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.


Browse the glossary using this index

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Gel

GelUsed to hold hair in place. Makes hair stiff.

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  Gel

Ginger

A term used to refer to people with red coloured hair.

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  Ginger

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