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Spanish Translated, Milady Standard Nail Technology, 7th Edition

  • Milady
  • ISBN-10: 1285080599  |  ISBN-13: 9781285080598
  • 537 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2007, 2004
  • © 2015 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $117.25
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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 measureable, 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.

Features and Benefits

  • Topics required for state licensing exams are presented in a complete and easy-to-read manner.
  • Accurate and up-to date information on infection control provides greater protection for nail salon clients.
  • Additional learning elements including Focus Points, Safety Cautions, Tips, Regulatory Agency Alerts, Business Tips, Application Tips, Service Tips, and Web Resources provide valuable information.

Table of Contents

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. Basics of Chemistry.
11. Nail Product Chemistry Simplified.
12. 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.

What's New

  • 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.

Efficacy and Outcomes


"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, Svannah 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, Marnello School of Beauty


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Milady U Online Licensing Preparation: Standard Nail Technology Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1285080610 | ISBN-13: 9781285080611)

Milady U Online Licensing Preparation for Milady Standard Nail Technology, 7th edition was created to offer students a fast and convenient way to prepare for their state licensing examinations. Tens of thousands of students have successfully used Milady U Online Licensing Preparation to pass their State Boards with flying colors. This program offers review and chapter tests for each of the chapters in Milady Standard Nail Technology, 7th edition plus comprehensive tests with new exams created from a pool of hundreds of questions. It is available in three languages: English, Spanish and, Vietnamese. Note: This product is a cardboard slimline which provides the user with access for one year from the time of registration.

List Price = $36.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $29.25

Spanish Study Resource  (ISBN-10: 1285080580 | ISBN-13: 9781285080581)

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Author Bio


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