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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. To look at one of them you would almost suppose she was some vegetable in an unripe state; and that, instead of living in the shade for ever, she ought to be placed out in the sun to ripen.
As you cannot do that, please send me a bottle of June rain water, for my maid tells me it is better than any cosmetic for the complexion, and mine is getting ruined by late hours.
The APAC cosmetics & personal care industry provides access to cosmetic pigments manufacturers, owing to the factors, including low-cost manufacturing and the growing middle-class population in countries such as China, South Korea, and India.
[ClickPress, Tue Jul 16 2019] One of the major challenges faced by the global Cosmetic Grade Color Additives Market is the increasing number of regulations being put on chemicals used in cosmetics.
* The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) has created the Florence Wall Women in Cosmetic Chemistry Award, its first award honoring women's scientific and leadership contributions to the cosmetics and personal care industry.
LAHORE -- A resolution in the Punjab Assembly on Tuesday demanded from the government to withdraw 'additional taxes' from raw materials used in the local cosmetics industry, media reported.
"Cosmetics" are defined as "articles intended to be rubbed, poured, or sprayed on, introduced into, or otherwise applied to the human body or any part thereof for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance without affecting the body's structure or functions.1 With increasing westernization and enhanced media exposure, the use of cosmetics has increased manifold among the general population.
Makeup items claiming to prevent fine dust from damaging skin a "anti-pollution" cosmetics a are the subject of stricter South Korean government tests to raise reliability for consumers.
The Ministry of Public Health says local companies produce only 5 percent of cosmetics sold country-wide.
The global cosmetics packaging market will exhibit steady growth in the next decade, according to a comprehensive analysis report from Visiongain.
Eye cosmetics are applied in close proximity to the ocular surface.
Religious preference for halal products in Saudi Arabia is the primary driver of the halal cosmetics market in the kingdom, which is projected to grow at a CAGR (compounded annual growth rate) of over 15 per cent between 2015 and 2020, a report said.
Despite bans on animal testing for cosmetics in several countries, many still allow testing to occur and Canada, United States, and Australia are among them.