Karin (ka_ling) wrote in asian_beauty,

Acronym List

Cosmetics/Community Related Acronyms

A_B - Asian_Beauty community
AHA - Alpha Hydroxy Acid (fruit or lactic acids)
BB - Bobbi Brown
BCP - Birth Control Pill
BHA - Beta Hydroxy Acid (salicylic acid)
BIN - Buy It Now (ebay related)
BN - Brand New
BNIB - Brand New In Box
BNWT - Brand New With Tags
BP - Benzoyl Peroxide
CCB - MAC Cream Colour Base
CG - Cover Girl
CCO (or CCS) - Cosmetics Company Outlet (Cosmetics Company Store)
CP - Custom Purchase
DC (D/C, DC'ed) - Discontinued
D/S (DS) - Drugstore
E/L - Eyeliner
E/S - Eyeshadow
EOTD - Eye Of The Day
EOTN - Eye Of The Night
FOTD - Face Of The Day
FOTN - Face Of The Night
GC - Gift Certificate (gift card)
GWP - Gift With Purchase
HE - Higher End
HG - Holy Grail
JT - Lancome Juicy Tubes
LE - Limited Edition
L/L - Lipliner
L/G - Lipgloss
L/S - Lipstick
LNIB - Like New In Box
MA - Makeup Artist
MF - Max Factor
MLBB - My Lips But Better
MSF - MAC Mineralize Skinfinish
MUA - Makeupalley.com
NIB - New In Box
NWOT - New With Out Tag
NWT - New With Tags
PF - Physician's Formula
PUTV - Bourjois Pump Up The Volume
RIS - Received In Swap
SA - Sales Associate or Salicylic Acid
SFF - MAC Studio Fix Fluid foundation
SIB - Still In Box
S/S - MAC Shadestick
TBS - The Body Shop
TLC – MAC Tinted Lip Conditioner
TM – Tinted Moisturizer or Trish McEvoy
T/M - Tinted Moisturizer
TNX - Thanks
WP - Waterproof
UD - Urban Decay
UDPP - Urban Decay Primer Potion
YLBB - Your Lips But Better

Chat/Board Acronyms

AFAIK - As Far As I Know
ATM - At The Moment
B/C - Because
BBL - Be Back Later
BTW - By The Way
BRB - Be Right Back
FWIW - For What It's Worth
FYI - For Your Information
HTH - Hope That Helped
HTF - Hard To Find
HTHS - Hope That Helped Some
IAWTC - I Agree With This Comment
IDK - I Don't Know
IIRC - If I Remember Correctly
IMHO - In My Honest/Humble Opinion
IMNSHO - In My Not-So-Humble Opinion
IMO - In My Opinion
IRL - In Real Life
ISO - In Search Of
ITA - I Totally Agree
J/K - Just Kidding
LMAO - Laughing My Ass Off
LOL - Laughing Out Loud
MYOB - Mind Your Own Business
NP - No Problem
OIC - Oh I see
OMG - Oh My God
OP - Original Poster
OT - Off Topic
OTOH - On The Other Hand
PBI - Politely Butting In
PLMK - Please Let Me Know
RAOK - Random Act Of Kindness
RO (ROP) - Read On (Read On Please)
ROTFL - Rolling On The Floor Laughing
sth = something
THNX (THX) - Thanks
TIA - Thanks In Advance
TMI - Too Much Information
TTYL - Talk To You Later
TTYS - Talk To You Soon
TY - Thank You
W/O - Without
WTF? - What The Fuck
WTG- Way To Go
/me - denotes action. /me dies is the same as typing *dies*

If you have an acronym to add, please comment here. TIA! :)
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