MILADY STANDARD NAIL TECHNOLOGY, 8th Edition, is the future nail technician's guidebook to success. The new 2-book format includes Standard Foundations and Nail Technology packaged together for a complete curriculum. Standard Foundations focuses on introductory topics including science basics, infection control and the importance of soft/ business skills; while Nail Technology includes new and updated information on manicuring, pedicuring, gel nail enhancement, nail resin enhancements, and nail art. New procedural photography follows the highest standards in infection control and enhances step-by-step instructions. This edition also features new competency-based learning objectives to emphasize the importance of the concepts presented. This edition offers aspiring nail technicians the tools they need for a rewarding and successful career.