I was looking at the makeup remover at a drugstore.  I thought I would take pictures so people out there can see the different drugstore brands.  No English is on the bottles (other than the brand names like Dove and Biore.)

 

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In that black circle is what you want to look for, if you are looking for makeup remover.  It says:

“Meiku otoshi”

Meiku=loanword for the English word “Make-up”

“Otosu” is a verb that literally means “to drop”

But here obviously the meaning is to remove.

So Meiku Otoshi means Make-up Remover.


Japanese people use the word “Make” for Make-up.  So you might find a Japanese product that has the word pseudo English word “Make” on it.  It is just short for “Make-up”