firm·​ing | \ ˈfər-miŋ How to pronounce firming (audio) \

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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The first known use of firming was in 1870

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“Firming.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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