Navigating cosmetics and makeup discussions can be tricky due to the multitude of terms. Here’s a list of vocabulary and phrases to ease the conversation.Previously, I covered the topic of hair and hairstyles in English. Now, let’s delve into some useful words and phrases related to cosmetics and makeup in English. This will enhance your confidence when discussing makeup and cosmetics, enabling you to identify different products while shopping or browsing online in various countries.

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Names of Makeup Products in English

Begin by reviewing this compilation of English vocabulary words. It includes the names of fundamental products associated with makeup that are commonly used by individuals.

  •         concealer
  •         liquid eyeliner
  •         eyeshadow
  •         face tint, tinted moisturizer
  •         highlighter, brightener, illuminator
  •         blush, rouge
  •         bronzer
  •         powder
  •         brow gel
  •         lip gloss
  •         lip liner
  •        makeup
  •         cosmetics
  •         beauty
  •         makeup base, primer
  •         mascara
  •         face cream, moisturizer
  •         lipstick
  •         nail polish
  •         tanning lotion, fake tan
  •         facial cleanser
  •         toner

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English Phrases & Vocabulary About Cosmetics

Now, I’ll provide you with beneficial English phrases connected to everyday skincare and makeup.Master these phrases and incorporate them into your conversations. Enhance your vocabulary!

Phrases and vocabulary cleansing and caring for skin:

  •         to rinse off all the dirt and makeup
  •         to exfoliate skin
  •         to rejuvenate the complexion
  •         to cleanse skin
  •         gently rub the cream in
  •         to smooth out wrinkles
  •         to remove makeup

Phrases about makeup

  •         a lot of makeup
  •         to apply the bronzer all over the face, neck and décolleté
  •         to hide spots and flaws or blemishes of the skin
  •         types of mascara: volumizing, lash-defining, waterproof, lengthening, and curling
  •         to use eyelash curlers
  •         to use a lip balm
  •         skin glowing with health

Engaging in regular physical activity is an effective method for enhancing your skin’s condition. Likewise, maintaining a well-balanced diet is equally advantageous. Therefore, incorporate exercise, increase your water intake, attend to your skin, and opt for high-quality cosmetics.

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