Professional Beauty Therapy: Australia and New Zealand Edition,
2nd Edition

Lorraine Nordmann, Andrea Day

ISBN-13: 9780170254847 | ISBN-10: 0170254844

Copyright 2015

| Published 2015

| 720 pages

List Price USD $116.25


Building upon Lorraine Nordmann’s classic text, this second Australian edition of Professional Beauty Therapy will equip students with the knowledge and skills required to successfully practice beauty therapy. Supports skills training and delivery in: *SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy *SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy Combining theory and practice in one easy-to-use book, Professional Beauty Therapy supports core and elective units of competency from the SHB Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training Package, including health and safety, beauty sciences, treatments and professional practice. Comprehensive, easy-to-use and up-to-date with the latest industry trends, Professional Beauty Therapy will provide your students with the specialist skills and underpinning knowledge you need to give your learning that professional edge.

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Meet the Authors

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Lorraine Nordmann has over twenty years of experience in the beauty therapy industry – an industry she has seen grow significantly in status, technology and specialism during her roles as lecturer, assessor and external verifier for the awards. She aims to ensure that this high profile of the beauty therapy industry is maintained. Lorraine is also the author of Professional Beauty Therapy covering the latest industry standards at Level 3.

Andrea is a Beauty Therapy teacher at Victoria Polytechnic (VU TAFE). Andrea has an International Therapy Examination Council- (ITEC) recognised qualification, and has worked as a practising therapist in Australia and the UK. She has previously been appointed to Victoria University’s Board of Selection Officers for the interview and selection of prospective students in the Diploma of Beauty Therapy. Andrea is up-skilling by taking the Dermal Therapies course through the Faculty at VU.

  • Assessment of Knowledge and Understanding questions to better reflect the training package
  • More on prosthetic make-up application/paramedical; more on sustainability; artificial tanning; cosmetic tattooing; Laser/IPL
  • More on Spa, waxing techniques, microdermabrasion, and cavitation therapies
  • Web links in the textbook for 'supplementary' information
  • Some material on advanced treatments moved online to allow for greater coverage of core competencies in text
  • Includes the key competencies of the Australian Qualifucations Framework; instructors can be confident that coverage is contexxtualised to the Australian scope of practice
  • Incorporates expanded content on Sustainability and completely rewritten chapter on Business Management
  • Increased task based learning activities and assessments online
  • Expanded instructors manual with comprehensive information on advanced treatments

Table of Contents

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Part 1: The beauty professional
1. The beauty professional
2. Health and safety
3. Client assessment and advice

Part 2: The science of beauty
4. Body structures and systems
5. Skin science and biology
6. Nail science
7. Nutrition
8. Cosmetic chemistry
9. Electricity

Part 3: The practice of beauty
10. Nails
11. Basic hair treatment and removal
12. Make-up
13. Facial treatments
14. Body treatments
15. Spa
16. Electrolysis and diathermy

Part 4: Beauty business
17. Reception
18. Promotional activities
19. The beauty business

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Professional Beauty Therapy

  • ISBN-10: 0170254844
  • ISBN-13: 9780170254847

Price USD$ 116.25


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