hair·​style | \ ˈher-ˌstī(-ə)l How to pronounce hairstyle (audio) \

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Examples of hairstyle in a Sentence

the senator's long parade of hairstyles seem to reflect a relentless need to constantly reinvent herself
Recent Examples on the Web Each braid is parted and styled with precision; her edges are subtle but slicked down to match the fresh hairstyle; the medium-sized braids fall right below the waist for a look that's perfect for summer. Gabi Thorne, Allure, "Normani's New Waist-Length Cornrows Look Amazing," 13 July 2020 These little caps come in an assortment of patterns and colors, look cute enough to wear out in public while one indulges in deep conditioning treatments or sets a hairstyle, and are great at keeping water off your precious 'do. Rachel Feltman, Popular Science, "Gifts for people with a lot of hair," 6 Dec. 2019 On Tuesday, the Kylie Cosmetics founder unveiled her latest hairstyle, a platinum blonde hue, on her Instagram. Georgia Slater,, "Kylie Jenner Shows Off New Blonde Hair While Modeling Gucci Lingerie," 24 June 2020 While Cardi has been rocking longer looks as of late, this isn't her first time taking a short hairstyle for a spin. Aimee Simeon,, "We Can’t Stop Staring At Cardi B’s Hot-Pink Pixie Cut," 19 June 2020 White privilege also means not having to stress over whether your hairstyle will cost you a job or even an interview. Kristen Rogers, CNN, "Dear anti-racist allies: Here's how to respond to microaggressions," 5 June 2020 Statement earrings, a loose hairstyle, and minimal makeup finished off the look. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Meghan Markle Finishes Off Day Two of the Royal Tour in a Striped Martin Grant Dress," 24 Sep. 2019 Step 6: Now go through each section of hairstyle, hair color, face shape, eye shape and color, makeup, eyebrows, nose shape, facial hair, body shape, outfit, etc. and customize your avatar to your liking. Alicia Lee, CNN, "Facebook launched its Bitmoji-like Avatars. Here's how to make yours," 17 May 2020 When Sutcliffe adopted her short, brushed-forward hairstyle, the other Beatles first mocked him, preferring to maintain the greased-back Elvis Presley style. Allan Kozinn,, "Astrid Kirchherr, photographer of the Beatles, dies at 81," 16 May 2020

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First Known Use of hairstyle

1913, in the meaning defined above

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“Hairstyle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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hair·​style | \ ˈher-ˌstīl How to pronounce hairstyle (audio) \

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