Milady’s Student Reference for Anatomy and Physiology has been revised and expanded. This all-new edition includes more comprehensive coverage of the various body systems as well as brief descriptions of each system to increase understanding of the system’s function. This must-have reference for the beauty and wellness student includes cross sections and multiple views of eleven main body systems. This is the perfect addition to any cosmetology, barbering, nail technology, esthetics or massage therapy student’s study materials.
The Beauty & Wellness Dictionary for Cosmetologists, Barbers, Estheticians, and Nail Technicians, is a comprehensive, easy-to-use, A to Z reference of beauty and wellness-related terms. This edition features hundreds of updated definitions, providing their meaning as well as application in areas such as anatomy, cosmetic chemistry, electricity, dermatology, esthetics, hair, nutrition, and all the fields that collectively make up the beauty and wellness industry. In addition to 150 color photos and 40 illustrations throughout, the Appendix also has 24 tables, charts, and detailed anatomical drawings for the user.
Acne is not just an adolescent concern; problem skin can continue into adulthood. Clearing Concepts: A Guide to Acne Treatment is a science-based practical guide for treating clients of all ages who are suffering from acne and other skin problems. The text is presented in an easy-to-read format that educates as it makes concepts clear and simple to implement. Sections on “treatment” demonstrate analysis techniques and clinical hands-on treatment methods. While there is no cure, acne and other skin problems can be brought under control through diligent topical esthetic care.
Accidents happen, even in the structured, pampering environment of a professionally-run salon or spa. How often have you asked yourself “What would I do if…?” What would you do if a client had a heart attack or suddenly stopped breathing? What should you do if your client is burned or breaks out in a strange rash during treatment? The Esthetician’s Guide to Client Safety and Wellness is designed to offer practical, safety-based information and tips to decrease the possibility of infection, as well as accidents or injuries during treatment or service. An entire section is dedicated to cautions and contraindications relating to medications that can affect treatment choices, especially for clients dealing with health conditions. Considering the many inherent exposures – not only to the client but to those actually working in the spa, clinic and salon environment – the Esthetician’s Guide to Client Safety and Wellness is an essential tool and an invaluable resource for esthetic and cosmetology professionals.
Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified, Fifth Edition is the most current, comprehensive and straightforward textbook of its kind. This new edition thoroughly explains the theory and application of the essential concepts of hair chemistry that are simply not covered in other texts. Material unique to this text boldly presents the concept, importance and relevance of pH in cosmetics. Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified is the essential chemistry textbook for cosmetology students and even the most experienced hairstylist will gain confidence and control as they learn the dynamics of the chemical services they perform everyday in the salon. Consumers will find this reference invaluable in making intelligent, informed decisions about the effectiveness, safety, and value of the hair care services they receive and the products they buy and use.
This full-color, spiral bound text contains 20 haircoloring procedures and 9 chemical texturing procedures. Nearly all of these are only available in this supplement. Each procedure is presented step-by-step with text and photos to ensure accuracy.
This full-color, spiral bound text contains 25 women’s haircuts and finishes and 10 men’s haircuts not found in the Milady Standard Cosmetology textbook. Each procedure is presented step-by-step with text and photos to ensure accuracy.
The second edition of Microdermabrasion, from Milady’s Aesthetician Series, takes a unique and highly effective approach in addressing the advanced training needs of aestheticians working in medical skin care facilities, day spas and resort spas. Individuals will begin to understand the indications, contraindications and significant medical information necessary for clinical microdermabrasion. A host of case studies helps the reader evaluate and interpret the material. Clinicians will be able to work through specific case histories to improve their knowledge based on their own relevant experiences. Specific instructions for procedures are outlined in working documents, making the implementation process easy for the clinician, physician or facility. The approach used in this book is unique, using policy and procedure guides as well as case studies to create a real-life study of microdermabrasion.
Milady Standard Barbering, 6th edition, continues to be the leading resource in barbering education, providing students with the foundational principles and techniques needed to be successful while in school, pass their licensing exam, and launch them into a thriving career. Incorporating new photography, artwork and overall layout, the look and feel of this edition has been transformed, resulting in a sleek and clean design to engage and inspire today’s student. Content has been updated within each chapter with a major focus on the procedures, infection control, life skills and business chapters, just to name a few. In addition, classic techniques have been paired with contemporary looks to ensure success both while in school and beyond to employment. As the only textbook that provides an integrated set of resources to enhance the teaching and learning process, this new edition continues its long history of setting the standard in barbering education.
Milady has evolved for over 85 years to become what it is today, the cornerstone of beauty and wellness education. We are very excited and proud to announce the latest edition of Milady Standard Cosmetology, the most commonly used resource in cosmetology education.
Milady Standard Esthetics: Advanced, second edition is an essential tool for students enrolled in advanced esthetics programs and critical for anyone serious about achieving a higher level of success in the beauty and wellness field. This new edition demonstrates Milady’s commitment to providing the most current, cutting-edge educational resources to esthetic students and professionals anxious to expand and perfect their skills in one of the fastest growing industries of the day. It responds to the increasing demand for a more robust knowledge of skin care principles and techniques resulting from trends in medical esthetics as well as in hospitality and tourism.
Milady Standard Esthetics: Fundamentals, 11th edition, is the essential source for basic esthetics training. This 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 these up-to-date texts play a critical role in creating a strong foundation for the esthetics student. Packaged together for a complete curriculum, Milady Standard Foundations focuses on introductory topics including science basics, infection control and the importance of soft/business skills while Milady Standard Esthetics: Fundamentals, 12th edition focuses on the esthetics-specific content essential to becoming a licensed professional.
The Milady Standard Haircutting System is a formalized system designed to make teaching and learning the foundational principles of haircutting easier, while ensuring a solid understanding of the technical and creative aspects of haircutting that will set students up for success throughout their career.
This cutting-edge addition to the Milady Standard offerings is aimed at anyone and everyone with a passion and desire for becoming a makeup artist or working in the world of makeup. Milady Standard Makeup is a full-color text, packed with more than 800 photos and illustrations, covering everything from anatomy and physiology to color theory, product types and tools. Readers will also learn how to create natural looks and deal with particular skin types such as mature and acne-prone skin.
Milady Standard Nail Technology, 7th Edition is packed with information on several important topics including infection control, manicuring, pedicuring, chemistry, UV and LED gels, and the salon business. Procedural photography enhances step-by-step instructions for the student. Also included, is a “Why Study?” section at the beginning of each chapter, outlining the importance of understanding the concepts presented. Chapter objectives provide students and instructors with measurable, outcomes-based goals that can later be assessed using the end-of-chapter review questions. This edition of Milady Standard Nail Technology gives the aspiring nail technician the tools they need to pass their licensure exam and to launch themselves into a rewarding and successful career.
The field of nail technology continues to grow with new breakthroughs in product technologies, application techniques and business strategy. The new Milady Standard Nail Technology plays a critical role in creating a strong foundation for nail students. Packaged together for a complete curriculum, Milady Standard Foundations focuses on introductory topics including science basics, infection control and the importance of soft/business skills while Milady Standard Nail Technology, 8th edition focuses on the nail-specific content essential to becoming a licensed professional.
Milady Standard Natural Hair Care and Braiding is designed to be the training resource of choice for individuals committed to nurturing textured hair and providing excellent natural hair care services. This book introduces the technical and creative aspects of braiding, styling, and grooming hair that is naturally curly, kinky, or multi-textured. Also included, are 17 procedures with step-by-step photos and detailed instructions in techniques for styling and grooming natural hair and natural hair additions. This is a “must have” for those who are serious about developing a wide range of services and building a broad, diverse client base—crucial elements for success in the flourishing hair care industry.
Milady Standard Razor Cutting is a resource for students who are interested in practicing this precision-based razor cutting method, recognized worldwide. Celebrity stylist, Nick Arrojo, takes students from the basic fundamentals of razoring to mastering three razor haircuts that give them the opportunity to implement the core skills of this effective and artistic cutting technique. This text will help give students the tools they need, including a level of comfort with this style of cutting, that will help them create fashionable, low-maintenance, modern hairstyles that their clients will love.
Milady Standard Shaving is a comprehensive guide to learning the art of straight razor shaving. This resource provides everything students need to know from tools and implements, infection control guidelines, and step-by-step shaving procedures. This is the perfect supplement for those students that need to demonstrate straight razor shaving techniques for their cosmetology licensing exam and want to add the popular art of straight razor shaving to their skill-set.
Milady Standard Updos teaches the essential steps to design and create updos inspired by looks on the red carpet. Photo-driven, step-by-step instructions clearly demonstrate twenty-five different hairstyles, all of which are based on classic techniques and fashion-forward looks. Each procedure provides the opportunity to master a different set of skills that will increase confidence and the ability to provide future clients with wearable looks suitable for any occasion.
Not Licensed to Fail: A Growth Journal for Beauty Professionals is a goal setting journal tailored to students. This journal will help them to break down the daily steps needed to take toward their goals over a 4-week journey. With mentoring prompts, selfcare activities, and inspirational quotes to keep them motivated, Not Licensed To Fail will support your students every step of the way. Success is personal; Not Licensed to Fail will help them to define and achieve their own success path.
Peels and Chemical Exfoliation, from Milady’s Aesthetician Series, successfully exposes the reader to a broad understanding of the use of specific peeling agents and how they react on the skin. In this text, the author addresses the advanced educational needs of aestheticians and nurses in such settings as medical skin care facilities, day spas and resort spas. Through specific case studies, clinicians will improve their knowledge of the peeling process. These studies validate and underscore the clinical information. Unique to this publication is an expanded chapter dedicated to peeling agents, indications for use and predictable outcomes. Finally, policy and procedure guides show the clinician, physician or facility how to implement ideas and programs.
Permanent Makeup: Tips and Techniques, part of Milady’s Aesthetician Series, focuses on the newest techniques and the latest trends in permanent makeup, one of the hottest procedures in the aesthetics industry today. This growing industry is also one of the most technique-sensitive with high demand for informed permanent makeup artists in plastic surgeon’s offices, cosmetic dermatologist’s offices, and spas. Permanent Makeup: Tips and Techniques is designed to provide readers with comprehensive information regarding FDA and state laws, and current studies. Readers are also introduced to anatomy and physiology relating to permanent makeup and exercises are included to help reinforce the information. A section on tools and how they relate to the procedures is included, as well as information on inks and their different pigments, organic and inorganic pigments, and the various results achieved. With photos to help illustrate the techniques, this book is an absolute necessity for the permanent makeup professional.