Originally posted Feb 23, 2012

lo·tion (lshn)

n.

1. A medicated preparation consisting of a liquid suspension or dispersion intended for external application.
2. Any of various externally applied cosmetic liquids.

I’ve been using body lotion since I was 6 and living in South Africa. It started out as a solution to the dry weather over there but soon became a habit/ritual (call it what you will). But having performed this ritual for over 20 years has its perks. My skin is a lot softer, healthier and survives the furies of Winter with a lot more grace. I have used many brands of lotion over the 20 years and have decided to document my lotion journey here.

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