Make Up and Beauty
MixedNew beauty and cosmetic products are being pumped out everyday. The ever-changing marketing terms that surround makeup and beauty products can actually make talking about cosmetics and beauty a tricky subject in Chinese. The key is to get all the basic words and phrases down. Then the variations become easy to spot. From buying foundation to having a good skin care routine, this playlist will give you a great start in talking about beauty and cosmetics in Chinese.
Skincare: Moisturizing Cream Elementary
To make it through a northern Chinese winter, you're going to need to do more than your fair share of moisturizing. Go ahead, moisturize your hands and face. It'll give you something to talk about. But listen to this Chinese lesson first.
Don't Rush Me! Elementary
While you might underestimate a lesson on lipstick, eye shadow, etc, you’d be surprised how relaxing it is to put on after a long day at the office. In this podcast, Jenny (one of the lucky ones who doesn’t need it) teaches Ken (more of a “winter”) all about cosmetics, in Mandarin Chinese.
A Magazine Subscription Intermediate
In this age of web portals, blogs, and apps, you don't hear a lot of talk about the class printed-on-paper magazine. Not only are magazines popular in China, but there are also not-so-obvious ways to subscribe to them. In this lesson, learn how to subscribe to a magazine in Mandarin Chinese (and maybe even give a gift subscription).
Buying Makeup Intermediate
Buying makeup for the first time can be confusing. Especially if you're in a foreign land having to do it in your second language. After this lesson you'll be able to get exactly what you want next time you're in need of some cosmetics.