Some of us love the feel of a thick cream; others prefer oils. Regardless of the formula, these body boosters get the job done.
AHAVA Shower & Bath Oil ($21)
AHAVA may be best-known for its mud masks, but it also has the bath-and-shower thing down. This plant-fueled Shower & Bath Oil is proof—it works double-duty as a relaxing soak or a nourishing body wash.
Best Body Wash
Cetaphil Ultra Gentle Body Wash ($10)
After decades of creating top products for the face, Cetaphil has successfully gone full-body with its Ultra Gentle Body Wash, a non-stripping, fragrance-free formula that just feels good on sensitive skin.
Best Bath Salts
goop G.Tox Detox 5 Salt Bath Soak ($35)
The gray water it creates may not look pretty (hold the cleaning supplies, it washes away clean), but 20 minutes a night with goop G.Tox Detox 5 Salt Bath Soak really does transform mind and body.
Best Body Scrub
OGX Smoothing + Coconut Coffee Scrub & Wash ($6)
The price is nice and so is the scent, but what makes OGX Smoothing + Coconut Coffee Scrub & Wash a standout is its strong case that nourishing oils and effective exfoliators can actually coexist.
Best Unisex Body Line
Insta-famous, sustainable and formulated with clean ingredients, Nécessaire backs up the dermatologist-favorite adage that, yes, the skin on our bodies does deserve the same treatment we give to our faces.
Best Treatment For Rough Skin
Eucerin Roughness Relief Spot Treatment ($7)
Enriched with soothing, moisture-binding urea, Eucerin Roughness Relief Spot Treatment offers a targeted remedy for rough patches that standard body lotions don’t provide.
Best Hand Cream
philosophy Hands of Hope Hand and Cuticle Cream ($10)
Rough cuticles and dry hands are no match for philosophy Hands of Hope Hand and Cuticle Cream. We’re partial to the Sparkling Grapefruit scent, but all eight are award-worthy.
Best Body Cream
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Body Gel Cream Fragrance-Free ($9)
Hyaluronic acid–spiked Neutrogena Hydro Boost Body Gel Cream Fragrance-Free instantly sinks into skin without feeling sticky or irritating sensitive types.
Best Cellulite Cream
Jan Marini Skin Research CelluliTx ($130)
Our front-runner when it comes to smoothing stubborn cellulite, Jan Marini Skin Research CelluliTx relies on 11 powerful ingredients to help diminish dimples.
Best Body Balm
Le Paradis Tahiti Body Balm ($70)
Straddling the texture of a salve and a cream, Le Paradis Tahiti Body Balm transports you to the tropics as nourishing olive and coconut oils quench deep-set dryness.
Best Body Oil
Yon-Ka Huile Silhouette ($58)
Pink pepper oil, found in Yon-Ka Huile Silhouette, warms the skin, allowing for maximum absorption of toning actives, and the fine-spray nozzle takes the mess-factor out of the equation.
Best Tinted Body Oil
Olive + M Shimmer + Glow Body Oil ($38)
The hint of sparkle in Olive + M Shimmer + Glow Body Oil makes skin look healthy, not glittery. Add a few drops to your moisturizer for an allover glow or wear it alone for extra glint.
Best Body Lotion For Eczema
Dove Dermaseries Eczema Relief Soothing Body Lotion ($10)
Free of potentially irritating fragrance and steroids, Dove Dermaseries Eczema Relief Soothing Body Lotion helps quiet angry, eczema-prone skin.
Best Body Butter
Weleda Skin Food Body Butter ($19)
Taking a cue from the brand’s best-selling formula, new Weleda Skin Food Body Butter is luxuriously whipped with cocoa and shea butters to quench thirsty skin.
Best Shaving Cream
Billie Shave Cream ($8)
Move over standard bar of soap, Billie Shave Cream has us thoroughly convinced that the key to silky, bump-free skin is ensuring that the right product is between the razor and the hair we’re trying to remove.
Best Intimate Body Wash
DeoDoc Fragrance Free Daily Intimate Wash ($20)
Developed by doctors to be gentle on our body’s most sensitive areas, DeoDoc Fragrance Free Daily Intimate Wash is silky-soft, hypoallergenic and suitable for all skin types.
Corpus Third Rose Natural Deodorant ($22)
With modern packaging that’s pretty enough to inspire the design of our bathrooms, Corpus Third Rose Natural Deodorant puts a halt to the hunt for a natural deodorant that actually works.
Gillette Venus Platinum Extra Smooth Razor ($10)
For a shave that’s close, smooth and in control—five blades make sure to get every tiny hair—Gillette Venus Platinum Extra Smooth Razor takes the cake.
Best Intimate Lotion
Pepper & Wits Daily Vaginal Lotion ($20)
To combat dry skin that can result from the drop in estrogen during menopause, estrogen-free Pepper & Wits Daily Vaginal Lotion restores moisture with the help of plant-based oils.
Degree Women Shower Clean MotionSense Deodorant ($5)
Whether we’re sitting at a desk or sweating in spin class, Degree Women Shower Clean MotionSense Deodorant adapts to body movement for all-day freshness and sweat protection.
Best Self-Tanning Water
Isle of Paradise Self-Tanning Water ($28)
Not even a mitt is required when using foolproof Isle of Paradise Self-Tanning Water. Naturally derived oils and color-correcting actives deliver a believable, streak-free glow.
Best Self-Tanning Mousse
St. Tropez Self Tan Purity Bronzing Water Mousse ($42)
St. Tropez Self Tan Purity Bronzing Water Mousse is vegan-friendly, smells like the beach, goes on totally clear and gives skin a golden flush without leaving it dry.
Best Self-Tanning Oil
Tan-Luxe Wonder Oil ($69)
The mainstay pump is replaced by a giant rollerball in Tan-Luxe Wonder Oil to keep hands clean; the rich blend of oils leaves skin supple and luminous for days.