Milady's New Nail Education

By Stacey Soble | 06/04/2010 9:04:00 AM


Milady's updated edition for nail technology.

Milady, part of Cengage Learning and a leading provider of beauty and wellness learning solutions, announces the upcoming publication of Milady's Standard Nail Technology, 6th Edition for students studying for their professional nail technician's license.

This latest edition contains new and updated information on many subjects including infection control, nail product chemistry, manicuring, pedicuring, electric filing, monomer liquid and polymer powder nail enhancements and UV gels. A new chapter, "The Creative Touch," covering the latest nail art mediums and techniques enhances the student's overall learning experience. New photographs and artwork depict on-the-job nail technicians performing procedures, helping students to apply learning to real-life situations. Important information students need for licensure is presented in a cohesive and streamlined manner, and is aligned with editorial content in Milady's Standard Cosmetology.

"Milady's Standard Nail Technology is the most widely-used book for the study of nail technology in the industry," said Dawn Gerrain, president, Milady. "The new enhancements in this edition deliver everything a student needs to become a licensed nail technician and provide practical tips to ensure success while on-the-job."

Key features included in the book are:
A new section on basic nail art
Learning objectives that provide goals for he students in each chapter
Full-color photos to help students identify nail disorders more accurately
Complete chapters focusing on client consultation, as well as chemical safety, in the nail salon
Highlighted safety cautions that alert students to services that include potentially hazardous procedures
Regulatory agency alerts that encourage students to check with their instructor for specific regulations in their state
Business tips to help students improve their business relations and ensure customer satisfaction
Application tips that give additional insight to students as they perform service procedures
Informational web resources for students
Over 40 step-by-step procedures with new photos offering easy-to-understand directions for performing techniques and preparing students for their practical exams

Click here for more information or to purchase Milady's Standard Nail Technology, 6th Edition.







Stacey Soble Stacey Soble, Editor in Chief of Salon Today

Stacey has been involved in the conversation of salon business for 14 years—as a reporter, a consultant and as the Editor in Chief of SALON TODAY.

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