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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cutting tool. Can be grouped with 'sharps'.
Swelling oil gland.
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.