Body lotions were first made to provide women and men with a way to moisturize their skin, especially when exposed to the elements. These days, body lotions do carry out that same function, but they’re also doing much more. In 2020, there are lotions which contain vitamins and mineral, lotions that treat skin conditions, lotions that smell amazing and lotions that tighten.
But which ones are the best of the best? Well, we’ve curated a list of lotions that have been ranked as being some of the best-selling on the market. If you’d like to find out what they are, just keep reading.
1. Mario Badescu Summer Shine Body Lotion
Summer couldn’t get here fast enough. At a low price of only $10, this lightweight body lotion, infused with fine shimmer particles, is specifically formulated to give your skin a beautiful natural glow, without skipping out on the moisture. It is packed with vitamin A and moisture-retaining ingredients including beeswax, corn oil and peanut oil. This silky-smooth lotion seeps right into your skin, with no sticky residue.
2. Tatcha Indigo Soothing Body Butter
If you’re looking for hydration while treating your irritated skin, then Tatcha’s Indigo Soothing Body Butter is the perfect choice. It is suitable for all skin types ranging from normal to sensitive and skin issues including dryness, eczema and dermatitis. This body butter owes its healing qualities and pretty purple hue to the Japanese indigo, a botanical plant known for its anti-inflammatory properties. It is also free of mineral oil, parabens, synthetic fragrances and sulfate detergents.
3. Nivea Oil Infused Lotion – Orchid & Argan Oil
Who says that you have to choose between healthy skin and smelling like you stepped out of a tropical paradise? Nivea Oil Infused Lotion effortlessly keeps your skin soft and supple, while the combination of orchid and argan oil gives you that sweet and fresh scent. This fast-absorbing lotion provides you with 24-hour deep moisture without that greasy feel. And with a price of $5.48, there’s no need to worry about affordability.
4. Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion
As suggested by its name, Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion is designed to be used every day, keeping your skin fully moisturized for a total of 24 hours. Natural ingredients such as colloidal oatmeal help in combating dry skin and restoring your skin’s natural pH levels. Studies have also shown that it drastically improved dryness in only two weeks! Another plus is that it’s non-greasy, non-comedogenic and fragrance-free for those of you who aren’t a fan of heavily-scented lotions.
5. Jergens Wet Skin Moisturizer
With the Jergens Wet Skin Moisturizer, there’s no need for drying off, as this lotion is designed to retain moisture by locking in water. It’s a simple and effective moisturizer that comes in a variety of calming scents including coconut oil, argan oil, shea oil and the original cherry almond essence. There’s also the Jergens Natural Glow Wet Skin Moisturizer & Firming which gives you that dewy, sunkissed look while the skin tightening properties firms and tones your skin. Your skin will receive the hydration it needs without a sticky feeling.
6. SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Body Butter
In case you didn’t know, SheaMoisture caters to not only your hair but your skin as well. Indulge in your senses with SheaMoisture’s Coconut & Hibiscus Body Butter. The luxurious blend of coconut and hibiscus will have heads turning everywhere you go. With ingredients such as coconut oil, shea butter and hibiscus, your skin will be moisturized, protected and softer than you can imagine. And as if that wasn’t enough, you can say goodbye to fine lines and wrinkles as it helps to diminish their appearance, while firming your skin.
7. Vaseline Intensive Care Advanced Repair Unscented Lotion
Are you suffering from sensitive, dry or irritable skin? Then this daily body lotion will put an end to your problems. Vaseline Intensive Care Advanced Repair is a powerful moisturizer that is clinically proven to drastically improve the appearance of your dry skin in as little as five days! Moisturizing glycerin smooths and nourishes your skin while micro droplets of Vaseline jelly acts as a sealant that keeps all that moisture right where it should be.
8. Fresh Black Tea Age-Delay Body Cream
It’s a bit on the pricier side, and doesn’t seem like much for $68, but this cream absolutely delivers. A fast-absorbing lotion that not only does what a moisturizer should do, but leaves you with younger-looking skin. Studies have shown that it does, in fact, slows down aging and improves skin elasticity by 12% in only four weeks! And finally, the black tea complex and nopal flower extract provide protection due to its antioxidant properties.
9. First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream
Need something that does more than moisturizing? This hydrating body cream doubles as a face cream, particularly for those suffering from dryness and irritation. Colloidal oatmeal prevents dryness and flaking by covering the skin in a protective barrier. Allantoin soothes and relieves skin irritation, while eucalyptus oil speeds up the recovery process. It is suitable for just about every member of your family including babies.
10. Almond Coconut Milk Soufflé Body Crème
Laura Mercier’s Almond Coconut Milk Soufflé Body Crème sounds like a mouth full, but that’s because of the unique and comforting blend of coconut, almond, milk powdered sugar and just a hint of vanilla extract. This lightly-whipped crème wastes no time getting to work, while the silky texture leaves your skin feeling smooth and soft. A price of $65 might be too much for some, but the results are definitely worth it!
11. CeraVe Daily Moisturizing Lotion
This light-weight, the oil-free lotion works quickly to restore your dry, itchy, flaky skin to its former glory. For 24 hours, your skin receives a steady stream of moisture, keeping it supple and healthy. A key ingredient of this lotion is hyaluronic acid, which helps to retain moisture by attracting hydration to the skin. Perfect for those with sensitive skin due to it’s hypoallergenic, fragrance-free properties.
12. Dr. Teal’s Pink Himalayan Lotion
If you’re a fan of citrus scents, then look no further. Dr. Teal’s Pink Himalayan Lotion contains a blend of essential oils including bergamot and sweet orange that alleviates stress while maintaining your skin’s moisture. This lightweight, non-greasy lotion removes any worries about white streaks. And as the name implies, the key ingredient is the pink Himalayan essential oil as well as cocoa butter, shea butter and vitamin E.
13. Love Beauty and Planet – Argan Oil & Lavender Body Lotion
Its colorful label will draw you in, but that’s not why you’ll be yearning for more. An infusion of argan and lavender oil smells like a match made in heaven. Argan oil for its softening properties and lavender for its soothing and healing qualities that relaxes your mind and skin. It is also vegan-friendly, as it contains only plant-based moisturizers and is free of silicones, parabens and colorants. Environmentalists will be happy as well, given that the bottles are 100% recyclable.
14. Eminence Coconut Firming Body Lotion
This thick and creamy moisturizer is infused with a number of ingredients that works to tighten the skin by boosting collagen production. Just like The First Aid Beauty Repair Cream, it is also formulated for facial use, smoothing out fine lines and wrinkles in the process. The coconut water is a source of moisture as well as vitamin C, calcium, electrolytes, phosphorus and potassium.
15. Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion
Available in a number of sizes, Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion is another moisturizer that is suitable for complete head-to-toe use. Your skin receives complete 24-hour protection, while long-lasting hydration lasts up to four days since the last use. The skin’s moisture barrier significantly improves within one week. Its non-comedogenic properties mean that you won’t have to worry about clogged pores, or the greasy after feeling.