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A cream or ointment that leaves no visible trace when rubbed into the skin.
- ‘Cosmetic vanishing cream compositions are disclosed based upon relatively high concentrations of fatty acid, especially stearic acid, and an acidic skin benefit agent, with the composition having a pH from 1 to less than 5.’
- ‘Therefore, I went down to my local drugstore, looked through the aisle of facial products, and finally chose this ‘vanishing cream’.’
- ‘Make-ups include vanishing cream, face powder, compressed powders, and cream makeup.’
vanishing cream/ˈvaniSHiNG krēm/
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