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Face to Face – Volume III

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Step into the world of nail science once again with Volume 3 of our insightful series. Building upon the foundation laid by its predecessors, this eBook continues to explore the intricate realm of nails and nail products, offering fact-based answers to the inquiries of nail professionals. Expand your knowledge and satisfy your curiosity as we delve deeper into this captivating field. Get ready for another enlightening journey into the realm of nails.

The books in Doug Schoon’s Face a Face trilogy do not have a translation into Portuguese at the moment due to copyright conflicts in Brazil.

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Welcome to Volume 3 of our enlightening eBook series, where we continue our exploration of nails and nail products. This volume offers a deep dive into critical topics including Monomer Liquid/Polymer Powder, UV Curing Products, and Natural Nail Structure. Whether you’re a nail professional looking to sharpen your skills or an enthusiast eager to learn more about the world of nails, this eBook has something for you. From understanding Ingredients/Products to ensuring safe practices with Working Safely and Avoiding Skin Problems, this comprehensive resource leaves no aspect untouched. Join us on this educational journey, and enrich your knowledge of nail science and product chemistry.

Doug Schoon, currently residing in Dana Point, CA, is an internationally-recognized scientist with a Masters Degree in Chemistry from UC-Irvine, as well as an author and educator with over 30 years' experience in the cosmetic beauty and personal care industry.

He is a leading industry authority, known for his technical and regulatory work that has helped shape the beauty industry. Schoon has authored several books, video and audio training programs, as well as dozens of magazine articles about salon products, safety, and best practices for salon professionals.

In 1986, Schoon founded Chemical Awareness Training Service (CATS) the beauty industry's first safety training company. This was followed by his book, Nail Structure & Product Chemistry, 1st and 2nd Edition, which has become essential reading for all salon professionals.

Schoon is a chief contributor to Milady's Standard Nail Technology and Standard Cosmetology, as well as several medical reference books such as Baran and Maibach's Textbook of Cosmetic Dermatology and Cosmetic Dermatology: A Comprehensive Medical and Surgical Text.

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174 Pages



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Doug Schoon

7 reviews for Face to Face – Volume III

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    This book is a must for all nail tech whether just starting in the business or long time techs . It is full of very informative , educational data and a go to book for all involved in the nail industry .

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    Da Gull

    Love it! Definitely not for the casual reader.

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    Lisa Laposta

    This is an excellent book. It is packed with so much information for the nail tech. A must read

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    Barbi Dog

    Doug Schoon is the go-to guy for professional nail techs. He really knows his chemistry.

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    Blue Bird

    Excellent questions and answer book by mastermind Doug Schoon. Invaluable for any nail student starting their course learning or qualified technicians wanting to refresh or update their existing knowledge – either/or it’s a must. Thoroughly recommend

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    E Moore

    An absolute must for nail technicians. Easy to read and understand. Will give you confidence too!

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    Kelly D

    A fact based -MUST HAVE. It’s hard to remember it all if you’re a nail tech, aesthetician etc that is keeping up with your education. The series of books by Douglas Schoon can referenced with confidence, educating yourself and your clients.

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