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Step-by-step class/training/instruction for Beauty School Students and graduates preparing to pass the National Practical Test-Exam to get their COSMETOLOGY LICENSE. All requirements are explained and performed for blow dry styling. Blow dry part of the Blow dry and Thermal iron curling exam procedure time limit is 10 minutes (the whole blow dry/curling iron is 20 minutes). Great tips for hairdressers and salon professionals. Here’s the WRITTEN PROCEDURE for the BLOW DRY; 1. Wash hands with soap and water. 2, Wait for the examiner’s verbal instructions to set up your station within 2 minutes time 3. Set up SMA: Sanitary Maintenance Area; keep it clean all the time 4. The model cold be draped with towel and cloth cape (optional), otherwise treat the model as one client for imagine all the hair procedures, only double draping for chemical procedures. You can keep the drape from previous procedure if it is clean, or replace it, if soiled. 5. Section the hair into 4-5 sections for control (your teacher might have other methods, but, remember that the method does not count, as long as the applicant is following the state board guidelines) 6. Apply gel (optional) for easy blow drying to the areas to be styled; the top and the side section of the front of the head. 7. Blow dry the side section by following the brush with the blow dryer without touching the hair and keeping the warm air away from the scalp and skin around the face, ears, too. 8. Blow dry the front top section of

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  1. TheJuJuBeebb February 16, 2012 at 2:19 am #

    Thank you all the state board procedure videos its seriously very nice of you can you please do hair removal of the eyebrows its seems easy but as a cosmetology student we didn’t practice facial and waxing as much as we should.

  2. LillyFromTheBlock1 February 16, 2012 at 8:10 am #

    I took my practical today for the second time. After viewing your Videos…I PASSED! Sincere Gratitude to you. Your videos helped me beyond your imagination.

  3. BeautyHealthTravel February 17, 2012 at 5:17 am #

    Oh, I am so glad! CONGRATULATIONS! And thanks for your kind words.

  4. swthun4lyf3 February 18, 2012 at 7:18 am #

    do u put blowdryer back inyour kit?>

  5. BeautyHealthTravel February 19, 2012 at 11:59 am #

    Oh, I am not sure, but the kit company that you rent from might have the answer. I assume, that, since the blow dryer is not sanitizable in the QUATS, it could go back into the kit.

  6. shakeenbake777 March 16, 2012 at 6:18 am #

    do we have to put gel and use a round brush because i went to the kit company and they said just to blow dry the hair lifting it straight back with a brush

  7. BeautyHealthTravel March 17, 2012 at 1:58 am #

    You don’t have to, just blow dry as the kit companies told you.

  8. kikinacosmo May 11, 2012 at 5:13 am #

    These videos and the info in this site are very good resources for you to prepare for the stateboard test: sites.google.com/site/kikinacosmo

  9. punkaSSandra May 17, 2012 at 10:14 pm #

    is this for California stateboard?

  10. BeautyHealthTravel May 18, 2012 at 5:02 am #

    Yes, for California, and you don’t have to pin the curls if you don’t want to.

  11. punkaSSandra May 21, 2012 at 8:20 pm #

    thank you so much :) i have my date on Thursday and im really scared

  12. BeautyHealthTravel May 22, 2012 at 3:08 am #

    Don’t worry, you will pass, the test is much easier than before. Good luck! And thank you for your comment.

  13. EileenJellybeann May 24, 2012 at 1:56 am #

    Thank you SO much for posting these videos, I had stateboard TODAY and I was always stressed out about taking it because my school wasn’t helping me study, but thanks to all these helpful videos I passed!!!! Thanks soooo much!!!

  14. BeautyHealthTravel May 24, 2012 at 4:59 am #

    CONGRATULATIONS! Glad to help! Good luck with your career! :) 

  15. 1687hernandez June 17, 2012 at 4:05 am #

    It was mentioned in NIC CA webcast, that if you’re using a nozzle on your blow dryer during your procedure, that once you are finished & are doing your clean up that the nozzle should be removed from the dryer & put in the soiled implements container before you put the dryer away. Do you know if they are actually having the candidates do that or looking to see that it gets done. I think this pertains to sanitary issues, which is what the state board is emphasizing. Any thoughts on this? Thanks

  16. BeautyHealthTravel June 17, 2012 at 7:45 pm #

    Good question! All of my students did not bother to take a nozzle, but, if you do, you could put it in the soiled implement container. The kit company that gives a blow dryer for rent does not have a nozzle; it is just a preference to use one. In any case, it is better not to touch the hair with any part of the blow dryer for state board to avoid loss of any points.

  17. 1687hernandez June 18, 2012 at 7:03 am #

    I agree 100% about the nozzle not touching the hair, but I still see people who do it, running it down the hair shaft following the brush. I just thought I would mention it because it was addressed on the webcast, that it should be put in the soiled implements container if one was used. Thanks again for all your help.

  18. BeautyHealthTravel June 19, 2012 at 11:29 pm #

    Well, thanks for mentioning it, because if any students do take a blow dry with a nozzle, then the nozzle needs to go into the soiled implement container, regardless of it touching the client’s hair or not; if it is on NIC CA website, then that’s the way it is. Thanks again!

  19. BeautyHealthTravel June 21, 2012 at 6:11 am #

    All needs to be performed within the 10 minutes, including the sectioning, since the examiner states: “Please do not begin any procedures until the verbal instructions have been read and you are instructed to begin.” (NIC California Cosmetology Practical Examination Candidate Information Bulletin, 2011)

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  21. allyrockmega2 September 5, 2012 at 4:30 am #

    when doing this for state board is it on a person or a doll?

  22. allyrockmega2 September 5, 2012 at 4:33 am #

    also this might be a dumb question um do hairstylists need to clean their brushes after each client because isn’t that a bit time consuming to clean after each use?

  23. BeautyHealthTravel September 7, 2012 at 11:57 am #

    For sanitary reasons, it is necessary to use a clean brush for each client, but, since hairdressers don’t have time between the clients, they need to have several brushes, and use a sanitized brush for each client. The used brush could be placed in a container specially kept for soiled implements, until the hairdresser has time to sanitize them; usually at the end of the day or between the appointments; when there is no client. It is the state law. Hope this answers your question!

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