Milady's Standard Cosmetology 2008

ISBN-10: 1418049360

ISBN-13: 9781418049362

Edition: 2008

Authors: Arlene Alpert, Margrit Altenburg, Diane Carol Bailey, Letha Barnes, Lisha Barnes

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Milady's Standard Textbook of Cosmetology has led the way in cosmetology education for more than 68 years by changing to meet the evolving needs of students and the market. Having been developed after extensive analysis by educational design experts, this textbook exhibits the most sophisticated methods for relaying information, stimulating thought, aiding comprehension, and enhancing retention. Milady s Standard Cosmetology provides students with the information they will need to pass the licensure exams as well as the most contemporary techniques to ensure success once they are on the job. This revision features a fresh new layout, reorganized chapters, and new photography and illustrations to provide an open, easy-to-follow format that students need with the reliability that is the hallmark of Milady. This edition of Milady s Standard Cosmetology is organized into six parts containing 32 chapters, each written by an industry expert in the field, creating an immediate connection to the professional world. New information on many subjects, including sanitation and infection control, and haircoloring has been included. The result is the most reliable cosmetology textbook available, one that covers all essential information in a contemporary, easy-to-use manner. While Milady s Standard Cosmetology is the center of the curriculum, students and educators have a wide range of supplements from which to choose. All supplements have been revised and updated to complement the new edition of the textbook. This book will serve as a valuable guide, and students will refer to it again and again throughout their career!
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List price: $130.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 7/6/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 960
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.840
Language: English

Letha Barnes is a third-generation educator and school owner. In her more than 40 years in career education, she has achieved many accomplishments. She served the State of New Mexico for 10 years as the school representative on the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists, holding the position of vice-chairman or chairman. She is a former president of the American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS), during which she spearheaded the effort to re-establish the educational branch of the association, which is known today as Cosmetology Educators of America (CEA). As an approved provider of continuing education and former Director of the Career Institute, she has presented continuing-education programs to thousands of educators, professionals, and students throughout the United States and Canada. She has been a speaker at regional, national, and international events, including Hairworld '96, Great Clips for Hair National Conventions, AACS Mid-Year Conferences, AACS annual conventions, the National Interstate Council of State Boards annual conferences, and numerous CEA conventions. She is well known for her highly energetic presentations and her passion for education. She has testified before the New Mexico State Senate and a U.S. Congressional Subcommittee on behalf of career education. She served as a school owner commissioner, an academic commissioner, and first vice-chairman for the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Science (NACCAS) and taught their Accreditation Workshops for over 10 years. In addition, she has contributed to numerous other works for Cengage Learning, including instructor tools for cosmetology, fundamentals esthetics, advanced esthetics, nail technology and instructor training. She has also developed and authored four editions of the Essential Companion Study Guide that accompanies the Standard: Cosmetology core textbook.

The Industry Standard
Features of This Edition
New Organization and Chapters
Elements of This Edition
Other Elements
Extensive Learning/Teaching Package
Contributing Authors
Photography Credits
History & Career Opportunities
Brief History of Cosmetology
Career Paths for a Cosmetologist
A Bright Future
Life Skills
The Psychology of Success
Managing Your Career
Goal Setting
Time Management
Study Skills
Personality Development and Attitude
Your Professional Image
Beauty and Wellness
Looking Good
Your Physical Presentation
Communicating for Success
Human Relations
Communication Basics
The Client Consultation
Special Issues in Communication
In-Salon Communication
General Sciences
Infection Control: Principles & Practices
Principles of Infection
Principles of Prevention
Disinfection Procedures
Universal Precautions
The Professional Salon Image
General Anatomy and Physiology
Why Study Anatomy?
Organs and Body Systems
The Skeletal System
The Muscular System
The Nervous System
The Circulatory System
The Endocrine System
The Digestive System
The Excretory System
The Respiratory System
The Integumentary System
Skin Structure & Growth
Anatomy of the Skin
Maintaining Skin Health
Nail Structure & Growth
The Natural Nail
Nail Anatomy
Nail Growth
Know Your Nails
Properties of the Hair & Scalp
Structure of the Hair
Chemical Composition of Hair
Hair Analysis
Hair Growth
Hair Loss
Disorders of the Hair
Disorders of the Scalp
Basics of Chemistry
Potential Hydrogen (pH)
Basics of Electricity
Electrical Equipment Safety
Other Electrical Equipment
Light Therapy
Hair Care
Principles of Hair Design
Philosophy of Design
Elements of Hair Design
Principles of Hair Design
Influence of Hair Type on Hairstyle
Creating Harmony between Hairstyle and Facial Structure
Designing for Men
Client Consultation: Sample Dialogue
Shampooing, Rinsing, & Conditioning
Understanding Shampoo
Brushing the Hair
Scalp Massage
Shampoo Procedures
Basic Principles of Haircutting
Client Consultation
Tools, Body Positions, and Safety
Basic Haircuts
Other Cutting Techniques
Clippers and Trimmers
Client Consultation
Wet Hairstyling Basics
Finger Waving
Pin Curls
Roller Curls
Comb-Out Techniques
Hair Wrapping
Blow-Dry Styling
Thermal Hairstyling
Thermal Hair Straightening (Hair Pressing)
Styling Long Hair
Braiding & Braid Extensions
Client Consultation
Understanding the Basics
Braiding the Hair
Wigs & Hair Enhancements
The Consultation
Hair Extensions
Chemical Texture Services
The Structure of Hair
The Client Consultation
Permanent Waving
Chemical Hair Relaxers
Curl Re-Forming (Soft Curl Permanents)
Why People Color Their Hair
Hair Facts
Identifying Natural Hair Color and Tone
Types of Haircolor
Selecting Haircolor
Haircolor Applications
Using Lighteners
Using Toners
Special Effects Haircoloring
Special Challenges in Haircolor/Corrective Solutions
Haircoloring Safety Precautions
Skin Care
Skin Diseases & Disorders
Aging of the Skin
Disorders of the Skin
Avoiding Skin Problems
Hair Removal
Client Consultation
Permanent Hair Removal
Methods of Temporary Hair Removal
Skin Analysis and Consultation
Determining Skin Type
Skin Care Products
Client Consultation
Facial Massage
Electrotherapy and Light Therapy
Facial Treatments
Facial Makeup
Cosmetics for Facial Makeup
Makeup Color Theory
Basic Makeup Application
Special-Occasion Makeup
Corrective Makeup
Artificial Eyelashes
Safety Precautions
Nail Care
Nail Diseases & Disorders
Nail Disorders
Nail Diseases
Nail Technology Supplies
Choosing a Nail Shape
Basic Manicure
French and American Manicures
Conditioning Oil Manicure
Performing a Man's Manicure
Paraffin Wax Treatment
Hand and Arm Massage
Spa Manicure
Pedicure Tools
Performing Pedicures
Foot Massage
Beyond the Basic Pedicure
Nail Tips, Wraps, & No-Light Gels
Nail Tips
Nail Wraps
No-Light Gels
Acrylic (Methacrylate) Nails
"Liquid and Powder" Nail Enhancements
Acrylic (Methacrylate) Nail Enhancements Using Forms
Maintenance and Removal of Acrylic (Methacrylate) Nail Enhancements
Odorless Acrylic (Methacrylate) Products
Colored Acrylic (Methacrylate) Powders
UV Gels
Application of UV Gel Nail Enhancements
Maintenance and Removal of UV Gel Nail Enhancements
Business Skills
Seeking Employment
Preparing for Licensure
Preparing for Employment
Doing It Right
On the Job
Moving from School to Work
Out in the Real World
Managing Your Money
Discover the Selling You
On Your Way
The Salon Business
Going into Business for Yourself
Operating a Successful Salon
Selling in the Salon
In Closing
Use Your Time Wisely
Form Good Habits
Seek Mentors
Explore the Possibilities
Learn the Business
Continue to Learn
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