(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. beautifying, adorning, decorative. —n. preparation, makeup; war paint, face, mask (all sl.). See beauty.
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. beautifying, corrective, improving the appearance, surface; see improving , ornamental 1 , remedial , superficial .
Syn. makeup, beautifier, beautifying agent, beautifying application, beauty-care product, cosmetic preparation, war paint*, face*; see also makeup 1 .
Types of cosmetics include: cold cream, night cream, hand cream, eye cream, astringent, after-shave lotion, hand lotion, body lotion, suntan lotion, talcum, tooth powder, bath powder, face powder, eyebrow pencil, mascara, eye shadow, eye liner, rouge, blusher, toner, lip slicker, face slicker, lipstick, lip rouge, lip liner, lip gloss, nail polish, powder base, moisturizer, foundation, loose powder, pressed powder, bronzer, pancake makeup, leg makeup, body paint, solid perfume, liquid sachet, toilet water, cologne, eau de cologne, friction pour le bain (French), bath salts, bath oil, bath gel, royal jelly, brilliantine, pomade, hair tonic, hair dye, hair bleach, mouthwash, liquid dentifrice, nail polish remover, moustache wax, facial pack, mud pack, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, cream rinse, hair mousse, styling gel, hair spray, shaving soap, shaving cream, shaving foam, depilatory, deodorant, antiperspirant; see also lotion , perfume , powder , soap .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
beautifying, enhancing, corrective, superficial.

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