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We are proud to offer as part of our student kit:

Fearless Beauties: Treating Skin of Color with Confidence by Mary Nielsen

The claim that everyone is beautiful is professed loudly and frequently by the beauty industry, however it should be validated by making services, treatments and products available to all ethnic, cultural, and racial backgrounds. As Americans, we need to recognize and legitimize that minorities within our country may have different standards for beauty and different ways of honoring and respecting that beauty. By developing a more inclusive education, we elevate our entire industry.

Fearless Beauties, Treating Skin of Color with Confidence, is a book with chapters devoted to Asian skin, Black skin of African descent, East Indian skin, Latin skin, Nordic skin, Transgender skin, and multi-ethnic skin.

As well as treatment protocols, consent forms, and post treatment recommendations for common skin treatments along with a chapter on skin classification systems. This book is intended to help the skincare professional gain confidence in treating all skin types.

Author Mary Nielsen has been in the forefront of aesthetics for over 20 years. She is a technician, business owner, mentor and industry leader. She is a contributing author to the latest edition of Milady's Standard Esthetics textbook. Her book, "A Compendium for Advanced Aesthetics" is the recognized textbook for the Certified Advanced Esthetician licensure in the state of Oregon.

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