During the cold winter months, your exposed skin needs even more TLC with an emollient body lotion. A quality, heavy-duty lotion not only hydrates skin but forms a protective barrier to lock in moisture and shield against the elements.
While it's true that all moisturizers were not created equal, expensive is not necessarily better. You can get a much needed moisture boost without breaking the bank with budget body lotions! Not sure which to choose? Don't worry, we've got you 'covered!'
Check out these inexpensive cold weather moisturizers that keep your skin nourished and hydrated:
1. Aveeno Active Naturals Skin Relief Lotion $9.29
This patented Triple Oat formula with shea butter extract relieves and soothes itchy, extra dry skin, and is clinically shown to combat all five symptoms of winter skin – dryness, discomfort, flaking, roughness and itchiness. Rich, yet fast-absorbing, it contains no added fragrance and is good even for sensitive skin.
2. Alba Cocoa Butter Hand and Body Lotion $8.99
Give severely dry skin the moisture it craves with this natural, maximum moisture body lotion packed with rich botanical emollients and humectants to relieve dry, itchy skin instantly and provide 24 hours of hydration. This lotion blends aloe vera, green tea and chamomile extracts plus antioxidants to nourish, soothe and soften extremely rough, dry skin on contact. Hypo-allergenic.
3. Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula with Vitamin E Body Lotion with SPF 15 $9.99
This unique formula combines the ultra-moisturizing properties of 100% pure Palmer's Cocoa Butter and Vitamin E with the added benefit of SPF 15 UVA/UVB sun protection. This Broad Spectrum coverage helps protect skin against damage caused by sun exposure and prevents future signs of again. This moisturizing, non-greasy body lotion is ideal for hands, elbows, and knees. Heals, tones and softens rough, dry skin with everyday use.
4. Burt's Bees Richly Replenishing Cocoa & Cupuaçu Butters Body Lotion $8.00
Indulge your skin with softening Cocoa and Cupuaçu Butters and nourishing botanical moisturizers like Sunflower and Olive Oils. Clinically proven to make your skin feel soft, smooth and super healthy for up to 24 hours. This non-greasy formula is specially designed to absorb quickly. So all you’re left with is the delicious aroma of Cocoa Butter and Vanilla. It doesn’t get more luscious than this!
5. St. Ives Intensive Healing Lotion $4.49
Naturally restore, relieve and protect your skin to visible health with St. Ives Intensive Healing Lotion. With 100% natural moisturizers, this formula also contains an exclusive blend of natural healing ingredients proven to help heal even the most severely dry skin. For best results, smooth over body at least once daily. Continued use improves skin's moisturization.