cosmetic


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Synonyms for cosmetic

superficial

Synonyms for cosmetic

serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose

serving an aesthetic purpose in beautifying the body

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The juice of the 'papa' root found in great abundance at the head of the valley, is held in great esteem as a cosmetic, with which many of the females daily anoint their whole person.
Nothing, therefore, can be imagined more singular than the appearance of these nearly naked damsels immediately after the application of the cosmetic.
But similar data on the perks of pressurized oxygen on average wounds caused by cosmetic surgery isn't available yet because doctors have only been using the chambers to `treat surgical wounds for the past two to three years, Wilmeth said.
Compared with the cosmetic giants from other countries, the home-grown producers of China are still little or middle-sized enterprises, with lower-standard equipment and technologies.
Leiber's compacts reflect the golden era of compacts when women went to jewelers - not cosmetic counters - to purchase a compact and bought refills at the drugstore, said Amy Fischer, archivist for Proctor and Gamble, which produces Max Factor and Cover Girl cosmetics and also the new Powder Puff 'zine for the makeup obsessed.
The market is flooded with various cosmetic chemicals.
AAQC, the Argentine Association of Cosmetic Chemists, is organizing the IFSCC International Congress, which will be held at the Buenos Aires Sheraton Hotel & Convention Center.
Jessica Assaf, a 16-year-old from San Rafael, California, is suspicious of cosmetic chemicals that have complicated names.
Going to Thomas Register online, she looked up the names of cosmetic chemists and called a few.
It was through the people there that I became aware of the potential health risks of some of the cosmetic products many of us use daily.
The $35 billion cosmetics industry has successfully found loopholes in the alphabet soup of government agencies--the FDA, EPA, OSHA--and its own self-monitored Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR), allowing for an abundance of toxic products like nail polish, acrylics and disinfectants to still be used today.
org will provide you with copious information about cosmetic dangers and lax regulation.
America's Cosmetic Doctors & Dentists: Second Edition
It is a brand-conscious, fast-moving market, where a favorable review by a leading magazine and "kuchikomi" (word of mouth) by mobile young women can catapult a fresh brand into billions of yen in sales in a few years--at least that's the vision of the cosmetic world's latest challenger, NSbrands.