A washing, especially of the skin for the purpose of rendering it fair.
A liquid preparation for bathing the skin, or an injured or diseased part, either for a medicinal purpose, or for improving its appearance.
A dermatologic vehicle. Either a suspension of insoluble powder in a liquid or a pourable emulsion of oil in water. Pourable emulsions are often called creamy lotions.
A suspension or emulsion of water insoluble active ingredients in a water base, similar to creams but flowing liquids.
any of various cosmetic preparations that are applied to the skin
liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin; "a lotion for dry skin"
a excellent way to get Essential Oils rapidly into the blood stream and is therefore useful for treating conditions such as circulation problems
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a light emulsion designed specifically to be absorbed quickly by normal or dry skin leaving it satin smooth
a salve used when cleaning or freshening skin
a thickened liquid that represents an oil-in-water emulsion, although there are also water-in-oil emulsions that are somewhat greasier to the touch
a water based mixture that is applied to the skin to relieve irritation or inflammations
An opaque, thin, non greasy emulsion liquid dosage form for external application to the skin. A lotion tends to evaporate rapidly with a cooling sensation when rubbed onto the skin.
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. Are lighter than and tend to contain less oil than creams.
1 c. lard 1/2 c. beeswax 8 drops of essential oil Heat ingredients, mix and let cool in a jar.
A dermatological vehicle like Calamine Lotion (a suspension of insoluble powder in a liquid) or a pourable emulsion of oil in water, often called creamy lotions.
A lotion is a low- to medium-viscosity medicated or non-medicated topical preparation intended for application to unbroken skin. Most lotions are oil-in-water emulsions but water-in-oil lotions are also formulated. Lotions are usually applied to external skin with bare hands, a clean cloth, cotton wool or gauze.