cold cream


Definition of cold cream

: a soothing and cleansing cosmetic

Examples of cold cream in a Sentence

She uses cold cream to remove her eye makeup.
Recent Examples on the Web Grab a cold bowl, and chill your heavy cream before beginning; cold cream whips better. Saveur, "Basics: How to Whip Cream by Hand," 27 July 2015 But in 1924, Kleenex was invented as a convenient way to remove cold cream. Adrienne So, Wired, "Screw Kleenex. You Should Be Carrying a Handkerchief," 5 Mar. 2020 Actually, micellar water is an excellent way of removing dirt and makeup from the skin and Pond’s cold cream is an extremely gentle way to remove makeup. Hana Hong, Marie Claire, "Derms Weigh In on Reddit’s Weirdest Skin Confessions," 8 Nov. 2019 Try switching to a gentle cold cream to and a makeup remover pad to take everything off. Paige Stables, Good Housekeeping, "9 Sneaky Reasons Why Your Skin Looks Dull," 12 Oct. 2017 From Coco Chanel sparking a 1920s tanning oil fad, to cleansing with a cold cream in the 1950s, to the Korean sheet masks and snail creams of the 2010s, find out how skincare has evolved over the last 100 years. Kayleigh Donahue, Allure, "Allure's Guide to Hair Removal From Your Brows to Your Bikini Line," 6 June 2018 The hotter option is for people who like to put cold cream in their coffee, and the cooler option is for brave souls who take theirs black. Todd Mclellan, Popular Mechanics, "What's Inside This Classic Coffee Maker?," 24 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of cold cream

1693, in the meaning defined above

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“Cold cream.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of cold cream

: a cream that people use to clean the face or soften the skin

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Medical Definition of cold cream

: a soothing and cleansing cosmetic basically consisting of a perfumed emulsion of a bland vegetable oil or heavy mineral oil

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