This book is presented in a contemporary format, and includes all subject matter common to standard introductory cosmetology courses. A practical section includes new topics such as: styling of long hair, special permanent waving techniques for longer hair and braiding. There are new chapters on cosmetology careers, communications, retailing and salon management. A comprehensive glossary covers anatomical, medical, scientific and cosmetology terms. This book should be of interest to students taking introductory courses in cosmetology.