moisturizer

noun
mois·​tur·​iz·​er | \ ˈmȯis-chə-ˌrī-zər How to pronounce moisturizer (audio) , ˈmȯish- \
plural moisturizers

Definition of moisturizer

: 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

First Known Use of moisturizer

1957, in the meaning defined above

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“Moisturizer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moisturizer. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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