lotion

Lotion \Lo"tion\, n. [L. lotio, fr. lavare, lotum, to wash: cf. F. lotion. See {Lave} to wash.] 1. A washing, especially of the skin for the purpose of rendering it fair. [1913 Webster] 2. A liquid preparation for bathing the skin, or an injured or diseased part, either for a medicinal purpose, or for improving its appearance. [1913 Webster]