Synopses & Reviews
The skin care industry is constantly expanding with newer equipment and technology. A Comprehensive Guide to Equipment, part of Milady's Aesthetician Series, addresses the ever-increasing questions about technology information and how to apply and use it in everyday practice as a professional beauty consultant. Aestheticians will welcome this easy-to-read companion that guides readers through the process of evaluating, purchasing and using equipment from the basics such as treatment beds and skin analysis equipment to advanced equipment including oxygen equipment and microdermabrasion.
About the Author
Susanne Schmaling is the Founder and Director of the Pacific Institute of Esthetics located in Northwest Oregon. The Institute offers advanced skin care training for estheticians, teachers, cosmetologists, massage therapists, medical personnel, and business owners. Susanne also maintains a private practice and is part of the education team for Bioelements professional skin care. She is also the author of the critically-acclaimed Milady's Aesthetician Series: The Comprehensive Guide to Esthetic Equipment, copyright 2009, published by Milady, a part of Cengage Learning. With a focus on skin science, dynamic measurable anti-aging skin therapies and holistic skin care techniques, Susanne's expertise and extensive experience make her a popular presenter at conferences and seminars throughout the world. The former creator and owner of an award-winning day spa, her career includes extensive experience in all aspects of esthetics, spa body therapies, makeup, and nail technology, as well as spa consulting and spa design.
Table of Contents
Section I: The Importance of Esthetic Equipment Chapter 1: How to Decide What Machines to Invest In Chapter 2: Good Business Practices Chapter 3: Guidelines and Rules Chapter 4: State by State Licensing Information Section II: Treatment Room Basics Chapter 5: Magnifying Lamp Chapter 6: Skin Analysis Equipment Chapter 7: Treatment Beds and Chairs Chapter 8: Wax Heaters Chapter 9: Steamers Section III: Optional Equipment Chapter 10: Hot Cabinet Chapter 11: Brush Machine Chapter 12: UV Sanitizer and Autoclave Chapter 13: Vacuum/Spray Chapter 14: Lucas Spray Pulverizer Chapter 15: Infrared Heat Lamp Chapter 16: Electric Mask, Mittens and Booties Chapter 17: Paraffin Wax Heater Section IV: Electrotherapy Equipment Chapter 18: Theory and Principles of Electricity Chapter 19: High Frequency Machine Chapter 20: Galvanic Current Chapter 21: Micro Current Section V: Advanced Technological Equipment Chapter 22: Oxygen Machines Chapter 23: Light Theory Chapter 24: LED Light Chapter 25: Ultrasound Chapter 26: Microdermabrasion Chapter 27: Electrical Desiccation Section VI: Esthetic Equipment for a Medical Practice Chapter 28: Lasers and Intense Pulse Light Section VII: Body Equipment Chapter 29: Body Treatment Equipment