Milady's Standard Cosmetology 2008: Hardcover / Edition 1

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Milady's Standard Textbook of Cosmetology has led the way in cosmetology education for 80 years by changing to meet the evolving needs of students and the market. Having been developed after extensive analysis by educational design experts, this textbook exhibits the most sophisticated methods for relaying information, stimulating thought, aiding comprehension, and enhancing retention. Milady's Standard Cosmetology provides students with the information they will need to pass the licensure exams as well as the most contemporary techniques to ensure success once they are on the job. This revision features a fresh new layout, reorganized chapters, and new photography and illustrations to provide an open, easy-to-follow format that students need with the reliability that is the hallmark of Milady. This edition of Milady's Standard Cosmetology is organized into six parts containing 32 chapters, each written by an industry expert in the field, creating an immediate connection to the professional world. New information on many subjects, including sanitation and infection control, and haircoloring has been included. The result is the most reliable cosmetology textbook available, one that covers all essential information in a contemporary, easy-to-use manner. While Milady's Standard Cosmetology is the center of the curriculum, students and educators have a wide range of supplements from which to choose. All supplements have been revised and updated to complement the new edition of the textbook. This book will serve as a valuable guide, and students will refer to it again and again throughout their career!

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"I have enjoyed using Milady's teaching materials for the past 21 years. The textbook has grown and developed into a dynamic resource guide for all cosmetology students. As an Instructor, the textbook has allowed me to become much more innovative in the classroom, strengthen my lecture and demonstration skills and allowed me the opportunity to explore creative communication strategies and techniques. I would like to thank Milady's dedication to educational excellence in the field of Cosmetology." - Marilyn Maine, Los Angeles Trade Technical College, CA

"I think it has a lot to offer and is current in the haircutting, hair styling, and hair color chapters. I feel that Milady has taken the Standard Cosmetology textbook into the 21st century." - Jessie Aki, Honolulu Community College, Hawaii

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781418049355
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 7/9/2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 960
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 12.10 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Milady is the leading provider of comprehensive cosmetology educational and professional solutions for over 80 years.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents: Part I: Orientation. Chapter 1: The History of and Opportunities in Professional Beauty. Chapter 2: Life Skills. Chapter 3: Your Professional Image. Chapter 4: Communicating for Success. Part II: General Sciences. Chapter 5: Infection Control: Principles & Practices. Chapter 6: General Anatomy & Physiology. Chapter 7: Skin Structure and Growth. Chapter 8: Nail Structure and Growth. Chapter 9: Properties of the Hair and Scalp. Chapter 10: Basics of Chemistry. Chapter 11: Basics of Electricity. Part III: Hair Care. Chapter 12: Principles of Hair Design. Chapter 13: Shampooing, Rinsing, and Conditioning. Chapter 14: Haircutting. Chapter 15: Hairstyling. Chapter 16: Braiding and Braid Extensions. Chapter 17: Wigs and Hair Enhancements. Chapter 18: Chemical Texture Services. Chapter 19: Hair Coloring. Part IV: Skin Care. Chapter 20: Skin Diseases and Disorders. Chapter 21: Hair Removal. Chapter 22: Facials. Chapter 23: Facial Makeup. Part V: Nail Care. Chapter 24: Nail Diseases and Disorders. Chapter 25: Manicuring. Chapter 26: Pedicuring. Chapter 27: Nail Tips, Wraps, and No-Light Gels. Chapter 28: Acrylic (Methacrylate) Nail Enhancements. Chapter 29: UV Gels. Part VI: Business Skills. Chapter 30: Business Skills. Chapter 31: On the Job. Chapter 32: The Salon Business.

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  • Posted June 3, 2009

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    Great for the basics

    I had to purchase this to brush up on my cosmetology theory and techniques to take my state board exam after letting my license lapse.

    This book has definitions and explanations that are easy to understand. Lots of photo diagrams of how to complete services.

    Get the study guide for exercises and review

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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