13 Amazing Body Butters to Try Now

They're good for summer, good for sleep (there's even a dermatologist recommendation in the mix!), and there's a whole lot of shea butter to be found. Meet 13 fantastic body butters currently on our "fave" list.

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Indigo Wild Zum Rub ($10)

This all-over hydrator is a bit on the "thicker" side but it's a surefire solution for really, really dry skin.


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Beneath Your Mask Heal Vegan Whipped Skin Souffle ($80)

Some might call it a body cream, others a souffle, but this light-as-air vegan formula provides an incomparable luxe experience via specifically selected high-grade ingredients and relaxing essential oils. 


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Caudalie Vine Body Butter ($34)

Nanuet, NY dermatologist Heidi Waldorf, MD tells us this is one of her go-to "just because" gifts to give friends and family. "It's a pick-me-up moisturizer for anyone and everyone. Feels great, rubs in quickly and elegantly, provides prolonged moisturization and a relaxing aromatherapy. Also great to apply to kids before bed as part of a night-time relaxation ritual."


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Bath & Body Works CocoShea Coconut Intense Moisture Body Butter ($16.50)

The supremely hydrating cocoa-shea butter mix makes this tropical-smelling, giving-off-vacation-vibes body butter a must for dry skin or anyone who's craving some beach time. 


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Herbal Dynamics Shea & Squalene Rich Body Butter ($26)

The name might give it away but this pudding-like product has a ton of "rich" oils and butters—shea, mowrah, mango and cocoa butter with exotic pistachio and macadamia oils to be exact—that somehow manages to give that perfect level of non-greasy, stays-all-day moisture. 


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Khus + Khus RASA Restorative Potion (Starting at $30)

It's botanical, aromatherapeutic and has a ton of antioxidants and even some brightening vitamin C. Can we please apply this everywhere? 


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L'Occitane Shea Butter Ultra Rich Body Cream ($44)

It wouldn't be a body butter list without something from L'Occitane. This ultimate shea butter product (there's 25 percent!) is intensely nourishing and works quickly on even the driest, dehydrated of skin.


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Soap & Glory Magnificoco A Cream Come True Body Butter ($15)

Made from coconut and Rosa Canina fruit oils, shea and even vitamin A, this head-to-toe hydrator also has a touch of sparkle for serious skin-perfecting benefits. 


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Neom Perfect Night's Sleep Magnesium Body Butter (Prices vary)

Need some sleep? There's a body butter for that. London brand Neom created this 100-percent natural butter from olive oil and shea butter but also added a bunch of magnesium and 13 relaxing essential oils that 85 percent of users say helps "achieve a better quality of sleep."


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Primal Elements Argan Oil of Morocco Sun Kissed Body Butter ($21)

It's not a self-tanner but this lightweight hydrator leaves behind a wash-away sun-kissed glow that's especially good for the legs. 


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Saje Muscle Melt Comforting Body Butter ($25)

Designed to decompress and help soothe sore muscles, this hard-working butter is the best way to end a long day.


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Shiva Rose Golden Sol Body Butter ($80)

You only need the tiniest amount of this golden-hued organic potion that melts into elbows, knees, heels and the neck thanks to soothing seabuckthorn, jojoba and castor oil. 


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The Body Shop Wonderfully Wonky Banana Nourishing Body Butter ($21)

You'll fall madly in love with this fruity-fabulous, hydration-on-hyperdrive silky body butter that utilizes fair-trade bananas. It's limited-edition so run—don't walk—to stock up on the fun formula.