Who Invented Hand Lotion?


Although hand lotion dates back to the ancient Sumerians (now Iraq) and Egyptians, both of whom used extracted tree minerals combined with ground animal and plant matter to create a salve, it was not until the late 1870's that one was manufactured and distributed to a wide audience. That honor went to Hinds' Honey and Almond Hand Cream. You can find more information here: www.friendsofhinds.org
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While the ancient Greeks used olive oil as a sort of suntan lotion, it was not completely effective. In 1936, Eugene Schueller, the founder of L'Oreal, invented the first formula
george w carver.
Johnson & Johnson holds the patent for the unique pink, baby smelling lotion.
Neanderthals. They probably used it just to rub on their skin an extremely long time ago, without naming it.
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It is not really known who invented the very fist hand lotion. Thousands of years ago in ancient times, people used castor oil as a hand lotion on their skin to hydrate dry skin. Egyptians used olive oil and animal fat for the same purpose. You can find more information here: answers.ask.com
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