hairstylist

noun
hair·​styl·​ist | \ ˈher-ˌstī-list How to pronounce hairstylist (audio) \

Definition of hairstylist

: hairdresser especially : a person who does creative styling of coiffures

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Synonyms for hairstylist

Synonyms

barber, haircutter, hairdresser, stylist

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Examples of hairstylist in a Sentence

the hairstylist fashioned the model's hair into an elegant updo

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As for the man behind the magic, that would be her longtime hairstylist, Chad Wood, who also works with celebrities like Olivia Munn, J.Lo, and Alessandra Ambrosio. Kaleigh Fasanella, Allure, "Vanessa Hudgens Just Got Waist-Length Hair Extensions for Fall," 13 Sep. 2019 Vincent was an award-winning hairstylist who owned several salons in Ft. sun-sentinel.com, "Deaths in South Florida: 9/1," 1 Sep. 2019 And posted a video working out in a spotted one-piece with BFF celebrity hairstylist Jen Atkin during their travels. Colleen Kratofil, PEOPLE.com, "Chrissy Teigen Returns to Her Swimsuit Modeling Days in Sexy Vacation Snap: 'Feels Off Brand'," 8 July 2019 Additionally, Kendall Jenner, who was also in attendance, debuted what appears to be a fresh set of faux fringe courtesy of hairstylist Jen Atkin. Kaleigh Fasanella, Allure, "Khloé Kardashian Now Has Waist-Length Mermaid Waves," 14 May 2019 With the help of celebrity hairstylist Jen Atkin, Bella wore her brown bob down with an early-'00s inspired bump at the top. Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "Bella Hadid Wore a Glittery Smoky Eye During Paris Fashion Week," 26 Sep. 2018 This month, celebrity hairstylist Jen Atkin launches a limited edition, heavenly-scented formula as part of her cult beauty line, Ouai Haircare. Jenna Rennert, Vogue, "9 Luxurious Dog Shampoos for the Furry Friend in Your Life," 18 July 2018 In some of the photos, Musgraves is shown getting touched up by friend and hairstylist Giovanni Delgado and makeup artist Moani Lee, who later accompanied the sisters to Tom’s One-Hour Photo. Los Angeles Times, "Kacey Musgraves and Tom’s One-Hour Photo: See the private photos that started it all," 30 Aug. 2019 What's more, no surprise here: J.Lo's longtime hairstylist and friend Chris Appleton was behind her new look. Kaleigh Fasanella, Allure, "Jennifer Lopez Just Debuted a Sleek, Long Bob for Fall," 26 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of hairstylist

1935, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hairstylist was in 1935

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