Beauty parlor



an establishment for the hairdressing, manicuring, or other cosmetic treatment of women.
Contemporary Examples

The amenities include a fitness room, a sauna, a beauty parlor, and a karaoke setup.
Inside the ‘Surprisingly Great’ North Korean Hacker Hotel Michael Daly December 19, 2014

Earlier that month, Haughton drove to the suburban-Milwaukee beauty parlor where his wife worked and slashed her tires.
NRA Convention Gun Advocates Include Victims, Immigrants, Kids Michael Ames May 5, 2013

My sisters opened a beauty parlor in their bedroom, curling hair with crisscrossed bobby pins and calling it a perm.
‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’ Eileen Cronin April 7, 2014

Historical Examples

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.
Missing at Marshlands Cleo Garis

No beauty parlor can produce the perfect complexion and bright eyes which nature gives to the out-of-doors girl.
How Girls Can Help Their Country Juliette Low

“Yes, I believe she kept that for slippers and the beauty parlor,” answered Harry.
The Mystery at Dark Cedars Edith Lavell

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

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

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