of light and shadows
Expressions

• Do you have any openings today?
• What are you looking to do today?
• What are you looking for today?
• How much do you want taken off today?
• How much do you want to cut off your hair today?
• I would like a trim. (trim = cutting off a little bit)
• Can you cut off 2 or 3 inches?
• I have a lot of split ends. Can you cut those? (split ends= when your hair splits in two and is damaged)
• I would like to get bangs today. (bangs= when hair is cut shorter across forehead) (for women only)
• Can you give me a bunch of different layers? (layers = hair is cut in different lengths to better ‘frame’ the face)
• I want a whole new look.
• Can you thin out my hair a little bit?
• Chop it all off. (chop= another words for cut)
• Please take some hair off the top but not too much off the sides.
• I would like a buzz cut. (buzz cut = is shaved very short, like someone in the military)
• I would like…
… to get a perm. (This is a treatment that makes the hair curly)
… to have my hair straightened. (This is a treatment that makes curly hair straight.)
… to have my hair dyed or colored. (This involves changing the color of ones hair.)
… cut a little above the ears
… remove the split ends
… take a little off the top and sides
… trim your bangs

Verbs

blow dry
colour (get/have your hair colored)
curl (get/have your hair curled)
cut (get/have your hair cut)
perm (get/have your hair permed)
shampoo
straighten (get/have your hair straightened)
style (get/have your hair styled)
thin out (get/have your hair thinned out)
trim (get/have your hair trimmed)

Exercises

www.flo-joe.co.uk/preliminaryenglish/vocabulary...
www.esl-lab.com/vocab/v-haircut.htm
www.vocabulary.cl/english-games/beauty-salon.ht...
www.vocabulary.cl/english-games/beauty-salon-ha...

Videos








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