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Make-up in Spanish 🇪🇸

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How to say “make-up” in Spanish? “Maquillaje”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “maquillaje” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on make-up in Spanish like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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normal speech: mah-kee-LAH-heh

7 months ago

maquillaje info.

Tips to remember the word ‘maquillaje’:
– Think of the word ‘makeup’ in English and imagine a character saying “Mi quill is magic!” while applying makeup.
– Link ‘maquillaje’ to a visual image of a makeup kit with a quill (as in a pen) as a whimsical makeup brush.

‘Maquillaje’ is the Spanish word for the cosmetics applied to the face, such as foundation, blush, eyeshadow, and lipstick. It’s used when talking about the products themselves or the act of applying them.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– Cosméticos: More general, can also refer to makeup but includes other beauty products.
– Pintura: Although it literally means ‘paint’, it can informally refer to heavy makeup.

Alternate meanings or slang:
– Sometimes ‘maquillaje’ can be used metaphorically to refer to covering up or disguising something, similar to ‘whitewashing’ in English.
– ‘Maquillar’ (to makeup), the verb form, can mean to falsify or alter something, such as figures or data.

Examples of sentences that use ‘maquillaje’:
– Ella lleva poco maquillaje durante el día, pero le gusta experimentar con colores más audaces por la noche. (She wears little makeup during the day but likes to experiment with bolder colors at night.)
– No tengo tiempo para ponerme maquillaje por la mañana; prefiero dormir unos minutos más. (I don’t have time to apply makeup in the morning; I prefer to sleep a few more minutes.)
– El maquillaje de los actores para la obra de teatro fue impresionante. (The actors’ makeup for the play was impressive.)
– Han maquillado las cifras para que la situación parezca mejor de lo que es en realidad. (They’ve doctored the figures so that the situation appears better than it actually is.)

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