Put your best face forward with your cosmetology program.

We're on a mission to create forward-thinking education that reshapes the industry and uplifts the next generation of beauty professionals—and our cosmetology curriculum does exactly that. It meets students where they are today, catering to different learning styles and celebrating creativity, all while delivering the knowledge and resources students need to excel throughout every phase of their education—and beyond.

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Milady Standard Cosmetology

14th Edition

Our best edition yet. An even bigger emphasis on diversity and inclusion, a modern approach to learning, and a whole new look and layout designed to increase engagement. Available in CIMA or print, in English and Spanish.

See all available Spanish resources »

Looking for the previous, 13th edition? Access it here.

“Milady has helped me stay organized and focused on the most relevant standards for the industry, and they ensure the focus is on all hair, skin, and nail types, ethnicities, and backgrounds. I love the procedural pages, with detailed how-tos on each”

School Education Director
Department Head at Hill College

“With the new textured hair law in New York State @miladyeducation is way ahead of the game. The new 14th edition book has it all in there, it’s a part of the curriculum.”

Milady Instructor
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