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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

lotion

(lō′shən)
n.
A protective or restorative liquid or cream applied to the skin.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

lo·tion

(lō'shŭn)
A class of liquid suspensions or dispersions intended for external application.
[L. lotio, a washing, fr. lavo, to wash]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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We used to buy Hada Labo Hydrating Lotion abroad, or ask family members or friends to purchase it for us.
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May nagsabi sa akin, actually a skin doctor told me, na sometimes when you don't put even sa elbow, di ba minsan may mga spots ka sa elbows, sa knees, sabi niya, if you don't put lotion, may magpo-produce daw ng melanin kasi it's not soft," Alex said.Alex further explained that the doctor advised her to put lotion regularly, so her skin will feel well-hydrated and moisturized.
The company recently launched new body lotion products targeted to women concerned about dry skin.
Watkins has a strong history of providing consumers with high-quality products that they can count on, and our new hand and body lotions are another great example of this commitment," says J.R.
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 three SKUs include a regenerating hair finish lotion with pure Hibiscus vinegar for fragile or sensitive hair; a purifying hair finish lotion with pure vinegar of Mediterranean herbs for greasy hair; and a brightening hair finish lotion with pure fruit vinegar and chamomile extracts to impart resistance and shine to lighter hair.
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Researchers say that 94% of the respondents to a recent survey on their skin care habits say they use hand lotion on their hands, another 28% say they use it on their feet, 43% on their arms and 23% on their legs.
From August 27, the company will also be giving shoppers on its website, the chance to choose one of the lotions as a gift if they spend 50 dollars or more.
You will also receive a travel-sized Gentle Foaming Cleanser, Lite Lytic Lotion and Renewal Facial Lotion.