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


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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And posted a video working out in a spotted one-piece with BFF celebrity hairstylist Jen Atkin during their travels. Colleen Kratofil,, "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 Diana, who has been Abby's hairdresser and makeup artist in addition to being her friend, is also JoJo Siwa's personal hairstylist and makeup artist, according to Diana's Instagram. Martha Sorren, Woman's Day, "Abby Lee Miller Left 'Dance Moms' To Be By Her Friend Diana's Bedside During A Scary Hospital Stay," 21 Aug. 2019 The eight-months-pregnant honey blond actress, 25, wife of director Roman Polanski, lay stabbed on the living room floor near the body of Jay Sebring, 26, Hollywood hairstylist and her onetime fiancé. Linda Deutsch, Washington Post, "AP Was There: Charles Manson, followers convicted of murder," 7 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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