hair·​styl·​ing ˈher-ˌstī-liŋ How to pronounce hairstyling (audio)
: the work of cutting and arranging people's hair : the work of a hairstylist
… Brussels-born hairstylist Louis Ghewy moved to London to pursue a career in hairstyling.Tish Weinstock
: the act or result of cutting or arranging hair into a particular look or style
Salon chairs might recline but as they're mainly for hairstyling and makeup, it's not a necessity.Kay Braeburn
[Artist Reveca] Torres and [artist Mariam] Paré used makeup, hairstyling and clothing to resemble [Frida] Kahlo …Burt Constable
often used before another noun
hairstyling products
Okay, here's your daily reminder that switching up your hairstyling routine doesn't need to be a daunting task.Ruby Buddemeyer and Sami Roberts

Examples of hairstyling in a Sentence

the latest trends in hairstyling
Recent Examples on the Web They’re used in a wide range of industries — including technology, hairstyling, medicine and even dance instruction — affecting low- to high-wage earners. Julian Mark, Washington Post, 3 July 2024 Prince William has also shared his experiences with hairstyling, joking about the challenges of doing Charlotte's hair with fellow dads in 2019. Erin Hill, Peoplemag, 27 June 2024 RuPaul's Drag Race star Stacy Layne Matthews hospitalized over spinal issue: 'Lost control of my legs' Other successes for Pose throughout the years included a victory at the Emmys for Billy Porter's performance, as well as awards for makeup and hairstyling. Joey Nolfi,, 18 June 2024 The film would go on to win for editing, sound, production design, makeup and hairstyling and costume design. Jack Dunn, Variety, 19 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for hairstyling 

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Word History

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of hairstyling was in 1931

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“Hairstyling.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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