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Best Body Oil 2015

Neutrogena Body Oil

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Best Body Oil 2015
WINNER 2015

Neutrogena Body Oil

Some body oils leave you feeling like a buttered chicken that’s ready to be popped into the oven. This nongreasy option “soaks into skin after a shower,” says Dr. Susan Binder. If you’re not keen on lotion, sesame seed oil “slips on easily and hydrates just as effectively.”

$10
Best 2014 Body Lotion

CeraVe Moisturizing Cream

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Best 2014 Body Lotion
WINNER 2014

CeraVe Moisturizing Cream

Even the itchiest scales will be soothed by this sustained-release lotion. Thanks to a standout mix of humectants and barrier protectors like ceramides, “it won’t wear off in 20 minutes,” says N.Y.C. dermatologist Ellen Marmur.

$15/16 oz.
Best 2014 Editors' Pick

Vaseline Spray & Go Moisturizer

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Best 2014 Editors' Pick
WINNER 2014

Vaseline Spray & Go Moisturizer

Some morning routines may as well include a stopwatch. This aerosol mist, infused with aloe, oat extract, or cocoa butter, meets the need for speed. It sprays out fine, thickens on contact, and absorbs in 10 seconds.

$8 Array
Best 2013 Eco-Friendly Body Lotion

Avalon Organics

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Best 2013 Eco-Friendly Body Lotion
WINNER 2013

Avalon Organics

Just a dollop of this rich lotion and dry skin throws in the towel. “It contains a triple dose of lipid sources—sunflower, flaxseed, and coconut oils,” says N.Y.C. dermatologist Amy Lewis.

$12
Best 2013 Body Lotion

CeraVe

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Best 2013 Body Lotion
WINNER 2013

CeraVe

You’ll find the usual suspects in this hydrating cream, including glycerin and hyaluronic acid. But the fragrance-free winner stands out from the crowd with “time-released ceramides that strengthen the skin’s barrier and help clinch all that moisture,” says Washington, D.C., dermatologist Noëlle Sherber. Translation: No need to reapply.

$15
Best 2012 Eco-Friendly Body Lotion

Alba Botanica

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Best 2012 Eco-Friendly Body Lotion
WINNER 2012

Alba Botanica

Got elbows that could refinish hardwood floors? Introduce them to this insanely emollient lotion loaded with "soothing ingredients like aloe vera, chamomile, and green tea," says N.Y.C. dermatologist Rosemarie Ingleton. The organic formula also relieves dry, itchy skin.

$12
Best 2011 Eco-Friendly Body Lotion

Nature's Gate Oatmeal Body Lotion

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Best 2011 Eco-Friendly Body Lotion
WINNER 2011

Nature's Gate Oatmeal Body Lotion

Bursting with botanicals such as apricot kernel, sweet almond oil, and ultra-hydrating vegetable glycerin, this natural wonder absorbs instantly, providing grease-free hydration all day long.

$11
Editors' Pick 2009

Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins The Way of the Bath Matcha Tea Body Lotion

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Editors' Pick 2009
WINNER 2009

Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins The Way of the Bath Matcha Tea Body Lotion

We like to think of it as much more than a hydrator-it's an all-natural pick-me-up. Ginseng, jojoba seed oil and murumuru butter perk up dull, dry skin; the refreshing scent of green tea makes early wake-up calls a breeze.

$40/6.7 oz.
Best 2008 Body Lotion

Eucerin Intensive Repair Lotion

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Best 2008 Body Lotion
WINNER 2008

Eucerin Intensive Repair Lotion

More than just a soothing moisturizer, this heavy-duty lotion is a bona fide treatment product, thanks to the addition of exfoliating alpha hydroxy acids and moisture-binding urea. Best of all, it won't sting or irritate dry or sensitive skin: "It's anti-inflammatory, soothing and hydrating," confirms N.Y.C. dermatologist Neil Sadick.

$11/16.9 oz.
Best 2007 Lightweight Body Lotion

Jergens Skin Smoothing Cellular Renewal Moisturizer

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Best 2007 Lightweight Body Lotion
WINNER 2007

Jergens Skin Smoothing Cellular Renewal Moisturizer

Jojoba oil, AHAs and microbeads that dissolve with massage create a "combination of exfoliating and moisturizing that penetrates well and leaves skin soft," says Great Neck, N.Y., dermatologist Jeannette Graf.

$7/16.8 oz.
Best 2006 Overall Body Cream

Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion

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Best 2006 Overall Body Cream
WINNER 2006

Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion

Made with soothing oatmeal, this rich but nongreasy product is best for very dry skin, says N.Y.C. dermatologist Bradford Katchen. It absorbs quickly, and "it's fragrance-free, so it won't irritate sensitive skin-or clash with your perfume," says L.A. dermatologist Jessica Wu.

$9/12 fl. oz.
Best 2005 Body Treatment Product

Amlactin 12% Moisturizing Lotion

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Best 2005 Body Treatment Product
WINNER 2005

Amlactin 12% Moisturizing Lotion

Head and (smooth, exfoliated) shoulders above other intensive body treatments, this lotion has 12 percent lactic acid-which makes it comparable to prescription-strength alpha-hydroxy-acid (a natural humectant), says Yale University dermatologist Leffell. The sheer formula softens even the scaliest skin.

$22/14 oz.
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