Hair Care/Hairdressing

Hair care/hairdressing is a form of bodily grooming, performed by either the self or another to hair on the head. Hair care pertains to the wider practices of hair maintenance, whereas hairdressing refers more specifically to the act of paying a skilled professional to work on hair. Such practices may involve washing, styling, coloring, cutting, setting, perming, or straightening the hair. Due to the complexities of some of these practices, and the skills and tools required, many people choose to pay a hairdresser to perform them. Hairdressers, or hair stylists, as they are often referred to, may be mobile—visiting one's home—or a person can visit a hair salon where hair care services and products are sold. Arguably, women in the Western world spend more time ...

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