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

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Recent Examples on the Web The setup was simple: shirts off (except for Edwards), apply baby oil and play ball. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, "Whose bod was best in 'Top Gun's shirtless volleyball game? Rick Rossovich claims he beat out Val Kilmer," 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, "JoJo Says These $50 Leggings Will Make Your Butt Look Amazing," 1 May 2020 Cardinal made its first batch Saturday, creating a sanitizer with baby oil. Domenica Bongiovanni, Indianapolis Star, "Hotel Tango and Cardinal Spirits are making hand sanitizer and giving it to people in need," 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, "Week 4 of Weinstein trial: Closing arguments, two universes," 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, "How to Clean Copper so It Goes From Green to Great," 14 Jan. 2020 Burt’s Bees makes great stuff for kids, from shampoo and lotion to baby oil. Noah Kaufman, Condé Nast Traveler, "10 Gifts for Anyone Traveling With a Baby," 2 Dec. 2019 Jasmine Tookes's takeaway from the same show was to mix highlighting sticks with baby oil for a gorgeous glow. Harper's Bazaar Staff, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Best Cream Blushes of All Time," 15 Sep. 2019 Athletes from the cooler northern climates have been practising for the humidity and rain by smearing the ball in baby oil and shampoo, not the normal tools of the trade for props and hookers. The Economist, "Why Japan is learning to love rugby," 19 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of baby oil

1950, in the meaning defined above

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19 May 2020

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“Baby oil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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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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