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

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the senator's long parade of hairstyles seem to reflect a relentless need to constantly reinvent herself
Recent Examples on the Web 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 Black hairstyles, on the other hand, have sometimes been the subject of racist comment or debate. Ikya Kandula,, "Black salons seemed recession proof. They’re not pandemic proof.," 1 May 2020 Blake kicked things off, sharing a picture of Ryan's new quarantine hairstyle, courtesy of his young daughters. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Ryan Reynolds Trolled Blake Lively for Her Birth Control "Not Working" When His Daughters Did His Hair," 26 Apr. 2020 This step can be used for any hairstyle, men and women. USA Today, "Steps to cutting your own hair during the coronavirus shutdown," 23 Apr. 2020 There's the dress, the shoes, the hairstyle, and (of course) your prom makeup. Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "29 Best Prom Makeup Ideas and Tips from the Pros," 10 Mar. 2020 This weekend, Kylie Jenner and Khloé Kardashian stepped out for Sean Comb's 50th birthday bash together wearing coordinating ensembles, along with the exact same hairstyle. Kaleigh Fasanella, Teen Vogue, "Kylie Jenner and Khloé Kardashian Now Have Matching Bob Haircuts," 16 Dec. 2019 New Jersey lawmakers voted to approve a bill that would ban discriminating against someone because of their hairstyle and hair texture. Minyvonne Burke, NBC News, "New Jersey lawmakers approve bill to ban discrimination based on hair," 10 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of hairstyle

1913, in the meaning defined above

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“Hairstyle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jun. 2020.

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