peaches and cream


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peaches and cream

1. Of skin (especially on the face), very fair, clear, and soft, especially with a rosy hue. Often hyphenated when used before a noun. I've heard that women in older times actually bathed with milk to maintain a peaches-and-cream complexion.
2. Of a situation, transpiring, progressing, or unfolding exceptionally easily or well. Our company had a bit of a rocky start, but everything's been peaches and cream for the last few months.
See also: and, cream, peach

peaches and cream

(of a girl's complexion) of a cream colour with downy pink cheeks.
See also: and, cream, peach
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"Peaches and cream," she was called by the young men--though softly and amongst themselves, for they were afraid of arousing the ire of the other girls, while they stood in awe of Genevieve, in a dimly religious way, as a something mysteriously beautiful and unapproachable.
She was a beauty in color, the blood spraying her white skin so deliciously as to earn for her the apt description, "peaches and cream." She was a beauty in the regularity of her features; and, if for no other reason, she was a beauty in the mere delicacy of the lines on which she was moulded.
Models Own nail polish in Pink Icing, [euro]6.75 Fresh Tinted Sugar Shine Lip in Tulip, [euro]19 (out June) PEACHES AND CREAM When we say cream, we mean a cream blush/lip colour with a peach-and-cream half moon mani.
Colour: Next for a healthy glow, dust cheeks with smattering of MAC's Mineralize Blush Giggly, a light pink with a pearly plum heart, pounds 18, from major department stores or No7 Cheek Tint Blush in Peach Silk, pounds 9; or 17 Blush & Glow in Peaches and Cream, pounds 3.99; both Boots.
As co-founder of make-over experts Peaches and Cream she deals with hundreds of clients a year of all ages.
Based in Dale Street, Peaches and Cream was founded in 2005 when Kate met her business partner Nicola Smith when they were both studying at Hugh Baird College.
Peaches and Cream are even opening a University of Peaches and Cream - a series of light-hearted but fun lessons - to spread the message about their passion for beauty.
DESSERT for Sunday lunch at my grandma's would either be trifle or peaches and cream, but the peaches would be out of the tin and the cream would be courtesy of Carnation.
For example, Quaker has stopped pretending that its Peaches & Cream Instant Oatmeal contains peaches and cream. And the makers of Aunt Jemima frozen blueberry waffles no longer pretend that their waffles are made with blueberries.
'Peaches and Cream', which has domed heads of flowers containing a mixture of peach and cream colours, which change as the flower matures.
The peaches and cream look is in, inspired by the way china dolls' faces are painted.
To serve six you will need 450ml of red wine, 2 cinnamon sticks, 3 whole cloves, the pared rind and juice of 1 orange, 3 tbsp of caster sugar, 6 ripe peaches and cream or natural Greek yoghurt to taste.
In her column for a Sunday newspaper, Peaches added: 'Life for me hasn't always been peaches and cream. When I tell people my name, most laugh incredulously.