September 2021

Body Lotions: Aggregated Ranking Report

This report contains an aggregate consensus of Body Lotion rankings posted by key online experts, as of September 2021.

At a glance - September 2021 Ranking

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Rank Change Price Body Lotion
Vogue
VeryWell Health
Allure
Byrdie
Mixed MakeUp
CNET
Good Housekeeping
Shape
The Strategist
Her Stylecode
1
+3 $12
CeraVe Daily Moisturizing
-
-
-
2
-
-
6
8
1
-
2
-1 Check price
Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion
-
7
17
-
-
3
-
-
-
7
3
- $29
Necessaire The Body Lotion
-
-
18
1
2
-
-
-
-
-
4
-2 $16
CeraVe Moisturizing Cream
-
1
8
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
5
+1 $15
La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm AP+
-
-
20
-
-
1
-
7
-
-
6
-1 $7
Eucerin Advanced Repair
3
-
-
-
-
-
8
-
2
-
7
+3 $9
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Body Gel Cream
-
-
11
-
-
2
-
9
-
-
8
+9 $11
Curél Hydra Therapy
-
4
14
-
-
-
-
5
-
-
9
-2 $16
Cetaphil Daily Advance
-
-
-
-
-
-
5
-
-
1
10
New * $36
Glossier Daily Perfecting Cream
-
-
-
5
-
-
-
1
-
-
11
-3 $160
Epara Comforting Body Cream
2
-
7
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
12
-3 $68
Fresh Black Tea Antioxidant Cream
9
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
13
-2 $7
Jergens Ultra Healing
-
-
-
16
-
-
-
-
-
2
14
-2 $14
Aquaphor Healing Ointment
-
2
-
-
-
-
15
-
-
-
15
-2 $9
Vanicream Moisturizing Cream
10
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
14
-
16
-2 $14
Cerave SA Lotion
-
-
-
-
-
6
-
-
9
-
17
-2 $77
Byredo Gypsy Water Lotion
-
-
-
8
4
-
-
-
-
-
18
+2 $15
La Roche-Posay Lipikar Eczema Cream
-
6
-
-
6
-
-
-
-
-
19
-3 $16
Aveeno Eczema Therapy Balm
-
-
-
-
-
-
12
-
5
-
20
-1 $18
Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream
-
5
-
-
-
-
-
-
13
-
21
New * $10
Dove Whipped Body Cream
-
-
10
-
-
-
-
-
19
-
22
New * $45
Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream
-
-
12
-
-
-
-
4
-
-
23
-5 $36
First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream
-
9
15
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
24
New * $68
Epicuren After Bath Moisturizer
-
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
27
-
25
New * $14
Alba Very Emollient
-
-
-
11
-
-
-
-
16
-

We ranked CeraVe Daily Moisturizing #1 in September 2021 because:

  • 4 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked CeraVe Daily Moisturizing as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Byrdie

Best Drugstore

Pros
Includes hyaluronic acid
Lightweight
Can use on face, body, and hands

Cons
Not nourishing enough for super dry skin

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Good Housekeeping

Most Popular Body Lotion on Amazon

Pros
Hypoallergenic formula
Cult favorite pick

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Shape

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The Strategist

Best overall body lotion

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We ranked Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion #2 in September 2021 because:

  • 4 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
VeryWell Health

Best Drugstore Lotion

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Allure

Reader's Choice Award

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CNET

Best fragrance-free lotion

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Her Stylecode

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Methodology: combine opinions of key experts

Identify Experts

We identify key publishers and experts that consistently review and recommend Body Lotions.

Capture Rankings

For each publisher we find a currently recommended "top 10" list of Body Lotions, it must be updated in the last 9 months.

Aggregate Rankings

We put all those lists together and aggregate them. The more frequently a product is recommended, the higher it is in our ranking

Experts chosen for September 2021 ranking

We ranked Necessaire The Body Lotion #3 in September 2021 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Necessaire The Body Lotion as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Allure

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Byrdie

Best Overall

Pros
Fragrance-free
High-quality ingredients
Strengthens the skin's barrier
Restores firmness

Cons
Bottle is small for the price

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Mixed MakeUp

Best fragrance-free

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We ranked CeraVe Moisturizing Cream #4 in September 2021 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked CeraVe Moisturizing Cream as #1.
Critic endorsements:
VeryWell Health

Best Overall for Dry Skin

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Allure

Best of Beauty Award winner and Readers' Choice Award

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The Strategist

Best body lotion for dry skin

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We ranked La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm AP+ #5 in September 2021 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm AP+ as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Allure

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CNET

Best eczema lotion

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Shape

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We ranked Eucerin Advanced Repair #6 in September 2021 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Vogue

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Good Housekeeping

Best Body Lotion for Summer

Pros
Lightweight texture
High consumer satisfaction scores

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The Strategist

Best (less expensive) overall body lotion

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We ranked Neutrogena Hydro Boost Body Gel Cream #7 in September 2021 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Allure

Best of Beauty Award

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CNET

Best lotion for oily skin

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Shape

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We ranked Curél Hydra Therapy #8 in September 2021 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
VeryWell Health

Best Body Lotion

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Allure

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Shape

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We ranked Cetaphil Daily Advance #9 in September 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Cetaphil Daily Advance as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Good Housekeeping

Best Fragrance-Free Body Lotion

Pros
Non-greasy feel
Scent-free

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Her Stylecode

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We ranked Glossier Daily Perfecting Cream #10 in September 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Glossier Daily Perfecting Cream as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Byrdie

Best Shimmer

Pros
Non-greasy
Light-reflecting particles give a nice glow
Gently exfoliates

Cons
Has fragrance

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Shape

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We ranked Epara Comforting Body Cream #11 in September 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Vogue

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Allure

Best Body Care

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We ranked Fresh Black Tea Antioxidant Cream #12 in September 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Vogue

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Good Housekeeping

Best Anti-Aging Body Lotion

Pros
Firms and smooths crepey skin
Softens wrinkles

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We ranked Jergens Ultra Healing #13 in September 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Byrdie

Best Budget

Pros
Affordable
Scent doesn't linger
Moisturizes skin for 48 hours

Cons
Has fragrance

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Her Stylecode

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We ranked Aquaphor Healing Ointment #14 in September 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
VeryWell Health

Best for Extremely Dry Skin

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Good Housekeeping

Best Body Lotion for Dry Patches

Pros
Creates a barrier to lock in moisture

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We ranked Vanicream Moisturizing Cream #15 in September 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Vogue

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The Strategist

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We ranked Cerave SA Lotion #16 in September 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
CNET

Best lotion for bumpy or rough skin

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The Strategist

Best body lotion for acne-prone skin

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We ranked Byredo Gypsy Water Lotion #17 in September 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Byrdie

Best Scent

Pros
Long-lasting
Can be used daily

Cons
Expensive

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Mixed MakeUp

Best High-End

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We ranked La Roche-Posay Lipikar Eczema Cream #18 in September 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
VeryWell Health

Best for Eczema

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Mixed MakeUp

Best for Eczema

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We ranked Aveeno Eczema Therapy Balm #19 in September 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Good Housekeeping

Best Body Lotion for Eczema

Pros
Oatmeal formula soothes skin

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The Strategist

Best body lotion for eczema

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We ranked Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream #20 in September 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
VeryWell Health

Best for Sensitive Skin

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The Strategist

Best body lotions for sensitive skin

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We ranked Dove Whipped Body Cream #21 in September 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Allure

2019 Best of Beauty Award

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The Strategist

Best lightweight body cream

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We ranked Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream #22 in September 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Allure

2020 Readers' Choice Award winner

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Shape

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We ranked First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream #23 in September 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
VeryWell Health

Best for Inflamed Skin

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Allure

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We ranked Epicuren After Bath Moisturizer #24 in September 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Byrdie

Runner-Up,Best Scent

Pros
Very hydrating
Improves skin elasticity
Lightweight

Cons
Expensive

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The Strategist

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We ranked Alba Very Emollient #25 in September 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Byrdie

Best for Sensitive Skin

Pros
Soothes and softens skin
Non-greasy
Affordable

Cons
Strong smell

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The Strategist

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