Lotion



[loh-shuh n] /ˈloʊ ʃən/

noun
1.
Pharmacology. a liquid, usually aqueous or sometimes alcoholic preparation containing insoluble material in the form of a suspension or emulsion, intended for external application without rubbing, in such skin conditions as itching, infection, allergy, pain, or the like.
2.
a liquid cosmetic, usually containing agents for soothing or softening the skin, especially that of the face or hands.
/ˈləʊʃən/
noun
1.
a liquid preparation having a soothing, cleansing, or antiseptic action, applied to the skin, eyes, etc
n.

c.1400, loscion, from Old French lotion (14c.), from Latin lotionem (nominative lotio) “a washing,” from lotus, popular form of lautus, past participle of lavere “to wash” (see lave). As a verb, from 1817. Related: Lotioned; lotioning.

lotion lo·tion (lō’shən)
n.

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