July 2021

Body Lotions: Aggregated Ranking Report

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

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 July 2021 ranking

At a glance - July 2021 Ranking

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Rank Change Price Body Lotion
Vogue
CNET
VeryWell Health
Byrdie
Good Housekeeping
Allure
The Strategist
Verywell Fit
Mixed MakeUp
Her Stylecode
1
- $9 Eucerin Advanced Repair
3
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3
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8
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2
8
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2
- $32 Necessaire The Body Lotion
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1
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18
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11
2
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3
- $11 CeraVe Daily Moisturizing
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2
6
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1
5
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4
- $15 CeraVe Moisturizing Cream
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1
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8
3
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5
- $7 Jergens Ultra Healing
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16
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2
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2
6
- Check price Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion
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3
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17
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7
7
- $16 Cerave SA Lotion
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6
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-
-
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6
14
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8
- $15 La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm AP+
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1
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-
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20
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-
-
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9
- $16 Cetaphil Daily Advance
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5
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1
10
- $8 Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream
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9
1
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11
- Check price Epara Comforting Body Cream
2
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7
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12
- $89 Fresh Black Tea Antioxidant Cream
9
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3
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-
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13
- $9 Neutrogena Hydro Boost Body Gel Cream
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2
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11
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14
- $7 Ogx Ultra Moisture
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16
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3
15
- $7 Vanicream Moisturizing Cream
10
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10
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16
- $20 Drunk Elephant Sili
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4
6
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17
- $80 Byredo Gypsy Water Lotion
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8
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4
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18
- $10 Alba Very Emollient
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11
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-
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6
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19
- $5 Palmer's Lotion for Stretch Marks
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14
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-
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13
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20
- $24 Aveeno Eczema Therapy Balm
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-
-
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12
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4
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-
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21
- $13 Suave Aloe Soothing
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11
17
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We ranked Eucerin Advanced Repair #1 in July 2021 because:

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

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VeryWell Health

Best for Dry Skin

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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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Verywell Fit

Best for Dry Skin

Pros
Contains three humectants
Lightweight, non-greasy feel
Fragrance-free

Cons
Not recommended for cracked skin
Not recommended for use on the face

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We ranked Necessaire The Body Lotion #2 in July 2021 because:

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

Best Overall

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Allure

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Verywell Fit

Best for Sensitive Skin

Pros
Thick and luxurious feel
Absorbs quickly into the skin
Gender-neutral formula

Cons
Small bottle size
Will run out quickly

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Mixed MakeUp

Best fragrance-free

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We ranked CeraVe Daily Moisturizing #3 in July 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

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Good Housekeeping

Most Popular Body Lotion on Amazon

Pros
Hypoallergenic formula
Cult favorite pick

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The Strategist

Best overall body lotion

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Verywell Fit

Best Drugstore

Pros
Contains three essential ceramides
Gentle enough for sensitive skin
No greasy feel

Cons
Can cause irritation on face
Packaging is not durable

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We ranked CeraVe Moisturizing Cream #4 in July 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

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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 Jergens Ultra Healing #5 in July 2021 because:

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

Best Budget

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Verywell Fit

Best Budget

Pros
Full of vitamins C, E, and B5
Effectively softens rough patches of skin
Hydration lasts up to 48 hours

Cons
Bottle pump design can be messy
Intense fragrance

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Her Stylecode

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We ranked Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion #6 in July 2021 because:

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

Best fragrance-free lotion

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Allure

Reader's Choice Award

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Her Stylecode

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We ranked Cerave SA Lotion #7 in July 2021 because:

  • 3 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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Verywell Fit

Best for Acne

Pros
Gently exfoliates skin
Provides plenty of ceramides
Begins working quickly

Cons
Can irritate sensitive skin
Can leave skin feeling slightly sticky

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We ranked La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm AP+ #8 in July 2021 because:

  • 2 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:
CNET

Best eczema lotion

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Allure

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We ranked Cetaphil Daily Advance #9 in July 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 Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream #10 in July 2021 because:

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

Best body lotions for sensitive skin

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Verywell Fit

Best Overall

Pros
Great for sensitive skin
Not sticky or greasy
Often recommended by physicians

Cons
Current formula is less effective than previous one

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We ranked Epara Comforting Body Cream #11 in July 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 July 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 Neutrogena Hydro Boost Body Gel Cream #13 in July 2021 because:

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

Best lotion for oily skin

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Allure

Best of Beauty Award

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We ranked Ogx Ultra Moisture #14 in July 2021 because:

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

Best Scented

Pros
Coconut oil-based hydrating formula
Fresh scent that isn't overpowering
Large bottle size

Cons
Doesn't absorb as quickly as other options
Dry skin types will need multiple applications

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Her Stylecode

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We ranked Vanicream Moisturizing Cream #15 in July 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 Drunk Elephant Sili #16 in July 2021 because:

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

Best for Aging Skin

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Byrdie

Best for Aging Skin

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

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

Best Scent

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Mixed MakeUp

Best High-End

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We ranked Alba Very Emollient #18 in July 2021 because:

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

Best for Sensitive Skin

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Verywell Fit

Best Natural

Pros
Contains avocado oil and jojoba seed oil
Absorbs quickly
Lightweight enough for regular use

Cons
Poor bottle design
Smell is unappealing to some

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We ranked Palmer's Lotion for Stretch Marks #19 in July 2021 because:

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

Best for Stretch Marks

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Verywell Fit

Best for Stretch Marks

Pros
Excellent ingredients list
Delivers 48-hour hydration
Non-irritating formula

Cons
Scent too strong for some users
Feels heavier on the skin than other options

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We ranked Aveeno Eczema Therapy Balm #20 in July 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 Suave Aloe Soothing #21 in July 2021 because:

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

Best nongreasy body lotion

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Verywell Fit

Best Lightweight

Pros
Excellent hydration for a lightweight formula
Pleasant light cucumber scent
Non-greasy feel

Cons
Dry skin types will need multiple applications
Slightly runny texture

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