Synopses & Reviews
Milady?s Standard Nail Technology Revised, 5th Edition has been thoroughly revised to include the most up-to-date information available to nail technologists. The text incorporates recommendations from state boards of cosmetology, classroom instructors, school owners, manufacturers, and practitioners, ensuring greater success for students taking the state board examinations and greater protection for nail service clients. The text provides an excellent overview of topics to get a new nail tech started, such as professional image, customer relations, and salon management, while thoroughly teaching the nail technologist how to perform the basic processes that will be the starting point for their career. This revised text also focuses on the scientific knowledge that is most important to the nail tech, removing the medical terminology and information that is not useful to them. Special features of the text include business tips in the form of short stories that present helpful information for a successful career in the nail business; State Regulation Alert, and Here?s A Tip, which direct students to additional sources of information. This is a must-have resource for any student who wants to learn the basics of nail technology and competently prepare for the state board examinations.
This latest edition of Milady's Standard Nail Technology contains new and updated information on many subjects including infection control, product chemistry, manicuring, pedicuring, electric filing, monomer liquid and polymer powder nail enhancements and UV gels. Also included is a completely new chapter, The Creative Touch, loaded with the latest nail art mediums and techniques to enhance the learner's experience. In order to make for easier implementation, select editorial content from Milady's Standard Nail Technology and Milady's Standard Cosmetology have been aligned. This new format makes this the most complete resource for students to kick off their nail technology careers. Also included are brand new photographs and art that depict nail technicians performing their work and serving their clients encompassed by more than 400 pieces of art throughout the book, including procedural art.
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Milady is the leading provider of comprehensive cosmetology educational and professional solutions for over 80 years.
Table of Contents
Part I: ORIENTATION. 1. History and 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 and Growth. 8. Nail Structure and Growth. 9. Nail Diseases and Disorders. 10. Basics of Chemistry. 11. Nail Product Chemistry Simplified. 12. Basics of Electricity. Part III: NAIL CARE. 13. Manicuring. 14. Pedicuring. 15. Electric Filing. 16. Nail Tips and Wraps. 17. Monomer Liquid and Polymer Powder Nail Enhancements. 18. UV Gels. 19. The Creative Touch. Part IV: BUSINESS SKILLS. 20. Seeking Employment. 21. On the Job. 22. The Salon Business.