vanishing cream

noun
van·​ish·​ing cream | \ˈva-ni-shiŋ- \

Definition of vanishing cream 

: a cosmetic preparation that is used chiefly as a foundation for face powder

First Known Use of vanishing cream

1916, in the meaning defined above

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