Marian Newman's "The Complete Nail Technician" has been written in line with the current NVQ in Nail Services at levels 2 and 3, and will appeal to both students, instructors and practising nail technicians alike. Written by a leading figure in the nail industry, "The Complete Nail Technician" contains everything you need to know about nails. It covers essential information about the chemistry of artificial nails, as well as comprehensive sections on the anatomy and physiology of the skin and nail unit; preparation of therapist, work area and client; applying and maintaining tips, overlays and sculptured nails; and basic and advanced nail art; as well as providing important health and safety advice. The new third edition has been completely brought up to date and includes inspiring 4-colour images and nail art designs, and easy to follow step-by-steps. It also includes new pedagogical features and increased coverage of business practice to ensure that students and nail technicians alike are better equipped with all-important commercial skills. "The Complete Nail Technician" is an essential reference manual for practising nail technicians, salon owners and instructors and a great step-by-step guide for beginners.