12 New Supercharged Body Lotions

Today’s body lotions and creams do so much more than just hydrate dry skin. These new formulas pack serious benefits—think anti-aging, firming, brightening and beyond—yet still leave skin soft, smooth and extremely moisturized.


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Exfoliates + Hydrates

The milk-based Royal Apothic Cream Crème body cream acts as a gentle exfoliator, thanks to lactic acid and a substantial dose of moisturizers like sweet almond oil and vitamins A and E, to leave skin velvety smooth. $30, ulta.com


Soothes Dry, Itchy Skin

Like a drink of water for thirsty eczema- and atopic dermatitis–prone skin, Avène XeraCalm A.D Lipid-Replenishing Balm repairs the skin’s barrier and locks in moisture for 48 hours, soothing redness and itching. $32, aveneusa.com


Revives Skin

Blue in color, Tatcha Indigo Soothing Silk Body Butter offers an anti-inflammatory effect that makes irritated, sensitive skin feel good as new. $48, barneys.com


Slows Aging

The skin on the face ages just like the skin on your body. Enter the plant-based SpaRitual Body Serum, which slows visible signs of aging by boosting skin’s elasticity and brightening rough spots. $60, spalook.com


Firms + Tightens

REN Moroccan Rose Otto Firming Crème Riche delivers the same delectable rose scent as the original lotion, but this time with amino acid hydroxyproline that claims to help tighten skin. $55, renskincare.com


Boosts Radiance

La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Soufflé Body Cream packs a mix of caviar extract, algae, caffeine and willow bark extract, and claims to smooth, brighten, firm and leave behind a gorgeous glow. $300, laprairie.com


Delivers Moisture

With a hydrating milk base, Moisturizing Body Milk from Paul & Joe purportedly encourages healthy circulation for dramatically softer, smoother skin. $40, paul-joe-beaute.com


Smooths Skin

Using salmon-based enzymes (retrieved at hatching) that hydrate and strengthen, Restørsea Retexturizing Body Butter exfoliates and purportedly increases elasticity for baby-soft skin. $120, restorsea.com


Brightens Skin

Most body creams don’t brighten, but Repêchage Biolight Brightening Body Corrector Cream does that and then some. Seaweed, willow bark, gotu kola and bellis treat hyperpigmentation on the body and hands. $75, repechage.com 


Shapes + Sculpts

Think of Nip+Fab Body Slim Fix as a toning gel and moisturizer in one. The clean-scented cream claims to target problem areas and sculpts them for a slimmer, trimmer look. $15, gnc.com


Cellulite Eliminator

BioElixia releases its BodyShaper Firming Toning Body Lotion, a daily-use cream that employs a special delivery system that claims to increase the absorption of key cellulite inhibitors like caffeine, vitamin A and ginseng extract by four times for tighter, firmer skin. $25.50, bioelixia.com


Stretch Mark Preventer

All natural and void of harsh chemicals, Human+Kind multitasking All-in-One Moisturizing Body Oil works wonders on preventing and fading stretch marks, thanks to high levels of wheat germ oil. As an added bonus, it can also be used on the face and hair. $20, humanandkind.com