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Chapter 15, Problem 29E
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What are the main ingredients in creams lotions? How do the two differ?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The main ingredients in cream and lotion are to be given and the difference between them is to be stated.

Concept Introduction:

Emulsion is one of the types of colloidal solutions. An emulsion is a mixture of two or more than two liquids that are unable to mix with each other. In an emulsion, one liquid is diffused or mixed with another liquid.

Explanation of Solution

Cream and lotion are composed of an emulsion of water and oil, to maintain the moisture of the skin. The water in the emulsion helps add moisture to the skin and the oil in the emulsion helps hold the moisture in the skin. The oils used in both, creams and lotions, are olive oil, almond oil, mineral oil, lanolin and some fragrances...

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