Body Lotions and Creams to Moisturize Dry Skin

If you have hot, thirsty skin, the simple body lotion just won’t cut it. These 16 lotions, butters and creams are recipes souped with the extra-nutritional ingredients that your skin craves. When used regularly (ideally right after you get out of the shower to lock in moisture), in no time you’ll be left with baby-soft skin — even in the winter dead.

Kiehl’s Since 1851 Crème de Corps

Buttery texture and super-rich formula (it is filled with squalane, avocado oil, cocoa butter and more) have made this body cream a best-seller.

NÉCESSAIRE the Body Lotion

Thanks to its lightweight, hydrating formula and unisex appeal, this fragrance-free lotion has acquired a cult status.

Lubriderm Advanced Therapy Moisturizing Lotion

If you have ultra-dry skin, it’s never a bad idea to have a big bottle of this no-frills, non-greasy lotion on your nightstand.

Weleda Skin Food Original Ultra-Rich Moisturizer

There’s nothing better, from the rough elbows to broken cuticles. Keep a tube in each pocket, and never look back.

Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Body Lotion

Oats help to protect and soothe the skin, while unscented formula is perfect for those who are fragrance sensitive.

Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil Body Butter

The signature argan oil of the brand is the star of this whipped body butter which contains shea butter and avocado oil as well.