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 The creative and technical achievement awards kicked off with a Saturday evening event centered around artisans categories including cinematography, costumes, hairstyling, production design, editing and sound mixing. Ethan Shanfeld, Variety, 11 Sep. 2021 Bryant Jamison handled hairstyling, makeup was done by Jonathan Fernandez, and styling was completed by Vladimyr Pierre-Louis of Vlad + Mia. Dory Jackson,, 6 Sep. 2021 Franklin's life and career though the '50s, '60s and '70s, so the hairstyling had to complement the costumes and serve as an accurate representation of each era. Alondra Perez,, 17 Aug. 2021 And a salon in the back offers natural hairstyling services, while a cafe serves fresh juices. New York Times, 11 May 2021 But for Black gymnasts, who are often subject to extra scrutiny from the public for their appearance, the rules provide an opportunity to put the versatility of Black hairstyling on display. Malik Peay, Allure, 2 Aug. 2021 Relaxers also took less time than natural hairstyling at the salon according to Jarett, as did the at-home care in-between visits. Kovie Biakolo, Allure, 21 July 2021 De La O was a 2019 graduate of Huntington Park High School and was studying business administration at East Los Angeles College at the time of her death, hoping to one day open a tattoo, makeup or hairstyling business, said her mother, Susana Salas. Matthew Ormseth, Los Angeles Times, 29 June 2021 See the video above to watch his hairstyling process in full. Sabrina Park, Harper's BAZAAR, 23 June 2021

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First Known Use of hairstyling

1936, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hairstyling was in 1936

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16 Sep 2021

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“Hairstyling.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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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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