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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

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

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]

Patient discussion about lotion

Q. What are some good non-prescription lotions for psoriasis

A. from some reason- bathing in the "dead sea" in Israel helps psoriasis. i know they sell mud from the dead sea in malls all over the U.S. try it- could be useful.

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The objectives of this study are to define, segment, and project the size of the Body Lotion with Niacinamide market based on company, product type, end user and key regions.
A rare herbal and fruit essence that goes into making of 'ReeBonn Fairness Body Lotion' helps maintain the skin's wetness throughout the day.
The assistant snapped: "If you want the body lotion, it comes with five mini soaps and a special edition foot massager."
The 50ml fragrance absolutely sumptuously packaged, plus a shower gel and a body lotion for the price you'd normally pay just for the scent.
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The Body Shop White Musk Libertine Body Lotion (250ml, pounds 9) Part of the store's new fragrance range, this blends crueltyfree musk scents with florals and a touch of sweetness.
Stars: Price: pounds 1.39 for 500ml Available: Lidl Sweet Almond & Honey body lotion With a handy pump dispenser, this is a great bathroom staple for those who like their body lotion 'barely there'.
RATING: 8 out of 10 TESTER:Abigail Keegan, salon assistant, 16 PRODUCT: Nivea Irresistibly Smooth Body Lotion, pounds 5.29 VERDICT: "The cream felt heavy and sat on the surface of the skin for quite a while before absorbing so isn't very good to use before you go out.
The most popular nail varnish, Rimmel, was made from 31 components while the number for the top-selling body lotion Nivea Rich Nourishing Body Lotion stood at 32.
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.
Rating 5/5 Issey Miyake Moisturising Body Lotion, pounds 25.50 I AM a big fan of the Issey Miyake perfume range, so the scent of this was perfect for me.
Soft Body LotionMarvellously soft to the touch, Soft Body Lotion is immediately absorbed thanks to natural Guar and Carob gums.