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cos·met·ics

(koz-met'iks),
Composite term for a variety of camouflages applied to the skin, lips, hair, and nails for purposes of beautifying in accordance with cultural dictates.

cos·met·ics

(koz-met'iks)
Composite term for a variety of adornments and camouflages applied to the skin, lips, hair, and nails in accordance with societal and cultural dictates.
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Moreover, increasing preference for halal cosmetics is leading to a change in business strategy of the local as well as international companies operating in the market.
Science World invited one leader from the cosmetics industry and one from a cosmetics-safety advocacy group to debate the issue.
They are always finding new twists on ingredients and adding them to products," says Horowitz about the cosmetics and chemical industry.
Bailey, director of FDA's Office of Colors and Cosmetics, "The term hypoallergenic can mean almost anything to anybody," and the same is true for the other terms.
Although most of the heaviest user group of cosmetics falls into the 18- to 40-year-old female demographic, Bidinger explains that local cosmetics marketing experts prefer to look at the Japanese audience in terms of lifestyle.
As a way to promote traffic to the cosmetics area, we opened up two large passageways with wide aisles that direct customers to this department before they walk through the rest of the store," says Fidel Miro, design director, HDI.
The authors of Beauty Secrets read cosmetic labels both online and in drug stores.
In fact, I find the story Peiss tells about the hegemony of women in the cosmetic industry not a joyous tale of women resurgent but a sad fable of the protean nature of patriarchy.
GE Plastics has been investigating Scorim as well - in particular, as a way to improve the cosmetics of filled ABS parts such as the company's aluminum-filled, metallic-appearance Magix material.
But don't blame the cosmetic companies for the retro trend.
Ultimately, we agreed to market Hazel Bishop cosmetics in the CIS through the Effect distribution system.
The professional line cosmetics refer to the cosmetics used in the beauty salons, with diverse varieties and numerous brands.