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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Examples of hairstylist in a Sentence

the hairstylist fashioned the model's hair into an elegant updo
Recent Examples on the Web The magazines and lookbooks are gone, too, with customers headed directly to their respective hairstylist rather than waiting in a reception area that no longer exists. Josh Peter, USA TODAY, "How your hair salon or barbershop could be different after coronavirus," 19 May 2020 At first glance, the tool is pretty big; almost double the size of barrel brushes hairstylists have used to give my hair volume, bounce, and definition. Jacqueline Kilikita,, "Is Revlon’s One-Step Dryer Really Worth The Hype?," 24 Mar. 2020 The Academy Award-winning hairstylist was eager to take on the challenge for , the new FX on Hulu series. Annie Goldsmith, Town & Country, "How Mrs. America Recreated Gloria Steinem's Iconic Hairstyle," 23 Apr. 2020 For lighter hair in need of toning, or any shade that could use some extra vibrancy, the hairstylist Kristin Ess’s Signature Hair Gloss seals and smooths hair cuticles to boost shine and lock in color. Caitie Kelly, New York Times, "The T List: Five Things We Recommend This Week," 9 Apr. 2020 The 38-year-old hairstylist from Sacramento, CA was announced as the new Bachelorette in March. Alexis Reliford,, "Yes, Clare Crawley Kept The Dress From Her Empowering Breakup With Juan Pablo Galavis," 5 Apr. 2020 That contrasts with her testimony on Friday, when the 34-year-old hairstylist shared details of a violent rape at a New York City hotel by Mr. Weinstein in 2013 and a multiyear relationship. Deanna Paul, WSJ, "Harvey Weinstein Defense Challenges Accuser Jessica Mann," 3 Feb. 2020 As an avid wig wearer I was confused about what the hairstylist was trying to do with the visible lace pulled so far down the front of the models’ faces. Shalwah Evans, Essence, "The Wigs At Comme des Garçons Weren’t Appropriation, But They’re Still Problematic," 28 Jan. 2020 Serena Williams, Amandla Stenberg, and Lupita Nyong'o's hairstylist has moved his popular hair-care line from Sephora and Net-a-Porter to Sally Beauty. Elizabeth Denton, Allure, "Hairstylist Vernon François Just Dropped His Hair-Care Line to Sally Beauty," 1 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of hairstylist

1935, in the meaning defined above

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“Hairstylist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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