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Milady Standard Barbering

Product Type: Book
829 pages
8 1/2 x 11 inches
Price: $156.95
Milady Standard Barbering, 6th edition, ISBN 9781305100558, provides a comprehensive foundation of barbering. Featuring instruction from industry stars, this book is a required text for most barbering programs. This text is a great companion for our Online Barbering State Board practice test.


  • Procedures have been moved to the back of each chapter to improve flow of content and ensure that they are easily accessible.
  • Nails and manicuring content has been moved to a Nail Care Appendix making it easily accessible for programs to include where applicable.
  • Life Skills chapter expands on the previous Study Skills chapter to include important skills needed post-graduation.
  • Infection Control chapter combines Microbiology and Infection Control and Safe Work Practices content into one updated, comprehensive chapter.
  • Why Study This? feature has been incorporated to aid students in understanding the importance of learning each topic and how it will play a role in their future careers.
  • The Business of Barbering has been updated to include information on booth rentals, social media, and how to start a successful barbering business.
  • Includes over 75 step-by-step procedures accompanied by full color photos to ensure accuracy.
  • Learning Objectives are listed at the start of and throughout each chapter, to help guide the student through the learning process.
  • Learning elements including Focus On, Did you Know?, Safety Cautions, Activities, Tips, State Regulatory Alerts, and Web Resources call attention to valuable information.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The History of Barbering.
Chapter 2: Life Skills.
Chapter 3: Professional Image.
Chapter 4: Infection Control: Principles and Practices.
Chapter 5: Implements, Tools, and Equipment.
Chapter 6: General Anatomy and Physiology.
Chapter 7: Basics of Chemistry.
Chapter 8: Basics of Electricity.
Chapter 9: The Skin- Structure, Disorders, and Diseases.
Chapter 10: Properties and Disorders of the Hair and Scalp.
Chapter 11: Treatment of the Hair and Scalp.
Chapter 12: Men's Facial Massage and Treatments.
Chapter 13: Shaving and Facial Hair Design.
Chapter 14: Men's Haircutting and Styling.
Chapter 15: Men's Hair Replacement.
Chapter 16: Women's Haircutting and Styling.
Chapter 17: Chemical Texture Services.
Chapter 18: Haircoloring and Lightening.
Chapter 19: Preparing for Licensure and Employment.
Chapter 20: Working Behind the Chair.
Chapter 21: The Business of Barbering.
Appendix: Nail Care.
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