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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

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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We are continuing to evolve our popular Nivea In-Shower Body Lotion line by launching a variant that moisturizes and exfoliates, which helps remove dull, dead skin, leaving skin healthier looking and radiant year round.
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.
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'.
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.
Soft Body LotionMarvellously soft to the touch, Soft Body Lotion is immediately absorbed thanks to natural Guar and Carob gums.
Champneys Spa Essentials Skin Loving Rose Hand & Body Lotion, pounds 5 for 250ml ONE sniff and this hand and body lotion will have you immediately thinking of English roses, country cottages and fields of flowers in the summer time.