Share this entry

Share this page

moisturizer

Line breaks: mois¦tur|izer
Pronunciation: /ˈmɔɪstʃərʌɪzə(r)
 
/
(also moisturiser)

Definition of moisturizer in English:

noun

A cosmetic preparation used to prevent dryness in the skin: every night I take off my make-up with baby lotion and then put moisturizer on [count noun]: skincare products such as moisturizers
More example sentences
  • She has developed a line of cosmetics, and skin care comprising of moisturizers, lotions, bath and body products and make-up to share this gift of beauty with the world.
  • Hand lotions or skin moisturizers are either humectants or lipids.
  • Commonly used in moisturizers, emollients lubricate the skin and give the cosmetic product a smooth, soft feeling.
Synonyms

Definition of moisturizer in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day cumbersome
Pronunciation: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…