Makeup: Beauty Brand Pronunciation Guide
Some brands may be downright difficult to pronounce but with one quick read of this handy-dandy guide, you won't ever have to feel shy at the makeup counter again
Learn how to pronounce beauty brands now.
So why is it so hard to figure out how to say the names of some beauty brands? (Heck, even non-beauty brands -- Miu-Miu, anyone?)
Number one: many hail from far away lands where they make complete sense to the locals but are undecipherable to us foreigners. Number two: more than a few are simply foreign people's names -- again easy-to-pronounce if you're from the specific country but less so when you're not. (ie. Yves Saint Laurent = Eve Sahn Loran) Number three: some are simply made up words derived from the founder's past or some driving force behind the business. Those are the most difficult to figure out because, unlike trying to pronounce, say, an Japanese or French last name, even the bilingual among us don't have a clue where to begin.
In an effort to help you become the most well-rounded makeup and beauty brand connoisseurs possible, Total Beauty brings you unbiased reviews, and proffers all sorts of beauty advice. Now we're here to offer up this pronunciation guide. Click on through and you'll find out how to say the names of 10 very popular brands -- and you'll also learn a little bit about their history and what/who they're named after.
Banished forever will be those moments spent cowering at Sephora too shy to ask for a product by name. (It may be hokey, but knowledge really is king.)
Let's learn how to pronounce those tricky beauty brands now...
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