Cosmetics, also known as makeup or make-up, are care substances used to enhance the appearance or odor of the human body. They are generally mixtures of chemical compounds, some being derived from natural sources (such as coconut oil) and many being synthetics.
Dictionary source: English Spanish Dictionary
English to Spanish translation of Makeup (n.) = composición, constitución, características. Ex: Account also had to be taken of the disparate make-up and wide age-spread of a reader community which consists of Commission officials and trainees plus diverse visitors from outside. (n.) = maquillaje. Ex: This article looks at hair, eyes, makeup, jewellery, ties, suits, braces, footwear, perfume and other aspects of dress, and describes what is considered appropriate and correct for librarians. ---- * put + make-up on = maquillarse, ponerse maquillaje. * wear + make-up = maquillarse, llevar maquillaje. (n.) = conciliación, reconciliación. Ex: They have been through the good times and the bad, the break-ups and the make-ups.