The Encyclopedia of Nails - 2nd Edition by Jacqui Jefford & Anne Swain

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This second edition of Jacqui Jefford and Anne Swain's best-selling textbook The Encyclopedia of Nails, has been completely revised and is now even more comprehensive.

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, part-time, full-time, at college, at home or in the salon.

Fully revised and updated to meet the current national occupational standards, this ever popular text book is packed full of easy-to-follow step by step photos to help you learn all the best creative techniques plus lots of examples of stunning nail art to provide inspiration and an insight into the latest fashions.


* Provides complete S/NVQ coverage for the Nail Route
* The market-leading text packed with easy-to-follow photographic step-by-step sequences to illustrate exactly how a procedure is carried out.
* Fully updated to meet the current occupational standards
* Contains the best creative techniques all thoroughly explained to enable you to develop the skills you need to succeed at your training and throughout your career
* Contains lots of helpful features to help you succeed, such as Technical Tips, Points to Remember and examples of stunning nail art that provide inspiration and an insight into the latest fashions.

Table of Contents:

Habia foreword
About this Book
1. The salon and working environment
2. Working safely
3. Consultation and communication
4. Anatomy and physiology
5. Chemicals simplified
6. The systems defined
7. The art of decorating
8. Photographic and competition nails
9. The Next step
Glossary of terms

Author Biography
The authors are both acclaimed nail industry professionals with over 20 year's experience. With handy features such as Interesting Facts, Technical Tips and Points to Remember throughout The Encyclopedia of Nails shares the benefit of their expertise, revealing the trade secrets which have made them a success.
Jacqui Jefford and Anne Swain have held their positions of professional excellence within the nail industry for over 20 years. They are both widely renowned as educators, trainers and nail authorities with their work recognized as pioneering. Jacqui is also a founding member of the Untouchables Nail Art and Design Team whose style and creativity is highly sought after by an extensive A-list clientelle.

SKU: 9781844804603
RRP Price: £31.99
Price: £29.99
Dimensions:276 mm × 220 mm × 20 mm
Jacqui Jefford & Anne Swain