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Definition of "cosmetics" []

  • Preparations applied externally to change or enhance the beauty of skin, hair, nails, lips, and eyes. (noun)
  • The study of such products. (noun)

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Use "cosmetics" in a sentence
  • "Australian scientists are developing new suncreens from the Great Barrier Reef that will be used in cosmetics, tanning lotions."
  • "Plus, cosmetics is high on the agenda of us ladies, and there is no point in looking at a mirror without the means and accessories to … enhance the image you are looking at."
  • "L'Or é al took share in Chinese cosmetics over the past five years, notes Morgan Stanley."