Our skin suffers in the winter months, all this going in and out of centrally heated buildings and then into the cold, freezing air outside. It’s no wonder our skin takes the brunt. It also affects people in different ways, some can have problems with dry and flaky skin whereas others get breakouts because of the increased heat indoors.
Whichever problem you experience with winter, we have selected the ten best moisturizing lotions to help your skin in winter.
Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion – $7
This contains oatmeal which has been proven to relieve dryness and moisturize your skin. Skin feels smoother and softer and as it contains no harmful chemicals it is gentle enough for you to use it every day.
H2O Plus Body Butter – $18
Winner of Allure Best of Beauty 2016, this is one of the richest moisturizing lotions and it contains of Moringa Oil and Milk Thistle to make a lovely fragrant body butter that you won’t want to stop using.
DML Moisturizing Lotion – $21.52
If you suffer from allergies and need a moisturizing lotion that is for sensitive skin, this one from DML is non-comedogenic, irritant-free, fragrance-free and hypoallergenic. You can use it anywhere on your body too.
The Body Shop Almond Milk & Honey Soothing & Restoring Body Butter – $21.00
You just have to smell this body butter to adore it, featuring almond milk and honey, this combination is truly heavenly. It is great for sensitive and dry skin.
Dr. Roebuck’s Pure Body Cream – $22
This is one of those moisturizing lotions that contains anti-ageing ingredients such as white tea, vitamin E, and neroli oils, all of which help to combat free radicals. Gives a soft and youthful-looking complexion.
Kiehl’s Creme De Corps Light-Weight Body Lotion – $25
This is a lighter version of Kiehl’s original Creme de Corps body cream and is great for moisturizing the body and leaving a delicate fragrance behind. Perfect for dry skin, it contains jojoba butter, olive fruit oil and sweet almond oil..
Ursa Major Perfect Zen Body Lotion – $26
This moisturizing lotion contains natural ingredients that add moisture including aloe, sunflower and meadow foam, and has a delightful scent of sweet oranges, bergamot and cedar.
Avene XeraCalm A.D Lipid-Replenishing Balm – $33
If you have problems with skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis and eczema you need a particularly sensitive moisturizing lotion. This one contains I-Modulia which naturally calms down itching skin and soothes, leaving it soft and smooth.
Moroccanoil Body Butter – $56
Moroccan oil is known for its moisturizing properties, and it is concentrated in this body butter which also contains olive, avocado, and pomegranate oils to help with dryness and emollient cocoa, mango, and shea butters for moisture replenishment.
Le Labo Rose 31 Body Lotion – $68
If smell is as important as moisturizing then this lotion from Le Labo has the most delicious fragrance of warm Cumin and Cedar with floral notes of Centifolia and Grasse Rose. You get the moisture from Shea Butter, White Tea and Olive Leaf Extracts.