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noun

a creamy cosmetic, typically of oily consistency, used to cleanse or soothe the skin, especially of the face and neck, or to remove makeup.

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Origin of cold cream

First recorded in 1700–10
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cold cream

noun

an emulsion of water and fat used cosmetically for softening and cleansing the skin
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