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Cosmetology: Print Books

This guide will help you find books, videos, articles and websites about Cosmetology topics.  If you need additional help, come to the Library Reference Desk or Ask A Librarian

New Titles

Milady Standard Updos
The Finishing Touch
Face Paint
Pretty Iconic
The Make-Up Manual
Practical Workbook for Milady Standard Cosmetology
Hair An Illustrated History


The Library has a variety of current cosmetology materials in both print and electronic format. Find books and videos using the Library Catalog. 

Here are some example Catalog searches:
Beauty Shops Management

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Use our catalog to find books, videos, and other resources in our collections.

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Call Number Ranges

Use these call number ranges to browse the General Collection and the Reference Collection.

GT 2340 / TT 950 - TT 958 Beauty Culture
TT 958 Beauty Operators
GT 2290 - GT 2310 / TT 950 - TT979 Hair Styles
GT 2340 / RA 776 - RA 778 / TP 983 Cosmetics

A Note About Reference Books

There are several encyclopedias, handbooks, and dictionaries to use for a quick lookup. Reference materials are not typically something you sit down and read cover to cover, though you could if you really wanted to. A small selection is shown below. 

Beauty and Wellness Dictionary
Encyclopedia of Hair
A Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients
Milady's Illustrated Cosmetology Dictionary

Career Materials

The following materials are available for check out in the Career and College collection in the library.

Milady Standard Cosmetology Exam Review
A Career As a Cosmetologist
A Career as a Hairstylist


The library is part of a consortium of academic libraries known as I-Share. As COD students, you can request items from other libraries online by creating an I-Share account. For more information, visit our I-Share Information Web Page

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