Student Resource Center / E-library

Most of the electronic resources in the e-Library are available through remote access in the school portal. You will require an internet connection, your Esthetic Institutre Access ID and password. This site will help with e-resources and can refer you to other appropriate sources of information.

Our curriculum is designed so that you do not need additional textbooks or course material to succeed. Yet there are many resources available to extend your knowledge and or review what you have learned during the program. Our e-Library is designed to offer our students additional resources to prepare them for their new career.

On this page you will find resources for the following categories:

Master Esthetics/Advanced
Nail Technology
Career Development
Makeup Artistry
Business Development
Permanent Makeup
Product Knowledge

State Board EXAM Information

All course textbooks, materials and supplies are provided with your Kit. Replacements can be purchased from the Student Services offices or on the sites provided within this site.


Textbook: Milady Standard Esthetics Fundamentals (Edition 11)

Milady 768 pp., 8 1/2″ x 11″, Hardcover, ©2013 ISBN-13: 9781111306892


Below you can find helpful sites from our working partners and others, that will expand your knowledge within the skincare field:
Skin Conditions

Treatment Solutions for Oily and Acne Skins

Click Here for more Videos from our partners at the DermalInstitute.

Other Resources:

The American Academy of Dermatology is among the most visited medical association websites. Members consist of more than 16,000 practicing dermatologists, and content is generated by these experts in their field.

A comprehensive online acne information resource

A website that includes factual, scientific information on ingredients most commonly used in cosmetics and personal care products in the United States.

A comprehensive online rosacea information resource

National Rosacea Society
A website about the medical condition Rosacea. Features information for patients and physicians

PCI Journal
The Medical Journal for SkinCare Professionals© Official Journal of the Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists.

Skin Cancer Foundation
Since its founding in 1979, The Skin Cancer Foundation has set the standard for educating the public and the medical profession about skin cancer, its prevention by means of sun protection, the need for early detection, and prompt, effective treatment.

Master Esthetics/Advanced

Textbook:Milady Standard Advanced Esthetics (edition 11)

Milady 960 pp., 8 1/2″ x 11″, Hardcover, ©2013 ISBN-13: 9781111139094

Revisions Between First and Second Edition

Click Here for more Videos from our partners at the DermalInstitute.

Nail Technology

Textbook:Milady Standard Nail Technology (edition 6)

Milady 650 pp., 8 ½” x 11″, Softcover, ©2011 ISBN-13: 9781435497689

You can find many step by step how to videos on the Milady Education site, such as the one below:

Makeup Artistry

Textbook:Milady Standard Makeup

Milady 560 pp., 8 1/2″ x 11″, Hardcover ©2013 ISBN-13: 9781111539597

Permanent Make-up

Textbook:Milady’s Aesthetician Series: Permanent Makeup, Tips and Techniques, 1st Edition

Milady 222 pp., 8″ x 9 ¼”, Softcover, ©2007 ISBN-13: 9781401881733

Laser Hair Removal & Skin Therapy

Textbook: Esthetic Institutes Laser Hair Removal & Skin Therapy Package

The equipment vendors such as Candela, provide many resources and information on the usage and treatments offered with Laser equipment:





Textbook:Milady Theory & Practice of Theraputic Massage (edition5)

Mark F. Beck 1,008 pp., 8 ½” x 11″, ©2011 Hardcover ISBN-13: 9781435485235

Career Development

The Student Corner at the Milady Education Network has a lot of interesting and helpful videos and articles and webinars that help students plan a successful career. Here are some examples:

Asking For Help (Webinar)

Compensation Plans (Webinar)

Other resources for your review:

Association of Skin Care Professionals
ASCP provides insurance and professional support for skin care therapists. Also provides a comprehensive list of all State Boards. Get connected!

The world’s foremost beauty therapy association, represented in over 33 countries. The CIDESCO diploma is a prestigious qualification in the field of esthetics and beauty therapy.

National Coalition of Estheticians, Manufacturers/Distributors & Associations
NCEA’s mission is to  represent the esthetic profession by defining and conveying standards of practice, while educating the industry and the public.

Business Development

The Student Corner at the Milady Education Network has a lot of interesting and helpful videos and articles and webinars that help students plan a successful career. Here are some examples:

Critical Thinking Skills (Webinar)

Continue Your Education (Webinar)

Below are some other sources:

Business and Motivation

National Association of Women Business Owners
Founded in 1975, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is the unified voice of America’s more than 10 million women-owned businesses representing the fastest growing segment of the economy.

Product Knowledge

During the course of your training, you have been introduced to a series of different products, and you have been given product knowledge lessons and seminars on many of them. If you would like further infomration on some of those products, you can use the sites below as reference.

State Boards

nformation about DPOR Exam changes: 

All the information below can be found at

and the Testing info at

Click below on the Subject and a pdf file (you will need Adobe Acrobat to open the file see link at bottom of the page) will open, and you can review the NIC Standards, you know everything on there, it is just a matter of reviewing and practicing the steps, in the order they are asking you.


Master Esthetics

Nail Technician

Waxing Technician

Permanent Cosmetics

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