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cold cream

a creamy cosmetic, typically of oily consistency, used to cleanse or soothe the skin, especially of the face and neck, or to remove makeup.
Origin of cold cream
1700-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for cold cream
  • Take your cold cream out at night before washing your face.
  • The shrimp in tequila sauce is delicious, and don't miss the cold cream of walnut soup.
  • While the processor is running add the cold cream and the cream cheese that has been cut into several large pieces.
  • The transferred image can later be removed from the skin with cold cream or alcohol.
  • Soak bites in salt water or apply a paste of salt mixed into lard or cold cream.
  • Then wash the face well with clear, tepid water and apply any good cold cream.
British Dictionary definitions for cold cream

cold cream

an emulsion of water and fat used cosmetically for softening and cleansing the skin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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