Back To School: The Correct Pronunciation Of 15 Beauty Brands You Love!

Back To School: The Correct Pronunciation Of 15 Beauty Brands You Love!

Have you ever walked into a makeup store and fumbled while pronouncing a brand name? There's nothing to be ashamed of, we’ve all been down that road. It’s important for you to know how to pronounce the names of iconic beauty brands correctly. While some words can be effortlessly said out loud, there are few tongue twisters that are tricky. Not being able to get their names right, could land yourself up in a ‘foot in the mouth’ situation. You may not know this but you maybe pronouncing some of your favourite brands wrong. Don't worry, we won't judge you. However, we will save you from the embarrassment. Here are 15 beauty brands you could be pronouncing wrong - and how to get them right!

1. NYX

beauty names nyx

What you say: N-Y-X

What you SHOULD say: NIX

POPxo Recommends: NYX Professional Makeup Total Control Drop Foundation (Rs 1,250)

2. Kérastase

beauty names kerastase

What you say: Care-ah-stayce

What you SHOULD say: Care-ah-stahss

POPxo Recommends: Kerastase Discipline Bain Fluidealiste Shampoo Sulfate-Free (Rs 3,250)

3. Shiseido

beauty names shiseido

What you say: She-cee-doe

What you SHOULD say: She-say-doe

POPxo Recommends: Shiseido Bio-Performance Glow Revival Serum - For All Skin Types (Rs 5,347)

4. Lancôme

beauty names lancome

What you say: Lan-comb

What you SHOULD say: Lahn-comb

POPxo Recommends: Lancôme Matte Shaker High Pigment Liquid Lipstick (Rs 1,610)

5. Givenchy

beauty names givenchy

What you say: Give-en-chee

What you SHOULD say: Gee-von-shee

POPxo Recommends: Givenchy Khol Couture Waterproof Retractable Eyeliner (Rs 1,679)

6. L'Occitane

beauty names loccitane

What you say: Loc-say-tane

What you SHOULD say: Lox-ee-tan

POPxo Recommends: L'Occitane Almond Supple Skin Oil (Rs 3,659)

7. Batiste

beauty names batiste

What you say: Bah-tist

What you SHOULD say: Bah-tee-ist

POPxo Recommends: Batiste Dry Shampoo Instant Hair Refresh Clean & Classic Original (Rs 649)

8. Chantecaille

beauty names chantecalle

What you say: Chan-te-kale

What you SHOULD say: Sean-tuh-kye

POPxo Recommends: Chantecaille Future Skin Oil Free Gel Foundation (Rs 6,787)

9. Kiehl’s

beauty names skin appearance

What you say: Kiles

What you SHOULD say: Keels

POPxo Recommends: Kiehl's Turmeric & Cranberry Seed Energizing Radiance Masque (Rs 1,250)

10. Stila

beauty names stila

What you say: Still-ah

What you SHOULD say: Steel-ah

POPxo Recommends: Glitter & Glow Liquid Eyeshadow (Rs 1,756)

11. Avene


What you say: ave-ne

What you SHOULD say: uh-ven

POPxo Recommends: Avene Cleanance & Treat Kit (Rs 2,303)

12. Clinique

beauty names clinique

What you say: Klin-ick

What you SHOULD say: Klin-eek

POPxo Recommends: Clinique Pep-Start HydroBlur Moisturizer (Rs 1,500)

13. Estée Lauder

beauty names estee lauder

What you say: Ess-tay La-ow-der

What you SHOULD say: Ess-tay Law-der

POPxo Recommends: Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II (Rs 5,900)

14. Boscia

beauty names boscia

What you say: Boss-see-ah

What you SHOULD say: Bo-sha

POPxo Recommends: Boscia Detoxifying Black Cleanser Deluxe Mini (Rs 1,124)

15. SK-II

beauty names sk-11

What you say: SK-one-one

What you SHOULD say: ess-kay-two

POPxo Recommends: SK II Facial Treatment Essence (Rs 5,178)