cosmetology


cos·me·tol·o·gy

noun \-jē\

: the job or skill of giving beauty treatments to women by washing and cutting hair, applying makeup, etc.

Full Definition of COSMETOLOGY

:  the cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair, and nails

Origin of COSMETOLOGY

French cosmétologie, from cosmétique cosmetic (from English cosmetic) + -logie -logy
First Known Use: 1926

cos·me·tol·o·gy

noun \-jē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural cos·me·tol·o·gies

Medical Definition of COSMETOLOGY

: the cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair, and nails

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