baby oil


Definition of baby oil

: a usually fragrant mineral oil that is used especially to moisturize and cleanse the skin also : any of various oils used similarly

Examples of baby oil in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Keep soap scum off the bottom of a plastic shower liner by putting baby oil on a soft cloth and applying it on the liner. oregonlive, 25 Mar. 2021 Originally from Conway, Arkansas, the 26-year-old, née Reggie Gavin, has delivered hilarious performances, compelling lip-synchs, and some of the season's best runway moments — all with her skin slick and shining with baby oil. Jihan Forbes, Allure, 10 Mar. 2021 Any kind of oil — such as coconut oil, baby oil, or argan oil — can also work as a cleanser to remove hair dye. Marci Robin, Good Housekeeping, 14 Aug. 2020 The setup was simple: shirts off (except for Edwards), apply baby oil and play ball. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, 13 May 2020 The beauty secret my mom taught me My mom taught me to pluck my own eyebrows and to take eye makeup off with baby oil. Madeline Hirsch, Glamour, 1 May 2020 Cardinal made its first batch Saturday, creating a sanitizer with baby oil. Domenica Bongiovanni, Indianapolis Star, 17 Mar. 2020 In her closing, Illuzzi revisited an episode in 1997 in which Sciorra says Weinstein showed up to her hotel room at the Cannes Film Festival one morning in his underwear, with a bottle of baby oil in one hand and a videotape in the other. Washington Post, 15 Feb. 2020 To keep pristine copper brighter longer, wipe the clean surface down with baby oil or some other mineral oil. Amy Mitchell, Country Living, 14 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of baby oil

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Baby oil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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Medical Definition of baby oil

: a usually fragrant mineral oil that is used especially to moisturize and cleanse the skin also : any of various oils used similarly


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