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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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  • Once in the twenties a beauty parlor operator had bleached her hair.
  • She works in a beauty parlor, but later switches jobs to become a proofreader in a publishing house.
  • Pretty soon, without my knowing anything about it, she had started up a beauty parlor.
  • Isabelle saves her money and, you suspect, she'll one day open a beauty parlor or a boutique.
  • Kay ran a beauty parlor with increasingly disreputable ties.
  • Present use of the structure: second floor apartment, first floor vacant beauty parlor.
  • She conceded that she went to beauty parlor and nail salon once a month.
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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