The Complete Dictionary of Hair Terminology

Hairstyling has its own language... do you ever wonder what some of the phrases mean? Check out the ultimate dictionary of Hair Terminology! #Hairstylist #Cosmetology #TheHairIndustry #HairFacts

Hairstylists literally use their own language sometimes. There is so much hair terminology and phrases that they use on a daily basis, that might mean nothing to non-cosmetologists. 

Do you ever wonder what some of these common phrases that hairstylists use mean? Well,  if you said “yes,” then you’re in luck! 

I’ve compiled a list of all the hair language I could think of, and I’d like to call it the “Dictionary of Hair Terminology.” 

I plan to keep this page updated when I think of new terms and/or when new terminology comes into play, so make sure you save it.

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The 10 Most-Asked Questions About Hair (Answers Included)

Odds are that you've wondered what the answers to some of these questions about hair were. Let a professional hairstylist teach you about them. #Hair #HealthyHair #HairFacts #HairTips

Part of being a hairstylist is to inform people about their hair needs.

It’s common for people to look for your expert opinions about their diverse questions about hair. Sometimes you will get asked some pretty crazy questions about hair.

On the other hand, there are some pretty common questions that you will be asked often.

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What Is Hair Hanging?

Have you ever heard of the crazy circus act called "hair hanging"? If not, you should check it out. You'd be amazed to see what these..

Did you know that a single strand of hair can hold up to 100 grams, which is just short of a quarter pound. In other words, a whole head of hair can hold up to two tons, the equivalent of two elephants. It should be no surprise that the circus has discovered a way to turn this into an impressive aerial act called “hair hanging”.

Have you ever heard of the crazy circus act called "hair hanging"? If not, you should check it out. You'd be amazed to see what these..

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Trichotillomania- The Addiction of Hair Pulling

Do you know what trichotillomania is? It is the addiction of pulling out one's hair. Learn more about why people do it...

Have you ever heard the term “trichotillomania”? What Does It All Mean? First of all, trichotillomania is the addiction to pulling out one’s hair. In some cases, it is also accompanied by the person putting the hair in their mouth. Other variations of this disorder involve pulling out eyebrows and eyelashes. This addiction is a type of impulse control disorder, which is caused by a chemical imbalance of the brain. Because it involves the repetition of a certain action, it is closely related to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Additionally, it is a hereditary trait. The actual cause of trichotillomania is unknown. However, most people also have high stress levels, depression …

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