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Milady Standard Barbering, 6th Edition

Milady's Standard Professional Barbering, 5th Edition
829 pp., 8½" x 11", Hardcover, ©2017

ISBN-13: 9781305100558
List Price: $145.95 USD

eBook Printed Access Card
List Price: $145.95 USD

Spanish Edition ISBN-13: 9781305100763
List Price: $158.95 USD

Previous Edition: 2011

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  1. The History of Barbering
  2. Life Skills
  3. Professional Image
  4. Infection Control: Principles and Practices
  5. Implements, Tools, and Equipment
  6. General Anatomy and Physiology
  7. Basics of Chemistry
  8. Basics of Electricity
  9. The Skin - Structure, Disorders, and Diseases
  10. Properties and Disorders of the Hair and Scalp
  11. Treatment of the Hair and Scalp
  12. Men’s Facial Massage and Treatments
  13. Shaving and Facial Hair Design
  14. Men’s Haircutting and Styling
  15. Men’s Hair Replacement
  16. Women’s Haircutting and Styling
  17. Chemical Texture Services
  18. Haircoloring and Lightening
  19. Preparing for Licensure and Employment
  20. Working Behind the Chair
  21. The Business of Barbering

Appendix: Nail Care

Milady Standard Barbering, 6th edition, continues to be the leading resource in barbering education, providing students with the foundational principles and techniques needed to be successful while in school, pass their licensing exam, and launch them into a thriving career. Incorporating new photography, artwork and overall layout, the look and feel of this edition has been transformed, resulting in a sleek and clean design to engage and inspire today’s student. Content has been updated within each chapter with a major focus on the procedures, infection control, life skills and business chapters, just to name a few. In addition, classic techniques have been paired with contemporary looks to ensure success both while in school and beyond to employment. As the only textbook that provides an integrated set of resources to enhance the teaching and learning process, this new edition continues its long history of setting the standard in barbering education.

New to this Edition

  • Procedures have been moved to the back of each chapter to improve flow of content and ensure that they are easily accessible.
  • The Business of Barbering has been updated to include information on booth rentals, social media, and how to start a successful barbering business.
  • Nails and manicuring content has been moved to a Nail Care Appendix making it easily accessible for programs to include where applicable.
  • Life Skills chapter expands on the previous Study Skills chapter to include important skills needed post-graduation.
  • Infection Control chapter combines Microbiology and Infection Control and Safe Work Practices content into one updated, comprehensive chapter.
  • Why Study This? feature has been incorporated to aid students in understanding the importance of learning each topic and how it will play a role in their future careers.

Key Features

  • Includes over 75 step-by-step procedures accompanied by full color photos to ensure accuracy.
  • Learning Objectives are listed at the start of and throughout each chapter, to help guide the student through the learning process.
  • Learning elements including Focus On, Did you Know?, Safety Cautions, Activities, Tips, State Regulatory Alerts, and Web Resources call attention to valuable information.


For the Student

Student Workbook

  • Detailed, interactive exercises
  • Reinforce learning
  • Increase student comprehension
ISBN-13: 9781305100664 | List Price: $70.95 USD
Spanish Edition ISBN-13: 9781305100831
List Price: $77.95 USD

Exam Review

  • Chapter-by-chapter multiple-choice questions
  • Includes answer key
ISBN-13: 9781305100671 | List Price: $48.95 USD
Spanish Edition ISBN-13: 9781305100848
List Price: $58.95 USD


  • A personalized learning experience
  • Fully customizable
  • Interactive eBook
  • Learning Path filled with activities and assessments
  • Digital Portfolio
  • Social Media Message Board
  • Reporting and tracking capabilities
  • Length of Access: 2 Years
  • Click here for more info »
Printed Access Card ISBN-13: 9781305664005
List Price: $255.95 USD

Online Licensing Preparation

  • Review and chapter tests for each chapter in the textbook
  • Comprehensive tests created from a pool of hundreds of questions
  • Reports determine areas to focus on
  • English & Spanish (Spanish Available January 2017)
  • Length of Access: 1 year
  • Click here for more info »
Printed Access Card ISBN-13: 9781305100930
List Price: $38.95 USD

For the Instructor

Course Management Guide on CD

  • Syllabus
  • Lesson Plans
  • Transition Guide
  • Computerized Test Bank with nearly 1,000 questions
  • Image Library with photos and illustrations from the textbook
  • Workbook Answer Key
ISBN-13: 9781305100695 | List Price: $294.00 USD

Instructor Support Slides on CD

  • PowerPoint™ Slides
  • Chapter-by-chapter outline of content
ISBN-13: 9781305100688 | List Price: $183.75 USD

Spanish Translated Workbook Answer Key on CD

  • Workbook Answer Key
ISBN-13: 9781337613910 | List Price: $67.95 USD

DVD Series

  • Over 2 hours of content
  • Showcases 29 step-by-step procedures
  • English and Spanish subtitles available
ISBN-13: 9781305100565 | List Price: $995.95 USD

Table of Contents


  • Arching Technique with Shears
  • Arching Technique with Outliner
  • Arching Technique with Razor
  • Basic Taper Cut
  • Precision Cut
  • Razor Cutting
  • Shadow Fade
  • Temple Fade
  • Head Shaving
  • Flat Top
  • Crew Cut
  • Fade with Star Design
  • Modern Pompadour with Fade
  • Cornrow Braiding


  • Coloring Mustaches and Beards

The Professional Shave

  • The Professional Shave
  • The Neck Shave

Treatments of Hair and Scalp

  • Methods of Shampooing
  • Preparation for Draping
  • Draping for Haircutting Services
  • Draping for Wet and Chemical Services
  • Shampoo and Massage Manipulations
  • Scalp Steam
  • Scalp Massage

Infection Control

  • Proper Hand Washing
  • Handling an Exposure Incident
  • Cleaning & Disinfecting Non-Electrical Tools & Implements
  • Cleaning & Disinfecting Clippers and Outliners
  • Clipper and Outliner Maintenance
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