Fully revised and updated to cover all the mandatory and optional units for the 2010 Level 2 Beauty Therapy standards, the new edition of Beauty Therapy: The Basics presents the subject in a fresh, real-world, industry context, giving students the knowledge, practice and inspiration to succeed in this dynamic industry.
Current trends are fully covered. The book is designed to support learning and understanding, highlighting important information such as health and safety points, and includes new assessment features mapped to the EKU, plus case studies from real workplaces. Online student activities are included.
Clearly mapped to the standards and new S/NVQs from major awarding bodies.
High-profile contributors include role models such as Daniel Sandler and Beverley Braisdell, placing skills and knowledge into an industry context.
Features such as 'Want to know more?' will challenge and inspire students and introduce them to new technologies.
Includes Unit S1 Assist with spa operations, plus Units N4 and N5 Nail art contributed by a specialist nail technician.
Includes photographic step-by-step sequences of key procedures, to unravel difficult techniques.
Table of Contents:
Guide to NVQ/SVQ qualifications
Part 1: In the salon
Chapter 1: G4 Fulfil salon reception duties
Chapter 2: G20 Make sure your actions reduce risks to health and safety
Part 2: With the client
Chapter 3: B4 Provide facial skin care treatment
Chapter 4: B5 Enhance the appearance of eyebrows and lashes
Chapter 5: B8 Provide make-up services
Chapter 6: B9 Instruct clients in the use and application of skin care products and make-up
Chapter 7: B10 Enhance skin using skin camouflage
Chapter 8: B6 Carry out waxing services
Chapter 9: N2 Provide manicure services
Chapter 10: N3 Provide pedicure services
Chapter 11: N4 Carry out nail art services
Chapter 12: N5 Apply and maintain nail enhancements to create a natural finish
Chapter 13: B7 Carry out ear piercing
Chapter 14: S1 Assist with spa operations
Chapter 15: G18 Promote additional products or services to clients
Part 3: In the team
Chapter 16: G8 Develop and maintain effectiveness at work
Part 4: Essential knowledge
Chapter 17: Anatomy and physiology
About the Author(s):
Judith Ifould is Programme Manager for Beauty Therapy, Nail Technologies and Complementary Therapies at Basingstoke College of Technology.
Debbie Forsythe-Conroy is Director of Quality at Bradford College and has senior management responsibility for curriculum, including Beauty Therapy. She has worked extensively in Beauty Therapy for over 30 years and has been both an external examiner and lead verifier for a major awarding body. She is also an education consultant and Ofsted Inspector.
Maxine Whittaker was formerly head of Beauty Therapy, Hairdressing and Complementary Therapies at De Montfort University, Lincoln. She has owned two successful beauty salon businesses and more recently she has been involved in teacher training.
NVQ/SVQ level 2 Beauty Therapy or Nail Services students, and working beauty therapists