You may already have a skincare routine, but don’t forget the rest of your body. Luckily, moisturizing from head to toe is easier than ever these days. All you need is one bottle of body oil that will do the trick. The best oils leave your skin feeling soft and looking glowy while at the same time moisturizing and repairing your skin barrier.
According to Board Certified Dermatologist Michele Green, body oils offer long lasting hydration without the stickiness or the waxy residue which many people might think. They are fast absorbing and work on all different skin types.
Now we’ll share our favorite, oil based products that will keep your skin smooth and glowy during the summer and other hotter days.
1- Glossier Body Hero Dry-Touch Oil Mist
The packaging of the DryTouch Oil is cool and expensive-looking, making you smile every time you see it in your bathroom. The formula, which is super lightweight because it’s a dry oil, feels really nourish and lush.And The best part though is that scent which makes you feel magic.
2- Nivea Nourishing Body Oil
The best inexpensive is the Skinfood Avocado & Macadamia Deep Repair Hair & Scalp Oil. This is the perfect oil for winter because its lightweight blend of avocado and macadamia oils absorbs deeply but doesn’t feel greasy or heavy on your hair. The bigger bottle also means you’ll be stocked for the entire winter without having to reorder.
3- Vaseline Intensive Care Cocoa Radiant Body Gel Oil
The two doctors recommend this product for people with very dry skin or eczema. Marmur says, “It locks in moisture and deeply hydrates your skin” while Zeichner says the ingredients are great to protect skin. Plus the unbelievable price means you can really slather it on.
4- Neutrogena Sesame Body Oil
If you have sensitive skin, you want something that hydrates but doesn’t cause irritation. Marmur recommends the Neutrogena Sesame Oil since it is lightweight and leaves a subtle, non-irritating scent. The oil also absorbs into the skin quickly, which is important for those with sensitive skin.
5- Bio-Oil Body Oil
A blend of soothing lavender chamomile and sunflower oils are used in this oil. Its powerful enough to reduce the appearance of scars, uneven skin tone and stretch marks. The formula is also spiked with vitamins A and E which Hibler says can boost collagen production.
6- Nécessaire The Body Oil
Nécessaire offers a lot of different products for skincare like this body oil that Gabriel likes. It has a lightweight and fastdrying formula and it’s made with organic oils, free of synthetic fragrances, sulfates, phthalates and parabens.
7- Dermalogica Phyto Replenish Body Oil
Dermatologicalas Phyto Replenish Body Oil is a body oil that contains oils from avocado, plum seed and sunflower to help replenish the skin barrier. The product has been infused with fermented red ginseng which Hibler notes is excellent for reducing inflammation and calming irritated skin.
8- Jordan Samuel Olio Per il Corpo Body Oil
Jordan Samuel Skins body oil has a refreshing citrus scent, and is rounded out by a nourishing trio of olive grapeseed oil and broccoli seed oil. The oils have great properties to support the skin barrier, so they’re light occlusive properties to help lock in moisture, and antioxidant properties to protect the skin from free radicals. King says that if you’re looking for an all-around moisturizer this is it!
9- Farmhouse Fresh Blushing Agave Organic Body Oil
Get ready to radiate with the Farmhouse Fresh Blushing Agave Organic Body Oil. Made with hyaluronic acid to maintain moisture in your skin, this oil will have you looking soft and glowing as it keeps you smelling like berries and cream. Delicious!
10- Kora Organics Noni Glow Body Oil
Kora Organics Noni Glow Body Oil had an award for their 2017 Best of Beauty. It is made from organic noni extract which is a rich fruit native to the South Pacific islands, sunflower seed oil which is used for its antioxidant properties and Rosehip oil which helps hydrate the skin. The product won’t make you feel greasy or slippery because it also absorbs quickly into your skin.
The goal of the best body oils is to moisturize and add luxury to a wintery day. When you use a body oil, it’s easy to forget that you’re rubbing down in your bathroom because it’s more like you are at a peaceful spa somewhere in the Italian countryside preparing for something special. Now you should pamper your body and have full softness.