Beauty Therapy

On this page you will find many useful resources suitable for your course including physical Library stock, eBooks, eResources, websites and videos.

Finding Beauty Therapy Resources

All books have a classification number on the spine. Here are some class marks to get you started. Click on the class marks below to find out what the Library has to offer for each topic. To request to borrow resources, please click here


Selected Beauty Therapy eBooks

Beauty Therapy eBooks can be accessed for free from home or college 24/7 and means no lugging heavy books around! Click on one of the eBooks below or visit our eBooks section to search for even more titles. You may need to log in via Shibboleth, or through your institution. Just select 'Northampton College' and log in using your student ID and password.

Beauty Therapy eResources

Here is a list of commonly used resources. Click an image link to go to that website. Please note that these are external sites and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

The Vogue Archive: An incredible resource for anyone with an interest in fashion. Explore back issues of Vogue dating back to 1892!
Anatomy TV: A great resource for Anatomy and Physiology containing short courses based around different areas of the human body. Contains video content, quizzes and downloadable material.
Nails Magazine: An online publication featuring industry news, videos and resources for students.
Massage Therapy Foundation: The foundation releases the most recent research in the form of infographics. They also run a blog and host contests.
The International Spa Association: ISPA provides education and networking opportunities. The ISPA website provides access to Pulse magazine, advice and resources
Startups: Advice and guidance on how to set up your own startup company. Case studies, legal details and more.
Entrepreneur: Advice and guides on how to set up your own business. Includes case studies and entrepreneur profiles.
Professional Beauty: A magazine that hosts events and awards as well as publishing their own blogs and news articles. The print copy of Professional Beauty is available at Lower Mounts Library.
The Makeup Armoury: Blogs, information and tips about special effects makeup as well as advice on tools, brands and techniques.
Make Up Made Over: A publication containing blogs and advice/opinion pieces on skincare, makeup and hair.
Vogue Beauty Secrets: Vogue videos hosts over 100 episodes of Beauty Secrets. Each video takes a personal look at celebrity beauty regimes.

Planet eStream Videos

Planet eStream is an amazing video-on-demand service that holds thousands of film, TV and radio resources for use with your studies. Click below to search  videos you may find useful for your course.

To log in:

  1. Go to Planet eStream
  2. Enter your College login details and password then click Log in

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Information and Study skills

The Library can offer support within any of the following areas. Click on any of the topics below to go to the Information and Study Skills Moodle page which includes Study Smart courses for each topic as well as activities, PowerPoint presentations and useful information leaflets.

Northampton College Libraries’ Learning Facilitators are available to support you in developing your writing, computer, information and study skills. They are here to help you on your path to independent learning. If you need help with any of the areas listed above please talk to a Learning Facilitator.

Please note that access to Learning Facilitators this year is via appointment only. Please email with information on which areas or topics you would like help with. We will then arrange an appointment with you as soon as possible.