mois·​tur·​iz·​er ˈmȯis-chə-ˌrī-zər How to pronounce moisturizer (audio)
plural moisturizers
: a preparation (such as a lotion or cream) applied to the skin or hair to prevent or relieve dryness
Use a lightweight moisturizer that isn't heavy or sticky in balmy weather.Joane Amay
The amenities kit is loaded with anything you might have left behind, from shaving cream to moisturizer to tissues …Business Traveler International

Examples of moisturizer in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1957, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of moisturizer was in 1957

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“Moisturizer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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