cosmetologist


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cos·me·tol·o·gy

 (kŏz′mĭ-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study or art of cosmetics and their use.

[French cosmétologie : cosmétique, cosmetic; see cosmetic + -logie, -logy.]

cos′me·tol′o·gist n.
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cosmetologist

(ˌkɒzmɪˈtɒlədʒɪst)
n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) a person skilled or trained in the use of cosmetics and beauty treatments
[C20: a blend of cosmetics + -ologist]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cosmetologist - an expert in the use of cosmetics
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
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Translations

cosmetologist

nKosmetologe m, → Kosmetologin f
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cosmetologist

n cosmetólogo -ga mf, esteticista mf
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State senators voted Thursday to allow people who are having a bad hair day get a quick fix without having to see a trained cosmetologist.
Employment as a cosmetologist, nail technician, or esthetician can be a hazardous occupation and nearly half a million workers in the U.S.
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The prize honors the memory of expert Italian cosmetologist and journalist Mauro Prevedello.
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Income earned by cosmetologists depend on many factors such as the size and location of the salon, hours worked, tipping practices, competition from other salons and the initiative of the cosmetologist.
The ten careers range from dog trainer and cosmetologist to astronomer, marine scientist, talent manager, mayor, reporter on celebrity news, and video game reviewer.
In a year, she will take the state's board exams to become a licensed cosmetologist. She thinks she will cut, or maybe color, hair, especially after finding out about the dangers of nail salons.
Sylvanna Greene is a cosmetologist and co-owner of a skin-care and cosmetic line.