Subject Description


Personal grooming

OCM Identifier


Subject Description

Shaving and depilation; hair styles (e.g., cutting, parting, arranging); care of the hair (e.g., washing, brushing); care of the nails (e.g., cutting filing); body painting; use of cosmetics, ointments and perfumes; age, gender, and status differences in personal grooming; associated beliefs and practices; etc.

The term was changed from "Toilet" to "Personal Grooming" in 2005.


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