Most body lotions do not promote body hair growth. Moisturizing body lotion can nourish the skin and relieve dry skin symptoms, but it does not have a significant effect on body hair. Body hair growth is usually caused by an increase in testosterone levels in the body, which generally requires medication prescribed by a doctor to stimulate estrogen secretion or inhibit testosterone.
Moisturizing body lotion can still be used even without bathing, although its effectiveness may not be fully realized. When we don't bathe, our pores do not open, so the skin cannot fully absorb the ingredients in the moisturizing body lotion. The best time to use moisturizing body lotion is within 3 to 5 minutes after bathing. If it is too late, the pores on our skin surface will shrink due to prolonged exposure to cold air, thus minimizing the effectiveness of moisturizing body lotion. If we don't have time to bathe, we can choose to use a hot towel to apply heat to the skin that needs moisturizing body lotion before applying it. This can also open the pores of the skin and enhance the effectiveness of the body lotion.
Generally, unopened body lotion has a shelf life of 3 years, and it is recommended to use it as soon as possible after opening. The shelf life of different types of body lotions may vary, but most are around 3 years. However, after opening, the moisturizing body lotion comes into contact with air multiple times, and the chemicals inside are prone to oxidation and deterioration. As time goes by, the product's effectiveness weakens, so it is recommended to use the opened moisturizing body lotion as soon as possible. If it expires, what can it be used for?
Clean leather goods: Use moisturizing body lotion to wipe leather goods, leather clothing, leather sofas, etc. This can help restore the shine of leather products, increase their brightness, and have a repairing, moisturizing, and nourishing effect.
Use as a hair conditioner: If the moisturizing body lotion is expired but you don't want to throw it away, you can use it as a hair conditioner. Apply the body lotion to the ends of your hair to form a protective film, which can moisturize, reduce moisture loss, and prevent dryness.
Lubrication for machines: Moisturizing body lotion usually contains petroleum jelly, which is a good lubricant. It can be used for corrosion prevention, lubrication, and reducing friction on metal parts or instruments. Therefore, if expired moisturizing body lotion cannot be used on human skin, it can still be used for lubricating machine parts.