beauty shop


: an establishment or department where hairdressing, facials, and manicures are done

called also beauty parlor, beauty salon

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Santiago, a hair stylist who owned a beauty shop, was the first openly trans person to run for office in Puerto Rico, according to the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College in New York, trying unsuccessfully for a city council seat in 2008. DÁnica Coto, Star Tribune, 22 Sep. 2020 Set in a beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, beauty shop owner Truvy (played by Dolly Parton in the film) will be played by Footlight Players’ Dee Piotrowski, opposite Maggie Gowan as her new assistant Annelle (played by Daryl Hannah in the film). Philip Potempa,, 24 Aug. 2021 And the beauty shop is in that Copper Young area. Sid Evans, Southern Living, 1 June 2021 As of right now, The Ordinary has become a permanent addition to Nordstrom's impressive virtual beauty shop. Jennifer Hussein, Allure, 15 Mar. 2023 Dillon grew up in Cullman, where her father worked as an oil company representative and her mother ran a beauty shop, according to a 1962 New York Daily News profile on the actress following her Broadway debut. Howard Koplowitz |, al, 3 Feb. 2023 The beauty products responsible for cover-worthy celebrity makeup looks are on sale for up to 50 percent off right now at an under-the-radar clean beauty shop. Cai Cramer, Peoplemag, 24 Dec. 2022 The common spaces will include a dining room, food service area, telehealth room, activity area and a beauty shop. Bob Dohr, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 22 Apr. 2022 The space will include a barber shop, beauty shop, braiding station, places for gaming and homework, lockers, a laundry facility and amenities such as toothbrushes, toothpaste and even perfume, Campbell said. Megan Becka, cleveland, 30 Mar. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of beauty shop was in 1890

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“Beauty shop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

Kids Definition

beauty shop

: a place of business for the care of customers' hair, skin, and nails

called also beauty parlor, beauty salon

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