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Salon Lingo Quiz

Do You Know Your Beauty Shoptalk?

As with any profession, there's an element of industry lingo that dominates during break-room gatherings and water cooler-style meetings. Waiters, for instance, might say they're in the weeds during a particularly busy dinner rush, or they might find out a dish has been given the "86" when it sells out for the evening. But as for hairstylists, when it comes to their own unique jargon, can you guess the meaning behind their shoptalk? Find out now.

Do You Know Your Beauty Shoptalk?

What does it mean when a stylist says, "Let's take her from a one to a 10"?

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vanityx0kills vanityx0kills 7 years
I think my hair lost it's virginity at 11, haha.
Pampire Pampire 7 years
5/5 fun quiz! :)
Bettye-Wayne Bettye-Wayne 7 years
3/5, not an epic fail.... You bad girls! Losing your hair virginity at 13! At least I waited til 14...
mallorycurtis mallorycurtis 7 years
2/5 yikes! probably because i've only gotten blonde highlights my whole life. not too much lingo with that.
postmodernsleaze postmodernsleaze 7 years
I missed the first one too :( And don't worry, Yoga, my hair lost its virginity when it was 13 as well!
Gdeeaz Gdeeaz 7 years
4/5 I got the first one wrong lol
Yogaforlife Yogaforlife 7 years
I must be a hairwhore because I have been coloring since I was 13.
genesisrocks genesisrocks 7 years
Ouch. I do not know my shop talk
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