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Hair & Beauty

 

Vocabulary:  3.5. Haircut Terminology

 

Table of contents

1. Woman’s haircut terminology

2. Men’s haircut terminology

3. Glossary

 

“In three words I can sum up

Everything I've learned about

life: it goes on.” – Robert Frost

Unit:  1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9

 

1. Women’s haircut terminology

Here are some English hair terms every professional hairstylists should know.

 

Word or Phrase

Translation

Layers

Capas

Overdirecting

 

Thinning

 

Cutting line

 

Weight line

 

Stacked haircut

 

Wedge haircut

 

Blunt cut

 

Choppy

 

Gamine

 

Beachy

 

Piercy

 

Structure

 

Texturizing

 

Thinning out

 

Joogy

 

Edgy

 

Point cut

 

Gisele Waves

 

Dusting

 

Upsweep

 

Fox Hawk

 

Chemical cut

 

Busted

 

Razored

 

Bed Head

 

Pixie cut

 

 

1. Men’s haircut terminology

Here are some English hair terms every professional hairstylists should know.

 

Word or Phrase

Translation

Clippertechniques: Tapering/Skin Fades

Técnicascon clíper:

Clipper over comb

 

Scissor techniques: Blunt cut

Técnicas con tijeras:

Point cut

 

Thinning the hair

 

Razor cutting

 

Undercuts

 

The neckline

 

Texture

 

Sideburns

 

Buzz cut

 

Crew cut

 

Ivy league

 

Businessman/Peaked

 

Caesar cut

 

Fade cut

 

Comb over fade

 

High and tight

 

Square/Flair/Shape up

 

Asymmetrical

 

 

3. Glossary

S: = Size

Sh: = Shape

C: = Colour

 

to describe = describir

to order = here: ordenar

average = promedio

to consist (of) = consistir (de)

fact = hecho

modify = modificar

before = antes (de), delante

main verb = verbo principal

to divide = separar, dividir

 

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