EFL hairdressing vocabulary

Hair

  • bald – calvo
  • bald patch- calvicie, coronilla
  • balding – quedándose calvo
  • barber – barbero
  • beard – barba
  • blond hair – pelo rubio
  • brown hair – pelo castaño
  • bun – moño
  • curls – rizos
  • curly hair – pelo rizado
  • dreadlocks – rastas
  • eyelashes – pestañas
  • fringe – flequillo
  • goatie – perilla
  • grey hair – canoso
  • haircut – corte de pelo
  • hairdressers – peluquera
  • lock – mechón
  • moustache – bigote
  • plaits /plats/ braid – trenzas
  • platinum blonde- rubio platino
  • ponytail – coleta
  • red hair – pelirrojo
  • ringlet – tirabuzón
  • scissors – tijeras
  • sideburns/sideboards – patillas
  • split ends – puntas abiertas
  • straight hair- pelo liso/ lacio
  • toupee – peluquín/ bisoñé
  • trim – cortar las puntas
  • wavy hair – pelo ondulado
  • wig – peluca

Styles

  • bob – melena estilo paje
  • bun – moño
  • perm – permanente
  • straight hair – pelo liso
  • shaved head/ skinhead - cabeza rapada

Expressions

  • To have you hair cut (I had my hair cut last week) – cortarse el pelo
  • To have a haircut/ a perm, etc. – cortarse el pelo/hacerse la permanente
  • To go bald, to be going bald (I’m going bald) – quedarse calvo

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