My most favorite time of the year is here – Winters. We associate winters with chilly winds, fogs, hoodies, hot cups of tea and coffee and dry skin. Yes! The atmosphere around us is sapped of moisture during winters which tends to dry out our skin.
Worry no more, for we bring you the best body lotions for winters to ensure that your skin stays smooth, happy and healthy this season.
15. Aroma Magic Honey and Shea Butter Body Lotion
This lotion by Blossom Kochar claims to pamper your skin with honey and shea butter. It also calms, smoothens and conditions your skin. What is amazing about this lotion is the fact that it contains SPF 25 which would provide sun protection to your body. The lotion has a mild fragrance. It gets absorbed into the skin very easily, leaving it smooth and supple.
Price – INR 225 for 220 ml.
14. Dove Indulgent Nourishment Body Lotion
Dove is one brand that is widely used and recommended by ladies. The shea butter extracts would give a nice glow to your skin, something that is much needed in winters. Shea butter is known to be rich in Vitamin A, E and F. The lotion is extremely effective in repairing dry and damaged skin. The lotion smells like cocoa and the fragrance is long lasting. It spreads and absorbs easily on the skin and moisturizes it well.
Price – INR 90 for 100 ml.
13. Parachute Advansed Deep Nourish Body Lotion
I’ve been using Parachute Coconut Oil religiously and swear by it. The body lotion is a boon for those with extremely dry skin. The product has natural moisturizers that nourish the skin from within and make it healthy. The aroma of the lotion is that of a coconut. It takes about 7-10 minutes for the lotion to completely absorb into the skin. The lotion is quite moisturizing so a little amount will leave your skin moisturized for a long time.
Price – INR 59 for 100 ml.
12. Lotus Herbals Almond Nourish Body Nourishing Body Lotion
Almond is rich in Vitamin E that aids in improving the skin tone and delays the ageing process. Almonds are known to improve skin texture. The best thing about this bottle is that is comes with a pump dispenser which makes it really easy and neat to use. The fragrance is nutty and almond-y. The consistency of the lotion is very thick and it takes long to blend into the skin. It prevents the skin from drying out.
Price – INR 225 for 300 ml.
11. VLCC Almond Body Lotion
The wheat germ extracts and almonds contained in the lotion are known to make the skin soft and supple. The moisture that the lotion provides stays for over 5 hours and you’ll not need to reapply it repeatedly. The lotion feels light and refreshing on the skin and is non sticky. The SPF 15 is an added advantage to protect you from the sun. It helps soothe dryness after regular use.
Price – INR 250 for 350 ml.
10. Jergens Ultra Healing Body Lotion
The lotion goes deep beneath the skin’s surface to lock in moisture and cure dry skin from the very roots. It also claims to be effective for heels, elbows and knees. The lotion is especially designed for dry skin and it keeps it moisturized for a really long time. The moisturizer doesn’t get easily washed away by water.
Price – INR 229 for 236 ml.
9. Nivea Smooth Milk with Shea Butter
Nivea is a well known brand that has been making excellent moisturizing creams and lotions. This body lotion is bound to make your skin look and feel radiant all day long. Due to its light texture, it’s easy to spread on the skin. It prevents the skin from drying out and moisturizes it intensively. The lotion has a thick consistency, so only a little amount would be required to moisturize your skin evenly.
Price – INR 218 for 250 ml.
8. Biotique Bio Winter Cherry Body Lotion
Made of natural oils and plant extracts, this body lotion nourishes dry and dehydrated skin and makes it soft and youthful. It also helps to remove blemishes and infection. The moisturizing effect lasts for about 12-14 hours. The lotion doesn’t feel heavy and it doesn’t leave a slippery layer on skin. It has a musky fragrance.
Price – INR 180 for 210 ml.
7. Himalaya Intensive Moisturizing Body Lotion
Made with cocoa butter and wheat germ oil, this body lotion claims to boost the skin’s elasticity and restoring healthy skin with a long lasting glow. It has the perfect consistency and is easy to spread and blend on the skin. It smells of cocoa and is not sticky at all. It leaves the skin supple and smooth.
Price – INR 250 for 400 ml.
6. Vaseline Total Moisture Cocoa Glow Nourishing Lotion
This lotion is easy to apply and spread. It takes a minute or two for the skin to completely absorb the lotion and instantly leaves the skin supple and moisturized. It is non greasy and keeps the skin hydrated for about 5-6 hours. It has a nice chocolaty fragrance. This lotion is a good choice for the winter months.
Price – INR 230 for 300 ml.
5. Ponds Triple Vitamin Moisturizing Lotion
As the name suggests, this lotion is rich in vitamin B3, E and C which are skin benefitting vitamins and soften dry and chapped skin. The texture is creamy and runs smoothly on the skin, and is easy to blend. It gets absorbed easily and is non greasy. The lotion is mild and does not irritate the skin.
Price – INR 170 for 300 ml.
4. St. Ives Skin Renewing Collagen Elastin Body Lotion
This lotion contains skin repairing glycerin and effective water binding agents. Collagen and elastin are known to be good moisturizing agents. It helps make your skin healthy and younger looking. The aroma of the lotion would remind you of herbs and vanilla. It shows excellent results on people with normal to dry skin.
Price – INR 995 for 621 ml
3. Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Body Moisturizer
Neutrogena body moisturizer contains exceptional moisture levels that keep the skin hydrated all day long. It deeply penetrates the skin, making it soft and smooth. The best part about the moisturizer is that it does not feel heavy on the skin. It absorbs extremely well into the skin and has a mild fragrance.
Price – INR 399 for 250 ml.
2. The Body Shop Strawberry Puree Body Lotion
The Body Shop products are a personal favorite. The Strawberry body lotion comes with a pump, which makes it easy to pour and store. It spreads easily on the skin and settles immediately. It absorbs instantly and feels light on the skin. It is non greasy. The Body Shop products are known for their fragrances and this one has an amazing, fruity smell. It is a good lotion for oily skin.
Price – INR 687 for 250 ml.
1. Forest Essentials Indian Rose Absolute Ultra Rich Body Lotion
The product description claims that it contains real caramelised sugar crystals. The lotion has a thick consistency. The rose fragrance of the lotion hits you instantly. The lotion spreads easily and gets absorbed nicely. It is extremely moisturizing and non greasy. Not only the moisture but also the fragrance lasts long.
Price – INR 1175 for 200 ml.
P.S. – The best time to apply body lotions is just after you have a shower. Also, not all body lotions suit all skin types. It is best to test a little body lotion on your skin before you invest in it.