February 2024

Body Lotions: MetaRanking

This page highlights the aggregate summary of body lotions rankings posted by key online experts, as of February 2024.

Summary

On 2 Feb 2024, ReviewFinder team examined a total of 136 body lotion endorsements from 10 reputable publishers.

89 body lotions were endorsed in total, only 21 made it into this month's ranking. (ReviewFinder requires a minimum of 2 endorsements to be included)

As of 2 Feb 2024, La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm AP+ takes the cake as the most critically-acclaimed body lotion with 8 expert endorsements. 1 expert out of 8 recommended it as the '#1 body lotion' this month.

Brand breakdown
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Price breakdown
As can be seen in the chart below, lowest high-ranking body lotions start at $3.15 (Nivea Daily Moisture) and go up to $151.66 (Environ Alpha Hydroxy Derma-LAC). Median body lotion costs $16.02 (CeraVe Moisturizing Cream).
$3.15
$151.66

At a glance - February Ranking

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Rank Change Price Body Lotion
Shape
Reviewed
CNET
Allure
NewBeauty
Oprah Daily
Her Stylecode
Today
The Strategist
Byrdie
1
- $20
La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm AP+
Highly recommended body lotion for those with dry, rough, and sensitive skin types, including those with eczema and atopic dermatitis, thanks to its nourishing ingredients and 48-hour hydration.
7
13
1
7
8
2
-
7
5
-
2
- $11
Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion
Fragrance-free body lotion that contains natural colloidal oatmeal and rich emollients to improve the health of dry skin in one day, leaving it healthy-looking, plump, and radiant.
-
10
3
-
6
8
7
-
-
15
3
- $6
CeraVe Daily Moisturizing
CeraVe Daily Moisturizing Lotion is a versatile and effective moisturizer suitable for various skin types, containing essential ceramides, hyaluronic acid, and glycerin to provide 24-hour hydration, prevent water loss, and improve the skin's natural barrier function.
8
6
-
-
17
12
-
-
2
6
4
- $11
Neutrogena Hydro Boost
9
-
2
2
5
10
-
-
-
-
5
- $16
CeraVe Moisturizing Cream
Fragrance-free daily moisturizer suitable for various skin types, providing long-lasting hydration and restoring the skin's natural protective barrier.
-
-
-
9
9
-
-
11
4
14
6
- $13
Vanicream Moisturizing Cream
Fragrance-free, non-greasy, and non-comedogenic moisturizer that is ideal for those with dry, sensitive, or irritated skin, providing relief from dryness, irritation, and itchiness.
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
1
6
-
7
- $14
Cetaphil Moisturizing
Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion is a fragrance-free, lightweight, and non-greasy body lotion that provides 48 hours of hydration, making it suitable for sensitive skin types and ideal for everyday use.
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12
-
15
-
11
-
8
-
-
8
New * $15
Naturium Bio-Lipid Restore
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-
-
10
-
-
-
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1
-
9
-1 $13
AmLactin Moisturizing Lotion
2-in-1 exfoliator and moisturizing lotion with a clinically-supported concentration of 12% lactic acid that gently exfoliates and provides intense hydration for dry, rough, and eczema-prone skin.
-
-
-
16
16
-
-
14
13
-
10
- Check price
Nivea Essentially Enriched
Nivea Essentially Enriched Body Lotion is a deeply moisturizing lotion designed for dry to very dry skin, enriched with natural sea minerals, almond oil, glycerin, and mineral oil, and featuring Nivea's exclusive Hydra IQ technology for non-stop moisture that lasts more than 24 hours.
3
14
-
4
-
-
-
-
-
-
11
-2 Check price
Necessaire The Body Lotion
High-quality, fragrance-free, and sustainable body lotion suitable for all skin types, formulated with barrier-supporting ingredients and free of harmful chemicals.
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
15
1
12
+6 $28
Summer Fridays Skin Nourishing
Summer Fridays Skin Nourishing Body Lotion is a vegan, cruelty-free, and paraben-free body lotion suitable for all skin types, providing long-lasting hydration and nourishment without leaving a greasy residue, and is formulated with plant-derived butters and oils that are perfect for sensitive, oily, and combination skin.
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-
-
6
-
-
-
-
-
2
19
- $8
Ogx Ultra Moisture
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8
-
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
20
- $36
Avene XeraCalm A.D
Lipid-replenishing cream that effectively soothes and relieves dry, itchy, and eczema-prone skin with its active ingredients and lightweight texture.
-
-
-
-
11
-
-
-
3
-
21
- $11
Eucerin Advanced Repair
Eucerin Advanced Repair Body Lotion is a fragrance-free, paraben-free, and dye-free formula that provides intense hydration and helps repair dry skin, making it an excellent choice for those with sensitive skin or skin conditions that require intense hydration.
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3
-
-
15
-
-
-
-
-
22
- $17
Aveeno Eczema Therapy Cream
Clinically-proven daily moisturizing body cream that contains Colloidal Oatmeal and Ceramide to enhance and strengthen the skin's natural moisture barrier while relieving minor skin irritations, making it ideal for individuals with dry, itchy, and irritated skin due to eczema.
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
6
7
-
23
- Check price
Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil
Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil Body Butter is a lightweight and nourishing body lotion suitable for dry, sensitive, and combination skin types, containing 100% pure Argan Oil, shea butter, avocado oil, white tea extract, and other essential nutrients that work together to hydrate, nourish, and improve the texture of the skin.
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-
-
-
-
-
-
5
-
11
24
- $48
Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream
Luxurious and effective body cream that hydrates, tightens, and smooths the appearance of skin while providing a light mica shimmer, and is formulated without sulfates, parabens, phthalates, and is cruelty-free, vegan, and gluten-free, making it suitable for sensitive skin, and is also sustainable and environmentally-friendly.
4
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
13
25
+1 $10
Vaseline Intensive Care Cocoa Radiant
Vaseline Intensive Care Cocoa Radiant Body Lotion is a moisturizing lotion suitable for dry and sensitive skin types that provides long-lasting hydration and a natural glow with a sweet cocoa and caramel scent.
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11
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8
26
-1 $27
First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream
Whipped moisturizer that provides intense hydration and relief for dry, distressed skin and eczema, suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin, and is clinically proven to immediately improve skin hydration by 169%.
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-
-
-
-
13
-
9
-
-
27
- $24
Drunk Elephant Sili
Drunk Elephant Sili Body Lotion is a lightweight, non-greasy lotion that effectively hydrates and nourishes the skin with plant-derived ceramides, shea butter, marula and baobab seed oils, and sodium hyaluronate crosspolymer, making it a great option for most skin types.
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-
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15
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12

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#3 $5.99 CeraVe Daily Moisturizing
#19 $8 Ogx Ultra Moisture
#25 $9.93 Vaseline Intensive Care Cocoa Radiant
#21 $10.97 Eucerin Advanced Repair
#4 $10.99 Neutrogena Hydro Boost
#2 $11.09 Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion
#9 $12.95 AmLactin Moisturizing Lotion
#6 $13.43 Vanicream Moisturizing Cream
#7 $13.60 Cetaphil Moisturizing
#8 $14.98 Naturium Bio-Lipid Restore
#5 $16.02 CeraVe Moisturizing Cream
#22 $17.15 Aveeno Eczema Therapy Cream
#1 $19.99 La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm AP+
#27 $24 Drunk Elephant Sili
#26 $27 First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream
#12 $28 Summer Fridays Skin Nourishing
#20 $36 Avene XeraCalm A.D
#24 $48 Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream

We ranked La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm AP+ #1 in February 2024 because:

  • 8 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:
Shape

Go to ranking

Reviewed

Lockable pump

Very oily

Go to ranking

CNET

Best eczema lotion

Go to ranking

Allure

Best for Eczema

Go to ranking

NewBeauty

Go to ranking

Oprah Daily

Best for Dark Spots

Promotes even skin tone
Nourishing

Some customers don't love the thick texture

Go to ranking

Today

Best body lotion for daily use

Go to ranking

The Strategist

Best body lotion for compromised skin

Go to ranking

We ranked Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion #2 in February 2024 because:

  • 6 independent experts mentioned it in their “best body lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Reviewed

Spreads easily
Leaves a matte finish

Leaves a noticeable film on the skin

Go to ranking

CNET

Best fragrance-free lotion

Go to ranking

NewBeauty

Go to ranking

Oprah Daily

Best for Sensitive Skin

Gentle formula
Affordable

Might not be suitable for oily skin

Go to ranking

Her Stylecode

Go to ranking

Byrdie

Best for Sensitive Skin

Affordable for a sensitive skin lotion
Fragrance-free
Lightweight on the skin

Pump top makes it hard to use up all of the product

Go to ranking

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 February 2024 ranking

We ranked CeraVe Daily Moisturizing #3 in February 2024 because:

  • 6 independent experts mentioned it in their “best body lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Shape

Go to ranking

Reviewed

Best for Face and Body

Absorbs fast
Feels hydrating
Lockable pump

Very thin consistency

Go to ranking

NewBeauty

Go to ranking

Oprah Daily

Best for Repairing Skin Barrier

Lightweight
Highly rated
Affordable

Some buyers say they need something thicker for very dry skin

Go to ranking

The Strategist

Best lightweight lotion for dry skin

Go to ranking

Byrdie

Best Drugstore

Budget-friendly
Fragrance-free
Pump bottle

Not cruelty-free

Go to ranking

We ranked Neutrogena Hydro Boost #4 in February 2024 because:

  • 5 independent experts mentioned it in their “best body lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Shape

Go to ranking

CNET

Best lotion for oily skin

Go to ranking

Allure

Best Drugstore Body Lotion

Go to ranking

NewBeauty

Go to ranking

Oprah Daily

Best Lightweight

Lightweight
Great for combination skin

Some users don't like the texture

Go to ranking

We ranked CeraVe Moisturizing Cream #5 in February 2024 because:

  • 5 independent experts mentioned it in their “best body lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Allure

Best Body Lotion for Sensitive Skin

Go to ranking

NewBeauty

Go to ranking

Today

Best non-greasy, non-comedogenic body lotion

Go to ranking

The Strategist

Best (less expensive) body lotion for extremely dry skin

Go to ranking

Byrdie

Best for Winter

Boasts 24-hour hydration
Non-greasy
Catch-all formula

Pills over some facial serums

Go to ranking

We ranked Vanicream Moisturizing Cream #6 in February 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best body lotions” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Vanicream Moisturizing Cream as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Oprah Daily

Best for Dry Winter Skin

Absorbs quickly
Great for eczema

Very thick texture for some buyers

Go to ranking

Today

Best body lotion for sensitive skin

Go to ranking

The Strategist

Best body lotion for dry, sensitive skin

Go to ranking

We ranked Cetaphil Moisturizing #7 in February 2024 because:

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

Feels comfortable
Lockable pump

Feels slick

Go to ranking

Allure

Best Lotion for Face and Body

Go to ranking

Oprah Daily

Best Drugstore

Great for dry skin
Highly rated

Some customers say it's a little sticky

Go to ranking

Today

Best body lotion for daily use

Go to ranking

We ranked Naturium Bio-Lipid Restore #8 in February 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best body lotions” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Naturium Bio-Lipid Restore as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Allure

Best for Compromised Skin

Go to ranking

The Strategist

Best overall body lotion for dry skin

Go to ranking

We ranked AmLactin Moisturizing Lotion #9 in February 2024 because:

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

Best Dermatologist-Approved Body Lotion

Go to ranking

NewBeauty

Go to ranking

Today

Best exfoliating body lotion

Go to ranking

The Strategist

Best body lotion for keratosis pilaris

Go to ranking

We ranked Nivea Essentially Enriched #10 in February 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best body lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Shape

Go to ranking

Reviewed

Lockable pump

Unpleasant scent
Slick finish

Go to ranking

Allure

Best for Dry Skin

Go to ranking

We ranked Necessaire The Body Lotion #11 in February 2024 because:

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

Best clean body lotion for dry skin

Go to ranking

Byrdie

Best Overall

Fragrance-free
Restores skin's barrier
Firming

Can burn after shaving

Go to ranking

We ranked Summer Fridays Skin Nourishing #12 in February 2024 because:

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

Best for Dull Skin

Go to ranking

Byrdie

Best Nourishing

Lightweight
Smells great
Rubs in easily

Small amount of product

Go to ranking

We ranked Ogx Ultra Moisture #13 in February 2024 because:

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

Very creamy
Variety of scents
Lockable cap

Not long-lasting
Packaging makes application harder

Go to ranking

Her Stylecode

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We ranked Avene XeraCalm A.D #14 in February 2024 because:

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

Go to ranking

The Strategist

Best body lotion for extremely dry skin

Go to ranking

We ranked Eucerin Advanced Repair #15 in February 2024 because:

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

Thick Formula for Dry Skin

Creamy formula
Spread easily
Lockable pump

None that we could find

Go to ranking

NewBeauty

Go to ranking

We ranked Aveeno Eczema Therapy Cream #16 in February 2024 because:

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

Best body lotion for daily use

Go to ranking

The Strategist

Best body lotion for eczema

Go to ranking

We ranked Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil #17 in February 2024 because:

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

Best splurge body lotion

Go to ranking

Byrdie

Best Whipped Formula

Creamy formula
Smells great
Improves skin tone

Can take a bit longer to rub in

Go to ranking

We ranked Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream #18 in February 2024 because:

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

Go to ranking

Byrdie

Best Firming

Has a warm and spicy scent
Smooths and firms appearance of skin
Great for circulation

Scent might be too strong for some

Go to ranking

We ranked Vaseline Intensive Care Cocoa Radiant #19 in February 2024 because:

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

Lockable pump
Pleasant scent

Very thin, runny consistency

Go to ranking

Byrdie

Best for Ashiness

Budget-friendly
Absorbs quickly
Pump bottle

Strong smell

Go to ranking

We ranked First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream #20 in February 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best body lotions” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Oprah Daily

Best for Eczema

Absorbs quickly
Soothes very dry skin types and eczema

Expensive

Go to ranking

Today

Best body lotion for daily use

Go to ranking

We ranked Drunk Elephant Sili #21 in February 2024 because:

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

Best body lotion for a self-care moment

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Byrdie

Best Daily

Lightweight enough for daytime use
Cute, recyclable packaging
Fragrance-free

Might not be hydrating enough for those with ultra-dry skin

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