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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M

Medulla

Middle of the hair.

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  Medulla

Mirror

MirrorA shiny surface for reflecting an image.

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  Mirror

Monilithrix

Beaded hair shaft.

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  Monilithrix

Mousse

MousseFoaming product used to style hair.

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  Mousse