Definition of vanishing cream in US English:

vanishing cream


  • A cream or ointment that leaves no visible trace when rubbed into the skin.

    • ‘Make-ups include vanishing cream, face powder, compressed powders, and cream makeup.’
    • ‘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’.’


vanishing cream

/ˈvaniSHiNG krēm/