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

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The hairstyling technique, which includes stitching three strands together to create simple to intricate patterns helps to control flyaways and keeps unintentional puffiness at bay. Essence, "11 Celebrity Braid Styles To Copy Right Now," 12 July 2019 In addition to his hairstyling journey, Justin is also a musician. Lia Beck,, "Is The Hills' Justin Bobby Still Wearing Combat Boots To The Beach?," 25 June 2019 The gruelling summer temps can make natural hairstyling more time-consuming than ever, which is why protective styles, like box braids, are a great option. Aimee Simeon,, "Your Box Braid Debate Is Over — Rihanna's Red Colour Is It," 20 June 2019 The hairstyling technique has been passed down from generation to generation in the black community, and tennis star Serena Williams just shared the tradition with her daughter. Jennifer Ford, Essence, "Serena Williams Shares The Tradition Of Hair Braiding With Her 1-Year-Old Daughter," 13 June 2019 Van Ness, who along with hairstyling has also taken up gymnastics and comedy, is also the new face of Essie nail polish. Caitlin O'kane, CBS News, "Jonathan Van Ness from "Queer Eye" describes himself as "non-binary" and "genderqueer"," 11 June 2019 Participants will be offered free hairstyling and manicures. Daily Southtown Staff, Daily Southtown, "Church news: Strawberry Fest planned in Palos Heights, more," 10 June 2019 Over several interviews with writer Faith Cummings, stylists revealed they were not taught textured hairstyling in their main courses in Cosmetology school; it was regarded as extra training. Alyssa Hardy, Teen Vogue, "Gabrielle Union, Yahya Abdul-Mateen and Other Actors Call Out Stylists Who Can’t Work With Black Hair," 12 Mar. 2019 The show also won best reality host for a competition program, as well as best directing for a reality program, best costumes, and best hairstyling at last week's Creative Arts Emmys. Julie Kosin, Harper's BAZAAR, "10 Important Moments You May Have Missed from the 2018 Emmys," 18 Sep. 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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