facial Definition

  • 1relating to the face
  • 2a beauty treatment for the face, involving cleansing, massage, and the application of face masks

Using facial: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "facial" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She had a facial before her wedding to make her skin look radiant.

  • Example

    The facial muscles are responsible for expressing emotions.

  • Example

    The spa offers a variety of facials to suit different skin types.

facial Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for facial

Phrases with facial

  • a movement or position of the muscles in the face that conveys a particular emotion or mood


    Her facial expression showed that she was angry.

  • hair that grows on a person's face, especially on the chin and cheeks of men


    He grew a beard to cover his facial hair.

  • the ability of a computer or other device to identify a person from their facial features


    The security system uses facial recognition to grant access to authorized personnel.


Summary: facial in Brief

The term 'facial' [ˈfeɪʃəl] refers to something related to the face. It can be used as an adjective, as in 'facial muscles,' or a noun, as in 'beauty facial.' The latter is a beauty treatment that involves cleansing, massage, and the application of face masks. Other phrases include 'facial expression,' 'facial hair,' and 'facial recognition.'

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