August 2022

Body Lotions: Meta Ranking Report

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

Summary

As of 2 Aug 2022, CeraVe Moisturizing Cream takes the cake as the most critically-acclaimed body lotion with 5 expert endorsements. 2 experts out of 5 recommended it as the '#1 body lotion' this month. It is followed by La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm AP+ and Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion , with 7 and 5 expert endorsements respectively.

At a glance - August 2022 Ranking

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Rank Change Price Body Lotion
Allure
Reviewed
VeryWell Health
Oprah Daily
Her Stylecode
Shape
Today
NewBeauty
Byrdie
The Strategist
1
- $18
CeraVe Moisturizing Cream
15
-
1
-
-
-
5
9
-
1
2
- $20
La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm AP+
22
13
-
9
-
7
2
8
-
14
3
- $10
Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion
-
10
7
3
7
-
-
6
-
-
4
- $10
CeraVe Daily Moisturizing
-
8
-
-
-
8
-
17
3
-
5
- $14
AmLactin Moisturizing Lotion
4
-
-
-
-
-
7
16
-
10
6
- $29
Necessaire The Body Lotion
26
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
13
7
- $8
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Body Gel Cream
20
-
-
6
-
9
-
5
-
-
8
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Nivea Essentially Enriched
2
14
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
9
- $9
Eucerin Advanced Repair
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
15
-
3
10
- $33
First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream
25
-
9
13
-
-
11
-
-
-
11
- $14
Vanicream Moisturizing Cream
-
-
-
4
-
-
10
-
-
4
12
- $14
Cetaphil Moisturizing
-
12
-
7
-
-
8
-
-
-
13
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Hanahana Beauty Shea Body Butter
3
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
5
-
14
-1 $17
Aveeno Eczema Therapy Cream
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
-
5
22
- $8
Ogx Ultra Moisture
-
7
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
23
+1 $6
Vaseline Intensive Care Cocoa Radiant
-
11
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
-
24
-1 $34
Avene XeraCalm A.D
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
11
-
2
25
- $11
Curél Hydra Therapy
-
-
4
-
-
5
-
-
-
-
26
- $35
Kiehl's Creme de Corps
13
-
-
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
27
- $15
La Roche-Posay Lipikar Eczema Cream
-
-
6
-
-
-
-
-
-
7
28
- $12
Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream
-
-
5
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
29
- $38
Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil
-
-
-
-
-
-
6
-
10
-
30
- $27
Summer Fridays Skin Nourishing
12
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
31
- $48
Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream
21
-
-
-
-
4
-
-
-
-
32
- $20
Drunk Elephant Sili
-
-
-
-
-
-
13
-
13
-
33
- $11
Eucerin Roughness Relief
24
-
-
-
-
-
12
-
-
-

We ranked CeraVe Moisturizing Cream #1 in August 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:
Allure

Best of Beauty Award winner and Readers' Choice Award

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VeryWell Health

Best Overall for Dry Skin

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Today

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NewBeauty

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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 August 2022 because:

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

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Reviewed

Pros
Lockable pump

Cons
Very oily

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Oprah Daily

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Shape

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Today

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NewBeauty

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The Strategist

Best body lotion for the entire family

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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 August 2022 ranking

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

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

Pros
Spreads easily
Leaves a matte finish

Cons
Leaves a noticeable film on the skin

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VeryWell Health

Best Drugstore Lotion

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Oprah Daily

Best for Sensitive Skin

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Her Stylecode

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NewBeauty

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

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

Pros
Absorbs fast
Feels hydrating
Lockable pump

Cons
Very thin consistency

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Shape

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NewBeauty

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Byrdie

Best Drugstore

Pros
Budget-friendly
Fragrance-free
Pump bottle

Cons
Not cruelty-free

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We ranked AmLactin Moisturizing Lotion #5 in August 2022 because:

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

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Today

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NewBeauty

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The Strategist

Best body lotion for keratosis pilaris

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We ranked Necessaire The Body Lotion #6 in August 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
Expensive

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The Strategist

Best clean body lotion for dry skin

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

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

2019 Best of Beauty Award.

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Oprah Daily

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Shape

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NewBeauty

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We ranked Nivea Essentially Enriched #8 in August 2022 because:

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

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Reviewed

Pros
Lockable pump

Cons
Unpleasant scent
Slick finish

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Shape

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We ranked Eucerin Advanced Repair #9 in August 2022 because:

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

Pros
Creamy formula
Spread easily
Lockable pump

Cons
None that we could find

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NewBeauty

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The Strategist

Best (less expensive) body lotion for extremely dry skin

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We ranked First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream #10 in August 2022 because:

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

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VeryWell Health

Best for Inflamed Skin

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Oprah Daily

Best for Eczema

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Today

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We ranked Vanicream Moisturizing Cream #11 in August 2022 because:

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

Best for Winter Skin

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Today

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The Strategist

Best body lotion for dry, sensitive skin

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We ranked Cetaphil Moisturizing #12 in August 2022 because:

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

Pros
Feels comfortable
Lockable pump

Cons
Feels slick

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Oprah Daily

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Today

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We ranked Hanahana Beauty Shea Body Butter #13 in August 2022 because:

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

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Byrdie

Best Body Butter

Pros
Smells great
Nourishing
Natural formula

Cons
Relatively small amount

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We ranked Aveeno Eczema Therapy Cream #14 in August 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 Ogx Ultra Moisture #15 in August 2022 because:

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

Pros
Very creamy
Variety of scents
Lockable cap

Cons
Not long-lasting
Packaging makes application harder

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Her Stylecode

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We ranked Vaseline Intensive Care Cocoa Radiant #16 in August 2022 because:

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

Pros
Lockable pump
Pleasant scent

Cons
Very thin, runny consistency

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Byrdie

Best Budget

Pros
Budget-friendly
Absorbs quickly
Pump bottle

Cons
Strong smell

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We ranked Avene XeraCalm A.D #17 in August 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 Curél Hydra Therapy #18 in August 2022 because:

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

Best Body Lotion

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Shape

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We ranked Kiehl's Creme de Corps #19 in August 2022 because:

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

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Oprah Daily

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We ranked La Roche-Posay Lipikar Eczema Cream #20 in August 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 Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream #21 in August 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 Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil #22 in August 2022 because:

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

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Byrdie

Best Consistency

Pros
Creamy formula
Smells great
Improves skin tone

Cons
Relatively expensive

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We ranked Summer Fridays Skin Nourishing #23 in August 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 #24 in August 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 Drunk Elephant Sili #25 in August 2022 because:

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

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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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We ranked Eucerin Roughness Relief #26 in August 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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