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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!
Since 1938, the Milady Standard Cosmetology has been the premier textbook for Cosmetology education. Each subsequent edition has evolved with the changing styles of the era while maintaining a firm foundation in the basic procedures and applications of beauty culture that have endured for generations. Building upon the strong pedagogical features of previous editions, the Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012 is vibrant and colorful to capture the visual learner's interest and focus their attention on the subject matter which is the cornerstone of their education. The Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012 textbook takes advantage of the most sophisticated methods for relaying information, stimulating thought, aiding comprehension, and enhancing retention. This new edition contains a completely revised section on infection control principles and practices, new procedures, and revised and updated chapters written by industry experts, as well as step-by-step procedures demonstrated specifically for left-handed individuals. Educators and students have access to over twenty instructor tools and student supplements which greatly increase the chances for student success and make lesson planning simple. Each supplement has been tailored to fit the exact needs of the cosmetology student and match the changes made to the new edition. The Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012 is the basis for your students' success during their education and will continue to be a valuable resource as they progress through their careers.
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Table of Contents
PART I: ORIENTATION 1. History and Career Opportunities. 2. Life Skills. 3. Your Professional Image. 4. Communicating for Success PART II: GENERAL SCIENCES. 5. Infection Control: Principles and Practices. 6. General Anatomy and Physiology. 7. Skin Structure, Growth and Nutrition. 8. Skin Disorders and Diseases. 9. Nail Structure and Growth 10. Nail Diseases and Disorders. 11. Properties of the Hair and Scalp. 12. Basics of Chemistry. 13. Basics of Electricity. PART III: HAIR CARE. 14. Principles of Hair Design. 15. Scalp Care, Shampooing and Conditioning. 16. Haircutting. 17. Hairstyling. 18. Braiding and Braid Extensions. 19. Wigs and Hair Additions. 20. Chemical Texture Services. 21. Haircoloring. PART IV: SKIN CARE. 22. Hair Removal. 23. Facials. 24. Facial Makeup. PART V: NAIL CARE. 25. Manicuring. 26. Pedicuring. 27. Nail Tips and Wraps. 28. Monomer Liquid and Polymer Powder Nail Enhancements. 29. UV Gels. PART VI: BUSINESS SKILLS. 30. Seeking Employment. 31. On the Job. 32. The Salon Business.