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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Beaded hair shaft.
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.
Circular movement when shampooing.
A tool used in certain colouring techniques.