vanishing cream


van·​ish·​ing cream ˈva-ni-shiŋ- How to pronounce vanishing cream (audio)
: a cosmetic preparation that is used chiefly as a foundation for face powder

Word History

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vanishing cream was in 1916

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“Vanishing cream.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

vanishing cream

: a cosmetic like cold cream but less greasy

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