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Milady's Standard Nail Technology: Nail Technology

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9781562538828

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1562538829
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Pub. Date:
7/19/2002
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Cengage Learning
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Summary

Milady?s Art and Science of Nail Technology, 4th edition, is a completely updated guide to nail technology, reinforcing the nail technologist?s role. It covers all the recent developments in the practice of nail technology, including new chapters on aromatherapy and electric files. With its? easy-to-read and logical arrangement of topics, excellent use of alerts and tips, and an extensive photographic record of skin and nail diseases in their early stages, this book is as useful and appealing to practicing nail technicians and nail artists as it is to the student.

Table of Contents

Preface xv
Acknowledgments xx
Introduction 1(8)
PART 1 GETTING STARTED
Your Professional Image
Professional Salon Conduct
9(3)
Professional Salon Conduct Toward Clients
9(2)
Professional Salon Conduct Toward Employers and Coworkers
11(1)
Professional Ethics
12(3)
Professional Ethics Toward Clients
13(1)
Professional Ethics Toward Employer and Coworkers
13(2)
Your Professional Appearance
15(6)
Bacteria and Other Infectious Agents
Bacteria
21(2)
Types of Bacteria
21(1)
Classifications of Pathogenic Bacteria
22(1)
Growth and Reproduction of Bacteria
23(1)
Movement of Bacteria
23(1)
Viruses and Fungus
23(2)
Viruses
23(1)
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
23(1)
Fungus and Mold
24(1)
Nail Fungal Infections
24(1)
Mold and Mildew
24(1)
Exposing the Natural Nail
25(1)
Prevention
25(1)
Parasites
25(1)
Rickettsia
25(1)
Understanding Infection
25(10)
Immunity to Infection
26(1)
How Infections Breed in the Salon
26(2)
How Nail Technicians Can Fight Infections
28(7)
Sanitation and Disinfection
Contamination Control
35(1)
Sterilization
35(1)
Sanitation
36(1)
Disinfection
37(3)
Effective Use of Disinfectants
38(1)
Types of Disinfectants
39(1)
Implements and Other Surfaces
40(1)
Ultraviolet Ray Sanitizers
40(1)
Bead ``Sterilizers''
40(3)
Procedure 3-1 Pre-Service Sanitation
41(2)
Beware of Formalin
43(1)
Blood Spills
43(1)
Disinfectant Safety
44(1)
Universal Sanitation
44(7)
Safety in the Salon
Common Chemicals Used by Nail Technicians
51(1)
Learn About the Chemicals in Your Products
52(2)
What Is an MSDS?
52(2)
How You Can Get Material Safety Data Sheets
54(1)
OSHA Hazard Communication Standard CFR 1910.1200
54(4)
Avoiding Overexposure Is Easy!
58(2)
Ventilation Control
58(1)
Local Exhaust
59(1)
Preventing Overexposure to Dusts
60(1)
A Dangerous Misconception
60(1)
Protect Your Eyes
60(1)
Other Tips for Working Safely
61(1)
Cumulative Trauma Disorders
62(9)
What to Do?
63(8)
PART 2 THE SCIENCE OF NAIL TECHNOLOGY
Nail Product Chemistry Simplified
Understanding Chemicals
71(3)
Matter and Energy
71(1)
Molecules and Elements
71(1)
Forms of Matter
71(1)
Chemical Reactions
72(1)
Catalyst
72(1)
Solvents and Solutes
73(1)
Adhesion and Adhesives
74(2)
Adhesives
74(1)
Primers
74(1)
A Clean Start
75(1)
Fingernail Coatings
76(3)
Monomers and Polymers
76(1)
Understanding Polymerizations
77(1)
Simple vs. Cross-linking Polymer Chains
77(1)
Light and Heat Energy
78(1)
Evaporation Coatings
78(1)
``Better for the Nail'' Claims
79(1)
Avoiding Skin Problems
79(3)
Dermatitis
79(1)
Prolonged or Repeated Contact
79(2)
Irritant Contact Dermatitis
81(1)
Remember These Precautions
82(1)
Protect Yourself
82(1)
The Overexposure Principle
82(7)
Anatomy and Physiology
Cells
89(2)
Cell Growth
89(1)
Cell Metabolism
90(1)
Tissues
91(1)
Organs
92(1)
Overview of Systems
92(1)
The Integumentary System
92(1)
The Skeletal System
93(2)
Structure of Bone
93(1)
Joints
94(1)
Bones of the Arm and Hand
94(1)
Bones of the Leg and Foot
94(1)
The Muscular System
95(4)
Muscle Parts
96(1)
Stimulation of Muscles
96(1)
Muscles Affected by Massage
96(3)
The Nervous System
99(2)
The Brain and the Spinal Cord
99(1)
Nerve Cells and Nerves
100(1)
The Circulatory System
101(3)
The Heart
101(2)
The Blood
103(1)
The Endocrine System
104(1)
The Excretory System
105(1)
The Respiratory System
105(1)
The Digestive System
106(7)
The Nail and its Disorders
Normal Nail Anatomy
113(3)
Chemical Content of the Nail
116(1)
Nail Disorders
116(2)
Common Nail Disorders and Their Symptoms
118(15)
The Skin and its Disorders
Healthy Skin
133(1)
Function of the Skin
133(1)
Structure of the Skin
134(4)
Nourishment of the Skin
136(1)
Nerves of the Skin
136(1)
Glands of the Skin
137(1)
Elasticity of the Skin
138(1)
Skin Disorders
138(7)
Lesions of the Skin
138(2)
Inflammations and Infectious Disorders of the Skin
140(3)
Fungal Infections of the Skin
143(2)
Pigmentation of the Skin
145(8)
Client Consultation
Determining the Condition of Nails and Skin
153(1)
Determining Your Client's Needs
154(1)
Meeting Your Client's Needs
155(1)
Completing the Client Health/Record Form
156(3)
Maintaining the Client Service and Product Record
159(6)
PART 3 BASIC PROCEDURES
Manicuring
Nail Technology Supplies
165(10)
Equipment
165(1)
Implements
166(3)
Sanitation for Implements
169(1)
Materials
169(1)
Nail Cosmetics
170(3)
Procedure 10-1 Basic Table Set-Up
173(2)
Choosing a Nail Shape
175(2)
Procedure 10-2 Handling Blood During a Manicure
176(1)
Plain Manicure
177(6)
Three-part Procedure
177(1)
Pre-service
177(1)
Actual Procedure
177(1)
Post-service
177(1)
Procedure 10-3 Performing a Plain Manicure
178(5)
Finishing the Nails
183(1)
Five Types of Polish Application
183(1)
Plain Manicure Post-service
184(1)
French and American Manicures
184(1)
Reconditioning Hot Oil Manicure
185(2)
Supplies
186(1)
Reconditioning Hot Oil Manicure Pre-service
186(1)
Reconditioning Warm Oil Manicure Process
186(1)
Performing a Man's Manicure
187(2)
Manicure Using an Electric File
189(1)
Safety and Sanitation Requirements for Using an Electric File
189(1)
Paraffin Wax Treatment
189(3)
Procedure 10-4 Paraffin Wax Treatment (Performed Before a Manicure)
190(2)
Procedure 10-5 Paraffin Wax Treatment (Performed During a Manicure)
192(1)
Hand and Arm Massage
192(3)
Hand Massage Techniques
193(1)
Arm Massage Techniques
194(1)
Spa Manicure
195(6)
Pedicuring
Pedicure Supplies
201(1)
Pedicures
202(5)
Pedicure Pre-service
202(1)
Pedicure Service
203(1)
Procedure 11-1 Performing a Pedicure
204(2)
Pedicure Post-service
206(1)
Foot Massage
207(3)
Foot Massage Techniques
208(2)
More About Pedicuring
210(2)
Soaks
210(1)
Scrubs
211(1)
Massage Preparations
211(1)
Add-on Products
212(1)
Pedicure Instruments
212(15)
Procedure 11-2 The Full-service Pedicure
217(10)
Electric Filing
Are Electric Files Safe?
227(1)
Do Electric Files Damage Nails?
227(1)
Types of Files
227(1)
Belt-driven
227(1)
Cable-driven
227(1)
Micromotor
228(1)
Hand-held Micromotor
228(1)
Portable
228(1)
Choosing an Electric File
228(4)
Power and Speed
229(1)
Life Expectancy
230(1)
Maintenance and Warranties
230(1)
Cost
230(1)
Bits
230(1)
Concentricity
231(1)
Finish
231(1)
Grits
231(1)
Types of Bits Used on the Nail
232(1)
Sanitation and Disinfection of Bits
233(1)
Rusting
233(1)
How to Use the Electric File
233(3)
Application Technique
233(1)
Shaping Under the Nail and C-curves
234(1)
Backfills
234(1)
Finishing
235(1)
Buffing Oils
235(1)
Troubleshooting
236(1)
Heat
236(1)
Left-handed Technicians
236(1)
Carpal Tunnel
236(1)
Speed
236(1)
The Professional in You
236(5)
Aromatherapy
What is Aromatherapy?
241(1)
Essential Oils
242(2)
Ten Basic Essential Oils
243(1)
Carrier Oils
244(1)
Ways to Use and Apply Essential Oils and Practice Aromatherapy
245(1)
The Hands and Manicures
245(2)
Recipes for Manicures
246(1)
The Feet and Pedicures
247(2)
Recipes for Pedicures
248(1)
Choosing an Aroma
249(8)
Recommended Oils for Pedicures
249(8)
PART 4 THE ART OF NAIL TECHNOLOGY
Nail Tips
Supplies for Nail Tips
257(1)
Nail Tip Application
258(4)
Nail hip Application Pre-service
258(1)
Procedure 14-1 Nail Tip Application
259(2)
Nail Tip Post-service
261(1)
Alternative Tip Applications
262(1)
Tip Well Cutting Application
262(1)
Tip Application with Acrylic
263(1)
Maintenance and Removal of Tips
263(6)
Maintenance
263(1)
Procedure 14-2 Tip Removal
264(5)
Nail Wraps
Fabric Wraps
269(5)
Supplies
269(1)
Nail Wrap Pre-Service
270(1)
Procedure 15-1 Nail Wrap Application
271(2)
Nail Wrap Post-service
273(1)
Fabric Wrap Maintenance, Removal, and Repairs
274(4)
Fabric Wrap Maintenance
274(1)
Procedure 15-2 Two-week Fabric Wrap Maintenance
275(1)
Procedure 15-3 Four-week Fabric Wrap Maintenance
276(1)
Repairs with Fabric Wraps
277(1)
Fabric Wrap Removal
277(1)
Paper Wraps
278(1)
Supplies
278(1)
Liquid Nail Wrap
278(7)
Procedure 15-4 Paper Wrap Application
279(6)
Acrylic Nails
Acrylic Nails Over Forms
285(11)
Supplies for Acrylic Nails
285(2)
Acrylic Nail Pre-service
287(1)
Procedure 16-1 Acrylic Nails Using Forms
288(4)
Acrylic Nail Post-service
292(1)
Procedure 16-2 Acrylic Nails Over Tips or Natural Nails
293(3)
Acrylic Backfill
296(5)
Supplies
296(1)
Procedure 16-3 Acrylic Backfill (Using an Electric File)
297(1)
Procedure 16-4 Acrylic Backfill (Without Using an Electric File)
298(1)
Procedure 16-5 Acrylic Nail Application Over Bitten Nails
299(2)
Acrylic Nail Maintenance and Removal
301(5)
Procedure 16-6 Acrylic Nail Refills
302(1)
Crack Repair For Acrylic Nails
303(1)
Procedure 16-7 Acrylic Nail Crack Repair
304(1)
Procedure 16-8 Acrylic Removal
305(1)
Odorless Acrylics
306(1)
Light-cured Acrylics
306(1)
Colored Acrylics
307(1)
Dipping Methods
307(6)
Gels
Light-Cured Gel on Tips or Natural Nails
313(7)
Supplies
313(1)
Gel Application Pre-service
314(1)
Procedure 17-1 Light-cured Gel Application
315(3)
Gel Application Post-service
318(1)
Procedure 17-2 Light-cured Gel Over Forms
319(1)
No-Light Gels
320(2)
Supplies
320(1)
Procedure 17-3 No-light Gel Application
321(1)
No-light Gels and Fiberglass/Silk Wrap
322(1)
Procedure 17-4 Combining No-light Gels and Fiberglass or Silk Wrap
323(1)
Gel Maintenance and Removal
323(6)
Gel Maintenance
323(1)
Gel Removal
323(6)
The Creative Touch
The Basics and Foundation of Nail Art
329(3)
The Rules
329(1)
The Basics
330(1)
Color Theory
331(1)
Creating Nail Art
332(4)
Gems
332(1)
Foiling
332(1)
Striping Tape
333(1)
Gold Leafing
333(2)
Procedure 18-1 Gold Leaf Application
335(1)
Freehand Painting
336(4)
Brushes
336(2)
Strokes
338(1)
Design Techniques
338(2)
Colored Acrylic Painting
340(1)
Using an Airbrush for Nail Color and Nail Art
340(2)
Airbrush Equipment and Operation
341(1)
Getting Started and Finished
342(5)
Set-up and Practice
342(3)
Procedure 18-2 Airbrushing
345(2)
Two-color Fade
347(3)
Procedure 18-3 Two-color Fade Application
348(2)
Traditional French Manicure (with Optional Lunula)
350(9)
Procedure 18-4 Traditional French Manicure Application
351(8)
PART 5 THE BUSINESS OF NAIL TECHNOLOGY
Salon Business
Your Working Environment
359(1)
The Full-service Salon
359(1)
The Nails-only Salon
359(1)
The Tanning Salon
360(1)
The Salon or Day Spa
360(1)
Make Your Decision
360(1)
Types of Compensation
361(1)
Booth Rental and Salon Ownership
362(1)
Interviewing with Success
362(3)
Look Your Best
363(1)
Your Resume
363(1)
The Interview
364(1)
Keeping Good Personal Records
365(1)
Income
365(1)
Expenses
365(1)
Appointments
365(1)
Understanding Salon Business Records
366(1)
Using Business Records
366(1)
Keeping Client Records
366(1)
Computerization
367(1)
Booking Appointments
367(1)
Advertising Yourself
368(1)
Collecting Payment for Services
368(1)
Where to Go for Help
368(7)
Selling Nail Products and Services
Know Your Products and Services
375(1)
Features
375(1)
Benefits
376(1)
Know What Your Client Needs and Wants
376(1)
Marketing
377(3)
Setting Prices for Your Products and Services
377(1)
Marketing with Salon Literature
378(1)
Marketing through Advertising
378(1)
Marketing with Promotions
379(1)
Target Advertising
380(1)
Present Your Products and Services
380(1)
Sell While You Work
380(1)
Display a List of Your Services
381(1)
Display Your Products
381(1)
Answer Questions and Objections
381(1)
Questions
381(1)
Objections
382(1)
Close the Sale
382(1)
Suggestion Selling
382(1)
Wrap-Up
382(1)
Scheduling Another Appointment
382(1)
Tracking Your Success
383(4)
Filling Your Books
383(1)
Client Retention
384(1)
Setting Goals
384(3)
Glossary 387(8)
Answers to Review Questions 395(14)
Index 409


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