The 14 Best Body Creams to Keep Your Skin Hydrated and Soft in the Cold Weather
When it comes to self-care, no routine is complete without a good body moisturizer. Not only does cream for the limbs help treat chronic dryness, itchiness, and irritation, but regular hydration also helps the skin stay supple — and thus, younger-looking.
Whether you are looking for a fragrance-free lotion that is formulated for the most sensitive skin, a heavy-duty cream that bathes you in rich emollients, or even a cream that can help fade sun damage and stretch marks, these are the best moisturizers for your body that money can buy.
La Lotion Infinie Body Cream
Formulated by Nobel-prize winning scientists to help your skin lock in hydration so that, with prolonged use, you'll notice the epidermis is not just softer and more even-toned but has increased firmness, too. And the added colloidal silver? Great if your skin needs a little healing action.
The Body Lotion
SHOP NOW: Necessaire, violetgrey.com, $25.00
Fast absorbing? Check. Fragrance-free? Check. Formulated with vitamins A, B, C, E, Omega-6, Omega-9, and antioxidants to restore the skin to a gorgeous natural glow? You bet.
Sleep Plus Dream Body Cream
SHOP NOW: This Works, nordstrom.com, $46.00
This moisturizer does double duty. Slap it on before bed to treat dry and dehydrated skin. While you snooze, an encapsulated blend of essential oils and retinol work to tackle sun damage, and the signature This Works deep sleep fragrance lulls you into a deep slumber and helps you stay there.
Moisture-Rich Body Lotion
SHOP NOW: Clarins, macys.com, $43.00
Ultra-rich and utterly moisturizing, you'll find that this treat is a consistently good bet. We dare you not to feel chic putting it on.
Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Body Lotion
SHOP NOW: bedbathandbeyond.com, $9.99
Soothing oatmeal makes this drugstore classic great for anyone with sensitive or irritation-prone skin.
Almond Coconut Milk Soufflé Body Crème
SHOP NOW: Laura Mercier, nordstrom.com, $65.00
Laura Mercier's almond coconut milk souffle body cream doesn't just feel like a treat—it smells like one, too. Every application time is a luxury experience.
Sugar Lychee Body Lotion
SHOP NOW: Fresh, neimanmarcus.com, $23.00
If you're looking for a moisturizer that's lighter in consistency and fresher in scent but doesn't scrimp on hydration factor, Fresh's body lotion will leave your skin supple without any residue.
Creme de Corps
SHOP NOW: Kiehl’s, nordstrom.com, $48.00
The body cream that made Kiehl's famous, this cocoa butter and squalane-rich cream goes on silky and leaves skin smelling decadent.
Mandarin & Rosemary Leaf Body Cream
SHOP NOW: Grown Alchemist, goop.com, $26.00
This dense, fresh-scented body cream uses shea butter and jojoba oil to soften skin while the vitamin C from mandarin orange rind gives your radiance a boost.
The Body Crème Jar
SHOP NOW: La Mer, nordstrom.com, $275.00
For a seriously luxurious moisturizing experience, the famed cream, filled with the brand's proprietary Miracle Broth, is a must.
Rose 31 Hand & Body Lotion
SHOP NOW: Le Labo, nordstrom.com, $69.00
The rich rose scent from this beloved French brand's body cream will have you smelling delectable from your morning shower to bedtime.
Lipikar Eczema Cream
SHOP NOW: La Roche-Posay, skinstore.com, $14.99
If your skin is extra dry, consider this intense cream the magic fix, thanks to its clinically-proven formula which works to restore the skin's natural lipid barrier.
David Mallett Body Lotion No.1: L'Hydration, 250 ml
SHOP NOW: David Mallett, amazon.com, $50.00
Packed with pomegranate extract for extra antioxidant oomph, this lightweight but uber hydrating slather smells of neroli. Elegant, effective, and you don't have to wear perfume on top.
The Body Cream
SHOP NOW: Augustinus Bader, neimanmarcus.com, $165.00
Harnessing the same stem cell research used to create the cult-favorite Bader face cream, Professor Bader developed a luxurious body cream that combines amino acids, and vitamins A, E, and shea butter to soften skin, all while firming and reducing sun damage and stretch marks over time. Bonus: it's fragrance-free.
*This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com
*Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors