- 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.
the skill or work of treating with or applying cosmetics, as in a beauty shop; beauty culture
The study or art of cosmetics and their use.
Origin of cosmetologyFrench cosmétologie : cosmétique, cosmetic; see cosmetic + -logie, -logy.
- the science of cosmetics
- the profession of a cosmetologist or beautician
From cosmetics + -ology.