Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012

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Author: Milady
Edition: 012
Product Type: Bound Book
ISBN 13: 9781439059296
ISBN 10: 1439059292
Copyright: 2012

Price: $131.95

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Since 1938, the Milady Standard Cosmetology has been the premier textbook for Cosmetology education. Each subsequent edition has evolved with the changing styles of the era while maintaining a firm foundation in the basic procedures and applications of beauty culture that have endured for generations.
Building upon the strong pedagogical features of previous editions, the Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012 is vibrant and colorful to capture the visual learner's interest and focus their attention on the subject matter which is the cornerstone of their education. The Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012 textbook takes advantage of the most sophisticated methods for relaying information, stimulating thought, aiding comprehension, and enhancing retention.
This new edition contains a completely revised section on infection control principles and practices, new procedures, and revised and updated chapters written by industry experts, as well as step-by-step procedures demonstrated specifically for left-handed individuals.
Educators and students have access to over twenty instructor tools and student supplements which greatly increase the chances for student success and make lesson planning simple. Each supplement has been tailored to fit the exact needs of the cosmetology student and match the changes made to the new edition.
The Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012 is the basis for your students' success during their education and will continue to be a valuable resource as they progress through their careers.


  • Pre- and post-service procedures have been developed and now appear in each chapter for easy reference.
  • Procedures have been placed at the end of each chapter to avoid interruption of the main content.
  • Ten left-handed procedures provide a visual aid for left-handed students.
  • Information on Infection Control has been updated. Information on cleaning, disinfecting, sterilization, theory and methods of infection control are emphasized to reinforce the importance of this topic.
  • The book has been completely redesigned to present visual excitement, interesting and new graphics, and more than 750 new photos and illustrations.
  • All of Milady's core textbooks for cosmetology, esthetics, nail technology and barbering are aligned so that any information appearing in another text now matches.
  • The book is logically laid out with content from chapter to chapter building upon itself.
  • Presents information students need for licensure in a cohesive and streamlined manner.
  • Extensive coverage of the science behind cosmetology including Anatomy and Physiology, Chemistry and Electricity.
  • The book was extensively reviewed by schools, instructors, and subject matter experts to provide accuracy and new material.
  • Each chapter contains sidebar content that informs and guides the student by using anecdotal as well as real-life information.
  • Review questions and glossaries in each chapter help students retain knowledge and study efficiently.

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