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
GuerlainHow to pronounce it: gerr-lahn (the n is silent)
The history behind the name: The Guerlain family fragrance business stretches back over five generations and is among the oldest in the world. In 1828, perfume maker Pierre-Francois Pascal Guerlain hung his first shingle on 42 Rue de Rivoli in Paris.
For 12 years he and his two sons created custom fragrances for an exclusive clientele and in 1840 opened their flagship boutique on Rue de la Paix. By the mid-19th century, the house had been named "His Majesty's Official Perfumer" by France and they soon created fragrances for many members of European royalty including Britain's Queen Victoria.