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Milady's Standard Nail Technology

ISBN-10: 1562538829
ISBN-13: 9781562538828
Edition: 4th 2004 (Revised)
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Description: The field of nail technology has undergone many changes as new technologies have developed and new issues have emerged. This fourth edition of the text, Milady?s Art and Science of Nail Technology, has been thoroughly revised to include the most  More...

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Book details

List price: $128.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 7/19/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

The field of nail technology has undergone many changes as new technologies have developed and new issues have emerged. This fourth edition of the text, Milady?s Art and Science of Nail Technology, has been thoroughly revised to include the most up-to-date information available to nail technologists as well as updated supplementary materials for the student and instructor. In addition, this updated text incorporates recommendations from state boards of cosmetology, classroom instructors, school owners, manufacturers, and practitioners. Their helpful suggestions will make learning easier for students, simplify teaching for instructors. This new edition will ensure greater success for students taking the state board examinations, and provide greater protection for nail salon clients.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Getting Started
Your Professional Image
Professional Salon Conduct
Professional Ethics
Your Professional Appearance
Bacteria and Other Infectious Agents
Bacteria
Viruses and Fungus
Parasites
Understanding Infection
Sanitation and Disinfection
Contamination Control
Sterilization
Sanitation
Disinfection
Implements and Other Surfaces
Ultraviolet Ray Sanitizers
Bead "Sterilizers"
Beware of Formalin
Blood Spills
Disinfectant Safety
Universal Sanitation
Safety in the Salon
Common Chemicals Used by Nail Technicians
Learn About the Chemicals in Your Products
OSHA Hazard Communication Standard CFR 1910.1200
Avoiding Overexposure Is Easy!
A Dangerous Misconception
Protect Your Eyes
Other Tips for Working Safely
Cumulative Trauma Disorders
The Science of Nail Technology
Nail Product Chemistry Simplified
Understanding Chemicals
Adhesion and Adhesives
Fingernail Coatings
Avoiding Skin Problems
The Overexposure Principle
Anatomy and Physiology
Cells
Tissues
Organs
Overview of Systems
The Integumentary System
The Skeletal System
The Muscular System
The Nervous System
The Circulatory System
The Endocrine System
The Excretory System
The Respiratory System
The Digestive System
The Nail and Its Disorders
Normal Nail Anatomy
Nail Disorders
Common Nail Disorders and Their Symptoms
The Skin and Its Disorders
Healthy Skin
Structure of the Skin
Skin Disorders
Pigmentation of the Skin
Client Consultation
Determining the Condition of Nails and Skin
Determining Your Client's Needs
Meeting Your Client's Needs
Completing the Client Health/Record Form
Maintaining the Client Service and Product Record
Basic Procedures
Manicuring
Nail Technology Supplies
Choosing a Nail Shape
Plain Manicure
Finishing the Nails
Five Types of Polish Application
Plain Manicure Post-service
French and American Manicures
Reconditioning Hot Oil Manicure
Performing a Man's Manicure
Manicure Using an Electric File
Paraffin Wax Treatment
Hand and Arm Massage
Spa Manicure
Pedicuring
Pedicure Supplies
Pedicures
Foot Massage
More About Pedicuring
Pedicure Instruments
Electric Filing
Are Electric Files Safe?
Types of Files
Choosing an Electric File
Types of Bits Used on the Nail
How to Use the Electric File
Troubleshooting
The Professional in You
Aromatherapy
What is Aromatherapy?
Essential Oils
Carrier Oils
The Hands and Manicures
The Feet and Pedicures
Choosing an Aroma
The Art of Nail Technology
Nail Tips
Supplies for Nail Tips
Nail Tip Application
Alternative Tip Applications
Maintenance and Removal of Tips
Nail Wraps
Fabric Wraps
Fabric Wrap Maintenance, Removal, and Repairs
Paper Wraps
Liquid Nail Wrap
Acrylic Nails
Acrylic Nails Over Forms
Acrylic Backfill
Acrylic Nail Maintenance and Removal
Odorless Acrylics
Light-cured Acrylics
Colored Acrylics
Dipping Methods
Gels
Light-Cured Gel on Tips or Natural Nails
No-Light Gels
No-light Gels and Fiberglass/Silk Wrap
Gel Maintenance and Removal
The Creative Touch
The Basics and Foundation of Nail Art
Creating Nail Art
Freehand Painting
Using an Airbrush for Nail Color and Nail Art
Getting Started and Finished
Two-color Fade
Traditional French Manicure (with Optional Lunula)
The Business of Nail Technology
Salon Business
Your Working Environment
Make Your Decision
Types of Compensation
Booth Rental and Salon Ownership
Interviewing with Success
Keeping Good Personal Records
Understanding Salon Business Records
Booking Appointments
Advertising Yourself
Collecting Payment for Services
Where to Go for Help
Selling Nail Products and Services
Know Your Products and Services
Know What Your Client Needs and Wants
Marketing
Present Your Products and Services
Answer Questions and Objections
Close the Sale
Tracking Your Success
Glossary
Answers to Review Questions
Index

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