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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Hair Texture

Fine, medium or thick.

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  Hair Texture

Hair Type

Dry, brittle, normal, greasy, wiry.

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  Hair Type

Hygroscopic

Takes in water, as in hair is Hygroscopic.

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  Hygroscopic


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