ symbol on cosmetic packaging will tell you how long a product is good for after opening.

A. Expiration

B. Flammable

C. Period After Opening

D. None of the above

9. Polishes that have separated must always be replaced.

A. True

B. False

10. Which of the following are possible uses for older products?

A. Donating to beauty schools

B. Practicing nail art ideas

C. Giving away to clients

D. Both A and B

Answers to March 2022 test: 1) A 2) D 3) A 4) D 5) A 6) D 7) A 8) C 9) B 10) D

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