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The Complete Nail Technician
by Cengage Learning; 3rd Edition

Paperback 352 pages (April 4, 2011)
ISBN: 1408032449  Expanded Info

An essential reference manual for practicing nail technicians, salon owners and instructors: contains everything you need to know about nails. Covers the chemistry of artificial nails; comprehensive sections on the anatomy and physiology of the skin and nail unit; preparation; applying and maintaining tips, overlays and sculptured nails; basic and advanced nail art; and health and safety advice. Completely up to date, this 3rd edition includes 4-color images, nail art designs, and easy to follow step-by-steps.
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Pro Nail Care: Salon Secrets of the Professionals
by Leigh Toselli

Spiral-bound 256 pages (August 24, 2009)
ISBN: 1554074789  Expanded Info

This comprehensive guide covers everything from basic at-home nail care and the history of nail polish to how to set up a salon and master advanced techniques. Detailed instructions and color photographs cover: Equipment and tools, Nail tips, wraps, acrylic nails and gels, French manicures, nail art, Nail and hand structure, Nail disorders, and Skin conditions and joint problems. Includes step-by-step instructions for manicures, pedicures, and paraffin wax procedures, information on hazards and precautions as well as massage tips. More than 500 color photographs.
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New Holland Professional: Manicure and Pedicure: The Complete Guide to Professional Results
by Rosie Watson

Hardcover 160 pages    New Holland  (April 1, 2008)
ISBN: 9781845379773   Expanded Info

This manual teaches the skills to give an expert manicure and pedicure. It’s filled with expert advice, including an introduction to nail structure, equipment lists, and detailed, visual demonstrations of soaking, filing, trimming, and polishing. Massage routines, exfoliation, buffing, and general nail care, information on artificial nails and the standard three-tiered system for applying them. Learn about nail art, with ideas for adorning painted nails with gems, rhinestones, foil leaf, stick-ons, and transfers.
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The Encyclopedia of Nails
by Jacqui

Paperback 416 pages (August 30, 2006)
ISBN: 1844804607 Cengage Learning  Expanded Info
This all-encompassing guide covers all aspects of working as a nail technician. The Encyclopedia of Nails clearly explains the skills, procedures and practical know-how required to train and work in this exciting industry. The Encyclopedia of Nails provides everything you need to know about nails from manicure and pedicure treatments to the latest health and safety legislation through to day-to-day life in the salon. Suitable for everyone learning how to become a nail technician - whatever your mode of study.
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A Complete Guide to Manicure and Pedicure
by Leigh Toselli

Hardcover: 128 pages (March 2006)

ISBN: 1843308614  Available: Third Party
Equally useful to beauty professionals, cosmetology students, and those who want to achieve expert results at home, the practical instruction and extensive illustrations provided here demonstrate all there is to know about properly grooming the hands, nails, and feet. Beginning with the internal structure of the feet, hands and nails, the instruction continues with the selection and proper use of nippers, cuticle scissors, softeners and creams, files, and other essential tools. The French manicure technique, application of acrylic nails and tips, using nail wraps, and emergency fixes for broken nails are all included. Also featured are spa and salon manicure and pedicure routines, foot and hand massage and reflexology techniques, and professional secrets for a perfect polish.
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Manicure, Pedicure and Advanced Nail Techniques
by Elaine Almond

Paperback: 372 pages (September 1994)

ISBN: 186152689X  1st Edition Available: Third Party
The knowledge and ability to provide basic manicure and pedicure treatments are no longer sufficient to enable to manicurist to fulfill all the needs of her clients with regard to nail care. Today's demand is for the exacting skills and knowledge of a nail technician. Manicure, Pedicure and advanced nail techniques provides all the information a manicurist/nail technician should ever need in her career, taking her from the basic information and techniques involved in manicuring, pedicuring and nail art through to advanced nail extention work of every variety.

Milady's Guide to Owning and Operating a Nail Salon
by Joanne L. Wiggins

Paperback 150 pages Milady; 1st Ed (December 1993)
ISBN: 9781562532017 Expanded Info
This classic Milady's manual helps you master the essential "ins and outs" of owning and operating your salon.  A well-organized, descriptive resource covering basics through special business tips. You'll find everything you need to know about launching and maintaining a successful, lucrative nail salon business.
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