Milady, a part of Cengage Group and the industry leader in beauty education, has announced the 14th edition of its flagship product: Milady Standard Cosmetology. Completely redesigned and reimagined, this edition offers a whole new look and layout as well as content that was market vetted throughout the entire development process.
Given how visual the beauty industry is, even more so now thanks to social media, expanding this edition's visual components was a key objective, which is why 26 new and updated procedure videos were shot and produced.
"Today’s students have higher expectations of their learning materials than ever before," said Corina Santoro, Milady VP of product and customer experience. "They want to see themselves reflected in the photography and videos. They want to learn the skills they need to pursue their unique path. Whatever their goals, our learning materials must support them. Our 14th edition of Milady Standard Cosmetology does just that. It provides the solid foundation for every path a hairdresser could ever take."
The visual enhancements don't end with video. Updated photos appear throughout the content, celebrating the diversity of both Milady students and their future clientele. This delivers on Milady's ongoing commitment to provide a curriculum that is inclusive and diverse in all ways: hair types and textures, skin types and gender.
Milady Standard Cosmetology is available exclusively on Milady CIMA, sleek and sophisticated digital learning platform, which students and instructors can access on all devices. With CIMA, students get real‐time feedback and can easily chat or message each other and their instructors, a feature that’s especially attractive to the new wave of learners who crave collaboration.
(Video: Corina Santoro, Milady's VP of Product and Customer Experience speaks with MODERN SALON's Content Director Anne Moratto about this newest edition.)
The Milady team notes that it’s important to meet students where they are in life, which can also mean recognizing that today's students are entering beauty school with more skills than ever before, thanks to online tutorials on places like YouTube.
“Longevity doesn’t have to translate to status quo,” said Sandra Bruce, Milady SVP and general manager. “Milady has been the leading beauty education provider for nearly 100 years, and we continue to not only adapt, but also lead change that reshapes the industry. We are committed to all students who dream of success in the beauty industry, no matter their path. Our new edition of Standard Cosmetology fulfills that commitment by delivering a holistic education, inclusive of all clients and their unique needs. It also provides the aspiring cosmetologist tools to prepare for state licensing exams along with the resources to realize their dream: a rewarding and successful career in a thriving, highly competitive industry.”
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