May 2022

Body Lotions: Aggregated Ranking Report

This report contains an aggregate consensus of Body Lotion rankings posted by key online experts, as of May 2022.

At a glance - May 2022 Ranking

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Rank Change Price Body Lotion
NewBeauty
VeryWell Health
Allure
Byrdie
Today
Shape
Her Stylecode
Reviewed
The Strategist
Glam
1
+3 $17
CeraVe Moisturizing Cream
9
1
10
-
5
-
-
-
1
-
2
-1 $15
La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm AP+
8
-
22
-
2
7
-
13
14
-
3
- $9
Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion
6
7
19
-
-
-
7
10
-
-
4
-2 $12
CeraVe Daily Moisturizing
17
-
-
3
-
8
-
8
-
-
5
- $30
Necessaire The Body Lotion
-
-
20
1
-
-
-
-
13
-
6
- $10
Eucerin Advanced Repair
15
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
3
-
7
- $8
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Body Gel Cream
5
-
13
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
8
+9 $12
AmLactin Moisturizing Lotion
16
-
-
-
7
-
-
-
10
-
9
-1 $11
Curél Hydra Therapy
-
4
16
-
-
5
-
-
-
-
10
-1 $33
First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream
-
9
17
-
11
-
-
-
-
-
11
+14 $12
Cetaphil Moisturizing
-
-
-
-
8
-
-
12
-
8
12
New * $7
Love Beauty & Planet Murumuru Butter & Rose
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
13
New * $34
Avene XeraCalm A.D
11
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
-
14
-1 $9
Vaseline Intensive Care Cocoa Radiant
-
-
-
2
-
-
-
11
-
-
15
New * $17
Aveeno Eczema Therapy Cream
-
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
5
-
16
-2 $5
Nivea Essentially Enriched
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
14
-
-
17
-2 $7
Ogx Ultra Moisture
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
7
-
-
18
New * $15
Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream
-
5
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
19
-1 $16
La Roche-Posay Lipikar Eczema Cream
-
6
-
-
-
-
-
-
7
-
20
-1 $33
Summer Fridays Skin Nourishing
-
-
7
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
21
-1 $48
Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream
-
-
14
-
-
4
-
-
-
-
22
-1 $10
Eucerin Roughness Relief
-
-
24
-
12
-
-
-
-
-
23
- $30
Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil
-
-
-
10
6
-
-
-
-
-
24
- $20
Drunk Elephant Sili
-
-
-
13
13
-
-
-
-
-
25
New * $8
Vanicream Moisturizing Cream
-
-
-
-
10
-
-
-
4
-

We ranked CeraVe Moisturizing Cream #1 in May 2022 because:

  • 5 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Body Lotions” rankings.
  • Out of those, 2 experts ranked CeraVe Moisturizing Cream as #1.
Critic endorsements:
NewBeauty

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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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Today

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The Strategist

Best overall body lotion for dry skin

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We ranked La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm AP+ #2 in May 2022 because:

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

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Allure

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Today

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Shape

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Reviewed

Pros
Lockable pump

Cons
Very oily

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The Strategist

Best body lotion for the entire family

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Methodology: combine opinions of key experts

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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 May 2022 ranking

We ranked Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion #3 in May 2022 because:

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

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VeryWell Health

Best Drugstore Lotion

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Allure

Reader's Choice Award

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Her Stylecode

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Reviewed

Pros
Spreads easily
Leaves a matte finish

Cons
Leaves a noticeable film on the skin

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We ranked CeraVe Daily Moisturizing #4 in May 2022 because:

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

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Byrdie

Best Drugstore

Pros
Budget-friendly
Fragrance-free
Pump bottle

Cons
Not cruelty-free

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Shape

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Reviewed

Pros
Absorbs fast
Feels hydrating
Lockable pump

Cons
Very thin consistency

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We ranked Necessaire The Body Lotion #5 in May 2022 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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The Strategist

Best clean body lotion for dry skin

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We ranked Eucerin Advanced Repair #6 in May 2022 because:

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

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Reviewed

Pros
Creamy formula
Spread easily
Lockable pump

Cons
None that we could find

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The Strategist

Best (less expensive) body lotion for extremely dry skin

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We ranked Neutrogena Hydro Boost Body Gel Cream #7 in May 2022 because:

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

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Allure

Best of Beauty Award

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Shape

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We ranked AmLactin Moisturizing Lotion #8 in May 2022 because:

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

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Today

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The Strategist

Best body lotion for keratosis pilaris

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We ranked Curél Hydra Therapy #9 in May 2022 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 First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream #10 in May 2022 because:

  • 3 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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Today

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We ranked Cetaphil Moisturizing #11 in May 2022 because:

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

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Reviewed

Pros
Feels comfortable
Lockable pump

Cons
Feels slick

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Glam

The Best Body Lotion for Dry Skin

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We ranked Love Beauty & Planet Murumuru Butter & Rose #12 in May 2022 because:

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

Readers' Choice

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Glam

The Best Scented Body Lotion

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We ranked Avene XeraCalm A.D #13 in May 2022 because:

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

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The Strategist

Best body lotion for extremely dry skin

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We ranked Vaseline Intensive Care Cocoa Radiant #14 in May 2022 because:

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

Best Budget

Pros
Budget-friendly
Absorbs quickly
Pump bottle

Cons
Strong smell

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Reviewed

Pros
Lockable pump
Pleasant scent

Cons
Very thin, runny consistency

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We ranked Aveeno Eczema Therapy Cream #15 in May 2022 because:

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

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The Strategist

Best body lotion for eczema

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We ranked Nivea Essentially Enriched #16 in May 2022 because:

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

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Reviewed

Pros
Lockable pump

Cons
Unpleasant scent
Slick finish

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We ranked Ogx Ultra Moisture #17 in May 2022 because:

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

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Reviewed

Pros
Very creamy
Variety of scents
Lockable cap

Cons
Not long-lasting
Packaging makes application harder

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We ranked Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream #18 in May 2022 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 exfoliating body lotion for dry skin

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We ranked La Roche-Posay Lipikar Eczema Cream #19 in May 2022 because:

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

Best for Eczema

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The Strategist

Best (less expensive) body lotion for inflamed dry skin

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We ranked Summer Fridays Skin Nourishing #20 in May 2022 because:

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

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Byrdie

Best Nourishing

Pros
Clean formula
Smells great
Softens skin

Cons
Small amount of product

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We ranked Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream #21 in May 2022 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 Eucerin Roughness Relief #22 in May 2022 because:

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

2019 Best of Beauty Award winner

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Today

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We ranked Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil #23 in May 2022 because:

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

Best Consistency

Pros
Creamy formula
Smells great
Improves skin tone

Cons
Relatively expensive

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Today

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We ranked Drunk Elephant Sili #24 in May 2022 because:

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

Best for Mature Skin

Pros
Restores dull, dry skin
Improves skin elasticity
Fragrance-free

Cons
Bottle is small for the price

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Today

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We ranked Vanicream Moisturizing Cream #25 in May 2022 because:

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

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The Strategist

Best body lotion for dry, sensitive skin

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