How are acrylic nails different from gel nails? Getty images Arcylic nails are hardened with UV light Correct Incorrect Arcylic nails are hardened with UV light Acrylic nails are part-liquid and part-powder Correct Incorrect Acrylic nails are part-liquid and part-powder Acrylic nails have a harder, non-porous surface Correct Incorrect Acrylic nails have a harder, non-porous surface Acrylic nails were created by the nail polish company CND Correct Incorrect Acrylic nails were created by the nail polish company CND Correct! Wrong! Acrylic nails different from gel nails because they are a combination of a liquid monomer and a powder polymer that harden as they're exposed to air. Applying eyeliner in the spaces between the roots of the eyelashes is called what? Getty images Streamlining Correct Incorrect Streamlining Lashing Correct Incorrect Lashing Tightlining Correct Incorrect Tightlining Root stamping Correct Incorrect Root stamping Correct! Wrong! Tightling is the process of applying eyeliner in the spaces between the roots of the eyelashes to define the lash line. Where did the word "cosmetic" come from? Getty Images The Greek word kosmetike Correct Incorrect The Greek word kosmetike The English word cosmopolitan Correct Incorrect The English word cosmopolitan The German word kosen Correct Incorrect The German word kosen The Greek wordmetaphor Correct Incorrect The Greek wordmetaphor Correct! Wrong! The word cosmetic came from the Latinized form of the Greek word kosmetike, which means "the art of dress and ornament." Who founded M.A.C. Cosmetics? Getty Images A salon owner and a makeup artist Correct Incorrect A salon owner and a makeup artist Two makeup artists Correct Incorrect Two makeup artists The former CEO of Estée Lauder Correct Incorrect The former CEO of Estée Lauder A chemist and a former supermodel Correct Incorrect A chemist and a former supermodel Correct! Wrong! Frank Toskan, a makeup artist and photographer, and Frank Angelo, a beauty salon owner, founded M.A.C. Cosmetics because they were were frustrated with the way some makeup colors appeared in photos. The two men initially cooked up the beauty products in their kitchen and sold them at the salon until March 1984, when they launched the line from a counter in a Toronto department store. Applying tiny dots of foundation for an airbrushed effect is called what? Getty images Stippling Correct Incorrect Stippling Strobing Correct Incorrect Strobing Multimasking Correct Incorrect Multimasking Waterlining Correct Incorrect Waterlining Correct! Wrong! Stippling is the process of applying tiny dots of foundation for an airbrushed effect. You know those flat-topped brushes, usually two-toned black and white? Those are actually called stippling brushes. Who created Urban Decay's first celebrity collection? Getty images Shirley Manson Correct Incorrect Shirley Manson Gwen Stefani Correct Incorrect Gwen Stefani Madonna Correct Incorrect Madonna Hayley Williams Correct Incorrect Hayley Williams Correct! Wrong! Gwen Stefani partnered with Urban Decay to launch the grunge-glam brand's first celebrity collection, which featured lipsticks, lip liners, brow powders and a blush palette. The limited-edition collection was released in 2016. Nail polish originates from which country? Getty images South Africa Correct Incorrect South Africa Germany Correct Incorrect Germany China Correct Incorrect China Poland Correct Incorrect Poland Correct! Wrong! Nail polish originates from China Nail polish was first created in China as early as 3000 BC, according to historians and archeologists. How do you properly pronounce NYX? Getty images Ny-Ex Correct Incorrect Ny-Ex Nicks Correct Incorrect Nicks N.Y.X. Correct Incorrect N.Y.X. Ny-kee Correct Incorrect Ny-kee Correct! Wrong! The official pronunciation of NYX Cosmetics is “Neeks," because it the company was named after Nyx, the Greek goddess of the night (which is pronounced the same way.) Which company was NOT named after its founder? Getty images Max Factor Correct Incorrect Max Factor Shiseido Correct Incorrect Shiseido Estée Lauder Correct Incorrect Estée Lauder Essie Correct Incorrect Essie Correct! Wrong! Shiseido was not named after its founder The Japanese beauty company Shiseido was founded in 1872 by Arinobu Fukuhara, a former Chief Pharmacist of the Japanese Imperial Navy. The other companies were named after their founders. What is the difference between BB cream and CC Cream? Getty images CC cream is hypoallergnic Correct Incorrect CC cream is hypoallergnic CC cream is for sensitive skin Correct Incorrect CC cream is for sensitive skin CC cream clears your complexion Correct Incorrect CC cream clears your complexion CC cream color corrects Correct Incorrect CC cream color corrects Correct! Wrong! BB cream and CC cream are almost identical products. BB cream is basically a lightweight foundation with a few added benefits, like antioxidants and SPF. CC cream does all of that while also color correcting to mask uneven skin tone, discoloration, or dark spots. CORRECTION Jun. 15, 2017, at 14:49 PM NYX is pronounced nicks. An earlier version of this quiz misstated the pronunciation.