cosmetics

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κοσμητική (kosmetike) "the art of dress and ornament", from κοσμητής(kosmetes) "orderer, director, decorator", from κοσμέω (kosmeo) "to order, to arrange, to rule, to adorn, to equip, to dress, to embellish".

Noun[edit]

cosmetics (uncountable)

  1. Preparations applied externally to change or enhance the beauty of skin, hair, nails, lips, and eyes.
  2. The study of such products.

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