shower gel


Definition of shower gel

: a cleansing gel for use in the shower … people rave not just about the shower gel's warm, hypnotic fragrance, but about how well it works as an olfactory sleep aid to help them wind down and chill out.— Rachel Krause

First Known Use of shower gel

1970, in the meaning defined above

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“Shower gel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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