Higher Education

Milady's Standard Nail Technology, 6th Edition

  • Milady
  • ISBN-10: 1435497686  |  ISBN-13: 9781435497689
  • 656 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2007, 2007, 2004
  • © 2011 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $106.00
  • Newer Edition Available
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About

Overview

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.

Features and Benefits

  • Presents information students need for licensure in a cohesive and streamlined manner.
  • Includes accurate and up-to-date information on infection control and salon sanitation and disinfection.
  • Offers clear and relevant nail product chemistry information.

Table of Contents

Part I: ORIENTATION.
1. History and Opportunities.
2. Life Skills.
3. Your Professional Image.
4. Communicating for Success.
Part II: SCIENCES.
5. Infection Control: Principles and Practices.
6. Anatomy and Physiology.
7. Skin Structure and Growth.
8. Nail Structure and Growth.
9. Nail Diseases and Disorders.
10. Chemistry.
11. Nail Product Chemistry.
Part III: NAIL CARE.
13. Manicuring.
14. Pedicuring.
15. Electric Filing.
16. Nail Tips and Wraps.
17. Monomer Liquid and Polymer Powder Nail Enhancements.
18. UV Gels.
19. The Creative Touch.
Part IV: BUSINESS SKILLS.
20. Seeking Employment.
21. On the Job.
22. The Salon Business.

What's New

  • Over 350 beautiful new photographs (procedural photos, photos depicting nail technicians in appropriate settings).
  • Additional learning elements such as Application Tips, Web Resources, and revised Caution sidebars.
  • Expanded information in technical and procedural chapters such as Electric Filing, UV Gel nails, and Nail Art.
  • Thorough safety and disinfection procedures for daily use in a nail salon, following OSHA and FDA guidelines.
  • Accurate processes for handling an exposure incident (formerly called a "blood spill").
  • Updated and accurate professional terminology.

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

Bundle: Text + Workbook

ISBN-10: 1133159303 | ISBN-13: 9781133159308

List Price = $201.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $161.75

This Bundle Includes:

  • Milady's Standard Nail Technology
    List Price = $132.95  | CengageBrain Price = $132.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $106.00
  • Workbook
    List Price = $69.95  | CengageBrain Price = $69.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $55.75


Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Interactive Games on CD  (ISBN-10: 1111317119 | ISBN-13: 9781111317119)

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

List Price = $110.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $110.00

DVD Series  (ISBN-10: 1418054607 | ISBN-13: 9781418054601)

Milady’s Nail Technology DVD Series offers a new solution to help prepare students for entry to the professional market and to train newly employed professionals. This 2 disc DVD set contains two hours of content that directly relates to the curriculum outlined in the Milady’s Standard Nail Technology Textbook. This product will allow master the skills necessary for licensure and become a successful Nail practitioner. Offered in both English and Spanish audio and subtitles, this comprehensive series will encompass everything a student needs to know to perform on a daily basis, including proper sanitation procedures and policies, nail care, manicure and pedicure procedures, tips, wraps, nail art and much more.

List Price = $1045.75  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $1045.75

Course Management Guide on CD  (ISBN-10: 143549766X | ISBN-13: 9781435497665)

This resource contains each 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 that you can create your own handouts or presentations for your classroom. The files are in .pdf, not Microsoft Word, and must be opened with Adobe Reader, a free software program.

List Price = $285.50  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $285.50

Instructor Support Slides on CD  (ISBN-10: 1435497651 | ISBN-13: 9781435497658)

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 added graphics to capture the visual learner's interest. Files can be downloaded to the instructor's computer and edited as desired. For this edition, audio files have been embedded in the slides to aid the students in pronouncing difficult words.

List Price = $178.50  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $178.50

Spanish Study Resource  (ISBN-10: 1435497589 | ISBN-13: 9781435497580)

The Spanish Study Resource for Milady's Standard Nail Technology, 6e contains all of the content from the English Student Workbook (ISBN: 1-4354-9764-3) and the English Exam Review (1-4354-9763-5) in one simple book to help student's master the techniques they will use in the salon, and pass their licensure examinations.

List Price = $82.95  | CengageBrain Price = $82.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $66.00

Spanish Translated Workbook Answer Key  (ISBN-10: 1435497570 | ISBN-13: 9781435497573)

The Answer Key to the Milady's Standard Nail Technology Student Workbook, 6e Spanish Student Workbook.

List Price = $80.75  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $80.75

Course Management Guide Binder  (ISBN-10: 1435497678 | ISBN-13: 9781435497672)

This is the primary instructor resource to Milady's Standard Nail Technology, 6e. 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.

List Price = $246.25  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $246.25

Online Licensing Preparation: Nail Technology  (ISBN-10: 1435497562 | ISBN-13: 9781435497566)

Online Licensing Preparation: Nail Technology was created to offer you a fast and convenient way to prepare for State Licensing Exams. Tens of thousands of students have successfully used Milady's Licensing Preparation to study for their State Board Examinations. Now you can too! Whether you are enrolled in a High School/Vo-Tech, Career School, Community College or Private Beauty School Program, you can use Milady's Online Licensing Preparation to help you better prepare for State Board licensing success. Milady's Online Licensing Preparation resources give you questions that are similar to those you would find on the actual licensing exams as well as embedded links that lead you back to the content in the textbook for further review. Milady's Online Licensing Preparation offers you three ways to study – by chapter, as a review test with rationales for each question or in a comprehensive format with 100 randomly selected questions similar to your licensing exam. The exams are new every time you log in and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For more information, go to www.miladyonline.cengage.com! This product provides instant access for 1 one year.

List Price = $38.25  | CengageBrain Price = $38.25  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $38.25

Nail Structure and Product Chemistry  (ISBN-10: 140186709X | ISBN-13: 9781401867096)

Nail Structure & Chemistry, 2E is a unique text that explores the artificial and natural nail in an interesting and easy-to-understand manner. The only book of its kind available, it brings together authoritative information from diverse fields including dermatology; toxicology; anatomy and physiology; chemistry; physics; and materials science to provide the reader with a deeper understanding of nails. The information covers a wide range of topics including the growth and structure of the natural nail; normal versus abnormal natural nails, nail disorders; the chemistry of artificial nail products, nail polishes, and treatments; the use of electric files; understanding and avoiding skin allergies; improving ventilation; and much, much more. Authored by a leading research scientist in this field, the text serves as an informational guide for anyone interested in learning more about how and why professional nail products work; how to troubleshoot, understand and solve most common salon problems; why products sometimes don't work and how to avoid these problems; how to give clients trouble-free nails/services, and more. Updated to include discussions of new products, services, problems, and misunderstandings in the field, and filled with four-color photographs that illustrate key concepts, this easy-to-read book provides answers to many questions regarding the science and technology of nails.

List Price = $65.95  | CengageBrain Price = $65.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $53.00

Student Supplements

Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1435497643 | ISBN-13: 9781435497641)

Milady’s Standard Nail Technology, 6e Workbook has been designed with detailed interactive exercises to challenge and stimulate students. The workbook contains thought provoking and intriguing questions, in addition to pages filled with challenging puzzles, fun facts, interesting salon scenarios, and hands-on practice exercises that will help students master the techniques a nail technician will use everyday in the salon.

List Price = $69.95  | CengageBrain Price = $69.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $55.75

Vietnamese Translated Study Summary  (ISBN-10: 1435497619 | ISBN-13: 9781435497610)

The Study Summary in Vietnamese for Milady’s Standard Nail Technology, 6e contains many procedures from the core textbook as well as learning objectives, glossary, key points and test questions.

List Price = $75.95  | CengageBrain Price = $75.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $61.00

Spanish Study Resource  (ISBN-10: 1435497589 | ISBN-13: 9781435497580)

The Spanish Study Resource for Milady’s Standard Nail Technology, 6e contains all of the content from the English Student Workbook (ISBN: 1-4354-9764-3) and the English Exam Review (1-4354-9763-5) in one simple book to help student’s master the techniques they will use in the salon, and pass their licensure examinations.

List Price = $82.95  | CengageBrain Price = $82.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $66.00

Student CD  (ISBN-10: 1435497600 | ISBN-13: 9781435497603)

The Student CD-ROM is an invaluable resource to supplement a students' current nail technology curriculum. Helpful video clips and interactive slides, demonstrating proper practice and procedures help the student review proper techniques, and behaviors that they have learned in the classroom. The CD-ROM also contains a randomized testbank unique to the tool to help the student review for their licensure examination. A games section is included to create an entertaining form of education with word and image scrambles, labeling, hang man, and other games. To reinforce terminology and pronunciation, an audio glossary is also included with nearly 1000 terms from the textbook.

List Price = $90.95  | CengageBrain Price = $90.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $73.00

Exam Review  (ISBN-10: 1435497635 | ISBN-13: 9781435497634)

A simple, powerful tool for the Nail Technology student, Milady's Standard Nail Technology, 6e Exam Review contains chapter-by-chapter questions in a multiple-choice format 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. The questions themselves are unique to this supplement.

List Price = $47.95  | CengageBrain Price = $47.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $38.75

Online Licensing Preparation: Nail Technology  (ISBN-10: 1435497562 | ISBN-13: 9781435497566)

Online Licensing Preparation: Nail Technology was created to offer you a fast and convenient way to prepare for State Licensing Exams. Tens of thousands of students have successfully used Milady's Licensing Preparation to study for their State Board Examinations. Now you can too! Whether you are enrolled in a High School/Vo-Tech, Career School, Community College or Private Beauty School Program, you can use Milady's Online Licensing Preparation to help you better prepare for State Board licensing success. Milady Licensing Preparation resources give you questions that are similar to those you would find on the actual licensing exams as well as embedded links that lead you back to the content in the textbook for further review. Milady Online Licensing Preparation offers you three ways to study – by chapter, as a review test with rationales for each question or in a comprehensive format with 100 randomly selected questions similar to your licensing exam. The exams are new every time you log in and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For more information, go to www.miladyonline.cengage.com! This product provides instant access for 1 one year.

List Price = $38.25  | CengageBrain Price = $38.25  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $38.25

Nail Structure and Product Chemistry  (ISBN-10: 140186709X | ISBN-13: 9781401867096)

There’s only one place to find easy-to-understand, fact-based information about natural or artificial nails. Nail Structure & Product Chemistry, 2E is the only book of its kind available for those interested in learning more about this interesting topic. Easy-to-read and understand, this text brings together authoritative information from diverse fields including dermatology; toxicology; anatomy and physiology; chemistry; physics; and materials science. Authored by a leading research scientist in this field, the text serves as an informational guide for anyone interested in learning more about how and why professional nail products work; how to troubleshoot, understand and solve most common salon problems; why products sometimes don’t work and how to avoid these problems; how to avoid product-related skin allergies; and more. The text contains an in-depth study of the natural nail, its various parts, and how they function together. In addition, it covers a wide range of topics helpful to the salon professional, including how to give clients trouble-free nails/services; nail polishes and treatments; the use of electric files; understanding and avoiding skin allergies; improving ventilation; and much, much more. This updated text includes discussions of new products, services, problems and misunderstandings in the filed and is a must-have resource for anyone interested in learning more about the science and technology of nails.

List Price = $65.95  | CengageBrain Price = $65.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $53.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Milady

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