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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Damaged Hair

Hair that has had something happen to it to cause a defect.

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  Damaged Hair

Dandruff

Flaky scalp. 

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  Dandruff

Dark

Depth of hair colour.

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  Dark

Dark Hair

Hair that is not pale coloured. Depth of hair colour.
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  Dark Hair

Dermis

Second layer of skin.

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  Dermis