Hair and Beauty Glossary


This is a glossary of terms for hair and beauty to aid the D/deaf. Select the term you are interested in and click on the word video to open it full screen or press the play button on the embedded video clip. 


The signs used in these clips are known and used by the learners at Vision West Nottinghamshire College. 


They are intended to be used solely as a resource and do not necessarily represent definitive BSL signs.


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G

Gown

GownA protective garment worn to keep the clients clothes clean.

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  Gown

Grey

A colour mid way between black and white.

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  Grey

H

Hair Brittle

A type of hair.

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  Hair Brittle

Hair Condition

How the hair is.

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  Hair Condition

Hair Conditioner

A product for conditioning the hair, makes the hair soft, rebuilds the hair and closes down the cuticle.

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  Hair Conditioner

Hair Density

Number of hairs on the head.

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  Hair Density

Hair Dry

Type of hair.

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  Hair Dry

Hair Dryer

Hair dryerHand held or hood dryer for setting.

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  Hair Dryer

Hair Greasy

Type of hair.

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  Hair Greasy

Hair Normal

Type of hair.

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  Hair Normal


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