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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]

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GARNIER BODY INTENSIVE 7 DAYS SOOTHING LOTION (250ml, pounds 2.99) This certainly comes top when it comes to value for money.
"A sunscreen lotion provides protection against harmful Ultraviolet A and B radiations.
Suncare face and body lotion If you have sensitive skin, this is the one for you - it's fragrance-free and hypoallergenic.
RATING: 7 out of 10 TESTER: Jessica Room, colour specialist, 22 PRODUCT: Body Shop Moroccan Rose Body Butter, pounds 12.50 VERDICT: "This lotion left my skin feeling really soft and was light so absorbed well into the skin.
Hada Labo Hydrating Lotion combines different types of hyaluronic acid (HA) in the best ratio ever to achieve best moisturizing efficacy, and prepare skin for enhanced absorption of skin-care ingredients.
A lotion and a moisturizer are both skincare products used for hydrating and healing the skin.
There's a boxed Hydrating Line Trial Set (face wash, lotion, light cream) for curious beauty newbies.
According to Bausch Health, DUOBRII (halobetasol propionate and tazarotene) Lotion, 0.01%/0.045% is the first and only topical lotion that contains a unique combination of halobetasol propionate and tazarotene in one formulation.
So sabi niya (doctor), that's why you always have to put lotion kasi pag nararamdaman ng skin mo na you are well-hydrated, well-moisturized, di na siya magpoproduce ng melanin," she said.
The researchers found that tretinoin 0.05 percent lotion demonstrated statistically significant superiority to vehicle in reducing inflammatory and non-inflammatory lesion counts (both P < 0.001) at week 12 and improved acne severity (P < 0.001).
In the studies, ALTRENO Lotion was shown to have significantly greater efficacy compared to vehicle in achieving treatment success, which was defined as at least a two-grade improvement from baseline in a global severity by Evaluator Global Severity Score (EGSS) and 'clear' or 'almost clear' skin.
THE BARGAIN ONE | Lacura Moisturising Aftersun Lotion, PS2.15, Aldi: Sun protection can be very pricey, but aftersun needn't be with this budget buy from Aldi.