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hair

tress, lock, strand, shock, hank, coil, tendril, curl, ringlet, swirl

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hairy

hirsute, unshaven, shaggy, crinose

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having no hair

hairless, bald, bald-headed, glabrous, depilous, a cueball

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having little hair

balding, thin, thin on top, sparse, wispy, scant, thinning

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mid-forehead point formed by the hairline

widow's peak

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having or resembling a monk's circular fringe or shaven crown

tonsured

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having a full or bushy head of hair

mop-headed, mop top, lion-headed, leonine, thick-haired, luxuriant

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having short hair

close-cropped, close-thatched, cropped, short-cropped

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having very light or whitish hair (like spinning fiber)

towheaded

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having soft and lustrous hair

silken-haired

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having fine hair

fine-haired, thin-haired

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having hair with turns or twists

crinkly

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having hair in disorder

unkempt, messy, mussed, unruly, tangled, ratty, tousled, rumpled, snarled

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having wild and thickly coiled (snake-like) hair

Medusa-like

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long and loose

flowing

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loose or streaming in the wind

windblown, flyaway

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long but lacking body

lank, stringy

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stiff

bristly, brush-like

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rough

bristly, bristling, scraggy, scrubby

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with pointed tufts

spiky

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in thick strands

ropy

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downy

fuzzy (face or skin)

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having unkempt or untrimmed facial hair (short of a moustache or beard)

unshaven, stubbly, stubbed, scraggy, bristly

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having soft or delicate facial hair

downy

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need a shave

five-o'clock shadow

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formed into curls or ringlets

curled, crimped

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formed into small and tight curls

frizzed, frizzed out, frizzy

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ruffled and given more body coming toward the scalp

teased, back-combed

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combed up toward the top of the head

upswept, swept back, raked back

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having certain strands bleached or coloured

highlighted, streaked, frosted, tinted, lightened, darkened

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given aligned soft waves (by means of heated curling irons)

marceled

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dried (and usually given a fluffed shaping) with a blow dryer

blow-dried

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straightened chemically

processed, conked, relaxed

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cut in different lengths for a fuller look

layered

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cut all one length

having a blunt cut

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oiled

greased, slicked, slick, pomaded, brilliantined, plastered, pasted

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matted patches of hair

elflocks

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lock hanging at the front of the head

forelock

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groomed curl hair displayed against the forehead or side of the face

split curl

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curled lock of hair

ringlet

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tuft of hair growing awry or hanging over the forehead

cowlick

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dampened curl held with a hairpin or clip

pin curl

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twisted or intertwined length of hair

braid, plait

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tight braid usually worn down the back of the head

pigtail, rat's tail, rat tail

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cinched lock of hair loosely down the back of the neck

ponytail

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braid(s) word flat against the scalp

cornrow

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knot of hair worn at the back of the head

chignon, bun

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knot of folded-under hair at the back of the head

French knot, French twist

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knot of hair worn on the top of the head

topknot

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wave set in lotioned or wet hair with a finger

finger wave

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long and row-like braids as worn by Rastafarians

dreadlocks

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single long lock worn on a bare scalp

scalp lock

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attachable woman's hairpiece for creating a hanging length of hair down the back of the head

fall

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any attachable thick strand of hair for a woman's coiffure

switch

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front down-hanging hair cut evenly across

bangs

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woman's conical coil of hair worn at the back of the neck

Psyche knot

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roll of hair combed up from the forehead or temples

roach

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curl or lock of hair worn in front of the ear, earlock

payess (Yiddish)

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cylindrical roll of hair

puff

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curl that is tubular

sausage curl

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curl that is spiral

corkscrew curl

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coiffure in which the hair is chemically curled or waved

permanent wave, permanent, perm, cold wave

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permanent wave that is looser and gives more body to the hair

body wave

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coiffure in which the (curly or frizzy) hair is chemically straighted and flattened or slightly waved

conk, process

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coiffure in which the hair is slicked back from either side to meet or overlap behind

ducktail, duck's ass, DA

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coiffure featuring spiky or irregularly chopped hair

punk

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short and brush-like haircut

crewcut, butch, burr-cut

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short and brush like haircut with a flattened top

flattop

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having a short haircut that makes one's ears appear large

crop-eared

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coiffure with a brush-like strip down the center of an otherwise shaved head

Mohawk

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coiffure in which the hair is naturally round and busy mass

Afro

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coiffure in which the hair shape widens above the head to a flat top but is progressively shorter (or "faded")

fade

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woman's coiffure in which the hair is cut in downward overlapping and uneven layers

shag

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woman's coiffure in which the brushed-up hair appears as a full and loose roll around the face

pompadour

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woman's coiffure in which the hair is cut short and evenly all around the head

bob

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woman's coiffure in which the short cut is neither layered nor graduated

blunt cut

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woman's coiffure in which the hair is cut irregularly short toward the face and with the ears exposed

pixie, French cut

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woman's coiffure in which the hair is teased for a puffed-out look

bouffant

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woman's conical coiffure

beehive

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woman's coiffure with a rounded or cap-like top that is tapered at the back of the neck

mushroom

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woman's coiffure in which the usually shoulder-length hair is combed down and turned under or inward at the ends in a roll

pageboy

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woman's coiffure with bangs and the unlayered hair at chin length

buster brown, cap cut

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woman's coiffure that is short in which the hair arcs over the forehead and forms a triangle at the back

flip

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woman's coiffure that is short in which the hair arcs over the forehead and forms a triangle at the back

wedge, dorothy hamill

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woman's coiffure in which the short and uneven length curls are given featherlike ends

feather cut

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woman's coiffure that is close-cropped in layers and short in the back

shingle

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woman's coiffure in which the hair is combed or swept up toward the top of the head and held by pins or combs

upsweep, updo

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woman's coiffure with a braid or braids "woven" close to the head and attached with pins

French braid

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woman's coiffure in which the hair is combed back to form a long or vertical roll at back of the head

French twist, French roll

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woman's coiffure (eighteenth century) with the hair worn in cylindrical rolls or puffs

pouf

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artificial covering of (another's or synthetic) hair

hairpiece, wig

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man's covering of hair over a bald spot

toupee, piece, rug

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seventeenth- and eighteenth-century man's wig often powdered and gathered at the back

periwig, peruke

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woman's fringe of hair or curls worn on the forehead

frisette (archaic)

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having a mustache

mustached, mustachioed (usually a long mustache)

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mustache that is slight and thin

pencil mustache

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narrow moustache under the middle of the nose

toothbrush moustache

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thickly shaggy or droopy moustache

walrus moustache

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thick moustache with long and curving ends

handlebar moustache, military moustache

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curving and dressed moustache

waxed moustache

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having a beard

bearded

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beard covering most of the lower face

full beard, beaver

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small chin beard or tuft

goatee

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beard that is long and rectangular

patrician, square-cut beard

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trim and pointed beard extending back to the ears

Vandyke, pickedevant

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beard shaped like a pointed or broad spade

spade beard

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pointed beard beginning at the lower of the chin

galways

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whiskers extending below the ears

sideburns, burnsides, side-whiskers, sideboards

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side-whiskers that become broader at the lower jaw

muttonchops, mutton chop whiskers, dundrearies

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white

hoary, silvery, platinum, Snow White

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blond

blonde, blondish, straw-coloured, flaxen-haired

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golden blond

goldilocks

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bleached blond

peroxide blond, bottled blond, drugstore blond

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pale grayish blond

ash blond

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black or brown

brunette, dark-hair, dark

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black

raven, jet, jet black, coal black, ebony

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brown

chestnut, wheaten, nut brown

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drab brown

mouse-coloured, mousy

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reddish brown

auburn

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red-haired

redheaded, a carrot top, ginger, gingery, titian

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reddish blond

strawberry blond

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gray or partly grey

grizzled, graying, hoary

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dyed reddish or orangish brown

hennaed

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dyed slightly bluish (to offset yellowed coloration)

having a blue rinse