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AUTHORS: Gerson, Joel - ©2009
Milady's Standard Esthetics Fundamentals, tenth 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.