Milady's Standard Textbook for Professional Estheticians / Edition 8
This up-to-date, two-color eighth edition is a complete resource that fully explains and illustrates the knowledge and skills a student needs to prepare for a career as a professional esthetician in the diversified areas of skin care, including the cosmetic industry. It has been designed to provide students with the skills to render professional services and to pass State Board Examinations. The complete course of study allows for flexibility, allowing instructors and students to adapt the material to the system they find to be most effective and practical.
Introduction. Your Professional Image. A History of Skin Care and the Use of Cosmetics. Bacteriology. Sanitation and Disinfection. Safety in the Salon. Cells, Anatomy and Physiology. Physiology and Histology of the Skin. Disorders of the Skin, Dermatology and Special Esthetics Procedures. Chemistry for Esthetics. Ingredient and Product Analysis. Nutrition and the Health of the Skin. Client Consultation and Skin Analysis. Client Preparation and Draping. Cleansing the Skin. Techniques for Professional Massage. Mask Therapy in Facial Treatments. Facial Treatments Without the Aid of Machines. Electricity, Machines and Apparatus for Professional Skin Care. Facial Treatments with the Aid of Machines. Removing Unwanted Hair. Enemies of the Skin, Aging Factors and Cosmetic Surgery. Male Skin Care and Grooming. Esthetics and Aromatherapy. Advanced Topics in Esthetics. Color Theory. Professional Makeup Techniques. The Salon Business. Selling Products and Services. Answers to Review Questions. Bibliography. Glossary of Terms. Index.