The Complete Nail Technician 4th edition by Marian Newman

The Complete Nail Technician 4th edition by Marian Newman


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Fully updated with the latest industry standards, this 4th Edition of The Complete Nail Technician by Marian Newman, is a must-have for every nail technician.

From the first time student studying towards their Level 2 or 3 qualification to the practising professional seeking to refresh their skills, this respected book will appeal to those who want
to develop excellence in their chosen profession.

Written in Newman’s accessible and professional style, this text provides readers with the benefit of her extensive experience by passing on top tips and advice. It is the only nails textbook endorsed by Habia and VTCT, and is an essential reference manual for all nail technicians and manicurists.

The only current and up-to-date textbook that covers all aspects of nail technology.
Inspirational full colour imagery and step-by-step guides.
World-renowned expert Doug Schoon has collaborated with the author to provide the most recent research, product knowledge and understanding for learners and experienced nail professionals on the science-based content.

Ch 1 Starting out: you and your industry
Ch 2 Anatomy and physiology relating to nail services
Ch 3 Essential chemistry for nail professionals
Ch 4 Your working environment
Ch 5 You and your client
Ch 6 Providing a manicure treatment
Ch 7 Providing a pedicure treatment
Ch 8 Providing a UV gel polish manicure
Ch 9 Applying tips to the nails
Ch 10 Applying overlays
Ch 11 The art and skill of applying sculptured nails
Ch 12 Maintaining artificial nails
Ch 13 Business matters
Ch 14 Nail art, basic and advanced
Ch 15 Develop your career
Ch 16 Using electric files

New chapter on Gel Polish Manicure guides the reader through this all-important and new section of the nail industry.
Extended coverage in Essential Chemistry including the basis of Gel systems, a full understanding of the chemistry behind the nail sector will help the reader develop their professional skills.
Encompasses latest industry developments that emphasise the protection of the natural nail.
An expanded business chapter to help the nail professional develop a commercial and relevant business in today’s market.
New nail art techniques with guest artists sharing their skills and ideas brings the reader up-to-date with the latest techniques.