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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T

Towel

TowelsA piece of absorbent cloth for drying or wiping.

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  Towel

Trichorrhexis Nodosa

A split along the hair shaft.

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  Trichorrhexis Nodosa

U

Uniform

A code of dress identifying the staff in a salon.

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  Uniform

W

Wax

WaxUsed to define curls or style.

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  Wax

White

A colour. Very light.

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  White

Work Station

A position where work is carried out.

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  Work Station


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