Toiletries and Cosmetics

Articles de toilette et produits de beauté

Toiletries and cosmetics in French
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Time to get ready! Do you know the French terms for toiletries, cosmetics, and the reflexive verbs that go with them? Check out this vocabulary list with sound files.

to brush one’s hair se brosser les cheveux
to brush one’s teeth se brosser les dents
to do one’s nails se faire les ongles
to put on make-up se maquiller
to shave se raser
to wash se laver
blusher le fard à joues
bubble bath le bain moussant
comb le peigne
conditioner le baume démêlant
dental floss le fil dentaire
deodorant le déodorant
eyeshadow le fard à paupières
foundation la base (de maquillage)
hairbrush la brosse à cheveux
lipstick le rouge à lèvres
make-up le maquillage
make-up remover le démaquillant
mascara le mascara
moisturizer la crème hydratante
mouthwash le bain de bouche
nail clippers la pince à ongles
nail file la lime à ongles
nail polish le vernis à ongles
nail polish remover le dissolvant
razor le rasoir
sanitary napkin   la serviette hygiénique
shampoo le shampooing
shaver le rasoir électrique
shaving (the act of) le rasage
shaving cream la crème à raser
soap le savon
tampon   le tampon
toothbrush la brosse à dents
toothpaste le dentifrice
towel   la serviette
tweezers la pince fine, la pince à épiler

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2 Responses

  1. Brittany Harrison 16 July 2018 / 16:29

    Pour ce vocabulaire, utilise-t-on l’article partitive? Pour exemple: “Il faut appliquer de la crème solaire pour protéger la peau?”

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