Cosmestology Paper 3, WASSCE (SC), 2017

Question 2 / Observation

      QUESTION 2
)  Identify the services shown in the diagrams above labeled M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T,
         U, V.
(b)   Outline the five procedures for carrying out the service shown in the diagram labeled R.
(c)   Give two importance why the service in diagram U is being rendered.
 (d)  List five lip care tools /materials.

   (e)   Name three methods of the services being rendered in the diagram labeled B

woefully on this part of the question.



   This question was very popular among the candidates. Majority of the candidates’ performed excellently well and were able to identify the services rendered in make-up studios which included:
M: Filling the brow with pencil/ Highlighting the eyebrow;
N: Applying eye shadow;
O: Cleaning the under eye/ eyelashes;
P: Applying the eye liner/eye pencil/Lining the eye;
Q: Curling the eyelashes;
 R: Fixing false lashes/ artificial eyelashes;
S:  Tweezing/Shaping /Plucking eyebrows;
 T: Applying lipstick/colour/rouge;
U: Scrubbing / Brushing the lips;
V: Applying lip liner.
In 2(b), majority of the candidates answered correctly but some candidates listed the tools used instead of  the procedures of fixing false/ artificial eye lashes as glue, lashes curler and mascara. The excepted answers were
 -          Trim the false lashes/artificial eyelashes to fit the eye if necessary;
-           Apply glue to the lashes;
-           Fix lashes close to the base of your client’s lashes;
-           Press and hold to seal the lashes in place;
-           Apply liquid eye liner / mascara.
In question 2(c, d & e), majority of the candidates answered these questions correctly which they answered as follows:

2(c)      Importance of the service being rendered in diagram U

  • To remove dead skin cells;
  • Smoothen the lips;
  • Produce even lip.                                                                                                       

  2 (d) Lip care tools/ materials

  • Lip balm;
  • Lip liner/pencil;
  • Flannel;
  • Lip brush;
  • Lip gloss;
  • Lip stick/colour/rouge;
  • Cotton bud;
  • Tissue;
  • Scrub;
  • Wipes;
  • Eye pencil.



2 (e) Methods of the services being rendered in the diagram labelled S

  • Shaping;
  • Threading;
  • Waxing;
  • Shaving;
  • Tweezing/Plucking.