November 2022

Body Lotions: Meta Ranking Report

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

Summary

As of 3 Nov 2022, La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm AP+ takes the cake as the most critically-acclaimed body lotion with 8 expert endorsements. 1 experts out of 8 recommended it as the '#1 body lotion' this month. It is followed by CeraVe Daily Moisturizing and Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion , with 6 and 5 expert endorsements respectively.

At a glance - November 2022 Ranking

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Rank Change Price Body Lotion
Reviewed
Shape
Today
NewBeauty
The Strategist
Allure
Her Stylecode
Byrdie
CNET
Oprah Daily
1
- $20
La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm AP+
13
7
2
8
15
18
-
-
1
9
2
- $12
CeraVe Daily Moisturizing
8
8
-
17
2
-
-
3
-
11
3
- $11
Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion
10
-
-
6
-
-
7
-
3
2
4
- $18
CeraVe Moisturizing Cream
-
-
5
9
1
14
-
-
-
-
5
- $10
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Body Gel Cream
-
9
-
5
-
16
-
-
2
6
6
- $13
AmLactin Moisturizing Lotion
-
-
7
16
11
5
-
-
-
-
7
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Nivea Essentially Enriched
14
3
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
8
- $14
Vanicream Moisturizing Cream
-
-
10
-
5
-
-
-
-
3
9
- $11
Eucerin Advanced Repair
3
-
-
15
4
-
-
-
-
-
10
- $30
Necessaire The Body Lotion
-
-
-
-
14
-
-
1
-
-
11
- $16
Cetaphil Moisturizing
12
-
8
-
-
-
-
-
-
7
12
- $28
First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream
-
-
11
-
-
20
-
-
-
12
20
- $18
Aveeno Eczema Therapy Cream
-
-
3
-
6
-
-
-
-
-
21
- $8
Ogx Ultra Moisture
7
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
22
- $13
Vaseline Intensive Care Cocoa Radiant
11
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
-
-
23
- $34
Avene XeraCalm A.D
-
-
-
11
3
-
-
-
-
-
24
- $38
Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil
-
-
6
-
-
-
-
10
-
-
25
- $48
Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream
-
4
-
-
-
17
-
-
-
-
26
- $27
Summer Fridays Skin Nourishing
-
-
-
-
-
12
-
9
-
-
27
- $7
Curél Daily Healing
-
-
-
-
-
9
-
-
-
14
28
- $20
Drunk Elephant Sili
-
-
13
-
-
-
-
13
-
-
29
- $12
Eucerin Roughness Relief
-
-
12
-
-
19
-
-
-
-

We ranked La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm AP+ #1 in November 2022 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:
Reviewed

Pros
Lockable pump

Cons
Very oily

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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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Allure

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CNET

Best eczema lotion

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Oprah Daily

Best for Dark Spots

Pros
Promotes even skin tone
Nourishing

Cons
Some customers don't love the thick texture

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We ranked CeraVe Daily Moisturizing #2 in November 2022 because:

  • 6 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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The Strategist

Best lightweight lotion for dry skin

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Byrdie

Best Drugstore

Pros
Budget-friendly
Fragrance-free
Pump bottle

Cons
Not cruelty-free

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Oprah Daily

Best for Repairing Skin Barrier

Pros
Lightweight
Highly rated
Affordable

Cons
Some buyers say they need something thicker for very dry skin

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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 November 2022 ranking

We ranked Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion #3 in November 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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NewBeauty

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Her Stylecode

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CNET

Best fragrance-free lotion

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Oprah Daily

Best for Sensitive Skin

Pros
Affordable
Gentle formula

Cons
Might not be suitable for oily skin

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We ranked CeraVe Moisturizing Cream #4 in November 2022 because:

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

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NewBeauty

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The Strategist

Best overall body lotion for dry skin

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Allure

Best of Beauty Award winner and Readers' Choice Award

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We ranked Neutrogena Hydro Boost Body Gel Cream #5 in November 2022 because:

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

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NewBeauty

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Allure

2019 Best of Beauty Award.

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CNET

Best lotion for oily skin

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Oprah Daily

Best Lightweight

Pros
Lightweight
Great for combination skin

Cons
Some users don't like the texture

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We ranked AmLactin Moisturizing Lotion #6 in November 2022 because:

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

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NewBeauty

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The Strategist

Best body lotion for keratosis pilaris

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Allure

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We ranked Nivea Essentially Enriched #7 in November 2022 because:

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

Pros
Lockable pump

Cons
Unpleasant scent
Slick finish

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Shape

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Allure

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We ranked Vanicream Moisturizing Cream #8 in November 2022 because:

  • 3 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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Oprah Daily

Best for Dry Winter Skin

Pros
Absorbs quickly
Great for eczema

Cons
Very thick texture for some buyers

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We ranked Eucerin Advanced Repair #9 in November 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 Necessaire The Body Lotion #10 in November 2022 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

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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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We ranked Cetaphil Moisturizing #11 in November 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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Today

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Oprah Daily

Best Drugstore

Pros
Great for dry skin
Highly rated

Cons
Some customers say it's a little sticky

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We ranked First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream #12 in November 2022 because:

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

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Allure

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Oprah Daily

Best for Eczema

Pros
Absorbs quickly
Soothes very dry skin types and eczema

Cons
Expensive

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We ranked Aveeno Eczema Therapy Cream #13 in November 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 #14 in November 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 #15 in November 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 #16 in November 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 Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil #17 in November 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 Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream #18 in November 2022 because:

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

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Allure

2020 Readers' Choice Award winner

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We ranked Summer Fridays Skin Nourishing #19 in November 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 Curél Daily Healing #20 in November 2022 because:

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

Best of Beauty 2021

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Oprah Daily

Pros
Retains moisture
Dermatologist-recommended

Cons
Some buyers don't love the scent.

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We ranked Drunk Elephant Sili #21 in November 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 #22 in November 2022 because:

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

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Allure

2019 Best of Beauty Award winner

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