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Milady's Standard Nail Technology

Product Type: Book
656 pages
8 1/2 X 11 inches
Price: $144.95
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.


  • Over 350 beautiful new photographs (procedural photos, photos depicting nail technicians in appropriate settings).
  • Additional learning elements such as Application Tips, Web Resources, and revised Caution sidebars.
  • Expanded information in technical and procedural chapters such as Electric Filing, UV Gel nails, and Nail Art.
  • Thorough safety and disinfection procedures for daily use in a nail salon, following OSHA and FDA guidelines.
  • Accurate processes for handling an exposure incident (formerly called a "blood spill").
  • Updated and accurate professional terminology.
  • Presents information students need for licensure in a cohesive and streamlined manner.
  • Includes accurate and up-to-date information on infection control and salon sanitation and disinfection.
  • Offers clear and relevant nail product chemistry information.

Author Bio

The Premier Source for Education Resources in Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Makeup, Massage Therapy, Salon & Spa Management and Business Training. Serving the Beauty and Wellness Industry since 1927.
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Table of Contents

1. History and 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 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.
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.
20. Seeking Employment.
21. On the Job.
22. The Salon Business.
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