Definition of cosmetology
: the cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair, and nails
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The center offers programs in auto mechanics, carpentry, computer technology, cosmetology, culinary arts, health occupations and welding, among other fields.
There were 669 graduates statewide in 2015 and of those 409 worked in construction, 204 in industry like electricians and mechanics, and 56 in services like cosmetology.
The school offers classes in cosmetology, barbering, manicuring and related fields.
Finally, Noah Glass gave a convincing argument against spending too much time and money on appearance and cosmetology in modern society.
Suzette Ann Hall at an arraignment at the Boulder County Justice Center pleaded in two separate cases to a second offense of unlicensed barbering/cosmetology and violation of a protection order, District Attorney spokeswoman Catherine Olguin said.
While at cosmetology school in Los Angeles, Bang encountered a new world filled with people from all sorts of backgrounds, including his first gay and transgender friends.
Stone got his cosmetology license and has been working in salons since the early 1970s.
Ferrer, a teacher with a master’s degree in business administration, worked as a specialist in foreign trade at the CARICOM office in Havana before delving into cosmetology.
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Origin and Etymology of cosmetology
French cosmétologie, from cosmétique cosmetic (from English cosmetic) + -logie -logy
First Known Use: 1926See Words from the same year
COSMETOLOGY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cosmetology for English Language Learners
: the job or skill of giving beauty treatments to women by washing and cutting hair, applying makeup, etc.
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