Synopses & Reviews
Milady's Standard Esthetics Fundamentals, tenth edition is an introductory text for students who are enrolled in an esthetics training course up to 600 hours. The text is designed to deliver a complete overview of all of the information necessary to introduce a newcomer to the world of professional skin care, including human anatomy, chemistry, electricity, skin analysis, conditions and disorders. Learners are given a comprehensive tour of the most well-known, best-used treatment techniques and services requested by clients: facial massage, the use of facial machines, hair removal, advanced topicals and makeup. The material covers the history of and the opportunities in Esthetics, as well as how to create a competent and lasting professional image and effectively communicate for success in the skin care business. The text prepares the learner for management of the skin care business operations and successful retailing of products and services.
Milady Standard Esthetics Fundamentals, 11th edition, is the essential source for basic esthetics training. This new edition builds upon Milady's strong tradition of providing students and instructors with the best beauty and wellness education tools for their future. The rapidly expanding field of esthetics has taken a dramatic leap forward in the past decade, and this up-to-date text plays a critical role in creating a strong foundation for the esthetics student. Focusing on introductory topics, including history and opportunities in skin care, anatomy and physiology, and infection control and disorders, it lays the groundwork for the future professional to build their knowledge. The reader can then explore the practical skills of a skin care professional, introducing them to the treatment environment, basic facial treatments, hair removal, and the technology likely to be performed in the salon or spa setting.
About the Author
Joel Gerson has been called the "Master of Skin Care Education" because he is a firm believer in education; as a teacher of skin care, facial treatments, and makeup, he has developed a number of educational audio-visual teaching aids. Mr. Gerson also travels extensively throughout the United States, Europe, and the Far East presenting educational seminars and lectures. He has served as a consultant for a number of major manufacturers working on product development for the industry, and his educational concepts have been presented at major cosmetology shows. Mr. Gerson's professional credits include: Resident makeup artist for The House of Revlon, NY, Spokesman for Lever Brothers, NY, Vice President of Education for Christine Valmy, Inc., NY, Technical Director for the International School for Estheticians and Makeup Specialists, NY. Mr. Gerson is a licensed cosmetologist and holds a teaching license for Esthetics, Scientific Facial Treatments, and Makeup from the University of the State of New York.
Table of Contents
PART I: ORIENTATION. 1. History and Career Opportunities in Esthetics. 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. Basics of Chemistry. 8. Basics of Electricity. 9. Basics of Nutrition. PART III: SKIN SCIENCES. 10. Physiology and Histology of the Skin. 11. Disorders and Diseases of the Skin. 12. Skin Analysis. 13. Skin Care Products: Chemistry, Ingredients, and Selection. PART IV: ESTHETICS. 14. The Treatment Room. 15. Facial Treatments. 16. Facial Massage 17. Facial Machines. 18. Hair Removal. 19. Advanced Topics and Treatments. 20. The World of Makeup. PART V: BUSINESS SKILLS. 21. Career Planning. 22. The Skin Care Business. 23. Selling Products and Services.