May 2024

Body Lotions: MetaRanking

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

Summary

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

93 body lotions were endorsed in total, only 20 made it into this month's ranking. (ReviewFinder requires a minimum of 2 endorsements to be included)

As of 2 May 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 $3.07 (Palmer's Coconut Oil Formula) and go up to $151.66 (Environ Alpha Hydroxy Derma-LAC). Median body lotion costs $18.53 (Cetaphil Daily Advance).
$3.07
$151.66

At a glance - May Ranking

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Rank Change Price Body Lotion
Reviewed
Shape
Byrdie
Her Stylecode
Oprah Daily
NewBeauty
Allure
CNET
The Strategist
Today
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.
13
7
-
-
13
8
4
1
5
7
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
-
-
7
3
6
-
3
-
-
3
- $10
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.
6
8
-
-
15
17
-
-
2
-
4
- $18
CeraVe Moisturizing Cream
Fragrance-free daily moisturizer suitable for various skin types, providing long-lasting hydration and restoring the skin's natural protective barrier.
-
-
10
-
-
9
10
-
4
11
5
- $15
Naturium Bio-Lipid Restore
Naturium Bio-Lipid Restore Body Lotion is a versatile and effective skincare product suitable for a variety of skin types, providing deep hydration, soothing properties, and a lightweight, non-greasy formula.
-
-
2
-
-
-
13
-
1
-
6
- $14
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.
-
-
-
-
8
-
-
-
6
1
7
- $10
Neutrogena Hydro Boost
Versatile skincare line suitable for all skin types, offering lightweight hydration and dermatologist-recommended benefits for dry, sensitive, oily, and combination skin.
-
9
-
-
11
5
-
2
-
-
8
- $14
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
15
-
13
14
9
- 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.
-
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
15
-
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.
14
3
-
-
-
-
16
-
-
-
11
- $15
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.
12
-
-
-
12
-
-
-
-
8
18
- $8
Ogx Ultra Moisture
8
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
-
19
- $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
-
20
- $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.
3
-
-
-
-
15
-
-
-
-
21
- $19
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.
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
7
6
22
- $125
Augustinus Bader Body Cream
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-
4
-
-
-
11
-
-
-
23
+2 $29
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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-
-
-
6
-
-
-
-
9
24
-1 $48
Skinfix Barrier+ Body
-
-
11
-
-
-
-
5
-
-
25
-1 $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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-
6
-
-
-
-
-
-
15
26
- $10
Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream
Non-greasy and fragrance-free moisturizer that provides long-lasting hydration for dry and sensitive skin types.
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-
12
-
-
-
-
-
12
-

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#18 $7.60 Ogx Ultra Moisture
#26 $9.98 Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream
#7 $9.99 Neutrogena Hydro Boost
#3 $10 CeraVe Daily Moisturizing
#20 $10.97 Eucerin Advanced Repair
#2 $11.09 Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion
#6 $13.56 Vanicream Moisturizing Cream
#8 $13.95 AmLactin Moisturizing Lotion
#5 $14.98 Naturium Bio-Lipid Restore
#11 $14.99 Cetaphil Moisturizing
#4 $17.78 CeraVe Moisturizing Cream
#21 $18.84 Aveeno Eczema Therapy Cream
#1 $19.99 La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm AP+
#25 $24 Drunk Elephant Sili
#23 $29.11 First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream
#19 $36 Avene XeraCalm A.D
#24 $48 Skinfix Barrier+ Body
#22 $124.90 Augustinus Bader Body Cream

We ranked La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm AP+ #1 in May 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.
Expert Consensus
(as of 16 May 2023)
La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm AP+ is a 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.
Critic endorsements:
Reviewed

Lockable pump

Very oily

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Shape

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Oprah Daily

Best for Dark Spots

Promotes even skin tone
Nourishing

Some customers don't love the thick texture

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NewBeauty

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Allure

Best for Eczema

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CNET

Best eczema lotion

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The Strategist

Best body lotion for irritated skin

Go to ranking

Today

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

  • 5 independent experts mentioned it in their “best body lotions” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 16 May 2023)
Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion is a 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.
Critic endorsements:
Reviewed

Spreads easily
Leaves a matte finish

Leaves a noticeable film on the skin

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Her Stylecode

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Oprah Daily

Best for Sensitive Skin

Gentle formula
Affordable

Might not be suitable for oily skin

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NewBeauty

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CNET

Best fragrance-free lotion

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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 May 2024 ranking

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

  • 5 independent experts mentioned it in their “best body lotions” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 14 May 2023)
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.
Critic endorsements:
Reviewed

Best for Face and Body

Absorbs fast
Feels hydrating
Lockable pump

Very thin consistency

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Shape

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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

NewBeauty

Go to ranking

The Strategist

Best lightweight lotion for dry skin

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We ranked CeraVe Moisturizing Cream #4 in May 2024 because:

  • 5 independent experts mentioned it in their “best body lotions” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 14 May 2023)
CeraVe Moisturizing Cream is a fragrance-free daily moisturizer suitable for various skin types, providing long-lasting hydration and restoring the skin's natural protective barrier.
Critic endorsements:
Byrdie

Best Drugstore

Packed with nourishing ceramides
Creamy texture
Suitable for all skin types
Can be used on face and body
Available in multiple sizes

Could be too thick for some people

Go to ranking

NewBeauty

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Allure

Best for Sensitive Skin

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The Strategist

Best (less expensive) body lotion for extremely dry skin

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Today

Best non-greasy, non-comedogenic body lotion

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We ranked Naturium Bio-Lipid Restore #5 in May 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best body lotions” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Naturium Bio-Lipid Restore as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 18 Apr 2024)
Naturium Bio-Lipid Restore Body Lotion is a versatile and effective skincare product suitable for a variety of skin types, providing deep hydration, soothing properties, and a lightweight, non-greasy formula.
Critic endorsements:
Byrdie

Best Budget

Non-greasy
Creamy consistency
Fast-absorbing
Fragrance-free
You get a lot of product for the price

Not the most long-lasting option

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Allure

Best for Compromised Skin

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The Strategist

Best body lotion for dry skin overall

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

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best body lotions” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Vanicream Moisturizing Cream as #1.
Expert Consensus
(as of 16 May 2023)
Vanicream Moisturizing Cream is a 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.
Critic endorsements:
Oprah Daily

Best for Dry Winter Skin

Absorbs quickly
Great for eczema

Very thick texture for some buyers

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The Strategist

Best body lotion for dry, sensitive skin

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Today

Best body lotion for sensitive skin

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We ranked Neutrogena Hydro Boost #7 in May 2024 because:

  • 4 independent experts mentioned it in their “best body lotions” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 18 Apr 2024)
Neutrogena Hydro Boost is a versatile skincare line suitable for all skin types, offering lightweight hydration and dermatologist-recommended benefits for dry, sensitive, oily, and combination skin.
Critic endorsements:
Shape

Go to ranking

Oprah Daily

Best Lightweight

Lightweight
Great for combination skin

Some users don't like the texture

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NewBeauty

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CNET

Best lotion for oily skin

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We ranked AmLactin Moisturizing Lotion #8 in May 2024 because:

  • 4 independent experts mentioned it in their “best body lotions” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 14 May 2023)
AmLactin Moisturizing Lotion is a 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.
Critic endorsements:
NewBeauty

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Allure

Best Exfoliating

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The Strategist

Best body lotion for keratosis pilaris

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Today

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We ranked Necessaire The Body Lotion #9 in May 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.
Expert Consensus
(as of 16 May 2023)
Necessaire The Body Lotion is a high-quality, fragrance-free, and sustainable body lotion suitable for all skin types, formulated with barrier-supporting ingredients and free of harmful chemicals.
Critic endorsements:
Byrdie

Best Overall

Balanced texture
Non-greasy
Suitable for all skin types
Available in multiple sizes
Fragrance-free
Easy to dispense

Nothing

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The Strategist

Best clean body lotion for dry skin

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

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best body lotions” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 14 Jun 2023)
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.
Critic endorsements:
Reviewed

Lockable pump

Unpleasant scent
Slick finish

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Shape

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Allure

Best for Dry Skin

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We ranked Cetaphil Moisturizing #11 in May 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best body lotions” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 16 May 2023)
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.
Critic endorsements:
Reviewed

Feels comfortable
Lockable pump

Feels slick

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Oprah Daily

Best Drugstore

Great for dry skin
Highly rated

Some customers say it's a little sticky

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Today

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We ranked Ogx Ultra Moisture #12 in May 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

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Her Stylecode

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We ranked Avene XeraCalm A.D #13 in May 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best body lotions” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 16 May 2023)
Avene XeraCalm A.D is a lipid-replenishing cream that effectively soothes and relieves dry, itchy, and eczema-prone skin with its active ingredients and lightweight texture.
Critic endorsements:
NewBeauty

Go to ranking

The Strategist

Best body lotion for extremely dry skin

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We ranked Eucerin Advanced Repair #14 in May 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best body lotions” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 13 May 2023)
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.
Critic endorsements:
Reviewed

Thick Formula for Dry Skin

Creamy formula
Spread easily
Lockable pump

None that we could find

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NewBeauty

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We ranked Aveeno Eczema Therapy Cream #15 in May 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best body lotions” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 16 May 2023)
Aveeno Eczema Therapy Cream is a 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.
Critic endorsements:
The Strategist

Best body lotion for eczema

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Today

Best body lotion for daily use

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We ranked Augustinus Bader Body Cream #16 in May 2024 because:

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

Best Splurge

Rich texture
Non-greasy
Fragrance-free
Comes in a luxe glass jar

Could provide more long-lasting hydration

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Allure

Best for Cellulite

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We ranked First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream #17 in May 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best body lotions” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 16 May 2023)
First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream is a 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%.
Critic endorsements:
Oprah Daily

Best for Eczema

Absorbs quickly
Soothes very dry skin types and eczema

It's expensive compared to other options on this list

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Today

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We ranked Skinfix Barrier+ Body #18 in May 2024 because:

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

Best for Dry Skin

Creamy texture
Spreads and absorbs nicely
Leaves skin feeling soft and moisturized
Non-greasy
Contains a wide range of barrier-supporting ingredients

Only comes in one large jar

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CNET

Best lotion for dry skin

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We ranked Drunk Elephant Sili #19 in May 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best body lotions” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 16 May 2023)
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.
Critic endorsements:
Byrdie

Best Fast-Absorbing

Lightweight texture
Non-greasy
Fluid consistency is easy to spread and fast-absorbing
Delivers long-lasting hydration
Fragrance-free

Can feel slightly sticky as it dries down

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Today

Best body lotion for a self-care moment

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We ranked Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream #20 in May 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best body lotions” rankings.
Expert Consensus
(as of 17 Jun 2023)
Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream is a non-greasy and fragrance-free moisturizer that provides long-lasting hydration for dry and sensitive skin types.
Critic endorsements:
Byrdie

Best for Sensitive Skin

Rich, creamy consistency
Non-greasy
Provides deep moisture
Available in five sizes
Fragrance-free

Texture could be too thick for some

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The Strategist

Best less-expensive exfoliating body lotion for dry skin

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