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Milady Standard Cosmetology

Product Type: Book
1129 pages
8 1/2 X 11 inches
Price: $146.95
Milady Standard Cosmetology, ISBN 9781285769417, provides a comprehensive foundation for all beauty and wellness professionals. Featuring Creative Direction by celebrity stylist, Ted Gibson, this book is a required text for most Cosmetology programs. This text is a great companion for our Standard Cosmetology State Board Exam Review book and our Online Cosmetology State Board practice test.

This book is also available in: Spanish, Vietnamese


  • Four new natural hair care, step-by-step procedures have been added, helping students establish a more versatile foundation of working with various hair types.
  • The Haircutting chapter has been reorganized into a more systematic approach, progressing from the foundational haircutting principles to more advanced techniques, assisting instructor and students alike.
  • Infection control content was thoroughly revised ensuring students follow the latest health and safety standards to protect themselves and their clients, as well as adhere to state and federal regulations.
  • The Makeup chapter has been updated, offering the essential information in applying basic makeup, as well as false eyelash application services for both strip eyelashes and individual eyelashes, allowing for additional education on these key services.
  • Digital resources, such as eBooks, are available separately, providing an innovative and user-friendly experience. Check out for info!
  • Learning objectives are listed at the start of each chapter, for ease of reference and to reinforce main competencies, and have been modified so each outcome can be measured by reading or practicing lesson content.
  • The end of chapter glossary includes phonetic pronunciations for difficult terms, as well as the page number where the key term is discussed, providing an effective resource for students to create flash cards or study for vocabulary quizzes.
  • Multiple left-handed procedures are included, providing a visual aid for left-handed students.
  • Provides a variety of features such as: Focus On, Did You Know?, Activity, Here's a Tip, Caution, State Regulatory Alert and Web Resources, that are interspersed throughout the text for additional learning and retention.
  • Co-Authored by 12 of the top professionals and educators in the industry: Jason Backe, Carlos Cintron, C. Jeanine Fulton, Diane DaCosta, Dr. Roychen Joseph, Mary Ann Kilgore, Dr. Mark Lees, Veronique Morrison, Aliesh Pierce, Alisha Rimando Botero, Leslie Roste and Ronald Williams.
  • Additional resources for topics such as Natural Hair Care, Braiding, Haircutting, Hair Coloring, Chemical Texture Services, Updos and Razor Cutting are available separately and can be seamlessly used in conjunction with the primary Standard Cosmetology textbook.
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Table of Contents

1.History and Career Opportunities.
2.Life Skills.
3.Your Professional Image.
4.Communicating for Success.
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 Disorders and Diseases.
11.Properties of the Hair and Scalp.
12.Basics of Chemistry.
13.Basics of Electricity.
14.Principles of Hair Design.
15.Scalp Care, Shampooing, and Conditioning.
18.Braiding and Braid Extensions.
19.Wigs and Hair Additions.
20.Chemical Texture Services.
22.Hair Removal.
24.Facial Makeup.
25.Part V: NAIL CARE.
28.Nail Tips and Wraps.
29.Monomer Liquid and Polymer Powder Nail Enhancements.
30.Light Cured Gels.
31. Preparing for Licensure and Employment.
32. On the Job.
33. The Salon Business.
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