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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Test Curl

Check for S shape development.

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  Test Curl

Tongs

TongdA two pronged tool used to style the hair.

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  Tongs

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