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Milady's Standard Esthetics Fundamentals by Joel Gerson

Milady's Standard Esthetics Fundamentals

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Milady's Standard Esthetics Fundamentals by Joel Gerson

Milady's Standard Esthetics Fundamentals, International 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.


Part 1: Orientation. 1. History and Career Opportunities in Esthetics. 2. Your Professional Image. 3. Communicating for Success. Part 2: General Sciences. 4. Infection Control: Principles and Practice. 5. General Anatomy and Physiology. 6. Basics of Chemistry. 7. Basics of Electricity. 8. Basics of Nutrition. Part 3: Skin Sciences. 9. Physiology and Histology of the Skin. 10. Disorders and Diseases of the Skin. 11. Skin Analysis. 12. Skin Care Products: Chemistry, Ingredients and Selection. Part 4: Esthetics. 13: The Treatment Room. 14: Basic Facials. 15: Facial Massage. 16: Facial Machines. 17: Hair Removal. 18. Advanced Topics and Treatments. 19. The World of Makeup. Part 5: Business Skills. 20. Career Planning. 21. The Skin Care Business. 22. Selling Products and Services.

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Publication date

19th July 2009


Joel Gerson

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Milady Publishing Co an imprint of Cengage Learning, Inc


672 pages


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