7 Decadent Body Moisturizers for Fall
Switching up your facial skin care is definitely important for fall, but keeping your body-care arsenal fully stocked (and ready to face the cooler temps) is as well. As far as body lotion goes, it’s time to ditch the lightweight formula you used all summer in favor of a rich, heavy-duty cream. These thick, decadent moisturizers help combat skin dullness, flaking and dryness that can come with the transition to colder weather. Try one of our editors’ seven favorites, ahead.
If you’re on the hunt for a moisturizer that’s light on the skin but rich in hydration, you just found it. This soy milk and honey-whipped body butter, formulated with shea and jojoba butters, instantly penetrates skin to help deliver deep moisture and a softened texture.
For a hydrating option with an addicting scent, Almond Cookie Frappé is the one for you. This formula is made with almond oil and glycerin to help revitalize and soften dry, flaking skin.
Lipikar Body Lotion is a cult-favorite among drugstore skin-care lovers, thanks to it’s lightweight, non-greasy and non-sticky finish. It contains shea butter, niacinamide and La Roche-Posay Prebiotic Thermal Water that, all together, lock in all-day hydration.
A nod to all things Brazillian beauty (think: soft skin and hypnotic scents), Bum Bum Cream is a warm and spicy body moisturizer that you’ll want apply over and over again. It smells like salted caramel, pistachio and vanilla, and it contains cupuaçu butter and açai for silky, supple skin.
This crowd-favorite moisturizer is suitable for even the most sensitive skin types. It has oat milk, lavender and chamomile to tone down redness and hydrate parched skin.
Some of the best body moisturizers also provide a sensorial experience, and this butter is no exception. It contains a blend of shea, cocoa and mango butters, plus vitamins and fatty acids that coat the skin and leave behind a glossy sheen.
For an oil-balm, try this formula from Malin + Goetz. It’s extremely rich, with jojoba seed, avocado, safflower and meadowfoam seed oils that lock in hydration to help bring dry, dull skin back to life.
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