firming

adjective firm·ing \ ˈfər-miŋ \

Definition of firming

: producing or increasing firmness (as of the skin)
  • firming creams for the skin around the eyes
  • Even though the majority of experts agree that the most effective method of getting rid of cellulite lies in a practical diet and exercise plan, there are new treatments to help minimize the problem. Many, for example, combine special … massagers with products containing firming ingredients.
  • —Hillary Michael

First Known Use of firming

1870

in the meaning defined above

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