cosmetological

cosmetology

[koz-mi-tol-uh-jee]
noun
the art or profession of applying cosmetics.

Origin:
1850–55; < Greek kosmētó(s) adorned, arranged (see cosmetic) + -logy, apparently modeled on French cosmétologie

cosmetological [koz-mi-tl-oj-i-kuhl] , adjective
cosmetologist, noun
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cosmetology (ˌkɒzmɛˈtɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the work of beauty therapists, including hairdressing, facials, manicures, etc

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cosmetology
1855, from Fr. cosmétologie, from source of cosmetic.
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