hair·​styl·​ing | \ ˈher-ˌstī-liŋ How to pronounce hairstyling (audio) \

Definition of hairstyling

: the work of a hairstylist

Examples of hairstyling in a Sentence

the latest trends in hairstyling
Recent Examples on the Web In addition to host and overall accolades, Drag Race won 2020 Emmys for its casting, editing, and hairstyling. Joey Nolfi,, "RuPaul's Drag Race is now the Emmys' most awarded competition show in history," 21 Sep. 2020 Salons in San Francisco had been closed since March and could reopen only for outdoor hairstyling services on Sept. 1. Morgan Phillips, Fox News, "McEnany plays footage of Pelosi in hair salon on loop, says speaker 'ought to apologize' to Americans," 3 Sep. 2020 Today fans were super impressed with Hoda's hairstyling skills. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "'Today' Show Fans React to Hoda Kotb Giving Her Fiancé Joel Schiffman a Quarantine Haircut," 23 May 2020 But despite Dlomo's apprehension and Oprah's teasing, her hair turned out adorable — and Graham may have a new passion for hairstyling. Marci Robin, Allure, "Oprah's Partner Stedman Graham Created a Mini Barbershop During Quarantine," 22 Apr. 2020 Many stylists are offering virtual consultations to help clients with at-home hairstyling and dyeing solutions. Audrey Noble, Allure, "Savannah Guthrie Successfully Dyed Her Own Hair With Help From Hairstylist Rita Hazan," 1 May 2020 Both the makeup and hairstyling and VFX branches will pick their five nominees (up from three for the former) following bakeoffs at which those shortlisted will be invited to screen excerpts of their work for branch members. Scott Feinberg, The Hollywood Reporter, "Oscar Shortlists: A Big Day for Netflix Docs and Disney Songs — But Not Taylor Swift's 'Cats' Tune," 16 Dec. 2019 While 95 percent of the clinicians engage in discussions with African-American patients regarding physical activity, 76 percent have never included hairstyling or maintenance, and only 34 percent noted being comfortable discussing the topic. Jennifer Ford, Essence, "New Study Suggests Doctors Discuss Haircare With Black Women To Reduce Barrier To Exercise," 20 Nov. 2019 Fast forward to Oscars 2020, where the best makeup and hairstyling category has more nominees than ever before. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "Who Will Win Best Hair and Makeup at the Oscars 2020? The Past Has Some Clues," 15 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of hairstyling

1936, in the meaning defined above

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27 Sep 2020

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“Hairstyling.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of hairstyling

: the act or job of cutting and arranging people's hair

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