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The 15 Best Body Lotions for Every Skin Type & Season


While we tend to focus our skincare efforts on our faces, keeping the skin on the rest of your body smooth, nourished, and hydrated during all seasons is just as important. 

Whether you have dry skin, sensitive skin, or specific skin care needs, there’s a moisturizing body lotion out there that you’ll love putting on as much as any other beauty product in your cabinet. Not sure where to look? We've combed through the best of the best body lotions there are so you don't have to. Continue reading below to find your next fave body moisturizer, and you’ll be on your way to the beautiful, smooth, cared-for skin you 100% deserve.

1. Sol de Janeiro Coco Cabana Cream

Ready for a quick vacay? If you have dry to extra-dry skin or just want some exotic spa-like pampering, this hydrating Sol de Janeiro Coco Cabana Cream is your BFF. Packed with coconut oil and cupuaçu butter (think: shea butter of the Amazon), this ultra-nourishing moisturizing cream holds in hydration for up to 72 hours without feeling heavy or greasy. Featuring a revamped vanilla scent with hints of sandalwood, this daily moisturizing lotion will transport you from your bathroom to a far-off tropical beach in no time.

2. Purlisse Beauty Butter Me Orange Creamsicle Body Butter

Orange you glad you discovered this Purlisse Beauty Butter Me Orange Creamsicle Body Butter? If citrus is your thing, you’ll find heaven in this fruity body butter’s luscious scent and creamy texture. Coconut oil and orange extract rejuvenate and hydrate dry skin, while vanilla extract helps calm sensitive patches with its natural, anti-inflammatory benefits. All skin types–even those with sensitive skin!–can slather on this fast-absorbing daily moisturizer, and bask in its soothing experience while pondering the age-old question of what rhymes with orange…

3. LXMI Crème du Nil Body Lotion

LXMI created this feather-light body lotion as a complement to their popular face moisturizer, for the same non-greasy and fast-absorbing hydration all over your body. Made with antioxidant-rich green tea extract and the brand's signature Nilotica Reserve, this protective skin care product moisturizes and plumps to keep skin firm and youthful.

4. Hey Honey Love Your Body Honey Body Lotion

Nothing says, “I love you, honey,” to your skin like Hey Honey Love Your Body Honey Body Lotion. This ultra-smooth body lotion is packed with replenishing honey and nourishing shea butter to soothe and repair all skin types for a natural glow. It’s even made with Vitamin E to help fight free-radical damage and early signs of aging. Go on, give your skin a little love.

5. Way of Will Invigorating Hand & Body Lotion

This 2-in-1 body lotion features essential oils to hydrate both your body and hands. Use it as a moisture-repair lotion after an exfoliating body wash, or slather on any time of day for an invigorating boost of cocoa butter and almond oil. The addition of orange essential oil helps it smell slightly citrusy and bright, sure to keep both your body and mind alert and fresh.

6. Delectable by Cake Beauty Strawberry & Cream Triple Moisture Body Lotion

You might not guess that a beauty product named after a creamy dessert would be 100% vegan, but this sweet-smelling, decadent lotion is just that. Formulated with shea butter, coconut oil, and aloe vera, this super-hydrating body lotion nourishes your skin and leaves it smelling delicious. If smelling like scrumptious strawberry isn’t your thing, opt for the coconut, vanilla, or lemon scent for the same powerful hydration.

7. Glow for a Cause Body Butter

We love a moisturizer with a mission. Anytime you purchase a Glow for a Cause Body Butter, a portion of the proceeds goes to one of the brand’s partner non-profits. Not to mention, they're all made with unique scents and hydrating benefits, so your body and skin can feel good while doing good. From Dare (a bold mix of pink pepper and black coffee) and Wish (light florals and white tea), to Embrace (ginger and brown sugar) and Calm (lavender and vanilla), these cruelty-free body butters are made with nourishing ingredients like Vitamin E, jojoba oil, and coconut oil for powerful, fast-absorbing hydration that lasts.

8. Grace & Stella Co. Shea Butter Body Lotion

Anti-aging, soothing, stretch-mark reducing...the list of shea butter’s benefits literally goes on and on. Don’t take our word for it, though–try it for yourself with Grace & Stella Co. Shea Butter Body Lotion. This simple, no-nonsense body lotion features a fresh scent and a range of skin-improving benefits that will keep you coming back for more.

9. First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream Intense Hydration Honeysuckle

In need of some serious skin resuscitation? Instead of calling 911, slather on some First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream Intense Hydration. This salve is formulated for frequently dry, parched skin, even if you're eczema-prone. It’s also vegan and allergy tested to soothe sensitive skin types. This intensely-moisturizing body cream also comes in a variety of other fresh scents, including vanilla, cucumber melon, and an unscented variety for a fragrance-free moisture burst. No matter which fragrance you choose, if you’ve got a moisture emergency anywhere on your body (or even your face), grab ahold of this miracle moisturizer ASAP.

10. Origins Smoothing Souffle Whipped Body Cream

We all deserve a skin care splurge every now and then, and Origins Smoothing Souffle Whipped Body Cream feels like a much-deserved trip to the spa. Naturally nourishing olive, grape seed, and apricot kernel oils work their magic on your skin while rosemary, peppermint, and orange aromas help put your mind at ease.

11. Seraphine Botanicals Passionfruit + Mango Body Butter

Vegan, organic, fair-trade, made without parabens, and 100% cruelty-free, this body butter is a dream come true for the ethical skin care lover. Not only does it smell amazing, but it's formulated with glycerin, a natural ingredient that helps draw water to your skin, for full-body hydration and luxurious pampering.

12. Alitura Naturals The Alitura Body Lotion

This one’s a serious skin savior. Made with organic green coffee and Australian sandalwood, this body lotion pulls out all the stops to keep your skin smooth and safe from environmental pollutants that cause damage over time. Used as your daily moisturizer, the hydrating boost from this body oil can have anti-aging benefits, like keeping your skin strong, supple, and baby-smooth.

13. Aveda Rosemary Mint Body Lotion

Aveda has long been a trusted name in skin care, hair, and beauty. Their simple Rosemary Mint Body Lotion saves you a trip to an actual trip to the spa by nourishing your skin and senses with cooling peppermint and invigorating rosemary essence, so no matter where you are, you can rest easy and relax knowing your skin is moisturized and pampered.

14. Kneipp Lavender Body Lotion – Relaxing

Did you know the word “lavender” comes from Latin “to wash?” Historically known for its calming and purifying effects, any beauty product with lavender will feel super relaxing. Remember that when you’re applying this lovely Kneipp Lavender Body Lotion–suitable for all skin types–after you shower for maximum absorption.

15. Andalou Naturals CannaCell Body Lotion – Harmony

Hemp has a variety of natural uses and benefits, but it's an especially beneficial ingredient in skin care. This innovative body lotion uses hemp stem cells, hemp seed oil, and plant essential oils to organically nourish your skin. If traditional fruity and floral body lotions aren’t your thing, this luxurious vegan option may be calling your name.


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Isabel Miller-Bottome
Ipster, California girl, French beauty product fanatic
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Article Last Updated March 19, 2020 12:00 AM