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Today we are going to practice useful Spanish vocabulary related to Hair.
Hoy vamos a practicar vocabulario español útil relacionado con Pelo / Cabello.

Use the player below to listen to and repeat the pronunciation of the words in Spanish:


Hair – Pelo / Cabello

Peluquería – hairdressing salon
Estilista – hair stylist / hairdresser
Barbería – barbershop
Barbero – barber
Cortar – to cut
Corto – short
Largo – long
Peine – comb
Cepillo – brush
Secador de pelo – hairdryer
Las puntas – the ends of the hair
Puntas partidas – split ends
Las raíces – the roots
Color de pelo – hair colour
Rubio – blonde
Castaño – brown
Cobrizo – aubern
Moreno – dark
Pelirrojo – ginger
Gris – grey
Canas – grey hairs
Flequillo – bangs / fringe
Coleta – pony tail
Dos coletas – pig tails
Moño – bun
De punta – spiky
Ondulado – wavy
Liso – straight
Rizado – curly
Tinte– dye
Teñir– to dye
Fijador de pelo / gel – gel
Laca – hairspray
Planchas – hair straighteners
Rulos – curlers
Permanente – perm
Lavar – to wash
Patillas – sideburns
Horquilla – hair clip

About the Author:Laura

I am from Bilbao in northern Spain. I qualified as a Spanish Language Teacher in 2004. I have taught Spanish in England and Spain and now really enjoy teaching the Spanish Language via my website The Spanish Blog to students from all around the world. I love my job and the intricacies of the Spanish Language. My main personal interests are music, reading and cooking. I studied music for twelve years in Bilbao and I play the piano. I also enjoy singing and I try my best to sing more in English now. I hope very much that you enjoy my posts and welcome any comments.


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