The Body Butters and Creams to Get Now

Written by Yasmine

Finding the perfect balm or cream formulation can be hard. You can never really have too many, one for different occasion? If it's in the morning rush and you need it to not be greasy, or at night to hydrate you during the evening. 

Since we are probably stocked on all of the latest face creams, let's go through body creams. Especifically designed for soothing, nourishing, and repairing even the dryest, most distressed skin types. 

What Ingredients to Look Out For in Body Butters
Ingredients to look out for are familiar, hydrating powerhouses. Personal favorites are the classic shea butter and cocoa butter. But then there are also oils such as coconut and avocado, as well as vitamin E, which softens skin and protects the skin's moisture barrier. Other great vitamins to look for are A, E, and F.

OleHenriksen Firmly Yours Toning Dry Body Cream, Not enough that our favorite Kim Cattrall is fronting the campaign, but the OleHenriksen Firmly Yours Toning Dry Body Oil disappears into our skin in seconds and helps firm and tighten over time.

Bio-Oil Body Gel, You might have known Bio-Oil's ever-popular product, but lets introduce one of their new inovations,. the body gel. This lightweight gel transforms into an hydrating oil that contains a mix of jojoba, rosehip, and shea oils for improving moisture. To make skin soft and supple. It's also said to help acne-prone skin to be improved. The Bio-Oil Dry Skin Gel is dermatologically tested on dry skin, acne-prone skin and sensitive skin in various studies.

Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula,  Pretty much everyone is dealing with dry skin this time of year. One classic that comes back year after year is Palmer's. Thankfully for us, the brand has many different formulas to fit you the best. From solid cream, to lotions. The Butter Formula is stacked with cocoa extract, coconut oil, and mineral oil, cocoa-seed butter and vitamin E.

Nivea Essentially Enriched Body Lotion, Nivea's Essentially Enriched Body Lotion is simple yet great over-the-counter product to buy when grosseryshopping. It hydrates well, and is kind to the wallet. 

Tata Harper Redefining Body Balm, for it's clean ingredient list. The balm is perfect if you are looking for natural ingrediants for mature skin. The combination of shea butter, cocoa butter, rosehip oil, and olive oil is all in this Body Balm. 

GoopGenes Nourishing Repair Body Butter, Goop continues to focus on body care. This luxurious butter contains three very unique ingredients: bacuri butter, caviar lime, which improves cell turnover, and mulberry leaf.

Body Yoghurt Mango, The Body Shop, A moisturizing body cream with a gel-cream formula. That's hydrating but not greasy if you need to apply a cream on your legs and then jump into a pair of pants straight away. The smell is also amazing, super to get ready for the spring. The product contains Community Trade produced almond oil from Mañán in Alicante, Spain.

Photo credits: 

Yasmine Mubarak

OleHenriksen Firmly Yours Toning Dry Body Cream

Body Yoghurt Mango & Refreshing Passionfruit  The Body Shop

Bio-Oil Body Gel, Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula 

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