hair·​styl·​ist | \ ˈher-ˌstī-list How to pronounce hairstylist (audio) \
variants: or less commonly hair stylist
plural hairstylists also hair stylists

Definition of hairstylist

: a person whose occupation is the cutting and arranging of hair : hairdresser especially : a person who does creative cutting and styling of hair

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Examples of hairstylist in a Sentence

the hairstylist fashioned the model's hair into an elegant updo
Recent Examples on the Web Ripley’s claimed it was cut from Monroe‘s head by hairstylist Robert Champion before her Madison Square Garden performance for Kennedy. Kristina Garcia, Los Angeles Times, 9 May 2022 Devin Toth hairstylist at Salon SCK in New York City tells SELF. Daisy Maldonado, SELF, 9 May 2022 The reality star worked with hairstylist Chris Appleton. Stephanie Wenger,, 4 May 2022 Keeping the hair and makeup from the Met Gala, Bieber’s hair was wrapped in a tight sleek updo by hairstylist Bryce Scarlett using KMS, while makeup artist Nina Park used Chanel Beauty to give the model a glow. Whitney Perry, Glamour, 3 May 2022 Starry hairstylist Justine Marjan is among the Hollywood-beloved pros who keep Ghd’s new Unplugged cordless styler in their tress maintenance kits. Danielle Directo-meston, The Hollywood Reporter, 2 May 2022 For the first four episodes released back in 2021, hairstylist Jonathan Hanousek used three wigs to show the progression of Grace growing out her natural gray, which Fonda revealed at the 2020 Oscars. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, 29 Apr. 2022 Arianna Vila stars as Usnavi’s crush, the hairstylist Vanessa. San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 Apr. 2022 Kim recruited celebrity hairstylist Chris Appleton and makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic to appear in her debut. Jasmine Washington, Seventeen, 26 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of hairstylist

1934, in the meaning defined above

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20 May 2022

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“Hairstylist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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