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Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012, 12th Edition

  • Milady
  • ISBN-10: 1439059292  |  ISBN-13: 9781439059296
  • 1040 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2008, 2004, 2000
  • © 2012 | Published
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About

Overview

Since 1938, the Milady Standard Cosmetology has been the premier textbook for Cosmetology education. Each subsequent edition has evolved with the changing styles of the era while maintaining a firm foundation in the basic procedures and applications of beauty culture that have endured for generations. Building upon the strong pedagogical features of previous editions, the Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012 is vibrant and colorful to capture the visual learner's interest and focus their attention on the subject matter which is the cornerstone of their education. The Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012 textbook takes advantage of the most sophisticated methods for relaying information, stimulating thought, aiding comprehension, and enhancing retention. This new edition contains a completely revised section on infection control principles and practices, new procedures, and revised and updated chapters written by industry experts, as well as step-by-step procedures demonstrated specifically for left-handed individuals. Educators and students have access to over twenty instructor tools and student supplements which greatly increase the chances for student success and make lesson planning simple. Each supplement has been tailored to fit the exact needs of the cosmetology student and match the changes made to the new edition. The Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012 is the basis for your students' success during their education and will continue to be a valuable resource as they progress through their careers.

Features and Benefits

  • All of Milady's core textbooks for cosmetology, esthetics, nail technology and barbering are aligned so that any information appearing in another text now matches.
  • The book is logically laid out with content from chapter to chapter building upon itself.
  • Presents information students need for licensure in a cohesive and streamlined manner.
  • Extensive coverage of the science behind cosmetology including Anatomy and Physiology, Chemistry and Electricity.
  • The book was extensively reviewed by schools, instructors, and subject matter experts to provide accuracy and new material.
  • Each chapter contains sidebar content that informs and guides the student by using anecdotal as well as real-life information.
  • Review questions and glossaries in each chapter help students retain knowledge and study efficiently.

Table of Contents

1. History and Career Opportunities.
2. Life Skills.
3. Your Professional Image.
4. Communicating for Success
PART II: GENERAL SCIENCES.
5. Infection Control.
6. General Anatomy and Physiology.
7. Skin Structure, Growth and Nutrition.
8. Skin Disorders and Diseases.
9. Nail Structure and Growth
10. Nail Diseases and Disorders.
11. Properties of the Hair and Scalp.
12. Basics of Chemistry.
13. Basics of Electricity.
PART III: HAIR CARE.
14. Principles of Hair Design.
15. Scalp Care, Shampooing and Conditioning
16. Haircutting
17. Hairstyling
18. Braiding and Braid Extensions
19. Wigs and Hair Additions
20. Chemical Texture Services
21. Haircoloring
PART IV: SKIN CARE.
22. Hair Removal
23. Facials
24. Facial Makeup
PART V: NAIL CARE.
25. Manicuring
26. Pedicuring
27. Nail Tips and Wraps
28. Monomer Liquid and Polymer Powder Nail Enhancements
29. UV Gels
PART VI: BUSINESS SKILLS.
30. Seeking Employment.
31. On the Job.
32. The Salon Business.

What's New

  • Pre- and post-service procedures have been developed and now appear in each chapter for easy reference.
  • Procedures have been placed at the end of each chapter to avoid interruption of the main content.
  • Ten left-handed procedures provide a visual aid for left-handed students.
  • Information on Infection Control has been updated. Information on cleaning, disinfecting, sterilization, theory and methods of infection control are emphasized to reinforce the importance of this topic.
  • The book has been completely redesigned to present visual excitement, interesting and new graphics, and more than 750 new photos and illustrations.

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  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1439059306 | ISBN-13: 9781439059302

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Bundle: Text + Beauty and Wellness CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card

ISBN-10: 1133615406 | ISBN-13: 9781133615408

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Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133281575 | ISBN-13: 9781133281573)

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Haircutting Supplement Instructor Resource on CD  (ISBN-10: 1439058822 | ISBN-13: 9781439058824)

This resource contains lesson plans and instructor support slides to help implement Haircutting for Milady Standard Cosmetology into your curriculum.

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Haircoloring and Chemical Texture Services Supplement Instructor Resource on CD for Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012  (ISBN-10: 1439058849 | ISBN-13: 9781439058848)

This resource contains lesson plans and instructor support slides to help implement Haircoloring and Chemical Texture Services for Milady Standard Cosmetology into your curriculum.

Instructor Support Slides on CD  (ISBN-10: 1439059268 | ISBN-13: 9781439059265)

This CD-Rom provides a chapter-by-chapter outline of important discussion topics in Microsoft PowerPoint with hundreds of slides featuring images that correlate with the text, with the added features of graphics, sound effects and animation to capture the visual learner's interest. Files can be downloaded to the instructor's computer and edited as desired. This is a saleable only product.

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Spanish Translated Instructor Support Slides on CD  (ISBN-10: 1439058865 | ISBN-13: 9781439058862)

This CD-Rom provides a chapter-by-chapter outline of important discussion topics in Microsoft PowerPoint with hundreds of slides featuring images that correlate with the text, with the added features of graphics, sound effects and animation to capture the visual learner's interest. Files can be downloaded to the instructor's computer and edited as desired. This is a saleable only product.

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Spanish Translated Course Management Guide on CD  (ISBN-10: 1439059144 | ISBN-13: 9781439059142)

This resource contains every page of the printed Course Management Guide, with the addition of a computerized testbank. Also included is a library of images featured in the text so you can create your own handouts or presentations for your classroom. The files are in PDF format, not Microsoft Word, and must be opened with Adobe Reader, a free software program. This is a saleable only product.

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Course Management Guide on CD  (ISBN-10: 1439059276 | ISBN-13: 9781439059272)

This resource contains every page of the printed Course Management Guide, with the addition of a computerized testbank. Also included is a library of images featured in the text so you can create your own handouts or presentations for your classroom. The files are in PDF format, not Microsoft Word, and must be opened with Adobe Reader, a free software program. This is a saleable only product.

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Course Management Guide Binder  (ISBN-10: 1439059284 | ISBN-13: 9781439059289)

This is the primary instructor resource to Milady Standard Cosmetology, 2012. It contains all of the tools educators need to make teaching exceptional and easy as well as facilitate strong classroom management. This will dramatically increase student interest and understanding.

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Haircutting Supplement DVD Series  (ISBN-10: 1439058814 | ISBN-13: 9781439058817)

This DVD Series demonstrates the cuts from the Haircutting Supplement for Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012 within two DVDs.

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Haircoloring and Chemical Texture Services Supplement DVD Series  (ISBN-10: 1439058830 | ISBN-13: 9781439058831)

This DVD Series demonstrates the custs from the Haircoloring and Chemical Texture Services Supplement for Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012 within two DVDs.

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Interactive Games on CD  (ISBN-10: 1439058857 | ISBN-13: 9781439058855)

This CD-ROM is an entertaining and creative resource for the cosmetology instructor looking to increase student retention of knowledge and skills. This resource offers four different interactive games based on popular television game shows.

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Milady U Online Licensing Preparation: Cosmetology 2012 (1-15 Users)  (ISBN-10: 1439059063 | ISBN-13: 9781439059067)

Milady U Online Licensing Preparation: Cosmetology is created to offer students a fast and convenient way to prepare for their state licensing exams. Tens of thousands of students have successfully used Milady U Online Licensing Preparation Courses to pass their State Boards with flying colors. This course offers review and chapter tests for each of the chapters in the corresponding textbook plus comprehensive tests with new exams created from a pool of hundreds of questions. Extensive reports help students determine areas of study to focus on. They can review the topics they want on their own schedule. Go to www.miladyonline.cengage.com for more information.

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Milady U Online Licensing Preparation: Cosmetology 2012 (16-25 Users)  (ISBN-10: 1439059055 | ISBN-13: 9781439059050)

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Milady U Online Licensing Preparation: Cosmetology 2012 (26-50 Users)  (ISBN-10: 1439059047 | ISBN-13: 9781439059043)

Milady U Online Licensing Preparation: Cosmetology is created to offer students a fast and convenient way to prepare for their state licensing exams. Tens of thousands of students have successfully used Milady U Online Licensing Preparation Courses to pass their State Boards with flying colors. This course offers review and chapter tests for each of the chapters in the corresponding textbook plus comprehensive tests with new exams created from a pool of hundreds of questions. Extensive reports help students determine areas of study to focus on. They can review the topics they want on their own schedule. Go to www.miladyonline.cengage.com for more information.

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Milady U Online Licensing Preparation: Cosmetology 2012 (51-100 Users)  (ISBN-10: 1439059039 | ISBN-13: 9781439059036)

Milady U Online Licensing Preparation: Cosmetology is created to offer students a fast and convenient way to prepare for their state licensing exams. Tens of thousands of students have successfully used Milady U Online Licensing Preparation Courses to pass their State Boards with flying colors. This course offers review and chapter tests for each of the chapters in the corresponding textbook plus comprehensive tests with new exams created from a pool of hundreds of questions. Extensive reports help students determine areas of study to focus on. They can review the topics they want on their own schedule. Go to www.miladyonline.cengage.com for more information.

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Haircoloring and Chemical Texture Services for Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012  (ISBN-10: 1439058946 | ISBN-13: 9781439058947)

This full-color spiral bound supplement to Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012 contains 14 haircoloring procedures, and 10 chemical texture services. Nearly all of these are only available in this supplement. Each procedure is presented step-by-step with text and photos to ensure accuracy.

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Spanish Translated Haircoloring and Chemical Texture Services Supplement  (ISBN-10: 1439058938 | ISBN-13: 9781439058930)

This full-color, spiral-bound book contains new advanced coloring and texturing procedures building upon the foundations taught in Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012 with step-by-step accuracy.

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Haircutting for Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012  (ISBN-10: 1439058962 | ISBN-13: 9781439058961)

This full-color spiral bound supplement to Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012 contains 26 women's haircuts and finishes, and 10 men's haircuts not found in the Milady Standard Cosmetology textbook. Each procedure is presented step-by-step with text and photos to ensure accuracy.

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Online Licensing Preparation: Cosmetology 2012  (ISBN-10: 1439059179 | ISBN-13: 9781439059173)

Online Licensing Preparation: Cosmetology is created to offer students a fast and convenient way to prepare for their state licensing exams. Tens of thousands of students have successfully used Milady's Licensing Preparation Courses to pass their State Boards with flying colors. This course offers review and chapter tests for each of the chapters in the corresponding textbook plus comprehensive tests with new exams created from a pool of hundreds of questions. Extensive reports help students determine areas of study to focus on. They can review the topics they want on their own schedule. Go to www.miladyonline.cengage.com for more information.

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Exam Review  (ISBN-10: 1439059217 | ISBN-13: 9781439059210)

This is the primary student supplement to Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012. The Exam Review contains chapter-by-chapter questions in multiple-choice formats to help students prepare for their state board exams. The answer key at the back of the book allows students to check accuracy and identify weak areas.

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Spanish Translated Haircutting Supplement  (ISBN-10: 1439058954 | ISBN-13: 9781439058954)

This full-color, spiral-bound book contains new advanced cutting procedures building upon the foundations taught in Milady’s Standard Cosmetology 2012 with step-by-step accuracy.

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DVD Series  (ISBN-10: 1439058970 | ISBN-13: 9781439058978)

Milady Standard Cosmetology DVD Series, published with the 2012 Edition, is the perfect resource for integration into your cosmetology program. Enhance the classroom experience with this 3-disc set that offers over 5 hours of content and a corresponding manual for instructors to utilize. With a video shoot that involved over 80 models and 14 technicians, the step-by-step procedures provided will keep students engaged throughout the lessons. Each DVD will guide students through multiple topic areas of the curriculum while offering the perfect complement to the Milady Standard Cosmetology textbook.

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Spanish Translated Exam Review  (ISBN-10: 1439059071 | ISBN-13: 9781439059074)

This is the primary student supplement to Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012. The Exam Review contains chapter-by-chapter questions in true/false, matching and multiple-choice formats to help students prepare for their state board exams. The answer key at the back of the book allows students to check accuracy and identify weak areas.

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Situational Problems  (ISBN-10: 1439059209 | ISBN-13: 9781439059203)

Milady's Standard Situational Problems for Cosmetology Students tests students' knowledge of how they should apply the information they have learned to real-life situations. This text will ask that they apply that knowledge to situations that more closely reflect what they are likely to encounter as a salon employee, demonstrating that they know how to use the information they have learned. The questions are complex, often describing a salon stylist or other professional who has a client with a combination of conditions, problems, or attitudes. The student will have to take many factors into account to achieve the desired results, both from a technical and a communication perspective.

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Spanish Translated Situational Problems  (ISBN-10: 1439059098 | ISBN-13: 9781439059098)

Milady's Standard Situational Problems for Cosmetology Students tests students' knowledge of how they should apply the information they have learned to real-life situations. This text will ask that they apply that knowledge to situations that more closely reflect what they are likely to encounter as a salon employee, demonstrating that they know how to use the information they have learned. The questions are complex, often describing a salon stylist or other professional who has a client with a combination of conditions, problems, or attitudes. The student will have to take many factors into account to achieve the desired results, both from a technical and a communication perspective.

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Theory Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1439059233 | ISBN-13: 9781439059234)

The Theory Workbook contains chapter-by-chapter exercises on theory subjects. Included are fill-in-the-blank exercises and illustration labeling exercises. Each workbook chapter begins with a study tip and ends with a list of vocabulary words from the corresponding chapter.

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Spanish Translated Theory Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1439059101 | ISBN-13: 9781439059104)

The Theory Workbook contains chapter-by-chapter exercises on theory subjects. Included are fill-in-the-blank exercises and illustration labeling exercises. Each workbook chapter begins with a study tip and ends with a list of vocabulary words from the corresponding chapter.

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Practical Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1439059225 | ISBN-13: 9781439059227)

The Practical Workbook contains detailed interactive exercises such as fill-in-the-blank and matching, designed to reinforce learning and increase student comprehension.

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Spanish Translated Practical Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1439059128 | ISBN-13: 9781439059128)

The Practical Workbook contains detailed interactive exercises such as fill-in-the-blank and matching, designed to reinforce learning and increase student comprehension.

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Study Guide: The Essential Companion  (ISBN-10: 1439059241 | ISBN-13: 9781439059241)

This full color study guide will help students recognize, understand, and retain the key concepts presented in each chapter of Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012. Student lead exercises minimize assistance from the educator. The Essential Companion provides six easy-to-follow features- Essential Objectives, Essential Subjects, Essential Concepts, Essential Exercises, Essential Review, and Essential Notes- that enables students to identify, comprehend, and retain the key concepts necessary for success in licensure and the professional environment.

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Spanish Translated Study Guide: The Essential Companion  (ISBN-10: 1439059136 | ISBN-13: 9781439059135)

This full color study guide will help students recognize, understand, and retain the key concepts presented in each chapter of Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012. Student lead exercises minimize assistance from the educator. The Essential Companion provides six easy-to-follow features- Essential Objectives, Essential Subjects, Essential Concepts, Essential Exercises, Essential Review, and Essential Notes- that enables students to identify, comprehend, and retain the key concepts necessary for success in licensure and the professional environment.

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Student CD (School Version)  (ISBN-10: 1439059187 | ISBN-13: 9781439059180)

This campus version of the Milady Cosmetology Student CD will be available to schools for use by an unlimited number of students. It can be installed on one or more computers or to a network server, allowing several students to track their progress independently. Educators can track the progress of all students.

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Exam Review Mobile Application for Milady's Standard Cosmetology  (ISBN-10: 1111640734 | ISBN-13: 9781111640736)

Milady's best-selling state board licensing preparation is now available for your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad! This app is only available through the iOS App Store. Bulk purchases should be placed directly through Apple.

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Student CD  (ISBN-10: 1439059195 | ISBN-13: 9781439059197)

This interactive student CD-ROM is designed to reinforce classroom learning and to aid in preparation for board exams. The CD-ROM includes more than 100 helpful video clips and graphical animations to demonstrate practices and procedures. It also contains a test bank with more than 1,300 chapter-by-chapter or randomly accessed multiple-choice questions that differ from those in the Exam Review or Online Licensing Preparation to help students study for the exam. Another feature will be the game bank, which offers games for each chapter to strengthen knowledge of terminology, and a glossary that pronounces and defines each term. The content follows and enhances Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012.

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Printed Access Card for Milady U Online Licensing Preparation: Cosmetology 2012  (ISBN-10: 1439058997 | ISBN-13: 9781439058992)

This slimline contains a printed access code for Milady U Online Licensing Preparation: Cosmetology Milady U Online Licensing Preparation: Cosmetology is created to offer students a fast and convenient way to prepare for their state licensing exams. Tens of thousands of students have successfully used Milady U Online Licensing Preparation Courses to pass their State Boards with flying colors. This course offers review and chapter tests for each of the chapters in the corresponding textbook plus comprehensive tests with new exams created from a pool of hundreds of questions. Extensive reports help students determine areas of study to focus on. They can review the topics they want on their own schedule. Go to www.miladyonline.cengage.com for more information.

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Milady's Standard Esthetics: Advanced  (ISBN-10: 1428319751 | ISBN-13: 9781428319752)

Milady's Standard Esthetics: Advanced is a brand new book created to introduce advanced treatments in the skin care industry. This text is designed for those students who are enrolled in an advanced esthetics course from 600-1200 hours. This in-depth, yet easy to understand resource is essential for programs that require advanced material to meet today's requirements such as: electricity and light energy, the role of the esthetician in a medical environment, and new cutting edge spa treatments as well as technological advances. This text contains expanded information in business and financial skills that are critical for a student to succeed as a skin care professional in the beauty and wellness industry.

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Milady's Standard Nail Technology  (ISBN-10: 1435497686 | ISBN-13: 9781435497689)

This latest edition of Milady's Standard Nail Technology contains new and updated information on many subjects including infection control, product chemistry, manicuring, pedicuring, electric filing, monomer liquid and polymer powder nail enhancements and UV gels. Also included is a completely new chapter, The Creative Touch, loaded with the latest nail art mediums and techniques to enhance the learner's experience. In order to make for easier implementation, select editorial content from Milady's Standard Nail Technology and Milady's Standard Cosmetology have been aligned. This new format makes this the most complete resource for students to kick off their nail technology careers. Also included are brand new photographs and art that depict nail technicians performing their work and serving their clients encompassed by more than 400 pieces of art throughout the book, including procedural art.

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Milady's Standard Professional Barbering  (ISBN-10: 1435497155 | ISBN-13: 9781435497153)

Milady's Standard Professional barbering is the primary resource for Barbering students preparing for their state licensing exam and a successful career in the professional market. It is the only textbook available that offers an integrated set of supplements to enhance the teaching and learning process. This new edition is the most stunning and versatile barbering education tool in the industry. Packed with hundreds of brand new full-color photos and procedures, students will be provided with the latest in infection control, hair replacement technologies, career preparation instruction and step-by-step shaving. Milady has been the trusted choice of Barbering educators for nearly sixty years and this new edition continues that trend with in-depth and engaging coverage of the most current topics in the profession.

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Milady's Standard Esthetics: Fundamentals  (ISBN-10: 1428318925 | ISBN-13: 9781428318922)

Milady's Standard Esthetics Fundamentals, tenth edition is an introductory text for students who are enrolled in an esthetics training course up to 600 hours. The text is designed to deliver a complete overview of all of the information necessary to introduce a newcomer to the world of professional skin care, including human anatomy, chemistry, electricity, skin analysis, conditions and disorders. Learners are given a comprehensive tour of the most well-known, best-used treatment techniques and services requested by clients: facial massage, the use of facial machines, hair removal, advanced topicals and makeup. The material covers the history of and the opportunities in Esthetics, as well as how to create a competent and lasting professional image and effectively communicate for success in the skin care business. The text prepares the learner for management of the skin care business operations and successful retailing of products and services.

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Beauty & Wellness Career Transitions Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1111539782 | ISBN-13: 9781111539788)

Beauty and Wellness Career Transitions is the career preparation solution that the industry has been waiting for. Using this helpful online resource you will find advice on networking, negotiating and interviewing and have access to step-by-step résumé building tools which will help you create a high-impact, professional résumé. You will also be provided with powerful job search tools which will help you to identify job opportunities in your area which cater to your individual skills and interests. With Beauty and Wellness Career Transitions, you will be prepared to enter the professional world with the tips and tools it takes to land the right job, right away.

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Student Supplements

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133281575 | ISBN-13: 9781133281573)

Cengage Learning's CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Maximize your course success with the integrated eBook and chapter-specific learning tools that include flashcards, quizzes, videos, and more in your CourseMate. Key Features: Interactive eBook, Engagement Tracker, Learning Objectives, Tutorial Quizzes, Glossary and Flashcards, and Web Links and References.

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Haircoloring and Chemical Texture Services for Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012  (ISBN-10: 1439058946 | ISBN-13: 9781439058947)

This full-color spiral bound supplement to Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012 contains 14 haircoloring procedures, and 10 chemical texture services. Nearly all of these are only available in this supplement. Each procedure is presented step-by-step with text and photos to ensure accuracy.

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Spanish Translated Haircoloring and Chemical Texture Services Supplement  (ISBN-10: 1439058938 | ISBN-13: 9781439058930)

This full-color, spiral-bound book contains new advanced coloring and texturing procedures building upon the foundations taught in Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012 with step-by-step accuracy.

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Haircutting for Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012  (ISBN-10: 1439058962 | ISBN-13: 9781439058961)

This full-color spiral bound supplement to Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012 contains 26 women's haircuts and finishes, and 10 men's haircuts not found in the Milady Standard Cosmetology textbook. Each procedure is presented step-by-step with text and photos to ensure accuracy.

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Online Licensing Preparation: Cosmetology 2012  (ISBN-10: 1439059179 | ISBN-13: 9781439059173)

Online Licensing Preparation: Cosmetology is created to offer students a fast and convenient way to prepare for their state licensing exams. Tens of thousands of students have successfully used Milady's Online Licensing Preparation Courses to pass their State Boards with flying colors. This course offers review and chapter tests for each of the chapters in the corresponding textbook plus comprehensive tests with new exams created from a pool of hundreds of questions. Extensive reports help students determine areas of study to focus on. They can review the topics they want on their own schedule. Go to www.miladyonline.cengage.com for more information.

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Exam Review  (ISBN-10: 1439059217 | ISBN-13: 9781439059210)

This is the primary student supplement to Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012. The Exam Review contains chapter-by-chapter questions in multiple-choice formats to help students prepare for their state board exams. The answer key at the back of the book allows students to check accuracy and identify weak areas.

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Spanish Translated Haircutting Supplement  (ISBN-10: 1439058954 | ISBN-13: 9781439058954)

This full-color, spiral-bound book contains new advanced cutting procedures building upon the foundations taught in Milady’s Standard Cosmetology 2012 with step-by-step accuracy.

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Situational Problems  (ISBN-10: 1439059209 | ISBN-13: 9781439059203)

Milady's Standard Situational Problems for Cosmetology Students tests your knowledge of how you should apply the information you have learned to real-life situations. This text will ask that you apply that knowledge to situations that more closely reflect what you're likely to encounter as a salon employee, demonstrating that you know how to use the information you've learned. The questions are complex, often describing a salon stylist or other professional who has a client with a combination of conditions, problems, or attitudes. You will have to take many factors into account to achieve the desired results, both from a technical and a communication perspective.

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Spanish Translated Situational Problems  (ISBN-10: 1439059098 | ISBN-13: 9781439059098)

Milady's Standard Situational Problems for Cosmetology Students tests your knowledge of how you should apply the information you have learned to real-life situations. This text will ask that you apply that knowledge to situations that more closely reflect what you're likely to encounter as a salon employee, demonstrating that you know how to use the information you've learned. The questions are complex, often describing a salon stylist or other professional who has a client with a combination of conditions, problems, or attitudes. You will have to take many factors into account to achieve the desired results, both from a technical and a communication perspective.

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Theory Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1439059233 | ISBN-13: 9781439059234)

The Theory Workbook contains chapter-by-chapter exercises on theory subjects. Included are fill-in-the-blank exercises and illustration labeling exercises. Each workbook chapter begins with a study tip and ends with a list of vocabulary words from the corresponding chapter.

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Spanish Translated Theory Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1439059101 | ISBN-13: 9781439059104)

The Theory Workbook contains chapter-by-chapter exercises on theory subjects. Included are fill-in-the-blank exercises and illustration labeling exercises. Each workbook chapter begins with a study tip and ends with a list of vocabulary words from the corresponding chapter.

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Practical Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1439059225 | ISBN-13: 9781439059227)

The Practical Workbook contains detailed interactive exercises such as fill-in-the-blank and matching, designed to reinforce learning and increase student comprehension.

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Spanish Translated Practical Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1439059128 | ISBN-13: 9781439059128)

The Practical Workbook contains detailed interactive exercises such as fill-in-the-blank and matching, designed to reinforce learning and increase student comprehension.

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Study Guide: The Essential Companion  (ISBN-10: 1439059241 | ISBN-13: 9781439059241)

This full color study guide will help you recognize, understand, and retain the key concepts presented in each chapter of Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012. Self-lead exercises minimize assistance from the educator. The Essential Companion provides six easy-to-follow features- Essential Objectives, Essential Subjects, Essential Concepts, Essential Exercises, Essential Review, and Essential Notes- that enables you to identify, comprehend, and retain the key concepts necessary for success in licensure and the professional environment.

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Spanish Translated Study Guide: The Essential Companion  (ISBN-10: 1439059136 | ISBN-13: 9781439059135)

This full color study guide will help you recognize, understand, and retain the key concepts presented in each chapter of Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012. Self-lead exercises minimize assistance from the educator. The Essential Companion provides six easy-to-follow features- Essential Objectives, Essential Subjects, Essential Concepts, Essential Exercises, Essential Review, and Essential Notes- that enables you to identify, comprehend, and retain the key concepts necessary for success in licensure and the professional environment.

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Exam Review Mobile Application for Milady's Standard Cosmetology  (ISBN-10: 1111640734 | ISBN-13: 9781111640736)

Milady's best-selling state board licensing preparation is now available for your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad! This app is only available through the iOS App Store. Bulk purchases should be placed directly through Apple.

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Student CD  (ISBN-10: 1439059195 | ISBN-13: 9781439059197)

This interactive student CD-ROM is be designed to reinforce classroom learning and to aid in preparation for board exams. The CD-ROM includes more than 100 helpful video clips and graphical animations to demonstrate practices and procedures. It also contains a test bank with more than 1,300 chapter-by-chapter or randomly accessed multiple-choice questions that differ from those in the Exam Review or Online Licensing Preparation to help students study for the exam. Another feature will be the game bank, which offers games for each chapter to strengthen knowledge of terminology, and a glossary that pronounces and defines each term. The content follows and enhances Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012.

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Flash Cards Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1285631676 | ISBN-13: 9781285631677)

Flash cards are effective study aids especially when you only have a limited amount of time. These flash cards work with your title and can help you to review and learn essential terms and key concepts. This is instant access product; at the completion of your purchase, simply go to "My Home" and gain immediate access to your product. Note: If you have purchased CourseMate for your title, flash cards are already included.

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Flash cards and quizzes are effective study aids especially when you only have a limited amount of time. These flash cards and quizzes work with your title and can help you to review and learn essential terms and key concepts. This is instant access product; at the completion of your purchase, simply go to "My Home" and gain immediate access to your product. Note: If you have purchased CourseMate for your title, flash cards and quizzes are already included.

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Printed Access Card for Milady U Online Licensing Preparation: Cosmetology 2012  (ISBN-10: 1439058997 | ISBN-13: 9781439058992)

This slimline contains a printed access code for Milady U Online Licensing Preparation: Cosmetology Milady U Online Licensing Preparation: Cosmetology is created to offer students a fast and convenient way to prepare for their state licensing exams. Tens of thousands of students have successfully used Milady U Online Licensing Preparation Courses to pass their State Boards with flying colors. This course offers review and chapter tests for each of the chapters in the corresponding textbook plus comprehensive tests with new exams created from a pool of hundreds of questions. Extensive reports help students determine areas of study to focus on. They can review the topics they want on their own schedule. Go to www.miladyonline.cengage.com for more information.

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Milady's Standard Esthetics: Advanced  (ISBN-10: 1428319751 | ISBN-13: 9781428319752)

Milady's Standard Esthetics: Advanced is a brand new book created to introduce advanced treatments in the skin care industry. This text is designed for those students who are enrolled in an advanced esthetics course from 600-1200 hours. This in-depth, yet easy to understand resource is essential for programs that require advanced material to meet today's requirements such as: electricity and light energy, the role of the esthetician in a medical environment, and new cutting edge spa treatments as well as technological advances. This text contains expanded information in business and financial skills that are critical for a student to succeed as a skin care professional in the beauty and wellness industry.

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Milady's Standard Nail Technology  (ISBN-10: 1435497686 | ISBN-13: 9781435497689)

This latest edition of Milady's Standard Nail Technology contains new and updated information on many subjects including infection control, product chemistry, manicuring, pedicuring, electric filing, monomer liquid and polymer powder nail enhancements and UV gels. Also included is a completely new chapter, The Creative Touch, loaded with the latest nail art mediums and techniques to enhance the learner's experience. In order to make for easier implementation, select editorial content from Milady's Standard Nail Technology and Milady's Standard Cosmetology have been aligned. This new format makes this the most complete resource for students to kick off their nail technology careers. Also included are brand new photographs and art that depict nail technicians performing their work and serving their clients encompassed by more than 400 pieces of art throughout the book, including procedural art.

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Milady's Standard Professional Barbering  (ISBN-10: 1435497155 | ISBN-13: 9781435497153)

Milady's Standard Professional barbering is the primary resource for Barbering students preparing for their state licensing exam and a successful career in the professional market. It is the only textbook available that offers an integrated set of supplements to enhance the teaching and learning process. This new edition is the most stunning and versatile barbering education tool in the industry. Packed with hundreds of brand new full-color photos and procedures, students will be provided with the latest in infection control, hair replacement technologies, career preparation instruction and step-by-step shaving. Milady has been the trusted choice of Barbering educators for nearly sixty years and this new edition continues that trend with in-depth and engaging coverage of the most current topics in the profession.

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Milady's Standard Esthetics: Fundamentals  (ISBN-10: 1428318925 | ISBN-13: 9781428318922)

Milady's Standard Esthetics Fundamentals, tenth edition is an introductory text for students who are enrolled in an esthetics training course up to 600 hours. The text is designed to deliver a complete overview of all of the information necessary to introduce a newcomer to the world of professional skin care, including human anatomy, chemistry, electricity, skin analysis, conditions and disorders. Learners are given a comprehensive tour of the most well-known, best-used treatment techniques and services requested by clients: facial massage, the use of facial machines, hair removal, advanced topicals and makeup. The material covers the history of and the opportunities in Esthetics, as well as how to create a competent and lasting professional image and effectively communicate for success in the skin care business. The text prepares the learner for management of the skin care business operations and successful retailing of products and services.

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Beauty & Wellness Career Transitions Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1111539782 | ISBN-13: 9781111539788)

Beauty and Wellness Career Transitions is the career preparation solution that the industry has been waiting for. Using this helpful online resource you will find advice on networking, negotiating and interviewing and have access to step-by-step résumé building tools which will help you create a high-impact, professional résumé. You will also be provided with powerful job search tools which will help you to identify job opportunities in your area which cater to your individual skills and interests. With Beauty and Wellness Career Transitions, you will be prepared to enter the professional world with the tips and tools it takes to land the right job, right away.

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Milady is the leading provider of comprehensive cosmetology educational and professional solutions for over 80 years.