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lotion

loh shuhn

  • n  any of various cosmetic preparations that are applied to the skin
  • n  liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin
    a lotion for dry skin

  • For example, Andrews writes: "Our 'nursing' seldom involved more than dabbing gentian violet on ringworm, aquaflavine emulsion on cuts and scratches, lead lotion on bruises and .
  • Hollis Brooks, 44, a lifestyle writer, knew better than to believe a lotion could turn back time.
  • Joyce Ballantyne Brand, 88, commercial artist who created the now iconic Coppertone suntan-lotion ad featuring a young girl whose bathing suit is being pulled down by a dog .
News & Articles

  • When did sunscreen get so complicated?
    Summer is almost here, which means it's time for picnics, pool parties, and every parent's favorite pastime: chasing after your kid with the sunscreen bottle. But what's arguably more arduous than slathering lotion onto a screaming 3-year-old is choosing the right sunscreen.
    June 11, 2013 - The Edmond Sun
  • Preparing to Pause for the Pledge
    Summer is almost here, which means it's time for picnics, pool parties, and every parent's favorite pastime: chasing after your kid with the sunscreen bottle. But what's arguably more arduous than slathering lotion onto a screaming 3-year-old is choosing the right sunscreen.
    June 11, 2013 - Herald-Banner
  • Safe in the sun: Slather your skin
    Remember that bottle of waterproof sunblock you bought last year? It lied — lotion can’t be waterproof or totally block out harmful rays. Thanks to new sunscreen labeling rules from the Food and Drug Administration that recently went into effect, misleading terminology has been wiped away to help consumers understand what exactly it is they’re buying. read more
    June 10, 2013 - Standard-Examiner
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in FOXNews
    I have already bought my suntan lotion,Obama said, prompting members of the Culinary Workers Union members to rise to their feet. "I'm prepared. I'm equipped. I'm ready to walk, I'm ready to walk. I'm ready."
  • Eric Wedge in SI.com
    They're still messed up from spring training,Wedge said. "There's sweat and suntan lotion I had to rub off."
  • Victoria Beckham in Stuff.co.nz
    Victoria, who is married to soccer star David Beckham, said: "I put really thick foot lotion on with socks before I go to sleep. I also use thick hand cream with gloves at the same time. David thinks I'm loony because I get into bed with gloves and...

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