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  1. Plural of hairstyle

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



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