Has winter has zapped your joy and left you with dry, flaky, itchy skin, not to mention a serotonin deficiency? Do you see yet another ingrown hair and vow to give up on everything? There’s no better feeling than investing in lotions with rich formulas and watching your efforts pay off in the form of soft, glowing skin. Maybe your skin is struggling to make it through a long, harsh winter, or maybe you’re looking for your new favorite year-round product to treat stretch marks, dull skin, or perpetual dryness. Whether you want a fragrance-free product, an intensely perfumed lotion, a lightweight cream, or an intense body balm, there is an option out there for you. Whatever you’re hoping to achieve with your new favorite body lotion, you don’t have to wait until the summer to feel good about your skin again.
For Intense Dehydration1. Weleda Skin Food Body Butter
There’s a reason why this body butter is a cult classic—it just works really, really well. For skin that’s so dry it flakes and has scaly patches, this body butter can reverse that dehydration quickly. It’s an intense cream, but it definitely does the job.
For Long, Cold Winters2. First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream
Though this intense hydration cream has the look of whipped cream, it’s rich and dense on skin. From the added antioxidants to the healing eucalyptus oil, this giant (giant!) tub of repairing skin care will help restore your winter skin to its warm-weather glory.
For Comfortable Legstiga. Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin™ Body Lotion
If you want hydrating but dread feeling sticky all day, this lotion is for you. It contains plenty of moisturizing ingredients, but sinks into the skin quickly so you can slip on jeans afterwards without a dilema.
For Bumpy Bodies4. CeraVe Lotion for Rough & Bumpy Skin
Dehydrated skin can lead to issues with texture, like rough patches or bumpy areas. Not only does this lotion moisturize the skin, but it contains salicylic and lactic acids, which exfoliate and rejuvenate those areas.
For Long-Term Benefits5. Nécessaire The Body Lotion
Nécessaire has graced thousands of Instagrams, with their clean aesthetic and even cleaner products. This body lotion is fragrance-free, making it ideal for sensitive skin. This products also contains hydrating oils and niacinamide, to restore and moisture the body.
For Irritated Skin6. Cetaphil Restoring Lotion With Antioxidants
Niacinamide in this antioxidant-packed lotion increases collagen production and fades discoloration
For A Brazilian Glow7. Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream
This body lotion is amazing for anything looking for the smoothest skin of their life. With powerful butters and oils, this cream will give you the softest, most hydrated body of your dreams.
For Intensely Dry Skin8. Bio-Oil Dry Skin Gel
You might be familiar with Bio-Oil, but this new gel is a game-changer. It has the same moisturizing benefits as the oil, but comes in an easily transportable, balm-like gel. This product is not for the faint of heart–it is truly for the driest of skin.
For Dull Skin9. Drunk Elephant Sili™ Body Lotion
If you’re addicted to Drunk Elephant’s skincare products, why not give your body the same special treatment? This lotion is filled with Marula butter, shea butter, and ceramides, which revive tired-looking skin and give the body a glow.
For Aging Bodies10. Chantecaille Retinol Body Treatment
Retinol is commonly used in anti-aging skincare products, and is regarded as one of the few truly effective ingredients to reverse signs of aging. It works just as well in body products, to treat skin that needs a revamping. Not only does this cream rehydrate the skin, but it firms the skin as well.
For Very Sensitive Skin11. Vanicream Moisturizing Cream
If you suffer from eczema, or any other sensitizing skin issue, most dermatologists will recommend this product to you. It has nothing but good, effective ingredients that won’t irritate uncomfortable skin. If nothing else works, try Vanicream.
For Perfumed Lotion12. diptyque Fresh Body Lotion
You’re a fan of diptyque’s perfumes, but how familiar are you with their body lotions? This cream is cooling and fresh, perfect for someone who needs a quick re-up on their body moisturizer before bed. It sinks into the skin easily, and as an added bonus, it smells like orange blossoms.
For The Outdoorsy Type13. Supergoop! Body Butter SPF 40
If your body parts tend to spend time in the sun, this dual body butter and sunscreen is right for you. Sun damage can dramatically dehydrate the skin, so if you’re avid about spending time outdoors, this product is the ideal dua-for-1.
For Clean Hydration14. Susanne Kaufmann Body Butter
Everything in this body butter is good for you, with shea butter, olive oil, and honey being the main ingredients. Not only does it sound good enough to eat, but this product works to give your body all-day hydration, without feeling sticky.
For Great-Smelling Skin15. Trish McEvoy No. 9 Blackberry & Vanilla Musk Super Enriched Body Cream
This body lotion is scented with blackberry, plum, vanilla, and musk, you smell good every day, while staying hydrated. This cream sinks into the skin beautifully, leaving you with smooth skin that still smells fresh and lively.
The Butter/Oil Duo16. In Fiore BOIS DE ROSE Baume Pour le Corps
This body butter melts into an oil when it makes contact with the skin. All the ingredients are organic, and the lotion is fragranced with hints of rose and vetiver.
For Smoothie Skin17. Jergens Skin Smoothie Avocado & Apple Scented Body Lotion
The newest addition to Jergens line, this Skin Smoothie lotion smells good enough to eat, while also sinking quickly into the skin, leaving the body hydrated and comfortable. The smell is not overwhelming, but pleasant and fresh enough for perfume-ambivalent wearers.
For Flaky Skin18. Kiehl’s Since 1851 Creme de Corps
This Kiehl’s body lotion is a staple for severely dry skin. It soaks into the skin, giving the body relief from itchy, uncomfortable dryness. With cocoa butter and sesame oil, this cream is ideally used after showing for some much-needed hydration.
For Glowing Skin19. Mario Badescu Summer Shine Body Lotion
If you’re doing to give your body some hydration, why not make it a glam? This body lotion contains Vitamin A, which softens the moisturizes the skin. In addition to giving the skin some moisture, this body lotion also gives a subtle shimmer that rejuvenates the look of dull, sallow skin.
For A Boost Of Fun20. Truly Unicorn Fruit Body Butte
This body butter is whipped and resembles cake icing, but that’s only half the fun. With açaí, matcha, and rose water, this butter intensely moisturizes the skin, without taking itself too seriously.
For Stretch Marks21. Augustinus Bader The Body Lotion
Augustinus Bader is known to make effective, and splurge-worthy products. This body lotion contains amino acids and effective vitamins that nourish the skin, while also reducing the appearance of stretch marks and cellulite. What else could you ask for?
For Kylie-Like Skin22. KYLIE SKIN Coconut Body Lotion
This body lotion smells like a tropical vacation, but that’s not all. Packed with hydrating ingredients, like coconut oil, shea butter, and jojoba seed oil, to name a few, this product is a must-have for anyone who needs a boost of hydration.
For All-Over Results23. Clarins Moisture-Rich Body Lotion
This body cream was created with Winter in mind, with shea butter working against dehydrating weather. Not only is it great for bodies, but it also doubles as a hand cream, if hand-washing has exacerbated dry skin.
For Handcrafted Results24. Mab & Stoke Body Butter