hair·​styl·​ing | \ˈher-ˌstī-liŋ \

Definition of hairstyling 

: the work of a hairstylist

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As pointed out by The Cut, the hairstyling appliances were directly inspired by Kristin's storied career as a stylist. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Celebrity Hairstylist Kristin Ess Unveiled Her Target Line of Hair Styling Appliances," 7 Nov. 2018 In addition to a nomination in the coveted best comedy series category, GLOW earned nods for hairstyling, makeup and stunt coordination, as well as giving first-time nominee Gilpin her nod. Jackie Strause, The Hollywood Reporter, "'GLOW' Team on Emmy Noms: Female-Led Shows Are "Not a Trend"," 12 July 2018 Unlike the pair behind Pulp Riot, neither Morgan nor Kristen Leanne has a professional background in hairstyling. Devon Abelman, Allure, "How Instagram Sparked the Indie Hair-Color Brand Revolution," 27 June 2018 The Internet was not thrilled with Markle's hairstyling for the ceremony this morning. Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Totally Changed Her Hair After The Royal Wedding And It's So Pretty," 19 May 2018 By maintaining her first love of hairstyling, Ward keeps a piece of Maryland with her across the country. Wesley Case,, "From hairstylist to emerging voice in rock, Lauren Ruth Ward returns home with Ottobar show," 25 Apr. 2018 With professional-level skills by age 10, who knows what their future in the hairstyling world will hold? Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "Sisters Braiding Videos Go Viral on Facebook," 17 Apr. 2018 Collins attributes her work to an expertise in hairstyling fundamentals. Crystal Martin, ajc, "What black women need to know about hair loss," 8 Apr. 2018 His mother owned a hairstyling business and his father was a retired social worker. Anchorage Daily News, "Addicts stole 36 guns in a single break-in. 1 was used in a murder. Where are the rest?," 24 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of hairstyling

1936, in the meaning defined above

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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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