- The definition of cosmetology is the act, study or profession of applying makeup.
An example of cosmetology is a course where the student learns the proper way to put on foundation.
cosmetology definition by Webster's New World
the skill or work of treating with or applying cosmetics, as in a beauty shop; beauty culture
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- cosmetologist noun
cosmetology definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The study or art of cosmetics and their use.
Origin: French cosmétologie : cosmétique, cosmetic; see cosmetic + -logie, -logy.
- cosˌme·tolˈo·gist noun