Moisturisers and lotions and yes there is a difference. Moisturisers are thicker lotions are a little thinner although both are readily absorbed by the skin. Lotions are perfect for all over body care most especially following a shower. Sleepy Time following that evening shower just before bedtime. Lotions are best applied to moist skin whereas moisturisers are happy with dry skin. whichever you choose, enjoy, your skin will thank you!