Higher Education

Milady's Aesthetician Series: A Comprehensive Guide to Equipment, 1st Edition

  • Susanne Schmaling Founder/Director Pacific Institute of Esthetics
  • ISBN-10: 1418050784  |  ISBN-13: 9781418050788
  • 432 Pages
  • © 2009 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $32.00

About

Overview

The skin care industry is constantly expanding with newer equipment and technology. A Comprehensive Guide to Equipment, part of Milady's Aesthetician Series, addresses the ever-increasing questions about technology information and how to apply and use it in everyday practice as a professional beauty consultant. Aestheticians will welcome this easy-to-read companion that guides readers through the process of evaluating, purchasing and using equipment from the basics such as treatment beds and skin analysis equipment to advanced equipment including oxygen equipment and microdermabrasion.

Features and Benefits

  • Special sections are provided on electrotherapy equipment, equipment for a medical practice, and body equipment.
  • An equipment checklist helps aestheticians calculate the potential value of purchasing a piece of equipment.
  • Appendices provide state-by-state licensing information, equipment manufacturer information and education resources.

Table of Contents

SECTION I: THE IMPRTANCE OF ESTHETIC EQUIPMENT
Chapter 1: How to Decide What Machines to Invest In
Chapter 2: Good Business Practices
Chapter 3: Guidelines and Rules
Chapter 4: State by State Licensing Information
SECTION II: TREATMENT ROOM BASICS
Chapter 5: Magnifying Lamp
Chapter 6: Skin Analysis Equipment
Chapter 7: Treatment Beds and Chairs
Chapter 8: Wax Heaters
Chapter 9: Steamers
SECTION III: OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
Chapter 10: Hot Cabinet
Chapter 11: Brush Machine
Chapter 12: UV Sanitizer and Autoclave
Chapter 13: Vacuum/Spray
Chapter 14: Lucas Spray Pulverizer
Chapter 15: Infrared Heat Lamp
Chapter 16: Electric Mask, Mittens and Booties
Chapter 17: Paraffin Wax Heater
SECTION IV: ELECTROTHERAPY EQUIPMENT
Chapter 18: Theory and Principles of Electricity
Chapter 19: High Frequency Machine
Chapter 20: Galvanic Current
Chapter 21: Micro Current
SECTION V: ADVANCED TECHNOLOGICAL EQUIPMENT
Chapter 22: Oxygen Machines
Chapter 23: Light Theory
Chapter 24: LED Light
Chapter 25: Ultrasound
Chapter 26: Microdermabrasion
Chapter 27: Electrical Desiccation
SECTION VI: ESTHETIC EQUIPMENT FOR A MEDICAL PRACTICE
Chapter 28: Lasers and Intense Pule Light
Section VII: Body Equipment
Chapter 29: Body Treatment Equipment

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.

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Instructor Supplements

Milady's Aesthetician Series: Common Drugs and Side Effects: A Handbook for the Aesthetician  (ISBN-10: 1401881726 | ISBN-13: 9781401881726)

Common Drugs and Side Effects: A Handbook for the Aesthetician, part of Milady's Aesthetician Series, is designed to provide the aesthetician with information on drugs, their purpose, drug interactions, and potential effects and side effects. This unique resource highlights drugs that will impact the skin, and as such, the ability to treat the skin with traditional topical or clinical treatments familiar in the spa or medical spa. The text is organized to include coverage of topics such as common drugs for women; drugs used in the aging process; drugs used for autoimmune diseases; drugs for bacterial infections, viral infections, and fungal infections; drugs that affect the skin; drugs used for skin therapies; illegal drugs; and over-the-counter drugs. Special features of this text include charts and illustrations for visual learning and a dictionary of drugs, their purpose and possible reactions. This invaluable handbook, written in a user-friendly, non-intimidating style provides the aesthetician with advanced, updated, and need-to-know information on drugs that may impact the skin and cause conditions that require treatment.

List Price = $49.95  | CengageBrain Price = $49.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $40.00

Student Supplements

Milady's Aesthetician Series: Common Drugs and Side Effects: A Handbook for the Aesthetician  (ISBN-10: 1401881726 | ISBN-13: 9781401881726)

This guide is designed to act as a quick drug reference for the aesthetician who requires information on drugs, their purpose, drug interactions, and potential effects and side effects, especially as they pertain to skin conditions. This unique resource highlights drugs that will impact the skin, and as such, the ability to treat the skin with traditional topical or clinical treatments familiar in the spa or medical spa. Designed to increase knowledge in specific categories that are beneficial to patient care, the guide is organized to include coverage of common drugs for women; drugs used in the aging process; drugs used for autoimmune diseases; drugs for bacterial infections, viral infections, and fungal infections; drugs that affect the skin; drugs used for skin therapies; illegal drugs; and over-the-counter drugs. Special features of this reference guide include charts and illustrations for visual learning and a dictionary of drugs, their purpose and possible reactions.

List Price = $49.95  | CengageBrain Price = $49.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $40.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Susanne Schmaling

Susanne Schmaling is the Founder and Director of the Pacific Institute of Esthetics located in Northwest Oregon. The Institute offers advanced skin care training for estheticians, teachers, cosmetologists, massage therapists, medical personnel, and business owners. Susanne also maintains a private practice and is part of the education team for Bioelements professional skin care. She is also the author of the critically-acclaimed Milady's Aesthetician Series: The Comprehensive Guide to Esthetic Equipment, copyright 2009, published by Milady, a part of Cengage Learning. With a focus on skin science, dynamic measurable anti-aging skin therapies and holistic skin care techniques, Susanne's expertise and extensive experience make her a popular presenter at conferences and seminars throughout the world. The former creator and owner of an award-winning day spa, her career includes extensive experience in all aspects of esthetics, spa body therapies, makeup, and nail technology, as well as spa consulting and spa design.