Jun 30, 2016
The best body lotions for super dry skin
Winter's chill has set in, and if you have naturally dry skin there's no getting around the effects: flakey, tight and itchy skin. The best offence is a good defence, these ultra-moisturizing body creams will get the job done and earn a spot in your medicine cabinet.
Bioderma Atoderm PP BalmSource: Bioderma
If your skin is in full on crisis mode and/or you suffer from eczema—flaking, red, itchy, chapped and cracked skin—skip the lotions and creams and opt for a balm instead. This one, from French derm-brand Bioderma, helps soothe irritation, repair skin's barrier and helps prevent recurring flare ups. The emollient formula is paraben-free, fragrance-free and hypoallergenic. Bioderma Atoderm PP Balm, $33, murale.ca.
Avène Essentials Body OilSource: Avene
If you prefer oil to lotion, or want to layer your body care products, try Avène's Essentials Body Oil. The rich plant-based oils and vitamins A and E help to nourish and sooth parched skin. Try applying post shower, the formula quickly absorbed and won't leave behind a greasy film. Avène Essentials Body Oil
Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil Body ButterSource: Sephora
If you're on the hunt for a natural body cream that doesn't compromise on its effectiveness this jar has got your covered. The velvety body butter is whipped to perfection and harnesses the moisturizing properties of agran oil. Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil Body Butter, $15, sephora.ca.