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Arrector Pili Muscle
helps keep the body temperature (hair stands on end)
A colour product for hair.
Keyword(s): Base colour
A dummy head (hair block) used for practising cuts, styles and
A colour, a light grayish yellow.
A link or joining. One item bonds to another.
implement that has 'bristles' firmly set into a handle, used for
grooming the hair.
A brush - usually small, for applying products.
device for holding the hair in sections.
device used for disentangling hair. Usually flat with pointed
teeth on one edge.
A product that makes hair soft, rebuilds hair, closes down
layer under cuticle has pigment and bonds.
The outside layer of hair overlap like tiles on a roof.
The act of shortening by chopping off the ends. An activity often
carried out with scissors.
Hair that has had something happen to it to cause a defect.
Hair that is not pale coloured. Depth of hair colour.
A stroking movement. Usually carried out at the start of
during highlighting sections of hair.
split ends due to physical/ chemical damage
(A quick movement) An action to encourage blood supply.
hold hair in place. Makes hair stiff.
A term used to refer to people with red coloured hair.
protective garment worn to keep the clients clothes clean.
A colour mid way between black and white.
A product for conditioning the hair, makes the hair soft,
rebuilds the hair and closes down the cuticle.
Number of hairs on the head.
held or hood dryer for setting.
Feeds hair with blood supply.
hold style in place and protects from weather.
Dry, brittle, normal, greasy, wiry.
Takes in water, as in hair is Hygroscopic.
collection of the required tools.
Hair depth, how dark or light hair is.
Hair depth. How dark or light the hair is.
surface for reflecting an image.
product used to style hair.
rods used in the perming process.
(deep, slow movement) kneading actions.
Lets in water / moisture.
Silvery raised skin, itchy.
A colour. One of the three primary colours.
Wind down with thumbs when setting.
Circular movement when shampooing.
A tool used in certain colouring techniques.
cutting tool. Can be grouped with 'sharps'.
A technique of putting and keeping hair in place.
product to clean the hair or the act of using the product - to
A tap attachment to spread the water.
A bowl shaped fixture used for washing hands etc.
device for straightening the hair.
checking colour for development.
Check for S shape development.
pronged tool used to style the hair.
of absorbent cloth for drying or wiping.
A split along the hair shaft.
A code of dress identifying the staff in a salon.
define curls or style.
A position where work is carried out.