What does cosmetics mean?

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Wiktionary

  1. cosmetics(Noun)

    Preparations applied externally to change or enhance the beauty of skin, hair, nails, lips, and eyes.

  2. cosmetics(Noun)

    The study of such products.

Freebase

  1. Cosmetics

    Cosmetics are care substances used to enhance the appearance or odor of the human body. They are generally mixtures of chemical compounds, some being derived from natural sources, many being synthetic. In the U.S., the Food and Drug Administration, which regulates cosmetics, defines cosmetics as "intended to be applied to the human body for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance without affecting the body's structure or functions." This broad definition also includes any material intended for use as a component of a cosmetic product. The FDA specifically excludes soap from this category.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Cosmetics

    Substances intended to be applied to the human body for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance without affecting the body's structure or functions. Included in this definition are skin creams, lotions, perfumes, lipsticks, fingernail polishes, eye and facial makeup preparations, permanent waves, hair colors, toothpastes, and deodorants, as well as any material intended for use as a component of a cosmetic product. (U.S. Food & Drug Administration Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition Office of Cosmetics Fact Sheet (web page) Feb 1995)

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cosmetics in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cosmetics in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chief Executive Claudio Bergamo:

    The whole (cosmetics) industry will entirely pass on the IPI increase to the price of products.

  2. Mimi Ossorio:

    This year I started production of cosmetics and have been making more and more as a result of the positive response.

  3. The FDA:

    Although most cosmetics on the market in the United States generally already contain less than 10 ppm of lead, a small number contained higher amounts, and we are aware that some cosmetics from other countries contain lead at higher levels.

  4. Vivienne Rudd:

    South Korea is really the hot market for innovation and it's even overtaken markets like Japan as the place where everyone looks for the experts in skincare. The Chinese are fascinated by facial skincare and by face color cosmetics, south Korean women are very much held up as the standard of beauty across Asia.

  5. Guericke The meteoric rise:

    I often hear from people that ‘oh LinkedIn is ugly,’ or ‘LinkedIn isn’t for young people.’ It’s all about cosmetic things and their ideas revolve around those cosmetics. Or sometimes people go for specific functional groups, or look at it from the sales and marketing perspective. Well, that doesn’t really work.

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