In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1peluquero masculinepeluquera feminineto go to the hairdresser's — ir a la peluquería
- My hair was all shiny and smooth from the stuff the hairdresser put in my hair yesterday.
- The category includes the legal economic activity of hairdressers and manicurists.
- Thoroughfares in and out of the cities are lined with innocent looking hairdressers and beauty parlours.
- Why is it that her worst hairdos were when she was married to a hairdresser?
- My mum goes to the hairdresser when she needs her hair cutting, but she always asks me to check if they're doing it right.
- We provide new clothing, a shower, new haircuts by professional hairdressers and access to healthcare.
- My father's living was the manufacture and sale of shampoo to hairdressers.
- Beauticians, hairdressers and other businesses have offered their services and there will be a number of treatments on offer.
- The question I am struggling with at the moment is: do I ask my hairdresser for a bag of my hair?
- Bruce, who is training as a hairdresser and beautician, was also on her way to the protest last night.
- She always loved doing her hair and knew she was going to be a hairdresser.
- Today, I spent a long time at the hairdressers, gossiping with the staff and having my hair coloured and snipped and fiddled with.
- Occupational hazards of hairdressers include having to listen to the dulcet tones of their clients.
- It's easy to look great when a team of make up artists, hairdressers and stylists surrounds you.
- Three hairdressers appeared at daybreak in order to ready my hair for the wedding.
- My hairdresser refused to colour my hair unless I had a skin test to ensure I was not allergic to the hair dye.
- She tells me she is just back from the hairdresser and the coiffure will revert to ragged ringlets as soon as it hits rain.
- It doubles as a touch-up for hair roots between visits to hairdressers, but it will wash out.
- This method is not widely recommended by hairdressers, as it can damage your already processed hair.
- The heating had failed at the hairdressers and Jerry had to keep putting on the hairdryers in a futile attempt to warm the place.
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