What is cosmetic?

  • (adj): Serving an aesthetic purpose in beautifying the body.
    Example: "Cosmetic surgery"
    Synonyms: enhancive
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on cosmetic:

Michael Jackson's Health And Appearance - Cosmetic Procedures and Diet
... of Arnold Klein, a dermatologist who specializes in dermal filler injection, a non-surgical cosmetic procedure ... one scar behind each of his ears, and two scars on his neck, "probably" from cosmetic surgery, plus cosmetic tattoos on his eyebrows, around his eyes and lips, and on his scalp (at ...
Cosmetic Camouflage
... Cosmetic camouflage is the application of make-up creams and/or powders to conceal colour or contour irregularities or abnormalities of the face or body ... Furthermore, cosmetic camouflage solves the psychological problems that a skin imperfection is sometimes able to provoke, it allows to rediscover its own beauty and to return ... Cosmetic camouflage creams were first developed by plastic surgeons during World War II to cover the massive burns received by fighter pilots ...
Southern Animal Rights Coalition - Campaign History - Wickham Laboratories
... He argued that the tests were illegal because the product was being tested for cosmetic purposes, Botox which is banned in Britain ... the paperwork which revealed that cosmetic Botox was still being tested on animals and began working for a total ban on cosmetic tests, and for all Botulinum toxin to be tested using non-animal ...
Cosmetic Spoon: Young Girl Swimming
... Cosmetic Spoon Young Girl Swimming is a late Eighteenth Dynasty carving by an unknown artist ... It is believed that cosmetic spoons were used to throw myrrh onto fires as offerings to gods or to the dead ...

More definitions of "cosmetic":

  • (adj): Serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose.
    Example: "Cosmetic fenders on cars"
    Synonyms: decorative, ornamental
  • (noun): A toiletry designed to beautify the body.
    Synonyms: cosmetics