[mois-chuh-rahy-zer] /ˈmɔɪs tʃəˌraɪ zər/

a cosmetic preparation, as a cream or lotion, used to restore moisture to the skin, especially of the face and neck.
a cosmetic cream, lotion, etc applied to the skin to add or restore moisture to it

1915, from moisture; attested earlier than moisturize.


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