AskDefine | Define hairstyle

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  1. The style in which someone's hair has been cut and arranged.



the style in which someone's hair has been cut and arranged

Extensive Definition

''Haircut redirects here. For the financial term, see Haircut (finance).
A hairstyle, hairdo, or haircut refers to a styling of head hair. The fashioning of hair can be considered an aspect of personal grooming, fashion, and cosmetics.

Notable hairstyles

Hair products

Cosmetic products used in creating and maintaining hairstyles include:

Hair lengths

  • Bald, hair that is completely shaved down to the scalp
  • Buzz, hair that is extremely short and hardly there
  • Cropped, hair that is a little longer than a buzz
  • Boy's cut, hair that is longer than a crop, but not yet hits the ears
  • Ear length, hair that is at the same level as one's ears
  • Chin level, hair that comes to the chin
  • Flip level, hair that comes to the neck or shoulder area.
  • Bra/midback level, hair that's at about the same point as the widest part of one's ribcage and chest area
  • Waist length, hair that falls at the smallest part of one's waist, a little bit above the hip bones
  • Tailbone length, hair that is at about the area of one's tailbone
  • Classic length, hair that reaches where one's legs meet his or her buttocks
  • Thigh length, hair that is at the mid-thigh
  • Knee-length, hair that is at the knee
  • Calf length, hair that is at the calf
  • Floor length, hair that reaches the floor



hairstyle in Arabic: حلاقة
hairstyle in Czech: Účes
hairstyle in Danish: Frisure
hairstyle in German: Frisur
hairstyle in Modern Greek (1453-): Κούρεμα
hairstyle in Spanish: Peinado
hairstyle in Esperanto: Hararanĝo
hairstyle in French: Coiffure
hairstyle in Finnish: Hiustyyli
hairstyle in Korean: 헤어스타일
hairstyle in Hebrew: תסרוקת
hairstyle in Dutch: Kapsel (haardracht)
hairstyle in Japanese: 髪型
hairstyle in Norwegian: Frisyre
hairstyle in Polish: Fryzura
hairstyle in Portuguese: Penteado
hairstyle in Russian: Причёска
hairstyle in Simple English: Hairstyle
hairstyle in Swedish: Frisyr
hairstyle in Chinese: 发型
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