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Hair, Beauty and Special Effects: Books and eBooks

About Books and eBooks

We have a large collection of both physical books and eBooks available to staff and students. Each one of our libraries has a physical collection of books suitable for courses that are taught at their campus, however you are welcome to borrow books from any of our libraries. All of our books are arranged on bookshelves, grouped by topic area. These topics and sub-topics are numbered and the books are in number order. So, when you search for a book using our online library search, each book will have a classmark (a number) and this is where you will find the book on the shelf.

You can access our eBooks by searching for something via our library search. If you prefer to read in large print you can change this in the eBook settings, along with background colour and the read aloud feature.

Below you will find a gallery of new books and eBooks that we have recently added to our collection. You will also find key books and eBooks for your subject area - you may recognise some of these from your reading list!

New Books and eBooks

The New Beauty : A Modern Look at Beauty, Culture, and Fashion By: Kari Gestalten
The Korean Skincare Bible By: Lilin Yang
ProMakeup Design Book By: Lan Nguyen-Grealis
Make Up Artistry for Film and Television : Your Tools for Success On-Set and Behind-the-Scenes By: Christine Sciortino
The Skincare Bible : Your No-Nonsense Guide to Great Skin By: Dr Anjali Mahto
Maskwork By: Jennifer Foreman
The Scandinavian Skincare Bible : the definitive guide to understanding your skin By: Johanna Gillbro
Pretty Iconic : A Personal Look at the Beauty Products That Changed the World By: Sali Hughes

Key Books

Key eBooks

Reading List

Your reading list for your course is in your Moodle area. 

Log in to Moodle with your student email address and password. Ask your tutor if you are unsure of where to look. 

Where to Find Books

We use class numbers to organise books into subject groups in the library. You will find the number on the spine of each book. Here is a selection of class numbers for hair and beauty.

Subject Class Number
Anatomy and Physiology for Beauty Therapists 615.822
Aromatherapy 615.536
Beauty Therapy 646.726
Hair and Beauty 646.72
Hair Care 646.724
Holistic Therapy 615.53
Make-up 792.027
Nail Care 646.727
Salon Management 646.72068