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Buying Makeup

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ID: 2704 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.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
化妆品 huàzhuāngpǐn cosmetics
基本 jīběn basic
化妆 huàzhuāng to apply makeup
皮肤 pífū skin
你好,我想买化妆品,只要最基本的就好了,我没有化过妆。
nǐhǎo ,wǒ xiǎngmǎi huàzhuāngpǐn ,zhǐyào zuì jīběn de jiùhǎole ,wǒ méiyǒu huà guò zhuāng 。
Hello, I want to buy some makeup, I just want the basics, I've never worn any before.
好,我看一下你的皮肤,嗯...还不错,你不太会长痘痘哦?
hǎo ,wǒ kàn yíxià nǐ de pífū ,ng4 ...hái búcuò ,nǐ bú tài huì cháng dòudou ò ?
OK, let me have a look at your skin. Yes... It's quite good, you don't seem to have a lot of pimples, do you?
对,朋友都说我是干性皮肤,很羡慕我,可是我常常会长一些小粉刺,会这样红红的。
duì ,péngyou dōu shuō wǒ shì gānxìng pífū ,hěn xiànmù wǒ ,kěshì wǒ chángcháng huì cháng yìxiē xiǎo fěncì ,huì zhèyàng hónghóng de 。
No, all my friends say I have dry skin. They're all jealous of me, but I often get small pimples, very red like this.
那是因为太干,你要多用保湿的产品,我们公司的保湿乳液非常有名。
nà shì yīnwèi tài gān ,nǐ yào duō yòng bǎoshī de chǎnpǐn ,wǒmen gōngsī de bǎoshīrǔyì fēicháng yǒumíng 。
That's because your skin is too dry, you should use moisturizing products more. Our moisturizer is very famous.
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