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Milady Standard Nail Technology : 7th Edition - Milady

Milady Standard Nail Technology

7th Edition

By: Milady

Paperback Published: 15th January 2014
ISBN: 9781285080475
Number Of Pages: 535

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Milady Standard Nail Technology, 7th Edition is packed with new and updated information on several important topics including infection control, manicuring, pedicuring, chemistry, UV gels, and the salon business. Brand new procedural photography enhances step-by-step instructions for the student. Also included, is a new “Why Study?” section at the beginning of each chapter, outlining the importance of understanding the concepts presented. Chapter objectives have also been revised to provide students and instructors with measurable, outcomes-based goals that can later be assessed using the end-of-chapter review questions. This latest edition of Milady Standard Nail Technology gives the aspiring nail technician the tools they need to launch themselves into a rewarding and successful career.

New to this Edition

  • All-new, full-color photographs, including photos of nail disorders and procedural photographs showing gloved hands, are now included.

  • Increased coverage of business skills includes information on opening your own salon, franchise ownership, operations, laws, regulations and much more.

  • Expanded information on nail art mediums and techniques.

  • Detailed information on preventing dust and chemical fume inhalation overexposure, source capture ventilation systems, and use of N-95 dust masks.

About the Author

Milady 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.

Industry Reviews

'Milady has been the choice of textbook at all of the schools I have been employed, including the current college in which I facilitate. The information contained in the textbooks continues to evolve and allow students to learn practical applicable accurate industry driven content. I commend the companies continued effort to allow our industry to grow and remain current.' - Kimberly Cutter-Williams, M.Ed., Savannah Technical College

'The emphasis placed on Communications, Life Skills and Nail art sold me. As the leading factors in business success for the current nail industry I was really pleased to see the adjustments and attention to their development.' - Yota Batsaras, Salon Owner and previous instructor, Marinello School of Beauty


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, Growth, and Nutrition.

8. Nail Structure and Growth.

9. Nail Disorders and Diseases.

10. The Basics of Chemistry.

11. Nail Product Chemistry Simplified.

12. The 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 and LED Gels.

19. The Creative Touch.


20. Seeking Employment.

21. On the Job.

22. The Salon Business.

ISBN: 9781285080475
ISBN-10: 1285080475
Series: Mindtap Course List
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 535
Published: 15th January 2014
Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 18.9  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 1.29
Edition Number: 7
Edition Type: Revised

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