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beauty salon

an establishment for the hairdressing, manicuring, or other cosmetic treatment of women.
Also called beauty parlor, beauty shop, beauty spa.
Origin of beauty salon
1905-10, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • I understand, too, that she was makin' reg'lar trips to a beauty parlor, and all that.

    Torchy As A Pa Sewell Ford
  • Of course, we know the beauty parlor here is nothing to write home about, but it will serve.

  • No beauty parlor can produce the perfect complexion and bright eyes which nature gives to the out-of-doors girl.

  • “Yes, I believe she kept that for slippers and the beauty parlor,” answered Harry.

  • You don't see hair like that every day, and it ain't the shade which can be produced at a beauty parlor.

    Torchy and Vee Sewell Ford
  • When I was having my hair fixed at the beauty parlor yesterday I heard two women talking!

    Ghost Beyond the Gate Mildred A. Wirt
  • It would be good to confide in Judy, at least she, Jane thought, was human enough to enjoy the beauty parlor joke with her chum.

    Jane Allen: Center Edith Bancroft
British Dictionary definitions for beauty parlor

beauty salon

an establishment providing women with services to improve their beauty, such as hairdressing, manicuring, facial treatment, and massage
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