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lotion

 [lo´shun]
a liquid suspension, solution, or emulsion for external application to the body.
calamine lotion a mixture of calamine, zinc oxide, glycerin, bentonite magma (a suspending agent), and calcium hydroxide solution; used as a skin protectant.

lo·tion

(lō'shŭn),
A class of pharmacopeial preparations that are liquid suspensions or dispersions intended for external application; some consist of finely powdered, insoluble solids held in more or less permanent suspension by suspending agents or surface-active agents, or both; others are oil-in-water emulsions stabilized by surface-active agents.
[L. lotio, a washing, fr. lavo, to wash]

lotion

/lo·tion/ (lo´shun) a liquid suspension, solution, or emulsion for external application to the body.

lotion

(lō′shən)
n.
A protective or restorative liquid or cream applied to the skin.

lotion

Etymology: L, lotio, a washing
a liquid preparation applied externally to protect the skin or to treat a dermatological disorder.

lo·tion

(lō'shŭn)
A class of liquid suspensions or dispersions intended for external application.
[L. lotio, a washing, fr. lavo, to wash]

lo·tion

(lō'shŭn)
A class of pharmacopeial preparations that are liquid suspensions or dispersions intended for external application.
[L. lotio, a washing, fr. lavo, to wash]

lotion

a liquid suspension or dispersion for external application to the body.

calamine lotion
a mixture of calamine, zinc oxide, glycerin, bentonite magma and calcium hydroxide solution; used as a protectant.

Patient discussion about lotion

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The Southern California skin care company, UltraRadiance[TM], takes you away from the long, confusing list of ingredients in baby lotion and introduces you to ButterBall Baby[TM].
The leave-in lotions are ready to use and can be applied after a shampoo or conditioner, as a final touch from the scalp to the tips, according to the company.
Hawaiian Tropic stood by their lotion, saying: "We invest considerable resources and research in product development and testing to ensure consumer safety and guarantee the SPF and UVA claim on all products.
I found it very easy to reach every inch of my back, and the spongy pad massaged the lotion well into my skin.
50: Asda Protect Extra Water-Resistant Kids' Lotion, Asda Protect Sun Lotion, Asda Protect Clear Spray, Asda Protect Anti-age Sun Lotion Factor 30, Asda Protect Kids Disappearing Colour Spray, SPF 30 and Asda Protect Baby Protection Cream AVAILABLE UNTIL: Ongoing.
Origins Precipitation Continuous Moisture Recovery for Body (250ml, pounds 21) Pump action top makes this easy to use and the lotion is quick to absorb.
A sunscreen lotion provides protection against harmful Ultraviolet A and B radiations.
CRABTREE & EVELYN CITRON HONEY AND CORIANDER SKIN QUENCHING BODY LOTION (250ml, pounds 15) Absorbs in seconds and gives light but longlasting hydration.
49 for 500ml Available: Aldi Cien Body Milk for dry skin I know it's a lotion for dry skin but I found it a little too rich, leaving a bit of a greasy residue behind.
RATING: 6 out of 10 TESTER: Shannon Meehan, stylist, 21 PRODUCT: Clinique Deep Comfort Body Lotion, pounds 25 VERDICT: "The lotion was really thick and better used after a bath rather than in the morning as it was quite sticky.
The arrival kits distributed in United First International Lounges and Arrival Suites will include Murad Skin Perfecting Lotion, Cleansing Shave, Refreshing Cleanser, Energising Shampoo, Pomegranate Body Lotion and Moisturising Body Wash.
uk) THIS lotion had a fantastic feel of oldschool luxury about it, so was a winner with me from the off.