About the heading Cosmetics - Retail in Yellow Pages®
Cosmetics are products which are applied to the human body for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness or otherwise altering an appearance without affecting the body’s structure or function. Cosmetics are also used to change the smell of the body. Cosmetic retailers are shops or businesses where cosmetics are sold. Cosmetic products include skin lotions, perfumes, lipsticks, nail polish, eye and face make up, tan applications, hair dyes, hair products and deodorants etc. Cosmetic products may also provide a useful means of covering discoloured or scarred skin, or for covering skin conditions.
Other cosmetics include skin moisturisers, care creams, hair removal creams, powders, towelettes, hand sanitizer, baby products, soaps, bath oils, bubble baths, bath salts, and body butters etc. Cosmetics used on the face are generally referred to as make up. Make up products and accessories, including make up brushes, are used to enhance the look of the face. Many manufacturers distinguish between beauty products and care cosmetics.
Cosmetics can be purchased from chemists, department stores, supermarkets and specialist cosmetic outlets. Some smaller outlets or brands may specialise in a particular kind of cosmetics, for example, organic or natural. If you are looking for information on cosmetics - retail look under this heading in Yellow Pages®.