Acronyms and Abbreviations

It took me ages to make sense of the acronyms and abbreviations that are used on many hair websites. This is a list from Long Hair Care Forum, but you will find that many of the hair blogs and sites use them too. It’s industry lingo I guess. Lol

ACV – Apple Cider Vinegar

APL – Arm Pit Length

AO GPB – Aubrey Organics Glycogen Protein Balancer

BC – Big Chop

BSB – Below Shoulder Blade

BSS – Beauty Supply Store

BSL – Bra Strap Length

BTW – By The Way

DB – Deep Brilliance

CD HM – Carol’s Daughter Hair Milk

CD HHB – Carol’s Daughter Healthy Hair Butter

CD SoMM- Carol’s Daughter Some of Marguerite’s Magic

CON РCr̬me of Nature

CW – Conditioner Wash

CWC – Conditioner Wash Conditioner

Dusting – cutting appro 1/8 – 1/12 of an inch from your ends to maintian your hair. It can be done to search and destroy split ends or to keep up your trims. Many people consider a trim to be 1-2 inches. When you dust, you dont notice much of a difference. Most scissor happy stylists just cant understand this concept.

EO – Essential Oil

EPO – Evening Primrose Oil

EVOO – Extra Virgin Olive Oil

HHG – Happy Hair Growing

HHiaB – Healthy Hair in a Bottle

HTH – Hope This Helps

IMHO – In My Humble Opinion

IMO – In My Opinion

IIRC – If I Remember Correctly

ITA – I Too Agree

LUST – L’oreal Unfrizz Smoothing Treatment

MTG – Shapley’s Original ‘Mane-Tail-Groom’

NTM – Neutrogena Triple Moisture

NSFW – Not Safe For Work

PJ – Product Junkie

Slip – When the comb glides through the hair (tangle free)

TWA – Teeny Weeny Afro

TIA – Thanks In Advance

WGO – Wild Growth Oil

View the original post here: LHCF Acronyms and Abbreviations and Methods & Hair Guides – Long Hair Care Forum


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