- The coiffeur had powdered and arranged her hair, without her ever casting a glance into the Psyche- mirror which her betrothed had had the gallantry to send to her room. - "Old Fritz and the New Era", Louise Muhlbach.
- Fond of mischief, ever suspicious, always on the alert for evil, utterly unscrupulous and malicious, she was an altogether admirable attendant for a lady of rank and fashion, her skill as a coiffeur and needle- woman always obtaining for her the wages she so justly deserved. - "Thelma", Marie Corelli.
- Bandoline is the mucilage of Quince seeds to which some Eau de Cologne is added: and this mixture is employed for keeping the hair fixed when dressed by the Coiffeur. - "Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure", William Thomas Fernie.