Milady’s Standard Cosmetology 2008

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2007-07-06
  • Publisher: Milady
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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!

Table of Contents

The Industry Standardp. xiii
Features of This Editionp. xiv
New Organization and Chaptersp. xv
Elements of This Editionp. xvii
Other Elementsp. xix
Extensive Learning/Teaching Packagep. xxi
Contributing Authorsp. xxvi
Acknowledgmentsp. xxxix
Reviewersp. xxxix
Photography Creditsp. xlviii
History & Career Opportunities
Brief History of Cosmetologyp. 4
Career Paths for a Cosmetologistp. 9
A Bright Futurep. 11
Life Skills
The Psychology of Successp. 15
Managing Your Careerp. 18
Goal Settingp. 18
Time Managementp. 19
Study Skillsp. 20
Ethicsp. 21
Personality Development and Attitudep. 22
Your Professional Image
Beauty and Wellnessp. 27
Looking Goodp. 28
Your Physical Presentationp. 29
Communicating for Success
Human Relationsp. 35
Communication Basicsp. 37
The Client Consultationp. 40
Special Issues in Communicationp. 45
In-Salon Communicationp. 48
General Sciences
Infection Control: Principles & Practices
Regulationp. 56
Principles of Infectionp. 60
Principles of Preventionp. 66
Disinfection Proceduresp. 71
Universal Precautionsp. 79
The Professional Salon Imagep. 80
General Anatomy and Physiology
Why Study Anatomy?p. 87
Cellsp. 87
Tissuesp. 89
Organs and Body Systemsp. 89
The Skeletal Systemp. 90
The Muscular Systemp. 93
The Nervous Systemp. 99
The Circulatory Systemp. 103
The Endocrine Systemp. 108
The Digestive Systemp. 108
The Excretory Systemp. 108
The Respiratory Systemp. 109
The Integumentary Systemp. 109
Skin Structure & Growth
Anatomy of the Skinp. 121
Maintaining Skin Healthp. 128
Nail Structure & Growth
The Natural Nailp. 134
Nail Anatomyp. 134
Nail Growthp. 136
Know Your Nailsp. 137
Properties of the Hair & Scalp
Structure of the Hairp. 142
Chemical Composition of Hairp. 144
Hair Analysisp. 147
Hair Growthp. 150
Hair Lossp. 153
Disorders of the Hairp. 156
Disorders of the Scalpp. 158
Basics of Chemistry
Chemistryp. 166
Matterp. 166
Potential Hydrogen (pH)p. 172
Basics of Electricity
Electricityp. 181
Electrical Equipment Safetyp. 183
Electrotherapyp. 184
Other Electrical Equipmentp. 187
Light Therapyp. 187
Hair Care
Principles of Hair Design
Philosophy of Designp. 196
Elements of Hair Designp. 197
Principles of Hair Designp. 202
Influence of Hair Type on Hairstylep. 205
Creating Harmony between Hairstyle and Facial Structurep. 207
Designing for Menp. 214
Client Consultation: Sample Dialoguep. 214
Shampooing, Rinsing, & Conditioning
Understanding Shampoop. 219
Conditionersp. 224
Brushing the Hairp. 227
Scalp Massagep. 228
Shampoo Proceduresp. 231
Basic Principles of Haircuttingp. 243
Client Consultationp. 249
Tools, Body Positions, and Safetyp. 252
Basic Haircutsp. 258
Other Cutting Techniquesp. 281
Clippers and Trimmersp. 292
Client Consultationp. 303
Wet Hairstyling Basicsp. 304
Finger Wavingp. 304
Pin Curlsp. 310
Roller Curlsp. 317
Comb-Out Techniquesp. 321
Hair Wrappingp. 323
Blow-Dry Stylingp. 325
Thermal Hairstylingp. 336
Thermal Hair Straightening (Hair Pressing)p. 347
Styling Long Hairp. 355
Braiding & Braid Extensions
Client Consultationp. 368
Understanding the Basicsp. 370
Braiding the Hairp. 374
Wigs & Hair Enhancements
The Consultationp. 397
Wigsp. 400
Hairpiecesp. 412
Hair Extensionsp. 416
Chemical Texture Services
The Structure of Hairp. 424
The Client Consultationp. 427
Permanent Wavingp. 431
Chemical Hair Relaxersp. 458
Curl Re-Forming (Soft Curl Permanents)p. 470
Why People Color Their Hairp. 479
Hair Factsp. 480
Identifying Natural Hair Color and Tonep. 481
Types of Haircolorp. 485
Consultationp. 490
Selecting Haircolorp. 493
Haircolor Applicationsp. 496
Using Lightenersp. 505
Using Tonersp. 510
Special Effects Haircoloringp. 513
Special Challenges in Haircolor/Corrective Solutionsp. 518
Haircoloring Safety Precautionsp. 525
Skin Care
Skin Diseases & Disorders
Aging of the Skinp. 532
Disorders of the Skinp. 534
Avoiding Skin Problemsp. 541
Hair Removal
Client Consultationp. 549
Permanent Hair Removalp. 551
Methods of Temporary Hair Removalp. 552
Skin Analysis and Consultationp. 563
Determining Skin Typep. 567
Skin Care Productsp. 570
Client Consultationp. 574
Facial Massagep. 577
Electrotherapy and Light Therapyp. 584
Facial Treatmentsp. 587
Aromatherapyp. 599
Facial Makeup
Cosmetics for Facial Makeupp. 605
Makeup Color Theoryp. 613
Basic Makeup Applicationp. 618
Special-Occasion Makeupp. 624
Corrective Makeupp. 625
Artificial Eyelashesp. 633
Safety Precautionsp. 637
Nail Care
Nail Diseases & Disorders
Nail Disordersp. 644
Nail Diseasesp. 649
Nail Technology Suppliesp. 657
Choosing a Nail Shapep. 668
Basic Manicurep. 669
French and American Manicuresp. 680
Conditioning Oil Manicurep. 682
Performing a Man's Manicurep. 682
Paraffin Wax Treatmentp. 686
Hand and Arm Massagep. 689
Spa Manicurep. 692
Aromatherapyp. 692
Pedicure Toolsp. 699
Performing Pedicuresp. 703
Foot Massagep. 705
Beyond the Basic Pedicurep. 713
Nail Tips, Wraps, & No-Light Gels
Nail Tipsp. 725
Nail Wrapsp. 726
No-Light Gelsp. 744
Acrylic (Methacrylate) Nails
"Liquid and Powder" Nail Enhancementsp. 750
Acrylic (Methacrylate) Nail Enhancements Using Formsp. 752
Maintenance and Removal of Acrylic (Methacrylate) Nail Enhancementsp. 767
Odorless Acrylic (Methacrylate) Productsp. 767
Colored Acrylic (Methacrylate) Powdersp. 772
UV Gels
Application of UV Gel Nail Enhancementsp. 777
Maintenance and Removal of UV Gel Nail Enhancementsp. 783
Business Skills
Seeking Employment
Preparing for Licensurep. 792
Preparing for Employmentp. 796
Doing It Rightp. 817
On the Job
Moving from School to Workp. 821
Out in the Real Worldp. 821
Managing Your Moneyp. 827
Discover the Selling Youp. 831
On Your Wayp. 837
The Salon Business
Going into Business for Yourselfp. 841
Operating a Successful Salonp. 848
Selling in the Salonp. 856
In Closing
Use Your Time Wiselyp. 858
Form Good Habitsp. 858
Seek Mentorsp. 858
Explore the Possibilitiesp. 858
Learn the Businessp. 859
Continue to Learnp. 859
Resourcesp. 861
Associationsp. 866
Glossary/Indexp. 868
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