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cosmetic

 [koz-met´ik]
1. beautifying; tending to preserve, restore, or confer comeliness.
2. a beautifying substance or preparation.
3. pertaining to surgical correction of a physical defect.

cos·met·ic

(koz-met'ik),
1. Referring to surgical procedures intended to improve appearance; specifically relates to correction of deformities that result from heredity or aging and not caused by congenital anomalies, disease, trauma, or tumors.
2. Relating to the use of cosmetics.

cos·met·ic

(koz-met'ik)
1. Relating to cosmesis.
2. Relating to the use of cosmetics.
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The cosmetician, who is fluent in English, French and Arabic, is a perfectionist.
In addition, the shopper is guided in her beauty choices by a cosmetician, who is on hand in every Walgreens outlet nationwide to educate beauty shoppers about the latest cosmetic offerings, which include Walgreens' exclusive brands.
"In department stores, for example, when a woman comes to the beauty counter a cosmetician is trained to aggressively cross-sell products," Stahl comments.
outlet, a variety of color cosmetics products extends along the mirrored back wall of the store, with a cosmetician on hand to assist beauty shoppers.
A press conference on activities of Bazis Medic non-state educational institution and the Association for Protection of the Rights of Cosmeticians of the Republic Gozallik hokimiyati was held in Tashkent.
The good news is that the presence in stores of professionals such as pharmacists and cosmeticians is a competitive asset for pharmacy operators.
Some beauty centres outside the licensed health institutions may temporarily employ visiting doctors or cosmeticians who bring in low-quality cosmetics and conceal patient medical reports.
"Some unlicensed beauty centres may temporarily employ visiting doctors or cosmeticians who bring in low-quality cosmetics, and conceal patient medical reports.
Mubarak's access to hairdressers and cosmeticians puzzled Building and Development Party member Mohamed Al-Soghayar while Al-Wasat Party member Atef Awad said he wished he was in prison after seeing Mubarak, adding that the former president was being treated in a five-start hospital using state funds.
Then the cosmeticians garlanded the bride with pink flowers and put the red glittering headband on the hair of Fatme.
Chen claimed while the number of people was just a few hundred, now all kinds of people are cashing in which include pilates instructors, musicians, dog trainers, comedians, chefs and cosmeticians.
Generating great interest this year was the Wellness Area, which attracted cosmeticians interested in extending their ranges with body treatments and hoteliers and spa operators seeking unusual new treatments, massages and brands for their institutes.