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Best body lotion for acne: 16 Best Body Lotions for Every Skin Type 2021

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16 Best Body Lotions for Every Skin Type 2021

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Body lotion benefits your legs, knees, arms, butt, and torso in much the same way that a daily moisturizer benefits the skin on your face. According to dermatologist Heidi Waldorf, an associate professor at the Icahn School of Medicine, “It keeps skin smooth and supple, and maintains a healthy skin barrier.” Much like the serums, creams, and moisturizers you use on your face, body lotions come in a wide variety of formulations meant to target specific issues like dryness, loss of elasticity, acne, eczema, and keratosis pilaris. With that in mind, we asked eight dermatologists for their body-lotion recommendations for a variety of skin types. In each case, Waldorf notes, it’s ideal to apply body lotion when wet — i.e., when you’re hanging out in your towel post-shower — to better seal in the moisture.

To combat even the most extreme cases of dry skin, like eczema, experts tell us you should seek out formulations rich in ceramides and hyaluronic acid.
Melanie Palm — the medical director at Art of Skin MD — explains that ceramides (or, cholesterol-derived fat) help seal the skin barrier to keep in moisture, while hyaluronic acid is known to carry 1,000 times its weight in water, so your skin stays extra hydrated. Six out of our eight experts pointed us to this CeraVe lotion, which contains both. It’s fragrance-free so it’s well-suited for sensitive skin types, and it doesn’t feel sticky or heavy on skin. As cosmetic dermatologist Michele Green sums it up: “CeraVe is the best overall body lotion. It is safe for all skin types and packed with hyaluronic acid, ceramides, and humectants to keep the most sensitive skin hydrated.”

Boca Raton dermatologist Jeffrey Fromowitz says this Eucerin dry-skin lotion is another highly effective choice. It’s not only moisturizing (with added ceramides), but also gently exfoliates with some alpha hydroxy acids. Green also recommended Eucerin as a high-quality drug-store lotion with excellent ingredients. The difference between Eucerin and CeraVe is mainly that CeraVe has moisture-retaining hyaluronic acid while Eucerin uses urea to lock in moisture. And as for the price difference, it’s pretty slight (about $5), but enough to add up to sizable savings if you’re using it consistently over time.

Dermatologist Debra Jaliman, an assistant professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine, pointed us to this Aveeno tub that relies on colloidal oatmeal for curbing eczema-related itchiness, but it’ll also work for people who are itchy from regular old dry skin. Aveeno reviewers say this soothing balm is a godsend, with one noting that it got her off “steroid-based sprays and creams,” and another praising the fact that: “This doesn’t leave a slime trail in my husband’s wake. Plus he’s not waking me up multiple times during the night scratching his feet and hands. This balm kept me from a divorce.” And if in, say, the summer months, you don’t need something quite as heavy-duty, then try the cream version instead, which came recommended to us by three different dermatologists for eczema.

Sometimes intensely dry skin can cause inflammation, which, for obvious reasons, can be very uncomfortable. To soothe any irritation, three dermatologists recommend this EltaMD cream. “It has dimethicone, ceramides, and hyaluronic acid, but it also has squalane oil and mango-seed butter as well as niacinamide — all of which focus on inflammation,” explains Dr. Melissa K. Levin, the founder of Entière Dermatology. While it’s a bit pricey, she says it’s completely worth it.

And because you want your body lotion to be hydrating but not exacerbate any body acne, two experts — Jaliman and Waldorf — recommend CeraVe’s SA lotion because it contains salicylic acid, an exfoliant that’s been clinically proven to help with acne. It’s also fragrance-free, hypoallergenic, and noncomedogenic, which means that it won’t irritate the skin and is specifically formulated not to clog pores. Some reviewers say they’ve seen noticeable improvements and smoother skin in just a few days.

For conditions like keratosis pilaris — which consist of “plugs” of cells in hair follicles, often on the upper arms and thighs — exfoliation is key. Fromowitz says you should look for creams that include exfoliants like lactic, salicylic, or glycolic acid, and prescription-grade products for more severe cases. This AmLactin lotion that Waldorf suggests contains lactic acid (which you might recognize if you’re a Sunday Riley fan). Incidentally, the Eucerin on this list also contains lactic as well as glycolic acid, so you could start there and try this if you want something stronger.

Heather Downes, dermatologist and founder of Lake Forest Dermatology in Illinois, also recommends a lotion for keratosis pilaris. Her pick, DerMend Alpha + Beta Hydroxy Moisturizer, has glycolic and salicylic acids, which help exfoliate and unclog pores. Downes tells her patients to apply it daily to arms and legs and says that “one week later your skin will feel silky smooth. ” The prices of the DerMend and AmLactin version are basically the same, and the only noticeable difference in the formulations is that DerMend has niacinamide, a form of vitamin B3 that helps reduce pore size and retain moisture, which might be helpful in soothing sensitive skin.

Many people have year-round sensitivities to certain ingredients. But in the winter months blasting radiators and hot showers can sap the moisture out of anybody’s skin, making it more sensitive and extra thirsty. Both Green and Engelman recommend this Cetaphil lotion for irritated and sensitive skin, which can manifest as redness, breakouts, and hives. Green likes that this cream from Cetaphil contains ceramides and essential fatty acids, which she says “create a barrier that protects skin from environmental stressors, while replenishing lost moisture. ” Engelman likes that it’s a gentle, fragrance-free, and noncomedogenic moisturizer from a brand with a great reputation. As the seasons change you might want to swap your lightweight body lotion for this richer, more nourishing formula.

Also for sensitive skin, Vanicream came recommended by Downes, Engelman, and Morgan Rabach, dermatologist and co-founder of LM Medical. Downes told us that she recommends Vanicream because it’s hypoallergenic for those with sensitivities to fragrances and preservatives. “It’s also inexpensive,” says Downes, who stocks it in her office because she recommends it to patients so often. Rabach calls it “truly an amazing product,” saying that “it’s extremely thick and moisturizing, and one of the best creams for people with very sensitive skin or eczema because its formulation is free of dyes, lanolin, fragrance, parabens, and formaldehyde.

If your skin tends to be oily even in the dead of winter or you abhor the slimy feeling that sometimes comes with applying body lotion, Jaliman recommends looking for products that contain aloe and cucumber because “they are moisturizing and great for irritated skin without being too heavy.” This one by Suave, which Jaliman says is “light in texture and nongreasy,” contains both.

Though it’s pricey (at least $100 more than the other products on this list), Engelman swears by this body lotion from West Coast beauty brand Augustinus Bader (we included it in our list of things to buy before they sell out back in July). Like the Augustinus Bader face creams, which have a significant cult following of aestheticians and celebs, this newly released cream also uses stem-cell technology, amino acids, and high-grade vitamins to jump-start the skin’s natural renewal and repair process. In addition it contains Shea butter to deliver intense moisture and protect your skin’s natural barrier, while vitamins A and E combined with anti-inflammatory Brazilian candeia oil help firm skin and reduce the appearance of stretch marks and fine lines.

Because this fast-absorbing body lotion contains retinol it can increase sun sensitivity, so you’ll want to let it do its nourishing and firming while you sleep rather than during the day. When it comes to night creams, our experts tell us to look to retinols and gentle chemical exfoliants that will help increase cell turnover and reverse any environmental damage caused during the day, for renewed, softer-looking skin. Replenix is a routine favorite of dermatologists, and came recommended by Jaliman for the retinol and hyaluronic acid in it that will reduce the appearance of fine lines and plump up skin.

If you love the luxurious experience of applying a body oil, but find them to never quite stack up to more creamy textures in the hydration they deliver, here is the perfect compromise.“This lotion is great because it has argan oil in it,” says Jaliman of this lightweight oil-based lotion. According to her, argan oil is the Goldilocks of carrier oils: not too heavy and not too light. So it’s suitable for all skin types. This lotion is rich in omega fatty acids, vitamin E, and linoleic acids, ingredients that Jaliman tells us “work to lightly moisturize your skin, soften dry patches, and help with rosacea.

As with perfumes and colognes, when it comes to fragrant lotions everyone has their own taste, but some options tend to have more universal appeal than others, particularly when their aroma is neither too feminine or masculine. Which is why Engelman’s pick is this scented body lotion from Ellis Brooklyn. Her favorite scent is Verb, which she describes as “a gorgeous unisex citrus/sandalwood scent.” Scent aside, this body milk is made using moisturizing natural ingredients, including cocoa butter, shea butter, jojoba oil, macadamia-nut oil, camellia oil, and aloe-leaf-juice extract (an ingredient with healing and anti-aging properties). It’s also made without a list of over 50 potentially harmful ingredients, including sulfates, parabens, and phthalates — and as unwelcome ingredients can sometimes go hand in hand with scented products, that’s another reason this one is a standout.

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13 Best Body Acne Treatments 2021, According to Dermatologists

While acne is typically considered a face-centric frustration, you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who hasn’t experienced a pimple or two — or dozens — somewhere south of the neck. Fortunately, the best body acne treatments are only a few clicks or taps away. Clothing may make body breakouts easier to conceal, but they’re no less frustrating than a chin or cheek zit, especially since anywhere we have pores and hair follicles on our bodies can be susceptible to sebum-clogged bumps, which means we can experience breakouts on our butts, chests, backs, and arms.

For example, “back acne [comes from] the inconvenient and unfortunate cycle of clogged pores, inflammation, and poor skin turnover,” says Texas-based, board-certified dermatologist Heidi Prather, who explains that back acne can appear as small blackheads, inflammatory pustules, or sometimes deep, tender cystic lesions.

As annoying as body acne is, it’s luckily both preventable and treatable. Prather encourages her patients to try to identify anything that might be triggering outbreaks. “Hair products such as conditioners or leave-in products that contain silicones and oils can leave a residue on your skin, resulting in clogged pores and acne,” Prather tells Allure. “Screen your products for ingredients that are known to be comedogenic, and when getting a massage, opt for lighter lotions in place of heavy creams and massage oils that can exacerbate acne.”

If the steps you’ve taken thus far to prevent body breakouts haven’t left you with clear skin, there are plenty of over-the-counter products that dermatologists love to help heal outbreaks, and you’ll find their favorites below. Some are the same products that do wonders to the face, but not every product made for the face is the right pick for the body.

“Keep in mind that, although our back skin seems tough, it [usually] cannot handle the same acne treatment routines we use on our face. It is important to avoid being overly aggressive with acne treatments on the back to prevent irritation,” Prather says. But ultimately, if one of the products below isn’t making the difference you’re hoping to achieve, make an appointment with a board-certified dermatologist, who can evaluate your skin and create a personalized treatment plan. 

Ahead, find 13 expert-approved products to treat your most stubborn, below-the-neck blemishes.

Gluten-Free Moisturizers, Creams, and Lotions

There are countless options for moisturizer products on the market to keep the skin on your face and body well-hydrated. But only a small fraction of them are considered gluten-free. The nine brands listed here make gluten-free moisturizers.

What to Look For

Gluten can’t be absorbed through the skin. And products containing gluten ingredients have not been shown to have detectable amounts of gluten in tests. The best way to determine whether gluten-containing ingredients were used to make a product is to read the label, which will carry a “gluten-free” designation if the product has been tested and found to be gluten-free.

There’s a chance you could ingest traces of gluten from a gluten-containing lotion if you use it on skin near your mouth, or accidentally touch your mouth after moisturizing your hands with a gluten-containing lotion.

All skin products labeled “gluten-free” avoid certain ingredients such as wheat germ oil and hydrolyzed wheat protein which are derived from gluten grains. Your options include gluten-free face moisturizers (for use around your lips, where you’re at risk of ingesting some) and gluten-free moisturizers with SPF protection (important when you’re exercising outdoors).

As with other products, such as makeup and lip balm, many of the larger cosmetics companies are less likely to offer gluten-free moisturizers. In general, smaller companies as well as natural and organic brands will more commonly cater to the gluten-free community.

Gluten-Free Moisturizers and Skin Creams

Here’s a comprehensive list of manufacturers that offer gluten-free moisturizers, lotions and face cream products.

Dakota Free “Baby Your Skin” Baby Balm

Made by In the Potter’s Hand, a family-owned farm business, Dakota Free “Baby Your Skin” Baby Balm is all-natural and fragrance-free. The “Baby Your Skin” baby balm is gluten-free, latex-free, alcohol-free, paraben-free, dye-free, peanut-free, tree nut-free, corn-free, shellfish-free, and fish-free. It’s vegetarian but not vegan (it contains beeswax), and contains a small amount of soy.

According to the company’s website: “Dakota Free Products…offer allergen tracking and full disclosure of all ingredients used in the manufacturing process. You may use these products confidently knowing that they were developed to help families stay healthy and offer comfort to people with allergies, autism, celiac disease, chemical sensitivities or skin problems.”

Ingredients include expeller pressed safflower oil, North Dakota beeswax, organic jojoba oil, mixed tocopherols (natural non-GMO vitamin E oil), organic grapefruit seed extract, and natural lavender oil.  You also can order it without lavender oil directly from the company’s website.

Ecco Bella

In addition to making gluten-free makeup, Ecco Bella produces a line of gluten-free skin care products, including skin cream, eye cream, serum, and body lotion. Moisturizing products include Natural Eye Nutrients Cream and Organic Water-Free Vanilla Herbal Body Lotion.

Ingredients in the body lotion include aloe vera leaf, coconut oil, sunflower seed oil, shea butter, safflower oil, sesame oil, vegetable derived emulsifiers, carnauba wax, xanthan gum, vegetable glycerin, babassu oil, vitamin E, sodium phytate, calendula extract, chamomile, vanilla fragrance and extract, and potassium sorbate.

According to the company’s website: “There is no gluten or wheat protein in any Ecco Bella product. All our products are safe for customers.” Products are available at Ecco Bella’s website and Amazon as well as select spas and natural food and beauty stores nationwide.

Eos

All products made by Eos (which stands for Evolution of Smooth) are gluten-free, including its products made with oats. Eos makes hand lotions in five scents: coconut, lavender, pink citrus, eucalyptus, and pomegranate raspberry.

Eos also makes shaving creams in four scents: vanilla, pomegranate raspberry, lavender, and pink citrus. The company also offers shave creams especially for dry skin and sensitive skin. Look for Eos in most nationwide big box stores and online.

Essential Skin Solutions

This California-based company makes one face moisturizing product: gluten-free hyaluronic acid serum. Hyaluronic acid is a molecule naturally present in your skin that helps to retain moisture. I

n addition to being gluten-free, Essential Skin Solutions Hyaluronic Acid Serum is vegan, paraben-free, dye-free, sulfate-free, dairy-free, cruelty-free, and non-GMO. Find the product online at the company’s website and on Amazon.

Gluten-Free Savonnerie

If you need skin cream and moisturizer that’s free from more than just gluten, you may want to consider Gluten-Free Savonnerie. The company who makes it is owned by the same company that makes Dakota Free Baby Balm.

All products are gluten-free, corn-free, soy-free, casein-free, peanut-free, latex-free, dye-free, and fragrance-free. The company’s products are produced in a dedicated gluten-free facility. The moisturizer does contain cetearyl alcohol, which is derived from coconut or palm oil and will not dry out your skin, according to the company.

Gluten-Free Savonnerie offers shea butter, moisturizing lotion, and massage and body oil in a few different sizes. Buy Gluten-Free Savonnerie products at the company’s website or on Amazon.

Green Leaf Naturals

Billed as “plant-based beauty,” Green Leaf Naturals makes both moisturizers and raw butters, all gluten-free, paraben-free, phthalate-free, sulfate-free, soy-free, and cruelty-free. Choose from:

  • Amazing Aloe Vera Eczema & Psoriasis Cream with Manuka Honey
  • Amazing Aloe Vera Moisturizing Cream
  • Amazing Aloe Vera Moisturizing Cream for Men
  • Amazing Aloe Vera Moisturizing Cream with Manuka Honey

Butter products include raw organic mango butter, raw organic cocoa butter, and raw organic African shea butter. You can find Green Leaf Naturals products at the company’s website, on Amazon, and in natural food stores.

Keys Care

Keys makes numerous body lotions, facial moisturizers, and sunscreen moisturizer products, all of which are gluten-free. You can choose from:

  • Eye Butter Eye Cream (made with organic cucumber juice, vegetable glycerin, avocado oil, black seed oil, ivory shea butter, and aloe vera)
  • Luminos Facial Moisturizer (made with avocado fruit oil, shea butter, carrot seed oil, black seed oil, agave aloe vera, blood orange oil, clary sage oil, and rosemary extract)
  • Solar Rx Moisturizer with Sunscreen (which uses zinc oxide to block ultraviolet rays)

Other products include:

  • KPRO Tinted Moisturizer (available with and without sunscreen)
  • Reflex ProBiome Anti-Aging Serum
  • Tortuga Super Emollient Hand and Body Lotion

Finally, Keys Naturals makes a line of natural personal lubricants under the PurPlay brand that also is gluten-free. Find Keys Natural products online at the company’s website, Amazon, or at many smaller natural foods stores.

OM Botanical

OM Botanical’s Skin Soft Moisturizer includes natural UV protection (in the form of zinc oxide) and is gluten-free, sulfate-free, paraben-free, and phthalate-free. The product is based on aloe vera juice, shea butter, safflower oil, jojoba oil, rosemary, jasmine essential oil, plant glycerin, cucumber, vitamin E, and microalgae,

OM Botanical, which is certified vegan and cruelty-free, also makes a gluten-free anti-aging formulation of its moisturizer product. Look for OM Botanical products at the company’s website, at natural foods stores, and on Amazon.

Vanicream

Designed for sensitive skin, Vanicream is produced by Pharmaceutical Specialties, Inc. The products are gluten-free and also free of dyes, fragrances, parabens, lanolin, and some surfactants and preservaties. Vanicream’s moisturizing products include:

  • Vanicream Moisturizing Cream
  • Vanicream Moisturizing Lotion
  • Vanicream Moisturizing Ointment

You can find Vanicream products at major pharmacy chains and big box stores or can purchase them on Amazon. 

Moisturizer Brands That May Contain Gluten

The following brands of moisturizers and skin creams are widely distributed but are not recommended for those who are sensitive to trace amounts of gluten, either because the company doesn’t test for gluten or because the company makes products that contain gluten.

Alba Botanica

This Earth-friendly, animal-friendly company makes skin and face products with ingredients such as green tea, aloe, and jasmine. However, it doesn’t guarantee that its products are gluten-free.

According to the company’s website: “Our plant-based ingredients come from a variety of sources which we don’t currently screen for traces of gluten. If a product is not specifically labeled gluten-free, it hasn’t been tested and cannot be guaranteed as such.”

Aveeno

This popular Johnson & Johnson brand advertises “active natural ingredients.” Unfortunately for those who are gluten-free, some Aveeno products contain wheat. Aveeno products may contain gluten.

Aveeno also uses oats in its product formulations, which are gluten-free. Aveeno states that its oats are processed on dedicated equipment to lessen the risk of cross contamination with other gluten grains.

According to the company’s website: “Although we do everything in our power to ensure the oats remain gluten-free, we cannot say with absolute certainty that cross-contamination did not occur during the manufacturing process. We recommend that consumers speak with their physician if they have specific sensitivity concerns.”

If you like Aveeno products and don’t mind oat ingredients, you can try Aveeno’s Daily Moisturizing Lotion or Daily Moisturizing Lotion with SPF 15—both products contain oat kernel flour but not wheat. For a facial moisturizer, Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Moisturizer SPF 15 contains soybean seed extract but no wheat or oat ingredients.

AmLactin

AmLactin, a division of the pharmaceutical company Sandoz, makes a variety of skin care products that are recommended by dermatologists and distributed widely. While the moisturizers do not appear to contain obvious gluten grain-based ingredients, the products may contain gluten. AmLactin does not have a list of gluten-free products.

Burt’s Bees

Burt’s Bees, which is owned by The Clorox Company, makes numerous face and body moisturizing products. Though many contain no gluten ingredients, Burt’s Bees does not provide a gluten-free or allergy list and is unable to state that its products are gluten-free. Some products may contain gluten ingredients.

Some Burt’s Bees products are known to contain allergens while others may have been manufactured on a shared line with products containing gluten or produced in a facility that also processes products containing gluten ingredients, according to its website. Therefore, you should steer clear of Burt’s Bees products if you’re particularly sensitive to trace gluten.

CeraVe

CeraVe, part of the L’Oréal Group, is widely-available and makes about two dozen face and body moisturizers as well as many other skin care products. Developed by dermatologists, the brand includes many products aimed at people with specific chronic health and skin conditions such as diabetes and psoriasis.

According to a customer service representative for the company, CeraVe products may contain trace amounts of gluten. But most ingredients derived from gluten grain sources are highly refined and retain no traces of gluten proteins. The company has also set strict limits on the level of potentially allergenic gluten proteins in its products.

Since many people who have celiac disease or non-celiac sensitivity may experience a reaction to trace amounts of gluten, CeraVe recommends discussing the ingredients on the product label with your medical care provider. If you are particularly sensitive to trace amounts of gluten, talk to your doctor before using CeraVe skin care products or consider another option from this list.

Dove DermaSeries

Dove, a well-established personal care brand, makes lotions and face moisturizers under its DermaSeries line for sensitive skin and chronic skin conditions. Dove does not test its products for the presence of gluten, which means that gluten grains like wheat, oat, rye, and barley may be present in some of the brand’s personal care products.

However, according to a customer service representative, Dove follows the guidelines set forth by the International Nomenclature for Cosmetics Ingredients (INCI). Therefore, if a product uses any ingredients derived from gluten grains those will be disclosed on the label. Dove recommends that you consult with your physician about the products before using them.

Jāsön

Jāsön, a subsidiary of Hain Celestial, used to offer a line of certified gluten-free products, including skin moisturizers. However, those certified gluten-free products have been discontinued. A customer service representative says that Jāsön does not test for gluten or screen for other allergens and therefore do not carry a gluten-free label.

Neutrogena

A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, Neutrogena makes a huge variety of facial moisturizers and skin creams, along with various other skin care products. However, the company does not have a list of gluten-free products, nor is information about gluten ingredients available on its website. Therefore these products may contain gluten.

St. Ives

St. Ives, which makes a wide range of skin care products, is a subsidiary of Unilever. The company does not test for gluten but does have a policy of calling out ingredients according to the International Nomenclature for Cosmetic Ingredients guidelines.

Therefore, watch out for gluten ingredients like wheat (triticum), barley (hordeum), and rye (secale) on labels. There could be gluten cross-contamination even in products that don’t include those ingredients.

Olay

From cleansers to moisturizers, Olay offers dozens of products. However, the company (which is owned by Procter & Gamble) does not provide a gluten-free list.

According to a customer service representative: “If we add gluten, wheat, or wheat extract directly to a product, it will be listed in the ingredients on the label. Still, we cannot give a 100% guarantee that trace levels of gluten are not present. Many ingredients used in our products are purchased as a raw material, and we don’t have information on the make-up of these raw materials or if they have been in contact with other materials before they arrive at the plant.”

Vaseline

Plenty of people swear by Vaseline Intensive Care and Vaseline Clinical Care skin lotion products. Vaseline offers solutions for very dry skin, cracked heels, dark spot rescue, and eczema.

Like St. Ives and Dove, Vaseline is a Unilever company and will call out gluten-containing ingredients on its labels under their scientific names (triticum, hordeum, and secale). Be aware there could be gluten cross-contamination in Vaseline’s products, even if no specific gluten ingredients are present.

A Word From Verywell

Choosing a moisturizer (including a gluten-free moisturizer) is really a matter of preference. Some people prefer light lotions that seem to soak into the skin right away, while others enjoy the feel of thicker creams on their skin.

Generally speaking, moisturizers tend to contain more water than creams, which are thicker, whereas serums, gels, and ointments are oil-based. Ultimately it depends on your skin type and what works best for you in terms of protection and hydration. If you don’t feel as if your moisturizer is getting the job done, you may want to try a different product.

Regardless, pay attention to how your body responds anytime you try a new product. If your skin reacts to a new moisturizer with irritation, you should discontinue using it immediately and try something else.

How to Get Rid of Bacne

We can all agree that body acne is the actual worst. Out of all the areas of the body, back acne (or bacne, as we often call it) can be the most enraging because you don’t always know you have it. It’s not like you’re looking at your back in the mirror every day. And if you don’t know the zits are there, you don’t treat them. Plus, even if you know you have it, it can be hard to treat if you can’t twist your body into a pretzel. The first step to treating bacne, and preventing it in the first place, is understanding what’s causing it.

What Causes Back Acne

Just like acne on your face, body acne happens because pores get clogged. Sebaceous glands monitor oil production in your skin, exist on all areas of the body, and can get blocked no matter where they are. Usually these blockages are caused by dead skin cells that accumulate inside the pore. “Oil glands continue to produce oil, but when it backs up, your body sees this as foreign material and creates inflammation,” says board-certified dermatologist Robert Finney, MD. Clogged pores and inflammation can lead to both superficial and deep cystic acne.

The main difference between acne on your face and on your body, though, is that inflammation can also occur around hair follicles. It’s called folliculitis, and can happen anywhere there is hair (like your back, chest, or butt). It may look the same as acne on the surface, but what’s happening below could have more to do with bacteria than dead skin cells. “When we’re talking about folliculitis as opposed to acne, we start to think about bacteria that can get in there,” says Finney. That bacteria caught inside can lead to inflammation which leads to zits.

Another bacne culprit could be something called acne mechanica, which is caused by friction. It’s particularly common on the back because of things like backpacks, chairs, and gym equipment, which rub against our backs and force sweat and debris down into pores. “Acne mechanica can be hastened by running, sweating, tight-fitting clothing, and nonabsorbent materials,” says Finney. All of these things can hinder our body’s natural exfoliation process and make dead skin cells stick around in our pores longer, which, you guessed it, leads to irritation and zits.

How to Treat Back Acne

You don’t need a medical degree to tackle bacne, because the treatment for regular acne, folliculitis, and acne mechanica are pretty much the same. The same ingredients that help acne on your face, like salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide, can help on body acne, too. Keeping the area clean and exfoliated is a given as well.

As with most things, “prevention is far more effective than treatment,” Finney says. Always make sure to shower as quickly as possible after working out and change into dry clothes to prevent sweat from sticking around on your skin (bonus points for wearing moisture-wicking clothes during your workout). Keep using skincare products, like body washes and exfoliators, even after your bacne has cleared up to keep it from coming back. Acne-focused skincare can work wonders on mild to moderate cases of bacne, but if you have severe outbreaks or notice that it’s not going away despite treatment, see a dermatologist. There might be underlying issues like hormones or diet at play. But for now, start with these 17 best back acne treatments to help get rid of annoying bacne and prevent it in the future.

Neutrogena Body Clear Body Wash with Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment

Just like using a special face wash, the first step of defense is using a body wash containing salicylic acid, which helps to “loosen the connection between dead skin cells,” says Finney. The beta hydroxy acid goes deep into your pores and helps clear blockages from inside. For added benefit, Finney recommends using one that also has a physical exfoliant like microbeads. 

Humane Maximum-Strength Acne Wash

If you’re not sure if your breakouts are folliculitis or acne mechanica, Finney recommends using a wash with benzoyl peroxide. “Benzoyl peroxide’s primary goal is as an oxidizing agent, which kills bacteria,” he says. It also has an exfoliant property, to help break up clogs, but is a more potent anti-inflammatory agent than salicylic acid.

Hero Mighty Patch Large

Hydrocolloid acne patches work by sucking the gunk out from inside your pores and protecting it from further bacterial infection. They’re best used when you already see a pimple to help get rid of them faster. Most patches are small, and would be annoying to try to stick over large patches on your back. Not these— they’re large enough to cover multiple zits at once and are tailor-made for body acne.

PanOxyl Acne Foaming Wash Benzoyl Peroxide

For stubborn acne, this wash (which can be used on your face and your body) has a high dose of benzoyl peroxide, that ingredient that gets deep into pores and kills bacteria. Keep this in your gym bag and use it right after a workout, before bacteria has time to hang out.

CLn BodyWash

Dermatologists often recommend diluted bleach baths to help kill bacteria on the skin, which can cause not only acne, but also other issues like eczema and dermatitis. This body wash contains sodium hypochlorite, a component of bleach, so it accomplishes the same thing without sitting in a tub of water. It’s gentle enough to use every day to keep bacteria in check.

Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Alpha Beta Exfoliating Body Treatment Peel

If you’re not into body scrubs, these single-use towels accomplish the same thing without the mess. Each pad is packed with glycolic, lactic, and salicylic acids to help exfoliate on the surface of your skin and inside the pores to keep away blockages that could lead to acne. They’re also big enough to go over your entire body with one towel, or use it to target only the areas where you’re breaking out.

Alder New York Cleansing Body Bar

Unlike other bar soaps that use physical beads or granules for exfoliation, this smooth bar contains glycolic acid to gently remove dead skin cells and buildup on the surface of your skin. It’s good if you have sensitive skin or don’t love the scraping feeling of other exfoliating bars.

Differin Daily Deep Cleanser – Sensitive Skin Formula

The downfall of benzoyl peroxide is that it can be irritating to some people, but “if you can tolerate it, start there,” says Finney. “Especially if your pimples are red or coming to a head, there is more inflammation there and benzoyl peroxide is more potent.” Start slow and use it a couple of times a week to see how your skin reacts. If you can tolerate it, increase the frequency.

Skinfix Resurface+ Glycolic Renewing Scrub

Alpha hydroxy acids, like the glycolic and lactic acids in this cleanser, help to remove dead skin that accumulates on the surface of your skin. They don’t go deep into pores like salicylic, but once your acne clears up, they can be a powerful tool in maintaining clear and smooth skin all over your body. Use a scrub like this a few times a week.

Vive Loofah Sponge Back Scrubber

The biggest problem with treating back acne by yourself is actually reaching it. Finney recommends using a washcloth to get those hard-to-reach areas and using a thicker cleanser that will stay on the cloth. You can also use a long-handled loofah, but not every day. They can increase irritation, particularly if you are using it with benzoyl peroxide. Don’t use a brush more than once a week, he says.

Mario Badescu Drying Lotion

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Like on your face, spot treatments can be effective at targeting specific and larger pimples when they pop up. “I like sulfur because it does have some antimicrobial properties, but is also going to gently exfoliate,” says Finney. The antimicrobial aspect of sulfur is especially good for body acne which is prone to infection. 

Cortizone 10 Maximum Strength

Cortisone creams can be too harsh to use on your face, but are better for the thicker skin on your body. “It can help calm down inflammation quicker,” says Finney, provided that you don’t overdo it. Use it as a spot treatment only on the angriest zits and only when you need a quick fix. It won’t help prevent acne in the long run and can be drying if used too much.

CeraVe Daily Moisturizing Lotion

Ingredients like salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide, while powerful acne fighters, can be drying to your skin. Moisturize your skin often to cut down on irritation and keep skin hydrated and healthy. “Look for words like oil-free and non-comedogenic on your lotion,” says Finney. “It’s not going to clog pores and lead to worse breakouts.”

Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream

It’s possible to have dry and acne-prone skin at the same time, particularly if you’re using harsher ingredients. “Some people get more irritation,” says Finney, “so instead of a lotion, they should use a cream just because it’s a little bit thicker.” That thickness means it has more moisturizing ingredients.

Belei Blemish Control Oil-Free Facial Cleansing Wipes

Since sweat is one of the main causes of clogged pores on your back, it’s important to shower as soon as possible after you work out. If you can’t shower at the gym or get sweaty just from walking to work, use a wipe containing salicylic acid to clean off until you can get to a shower. These wipes say they’re for your face, but they work on your body, too. 

Bevel Exfoliating Bar Soap

Using an exfoliating soap even when you’re not having a bacne flare-up can be a huge help in keeping them from coming back at all. A scrub soap like this uses microbeads to manually exfoliate away dead skin cells and debris that can build up over time. It’s a good option for the days between your benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid cleanser. 

Paula’s Choice CLEAR Back and Body Acne Spray

Dexterity issues be damned, a spray containing salicylic acid can help you treat hard-to-reach areas like your mid-back or between your shoulder blades. This version is a leave-on treatment, which means you spray it on after your shower and let it go to work without washing it off.

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The 28 Best Face Moisturizers For All Skin Types in 2021

In the skincare Olympics, last year’s options for the best face moisturizer for your skin type might not make 2021’s list. Why? Formulas change (even the most coveted) as brands constantly update recipes and star “actives” to make them cleaner, better, faster, stronger. “New products are continually released onto the skincare market, some of which contain more potent combinations of ingredients, and sometimes even entirely novel actives,” says Jessica Weiser, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Columbia University. She adds that rotating tried-and-true favorites intermittently helps “to ensure that your skin continues to respond to its source of hydration.” Changing seasons often cue a swap. In a heatwave, lightweight gel (basically the halter top of summer hydration) might tap in for an ultra-rich cream.

Of course, consumer demand is a powerful thing. Now that Big Beauty is finally catching on to customers asking for nontoxic ingredients and do-it-all recipes, there’s a new wave of natural multitaskers. “With endless innovative moisturizers, the hydration market is more abundant than ever, and there are products suitable to all skin types and needs,” says Dr. Weiser. To help narrow the search and edit the noise, we tapped experts for their recommendations on 28 of the best face moisturizers.

Best Drugstore Moisturizer

Even if Amazon is the drugstore of today, these can be found at the closest corner counter—for under $20. Dr. Weiser likes La Roche Posay’s Toleriane for a basic moisturizer as it’s “soothing and calming to even the most sensitive. ” Makeup artist Daniel Martin (who works with classical pianist Chloe Flower one day and TikTok’s Charli D’Amelio the next) agrees that it’s “great for sensitive skin,” and prebiotics are a barrier bonus. To restore protective barrier function, “look for ingredients like hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, and ceramides in a non-comedogenic formula,” says facial plastic surgeon Yael Halaas, MD. She likes CeraVe for its broad-spectrum SPF that “won’t clog pores or cause acne flare-ups.”

CeraVe Ultra-Light Moisturizing Lotion SPF 30

La Roche-Posay Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer

Best Lightweight Moisturizer

Lightweight and clean, Glow Recipe’s Watermelon Pink Juice oil-free moisturizer is a bestseller that caters to multiple skin types, incorporates hyaluronic acid (which holds a thousand times its weight in water), and sits in adorable packaging. Martin says Tatcha’s Water Cream is “hands down my go-to for the summer or anywhere you’re dealing with humidity and heat. ” As global director of artistry and education for the brand, he’s tested it everywhere. He says to apply before makeup—even long-wear.

Glow Recipe Watermelon Pink Juice Oil-Free Moisturizer

Tatcha Water Cream Oil-Free Pore Minimizing Moisturizer

Best SPF Makeup Moisturizer

BareMinerals Complexion Rescue has swept its category for a reason—its clean mineral SPF recipe protects from blue light with just the right buildable texture for beginners. When Vogue staffers would ask for something to polish up before an event, I’d hand them a tube in their skin tone. The next time, they’d bring a friend—a certain accessories editor once raved, “it looks like you’ve had your makeup professionally done.” For those who like chemical broad-spectrum sunscreen, La Prairie’s offers a dose of their signature Caviar Water within one of the most beautifully textured skin-perfecting foundations on the market.

BareMinerals Tinted Moisturizer with Hyaluronic Acid and Mineral SPF 30

La Prarie Skin Caviar Essence-in-Foundation SPF 25

Best Age Support Moisturizer

This is the kind of category typically labeled as “Anti-Aging,” though in 2021, that terminology is already dated. What was once the industry standard now sounds like “Anti-The-Natural-Course-of-Life-Itself.” Younger generations are anti-anti-aging and pushing for industry language to change (Allure announced it would stop using it in 2017). Brands are updating packaging with more realistic terms along the lines of “Pro-Aging.” MUTHA notes that their nontoxic Cream Extreme is pregnancy-safe (a rare find in this category), while Augustinus Bader’s “clean science” is a new insider favorite. Martin keeps iS Clinical Reparative Moisture Emulsion in his kit, which “brightens up tone while protecting skin and diminishing wrinkles over time.”

Caudalie Resveratrol Lift Firming Cashmere Moisturizer

Augustinus Bader Rich Cream with TFC8 Face Moisturizer

iS Clinical Reparative Moisture Emulsion

Best Moisturizer for Dry Skin

Dry skin that was once treated mainly with petroleum products (a byproduct of crude oil) can benefit from modern, plant-based alternatives. Topicals offers a completely clean (and often sold-out) option full of soothing colloidal oatmeal and skin-replenishing ceramides, and its aluminum tube is easier to recycle than plastic. Martin likes Good Light’s Moon Glow featuring snow mushroom, another ingredient that holds a thousand times its weight in water. It layers well. “I’m truly obsessed with their milky lotion,” he says of his new hot-weather basic. “It’s an awesome pre-moisturizing lotion for dry skin that needs more hydration without added weight.”

Topicals Like Butter Mask for Dry, Sensitive & Eczema-Prone Skin

Good Light Moon Glow Milky Toning Lotion

Best Moisturizer for Extremely Dry Skin

Extremely dry skin calls for a buttery balm-like Nopalera’s botanical bar, part of the waterless skincare eco-revolution. Inside of a reusable (like, way cute) recyclable aluminum tin, it looks solid at room temperature—then melts into skin. Otherwise, consider a thicker cream. Glowbar founder Rachel Liverman (a third-gen esthetician) likes Avene Cold Cream for a “rich and creamy moisturizer that provides intense hydration, leaving even the driest skin feeling smooth and supple.

Eau Thermale Avène Cold Cream Intense Moisturizer

Nopalera Moisturizing Botanical Bar

Best Moisturizer for Acne Prone Skin

For inflamed and acne-prone skin, balance is key—so is hydration. “Acne is often a reason patients avoid using proper moisturizers, but in fact moisturizing acne-prone skin can help suppress oil production and speed healing of the skin,” says Dr. Weiser. She likes this “dewy” Biossance gel that “leaves skin radiant without causing occlusion that can lead to skin congestion and blemishes.” It features squalane, “a plant-derived, excellent emollient to keep skin hydrated.” Soothing niacinamide blends with moisture-trapping humectants in Bubble Level Up balancing moisturizer—plus, its touch-pump dispenses single servings to keep bacteria out of the mix.

Bubble Level Up Balancing Moisturizer

Biossance Squalane + Probiotic Gel Moisturizer

Best Moisturizer for Dull Skin

Dr. Weiser shares that a mild exfoliant can help encourage skin turnover to “eliminate dead skin cells that contribute to dullness,” which translates into a “glow. ” She recommends Sisley Paris Phyto-Blanc La Lotion for its brightening effect and ability to “continually even tone to yield bright, radiant skin while eliminating dryness.” ReVive Moisturizing Renewal cream can be applied as a final step at night (while skin does some of its best work).

Sisley Phyto-Blanc Brightening Hydrating Lotion

RéVive Moisturizing Renewal Cream

Best Anytime-Anywhere Moisturizer

For any time, anywhere moisture, creams that let skin breathe and skip the kind of SPF that needs to be washed off at the end of the day are at the front of the line. Industry-beloved brand Lord Jones soothes with CBD, while Grown Alchemist smartly wraps their rosehip oil Hydra-Repair cream in a recyclable tube (sealed with Amazon’s Choice approval). Dr. Weiser and Dr. Halaas both like Afore Moisture Complete by Dr. Few, which boasts aloe, squalane, and antioxidants that protect from free radical damage.

Lord Jones Acid Mantle Repair Moisturizer With 250mg CBD and Ceramides

Grown Alchemist Hydra-Repair Day Cream with Rosehip Oil

DefenAge 24/7 Barrier Balance Anti-Aging Cream

Best Hand Cream

Hands do as much work as (or more than) our expressions. “Our hands take a punishing even more than our faces,” says Dr. Halaas. “As a surgeon, I wash mine innumerable times and use drying, irritating antimicrobial hand sanitizer.” Many can relate. She suggests finding a moisturizer you like and committing to “frequent application—nighttime gloves can be a help.” Clarins makes a kit for both hands and feet that could be worth the investment. Mario Badescu’s costs less than $10 for a non-slip finish.

Mario Badescu Hand Cream with Vitamin E

Best Body Moisturizer

“Body skin doesn’t have the reparative ability that facial skin has, so it needs more support from protective creams,” says Dr. Halaas. Flamingo’s offers squalane on a drugstore budget, and it’s hard to describe the heavenly-yet-sharp botanical scent of Agent Nateur’s holi(body) serum. Martin chills out with CBD-powered PRIMA R+R Cream for “any aches and pains—its eucalyptus, lavender herbal blend of botanicals is actually refreshing and cooling on the skin for the summer.

Flamingo Daily Moisturizing Body Lotion

Davines SU Aftersun Hydrating Skincare Gel

Agent Nateur Holi(oil) Youth Body Sérum

Prima R+R Cream 750mg CBD Recovery Rub for Soothing Comfort

The best body lotions. The top 9 full-body moisturizers for…

We’re here to share what we know — but don’t take it as medical advice. Talk to your medical provider if you have questions.

If you, like me, are prone to dry skin, it’s not just your face. My legs always get extremely dry, and I’m constantly looking for a body lotion that will work for my sensitive, acne-prone skin. Have you ever gotten body acne? Let me tell you: it’s not fun. Even worse is layering on a body moisturizer looking for relief only to find your skin is more cracked and irritated than before. So I thought: why not round up the best body lotions for people like me? From lightweight lotions to body butters — these moisturizers are non-comedogenic (that means they won’t break you out). They’re also free of common skin irritants, and some are even fragrance-free. Read on to find the best body lotion for you!

The best body lotions from drugstore brands

La Roche-Posay Lipikar Body Lotion for Normal to Dry Skin

Nivea Essentially Enriched Body Lotion

  • helps to lock in moisture with almond oil, mineral oil, and petrolatum

  • drugstore body lotion with the best value (39¢per ounce)

  • contains synthetic fragrance — not the best for sensitive skin

  • $5.49

Dove Cream Oil Intensive Body Lotion

  • thick, creamy lotion

  • good for extremely dry skin

  • contains synthetic fragrance — not the best for sensitive skin

  • $5.99

Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion with Broad Spectrum SPF 15

  • unscented and free of synthetic fragrance

  • soothes skin with oat extract

  • has SPF 15 — but you should really wear at least SPF 30

  • $8. 79

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The best body butters, lotions, and creams

Glossier Body Hero Daily Perfecting Cream

  • fast-absorbing formula

  • mica gives luminescent finish for glowing skin

  • contains synthetic fragrance — not the best for sensitive skin

  • $22.00

Necessaire The Body Lotion

  • fragrance-free

  • with jojoba, meadowfoam, and sugar cane extract

  • vitamin-rich formula helps fight free radicals

  • $25.00

Korres Body Butter Yoghurt

  • body butter for extremely dry skin

  • with almond, sunflower, and avocado oils

  • contains synthetic fragrance — not the best for sensitive skin

  • $32.00

Jurlique Softening Rose Body Cream

  • body butter with non-greasy formula

  • with shea butter, beeswax, and lavender

  • contains synthetic fragrance — not the best for sensitive skin

  • $39. 00

Beautycounter Body Butter in Citrus Mimosa

  • good for extremely dry skin

  • soothes skin with aloe and chamomile

  • light citrus scent (with no added synthetic fragrance)

  • $39.00

If you’re as much of a skincare geek as I am, you know that everyone’s skin is different. What works for one person might not work for you. That’s why it’s important to get to know your skin and listen to dermatologist-backed research when it comes to choosing your products. I hope my reviews are helpful, but at the end of the day, the best body lotion is the one that works best for you!

Start your free trial (plus shipping and handling)

Speaking of skincare that works for you, let’s give a shoutout to Curology for their dermatologist-lead approach to custom skincare. Fun fact: you can try your first month for free when you sign up for Curology. You’ll receive a custom cream with a mix of 3 ingredients for your unique skin concerns, prescribed to you by an actual medical provider, licensed to practice in your state. And your free trial includes consultations, as well as the option to try our other skincare products, for no extra cost. You’ll just pay $4.95 (plus tax) to cover shipping/handling on your first box. After that, cancel any time, or pick the plan that works for you — no matter what, Curology’s got your back!

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Best Acne Spot Treatments for the Back and Body UK | London Evening Standard

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f you have found that the lockdown period has wreaked havoc on your skin – you are not alone. Breakouts are at an all-time high caused by a whole host of reasons, from stress to lack of sunlight and of course, the consequence of our excessive junk food consumption.

We may be well versed in how to handle facial acne with all the carefully curated lotions and potions to effectively eliminate the average blemish, but what do we do when it comes to our bodies?

The acne that no one wants to talk about seems to always come at the worst time – before a holiday or a big event – and can have a major impact on your confidence.

The back and chest are often the most affected areas and can be some of the most stubborn, long-lasting and challenging to tackle. It is known as folliculitis and occurs in a similar way as it would on your face. As there are pores all over your body, they too can become clogged with excess oil, bacteria and dirt that leads to spots.

What causes back acne?

Lucy Xu, Lead Skin Specialist at London Premier Laser & Skin Clinics reveals that “When oil and dead skin cells become trapped within the follicle, or pore as there more commonly known, it can create a blockage, this blockage in turn forms into a blackhead and can progress to an irritated pimple if bacteria surfaces and it gets infected”.

There are many causes; diet – particularly fatty foods and dairy, stress that causes the glands that produce sebum to go into overdrive, hormones, or medication. It may even come as a result of heavy moisturisers, sunscreen or post-workout where sweaty and tight clothing create an optimum environment for breakouts.

How can I get rid of body acne?

“Wear natural fibres that are breathable (cotton being the preferred choice) and avoid itchy, tight ones” recommends Xu.

“Be sure to change your sheets and pillow cases regularly as these can collect oil, dead skin cells, bacteria and residue from hair, skin and body products. Opt for a moisturiser that’s oil free, like Cetaphil moisturising lotion as this won’t aggravate your bacne”.

Washing your hair more regularly or showering (or use wipes) straight after the gym may be simple fixes but for that pesky bacne, ch-acne or n-acne that just won’t seem to go away, you should look out for products containing salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, glycolic acid or tea tree oil.

Salicylic acid is a BHA (Beta Hydroxy Acid) that acts as a chemical exfoliant to unclog pores deeper than the surface. Benzoyl peroxide dries out the skin and kills bacteria – but may bleach clothing or sheets.

Glycolic acid gently targets the surface layer of your skin to remove dead skin and increase cell turn over. Tea tree oil works as an antiseptic. Scrubs and buffers can be too abrasive and may actually aggravate the spots and make them more inflamed and long-lasting.

Dr Catherine Borysiewicz, Consultant Dermatologist at the Cadogan Clinic advises that “Everyone’s skin will respond in a slightly different way to each of these approaches and getting the right product for you can make a big difference.”

Around your chest and neck, the skin is very delicate and thin and so you need a gentle cleanser that is fragrance-free and does not contain oils or emollients like cocoa or shea butter.

For clearer and smoother skin from head to toe, we’ve gathered the best at home treatments and products to banish body blemishes.

The Best Products to Treat Body Acne

Paula’s Choice 2% BHA Body Spot Exfoliant​

Paula’s Choice’s body care will tackle blemishes of all sorts. The exfoliating body lotion contains BHAs like salicylic acid to fight current and future breakouts. Apply daily to eliminate bumps without drying out the skin. The brand’s body lotion gently exfoliates to leave your skin looking and feeling smooth, even and soft.

Ole Henriksen Lemonade Smoothing Scrub

You’re in for a treat when the warmer weather hits thanks to Ole Henriksen and this game-changing scrub. It is formulated with AHAs, lemon peel and sugar and you can be sure that it has delicious citrus scent. These ingredients act as both a physical and chemical exfoliant to remove dead skin cells and rough patches for a smoother and clearer complexion all over.

Ole Henriksen

Dr Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Exfoliating Body Treatment

Dr Dennis Gross has redesigned his cult Alpha Beta Universal Daily Peel pads to a body towelette. The wipe has been drenched with hydrating and exfoliating benefits through the combination of AHA and BHA acids. Use the pad over your skin to eliminate the appearance of ingrown hairs, and remove the outer layers of dead skin, while also nourishing and brightening.

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ELEMIS [email protected] Body Detox Skin Brush​

With the help of this body brush, you can prevent further breakouts by removing dead skin cells that could clog your pores and cause you to develop spots. It is also linked to a whole host of other benefits, including reducing the appearance of cellulite and boosting circulation around the body. This option from Elemis has a long construction to allow you to reach those hard-to-access places like the middle of your back. It is also fitted with a strap around the head to fit in your hand for ease.

AHA Smart Renewal Body Serum

This body serum from luxury clean beauty label Ren is formulated with AHAs, specifically lactic acid that acts as a gentle exfoliant to remove dead skin cells and improve the texture of your skin. Massage the lightweight product onto clean skin until it is absorbed to leave you with a radiant and luminous all-over glow. It also acts as a boost of hydration for the body with the help of xylitol and probiotic extract that reinforces your skin’s natural barrier and attracts moisture to the skin.

Drunk Elephant Kamili Cream Body Cleanser

Cult skincare label Drunk Elephant’s Body Cleanser acts as a creamy shower wash to help prevent grime and dirt from clogging your pores. It has been crafted with the nourishing combination of passionfruit and amino acids for a real treat to your skin. While cleansing, it works to soothe without drying out your skin. It can be used by all skin types as the pH 5.0 will not irritate sensitive skin.

Pixi Glycolic Body Peel​

Treat your body to the same care and attention that you would your face with this product from Pixi. The peel is formulated with potent doses of glycolic and lactic acid that act as gentle exfoliants to remove dead skin and leave you glowing. The acids are combined with cucumber and aloe vera – renowned for their skin soothing abilities to prevent redness or irritation from occuring as well as witch hazel – an antibacterial that will help you fight against acne. Massage into skin and then rinse away.

Murad Clarifying Body Spray

With the help of salicylic acid in the formula, this body spray is designed to penetrate deeper into your pores to eliminate bacteria and prevent painful lumps and bumps from reoccurring.

Hailed as a miracle formula, you only need to read the endless five star reviews to see that this is a product that really works. The effective solution is housed in a 360 degree bottle so you can treat any area around the body.

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La Roche-Posay Effaclar Purifying Cleansing Gel

Dermatologist recommended product, La Roche-Posay’s Effaclar face and body gel will act as a gentle solution to your body acne woes and is ideal for sensitive skin.

It cleanses the skin, removing dirt, sebum and bacteria that blocks pores and can result in acne without disturbing the body’s natural balance.

Use in tandem with the brand’s Serozinc Spray– a tonic mist that contains only water, healing zinc sulphate and sodium chloride that reduces the appearance of blemishes. It can be used after cleansing or throughout the day to instantly refresh skin.

Malin + Goetz Resurfacing Glycolic Pads

Containing clinical-grade glycolic acid and natural ingredients, these pads work to remove dead skin to revive your complexion in one fell swoop.

As part of your anti-acne routine, the gentle treatment should be applied on to the affected area for 20 minutes and then rinsed off to leave your skin looking shiny and new.

Tea Tree Skin Clearing Body Wash

Introduce this daily wash into your shower routine to make the most out of the antiseptic properties of tea tree oil. The brand uses Community Trade tea tree oil from the foothills of Mount Kenya that works to reduce body acne with every wash.

CeraVe SA Smoothing Cream

Cult US pharmacy label CeraVe is best known for its dermatological and technological expertise, which they apply in the form of this moisturising cream to help you tackle body acne.

Formulated with salicylic and lactic acid, it works from the get-go to clear bumpy skin, while hydrating at the same time. It is also helpful for Keratosis Pilaris.

Mario Badescu AHA Botanical Body Soap

Hailed as a body acne hero product, the body wash from Mario Badescu uses fresh fruit extracts like papaya and grapefruit combined with Ginseng, and Linden to thoroughly cleanse skin and remove dead cells.

Use as a daily wash to maximise the benefits of the revitalising ingredients.

Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish Body & Gentle Mitt Cleanser

The cult Liz Earle Hot Cloth Cleanser is offered in a full body variation that comes kitted out with an exfoliating mitt.

Containing pure plant oils like sunflower seed, apricot kernel and rice bran, it works to nourish while leaving skin feeling smooth and soft.

Verdict:

This scientifically-backed 2% BHA Body Spot Exfoliant from Paula’s Choice is both kind to skin and extremely effective in reducing body acne. It is a gentle exfoliant that transforms bumpy skin, leaving it even, smooth and soft.

90,000 Five inexpensive remedies for problem skin

In our selection, we present the five best budget remedies that are effective for acne, irritation and redness, and which, at the same time, are either at home or at your nearest pharmacy.

Chlorhexidine

One of the most effective anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial medicines. Has a drying effect, which helps to get rid of small acne and skin inflammation.Apply on a cotton pad, then wipe the surface of the face.

Levomekol

This ointment has a wide spectrum of action: it reduces inflammation, has a wound healing effect and inhibits the growth of bacteria. It can be used to treat burns, acne, acne, irritation and to heal wounds.

Salicylic ointment

Salicylic acid is one of the most popular treatments for acne, and therefore is included in most anti-acne cosmetics. It is because of this that it is recommended to fight blackheads and acne with this ointment. Salicylic ointment should be applied every evening to problem areas of the skin.

Hydrogen peroxide

A pharmacy that is available to almost any housewife, most use peroxide as a disinfection of wounds. But besides this, this remedy can be used to treat blackheads. To do this, you need to apply a small amount of hydrogen peroxide to the problem area of ​​the skin, as it helps to loosen the pores and cleanses the skin of impurities.

Calendula tincture

Most often, calendula tincture is used as a lotion for wiping the face. Can be used either neat or diluted with water in a 1/1 ratio. Thanks to the action of calendula, the skin dries out, which is why acne and blackheads disappear faster.

Acne and acne remedies

Problem skin, acne

Poor skin condition, pimples are not only a problem of adolescence. Often, a completely mature person can also observe various problems. The search begins immediately for a remedy for acne on the face that will help to cope with everything at once. But there is no one-size-fits-all drug. The solution to this problem must be approached in an integrated manner. The online store “Avocado” will help you with this, where cosmetics for the care of problem skin are presented in a huge assortment.

Why problems arise

Various skin rashes arise from both external and internal causes.The epidermis is able to withstand most external influences, if they are not excessive in nature, and are simply corrected with the help of a remedy for problem skin. It is much harder and longer to deal with internal causes.

The main factors are called by experts as follows:

  • hormonal disruption;
  • heredity;
  • 90,057 disturbances in the work of the gastrointestinal tract;

  • decreased local immunity;
  • allergy.

In people under the age of 20, hormonal factors are associated with adolescence, when the period of formation of the hormonal system passes. Also, hormonal causes include rashes in women during the premenstrual period. In adulthood, increased testosterone levels can be the cause of poor skin.

In addition to general immunity, the epidermis has its own immune cells, the failure of which under the influence of ultraviolet radiation, improperly selected cosmetics, nutritional disorders and bad habits can lead to rashes and other problems.

The hereditary factor can also cause various skin pathologies. For example, disorders of the sebaceous glands, the pathological composition of sebum in one of the parents may manifest itself in a child.

Diseases of the stomach and intestines are very often manifested by skin problems. The thing is that the skin is not only a protective shell, but also an excretory organ. When food stagnates in the gastrointestinal tract, it rots, and toxins are formed, which are also excreted through the skin, as a result, food poisoning occurs, and foci of inflammation are formed.

Regular fast food also leads to disruptions in the digestive system, and also stimulates the production of sebum, which can trigger acne.

Allergic reactions of the body in most cases are manifested by rashes, inflammation, itching of the skin. Anything can cause such a condition: from any food product, to a weather phenomenon, and even facial cosmetics for acne. Therefore, manufacturers produce hypoallergenic products, and experts recommend testing the products in a small area before using them fully.

Some cosmetologists determine the problem in the body according to the localization of the rash:

  • on the chin – a sign of hormonal disruptions and diseases in the reproductive system of women;
  • on the bridge of the nose – appear with liver dysfunction and an excessive amount of toxins that this organ can no longer cope with;
  • on the cheeks – problems with the lungs, especially as a result of smoking;
  • on the forehead – abuse of spicy and fatty foods, disruption of the gastrointestinal tract.

Our company presents a large selection of products for all types of skin and the fight against a variety of pathological conditions.

How to take care of problem skin

The most correct decision in the event of serious pathologies is to contact a specialist who can find out the cause of this condition. Eliminating factors is a major step towards recovery. Then, you will be individually prescribed the drugs, the chosen treatment methods, and the care measures.

Mild rashes and inflammations are usually simply treated with acne and pimples on the face. They should be antibacterial, gentle, and regular washing.

The hormonal nature of the rash requires only a visit to a doctor who can prescribe medications to correct the amount of hormones secreted.

If allergy is the cause, then it is urgent to stop the action of the allergen. The use of antihistamines, sorbents, steroid and non-steroidal ointments is shown, depending on the method of penetration and the type of allergen.

Various cosmetic procedures can also be prescribed:

  • dermis cleaning;
  • cryotherapy;
  • ozone therapy.

One of the essential items in the successful fight against rashes is diet therapy.

What do dermatologists recommend to ensure proper care of a problem face:

  • Give up regular soap and give preference to foams, gels for washing;
  • be sure to use a tonic;
  • Apply masks of chamomile, lavender, calendula, celandine, white clay;
  • observe personal hygiene;
  • to protect the dermis from ultraviolet radiation, including the use of creams with a sun filter;
  • use scrub peels;
  • Hair, especially oily, collect in a ponytail.

Cosmetologists strongly advise against dealing with pimples and manual face cleansing at home on their own. Extrusion involves the correct preparation and implementation of a number of preliminary procedures, which are very difficult to carry out without a specialist. You can get an infection, injure your skin, and then you can develop a serious infection and leave deep scars.

Also, if you have rashes, inflammations, then it is better to refuse preparations containing high concentrations of alcohol.

When choosing cosmetic products, you need to carefully read the purpose. If you see “For all skin types”, then this does not apply to the affected skin. Here we mean three types of healthy skin (dry, oily, combination). For skin with pathological changes, these funds are not suitable. You need to select bottles with a special purpose, where a specific type of action is indicated.

In a cosmetic bag, you must definitely have a cleanser, spot applicator, make-up remover, tonic lotion.

If you are in doubt with the choice, you can contact our specialists for help. You will be given free consultations and will take your order over the phone if you cannot make a purchase online.

Cosmetics for problem skin – types

Our store offers the best cosmetic products from the most famous and proven global brands, which are trusted by consumers all over the world.

Manufacturers produce products for acne and blackheads on the face in different forms, convenient for use and solving any problems:

  • scrub;
  • cream;
  • foam;
  • mask;
  • peeling.

Thanks to the variety of products, you can independently organize high-quality skin care and fight rashes, redness, inflammation, comedones and other pathologies that do not require medical treatment.

The best remedies for acne on the face

The catalog of the online store “Avocado” presents companies that are in the top ten, their products provide the most effective care for problem skin.

These brands include:

  • URIAGE;
  • Avene;
  • Bioderma;
  • La Roche-Posay etc.

URIAGE products are renowned for a huge number of different products for the fight against dermal diseases. But buyers are especially noted for acne on the face with spot application. The paste helps to speed up the ripening process of pimples, dries out and is consumed very slowly, which is especially beneficial for consumers.Made from natural ingredients with thermal water.

High-quality skin care for acne is impossible without a line of non-comedogenic, hypoallergenic, moisturizing and restoring products from Avene. They do not clog pores, relieve inflammation and help epidermal cells regenerate during aggressive acne treatments.

Bioderma is renowned for its skincare products, which are especially popular with customers. Cosmetics for daily care with convenient dispensers, hypoallergenic and cleans pores well.

Correcting creams La Roche-Posay are excellent products for matting the dermis, reducing pronounced imperfections and preventing their new formation. Prevents comedones and lightens acne. Can be used as a makeup base.

How to apply acne remedy on face

It is important not only to correctly choose a remedy for acne on the face and to treat pimples, but also to apply it correctly.

First of all, it is necessary to strictly follow the recommendations of cosmetologists who will prescribe the necessary preparations and tell in what order they should be applied.

Also pay attention to the packaging of the goods. Manufacturers always put instructions on the correct use of each substance, in which their action will be most effective.

Strictly follow the hygiene, all manipulations should be carried out only with clean skin without makeup, otherwise, instead of eliminating inflammation and pimples, you will get an even bigger problem, spreading the infection over the entire surface.

Do not violate the recommendations for the amount and time of application of funds.If a point use of the drug is required, then this is how it should be applied, otherwise you risk burning healthy areas of the dermis and aggravating the pathology. Also, do not exceed the time allotted for application, you will not get the best effect, but you can harm.

Price for face acne remedy

The catalog of our site contains only high-quality medical cosmetics for the face against acne and other skin problems at an affordable price.

Such products are slightly more expensive than conventional cosmetics, but the cost is fully justified by the positive effect they have on the epidermis.And it will definitely cost less than visiting salon procedures.

As a rule, problem skin does not pose a threat to human life, but it brings a lot of psychological troubles and reduces the quality of life. Our company offers to quickly solve this problem. You will be able to restore the aesthetic condition of the skin, get a healthy, radiant look, and significantly increase your self-esteem. You just need to visit our website and order the necessary goods. Our experts will send your purchase to any place in Ukraine as soon as possible.

90,000 Best Body Lotions – 2020 Ranking – TOP-8

To maintain the beauty and youth of your body, use the “right” moisturizers. They are especially relevant after taking a shower or bath, when there is a feeling of tightness, dryness. The best texture, quick absorption, pleasant aroma and a feeling of comfort are offered by lotions. The assortment of cosmetics is full of a variety of brands, lines. In order not to get confused, the top list of the 8 best body lotions compiled by the Expert’s Choice team will come to the rescue.

Rating of body lotions

Safe, effective products are offered by both imported brands and Russian manufacturers. Having studied the indicators of demand, we found the most popular lines, after which we evaluated the products for a number of criteria:

  • Formula – the presence of natural, synthetic components, proportions;
  • Purpose – nutrition, moisturizing, perfumed, self-tanning products;
  • Derma type – for dry, sensitive, oily, combination skin;
  • Profile – cosmetics, dermatocosmetics, medicine;
  • Texture – density, lightness, absorption rate, no stickiness;
  • Fragrance – whether or not there is a fragrance, how the smell is revealed on the body;
  • Area of ​​application – body, face, hands or a universal version;
  • Effect – how soon it occurs, how long it lasts;
  • Packaging – bottle, volume, presence of a dispenser, design design;
  • Safety – hypoallergenic, whether there are aggressive substances.

The result of the large-scale work of our team was a review of 8 top offers of various famous brands. For convenience, we have divided the rating into 4 categories – moisturizers, nourishing, perfumes and cosmetics with a self-tanning effect. And thanks to customer reviews, they emphasized the pros and cons of each nominee.

The best moisturizing body lotions

The purpose of these products is to normalize and support dry, flaky and premature aging skin.This is possible in the presence of moisturizing, softening components that regulate the hydrobalance. Prefer oil-based or water-based products, avoid alcohol-based products.

Barnangen courting

The first nominee is presented by the Swedish premium company Barnangen. Herbal body lotion targets dry, normal dermis. It not only moisturizes, but also increases the firmness and elasticity of soft tissues. The lightweight texture absorbs quickly, leaving the body feeling velvety.Packaging – a bottle with a vacuum dispenser containing 400 ml of the product.

The active formula includes a complex of 5% “Cold Cream” – a combination of glycerin, allantoin, beeswax, sunflower oil. These components form a protective film, increasing the barrier function of the epidermis. Additional ingredients – oat milk, cloudberry and chamomile extract, shea butter. Dermatological studies confirm safety and efficacy.

Advantages:

  • Premium brand;
  • Natural base;
  • Versatility;
  • Large bottle volume;
  • Lightweight, fast-absorbent texture;
  • Enhancing the protective functions of the dermis.

Disadvantages:

  • Peculiar smell;
  • Not for oily skin.

It is better to apply this composition after hygienic procedures on clean, dry skin with massage movements. The texture does not leave a sticky, oily sheen feeling. Despite the inability to control the flow rate, the dispenser tube reaches the very bottom.

CeraVe

Popular according to reviews, a moisturizing body lotion from a brand belonging to the L’Oréal concern.Designed for dry, very dry dermis in need of intense but delicate hydration. The unique formula guarantees active action for 24 hours. The basis is hyaluronic acid, which retains moisture in soft tissues, normalizes the hydrobalance.

The second important ingredient is ceramides, they are identical to skin lipids, providing its barrier properties, improving the disturbed state. The product belongs to pharmacy cosmetics, it has undergone dermatological studies, proving the hypoallergenicity of the ingredients.The consistency is a liquid cream without perfume. The vacuum pump bottle contains 236 ml.

Advantages:

  • Pharmacy product;
  • Hyaluronic acid + 3 ceramides;
  • Free of parabens, sulfates;
  • Light texture;
  • Skin immunity enhancement, tightening;
  • Economical consumption.

Disadvantages:

  • Odor;
  • Presence of silicones.

This is a real salvation for skin suffering from chapping, peeling, irritation.Some customers do not recommend applying on the face. But “CeraVe” copes with moisturizing the body, and also increases the barrier functions. Despite the presence of silicone, it only improves the texture, its absorbency.

The best nourishing body lotions

These products are distinguished not only by their nourishing, moisturizing, but often antibacterial properties. They are recommended for oily type of dermis with rashes, clogged pores. The components non-aggressively cleanse, deeply nourish, normalize the work of the sebaceous glands.The alcohol base is suitable for the warm season, the oil base for the frost. We have selected the most popular products from a huge assortment.

SeaCare Body Lotion with Dead Sea Minerals and Natural Oils

An Israeli brand specializing in anti-aging cosmetics based on natural oils, valuable minerals from the Dead Sea. The nominee in question is distinguished by an enriched formula – a combination of natural extracts, oils, minerals. The light, quickly absorbing texture has an unobtrusive, soothing scent.A 400 ml bottle with a convenient dispenser lasts for a long time.

Dead Sea minerals heal skin diseases, remove toxins. Aloe Vera extract – a component of a wide profile, soothes, disinfects, heals the dermis. Olive oil is an antioxidant that protects against ultraviolet radiation. Shea butter nourishes and softens. Dermosoft® GMCY herbal extract combines antimicrobial and moisturizing properties.

Advantages:

  • Enriched formula;
  • Nutrition, hydration;
  • Anti-aging effect;
  • Hypoallergenic;
  • Comfortable texture;
  • Economical consumption.

Disadvantages:

  • Aroma “for an amateur”;
  • Tight dispenser.

Formula free of sulfates, parabens, mineral oils, propylene glycol, silicones, petrolatum. In addition to nutrition, hydration, the product prevents age-related changes. The product meets the standards of the Israel Association of Cosmetics Manufacturers.

Bepanten Derma nourishing

The popular German brand Bayer offers a therapeutic profile that will help even with atopic dermatitis.Its feature is a high concentration of panthenol – vitamin B5, which restores not only the outer, but also the inner layer of the dermis by activating the regeneration processes, as well as the dose of lipids (29%) – it supports the barrier functions.

An additional ingredient is the “Hydroviton” complex – a bunch of glycerin, urea, allantoin, amino acids, lactate and other substances. All of them retain moisture, soften, maintain hydrobalance. Each ingredient is dermatologically tested.The texture is dense with a pleasant aroma, it quickly penetrates the skin. The volume of the bottle is 200 ml.

Advantages:

  • Long-term moisturizing;
  • High concentration of panthenol, lipids;
  • Deeply nourishing complex “Hydroviton”;
  • No stickiness;
  • Compact, convenient packaging;
  • Approved for diabetics, allergy sufferers.

Disadvantages:

  • Small bottle volume;
  • Price.

The nutritional composition must be applied all over the body after hygiene procedures. You can buy the product at the pharmacy, it is allowed even for a sensitive type of dermis, for application on the face.

The best perfumed body lotions

Fans of perfume may not part with their favorite scent; for this, cosmetics manufacturers produce “bath lines” of famous brands. This is a combination of a lotion with a fragrant veil, where, in addition to moisturizing and nourishing, the product promises a lasting perfume scent that fully unfolds on the body.The Expert’s choice prepared the most interesting lineups of 2020.

“Guerlain” Les Delices de Bain Perfumed Body Lotion

Perfumed product from an elite French brand promises not only comprehensive body skin care, but also giving it a musky-citrus scent. The velvety texture soothes dry skin with a moisturizing effect. The 200 ml bottle attracts attention with its exquisite design in the style of “Bee Bottle”. The unisex fragrance will suit both women and men.

The Les Délices de Bain line shimmers with notes of refreshing bergamot, delicate orange blossom, sweet almond, enveloping vanilla, musk and woody accents. The cosmetic product softens and gives elasticity after the first application. Moisturizing Ingredients – Vitamin E, Glycerin. The texture resembles milk.

Advantages:

  • Vitamin and mineral cocktail;
  • Ultra light, creamy texture;
  • Strengthening lipid protection;
  • Giving velvety texture;
  • Floral, citrus notes;
  • Bottle design.

Disadvantages:

  • Price;
  • Fast flow rate.

Regular use guarantees moisture retention and hydrobalance. Apply a milky texture to the cleansed, dry dermis. The composition contains alcohol, therefore, frequent procedures are not recommended for a very dry sensitive type of epidermis.

Avon Luck

Perfumed Avon body lotion, which completely duplicates the perfume with the same name “Luck”.It is a composition of sweet, fruity and spicy notes. The nominee is included in the rating due to the persistence of the aroma up to 5-6 hours. Packaging – 150 ml soft tube, soft creamy consistency, it is easily absorbed into the skin, leaving no oily sheen or stickiness.

What does regular use promise? It is gentle care and moisturizing without clogging pores, fast absorption and drying, velvety body. There are no special caring components here, the highlight is the original floral-fruity aroma.Due to its light texture, the lotion is well distributed and is consumed slowly. One bottle can last for 1-3 months.

Advantages:

  • Packaging design;
  • Original long-lasting fragrance;
  • Easy distribution;
  • Moisturizing, softening;
  • Economical consumption;
  • Inexpensive.

Disadvantages:

  • Parabens in the composition;
  • Not for very dry skin.

Classic product for additional hydration of normal, dry-prone dermis.With pronounced problems, its properties will not be enough. Not suitable for owners of a sensitive type, as the formula contains parabens. But at its cost, it’s a worthwhile proposition.

The best self-tanning body lotions

A chocolate shade and silky skin can promise a self-tanning body lotion. The composition of such cosmetics is supplemented with a small amount of dyes. Thanks to this, the risks of an uneven shade are minimal, it is possible to regulate its intensity.Also, the pigment is quite easy to wash off. The Expert’s Choice recommends 2 leaders in their category.

Dove Summer glow

Self-tanning lotion from the German company “Unilever”, with which you can give dark skin a natural bronze shade, shimmering radiance. It includes a complex of natural nutritional components “DeepCare Complex” (oils and esters), it intensively moisturizes, nourishes, makes the dermis smooth and silky. The components act on the stratum corneum, gradually increasing the radiance of the tanned skin.

The product is designed for normal, dry type of epidermis. The resulting shade looks natural without reddishness. It has been dermatologically tested before being released on the market. In the future, the self-tanning effect is washed off gradually, evenly, without streaks. The composition does not leave stains, streaks on clothes. The bottle contains 250 ml of dense consistency with a light aroma.

Advantages:

  • Excellent shade without yellowness;
  • Convenient streak-free application;
  • No stains on clothes;
  • Pleasant aroma;
  • Lasting effect;
  • Price.

Disadvantages:

  • Poor moisture;
  • Stickiness immediately after application.

Correct application is essential for a successful result. Special gloves have been developed for products with a self-tanning effect. The product must be rubbed thoroughly, shading the boundaries of application. After this 3-4 hours contact with water should be avoided. The result lasts up to 4 days.

St. Moriz Professional Tanning Lotion Dark

English brand “St.Moriz “offers the tinting” Autobronzant “. The dark brown bottle contains 250 ml of the product. The polysaccharide component dihydroxyacetone (DHA), the most effective sunscreen additive, is responsible for the dark pigment coloring. On contact with the epidermis, this substance promotes the production of melanin in the stratum corneum.

There are 2 shades to choose from – Medium, Dark. The lotion itself is dark, already during application, you can control the shade, whether it is evenly distributed.The product is not suitable for overdried flaky skin, in which case peeling or scrubbing is necessary. The resulting bronze tone lasts for 1-2 weeks. The darker your tan is, the more often you need to apply the lotion.

Advantages:

  • Pronounced tanning effect;
  • Masking skin imperfections;
  • Fast result;
  • Durability;
  • Neutral aroma;
  • Large volume.

Disadvantages:

  • Difficult to scrub if necessary;
  • Requirements for application.

This is an intensive self-tanning lotion for face and body for experienced girls in the application of such products. It is necessary to distribute evenly and quickly so that there are no streaks and streaks, be sure to wear gloves and only after peeling, scrubbing the body.

How to choose a body lotion

The key to well-groomed young skin is the right choice of cosmetics. The lotion is a thick leave-in product with a light consistency, easily perceived by any type of dermis. We recommend that you pay attention to what components the composition includes, what effect and aroma it promises, for what type of dermis and the season of the year it is suitable.

Composition

A definite plus of cosmetics is the predominance of natural ingredients in the composition. If you notice the presence of chemicals, for example, sulfates, parabens, treat the product with caution so as not to face allergies and irritation.

Effect

When choosing care cosmetics, pay attention to the effects promised by the manufacturer. Lotions can be moisturizing, for deep nourishment, getting rid of blemishes and cellulite, anti-aging, perfumed, as well as special self-tanning products.

Skin type

Manufacturers must indicate on the label the purpose of the product for a specific type of epidermis. For very dry, sensitive, natural formulas with delicate action are needed. A standard humidifier is sufficient for dry and normal, but no alcohol. Fatty is recommended formulations with alcohol, drying components.

Fragrance

Most girls buy such products not only to moisturize, but also to give the body a pleasant scent. Therefore, the wrong choice of scent can significantly spoil the impression of leaving.Pay attention to the composition, whether there is a fragrance in it, find out in advance exactly how it smells.

Season

In the summer, use alcohol-based or water-based lotions, it is good if they have protective UV filters. In winter, products based on nutritious oils are appropriate, providing intensive hydration and prevention of chapping. For the off-season, dermatologists advise delicate care.

Which body lotion is better

All 12 nominees demonstrate good composition, effectiveness, health safety.What to buy from this is a purely individual question, it depends on personal preferences and capabilities. Comparing the strengths and weaknesses of each product, Vyborexperta.ru recommends:

  • CeraVe – a pharmacy product with ceramides and hyaluronic acid for moisturizing, protecting, tightening the epidermis;
  • SeaCare Body Lotion with Dead Sea Minerals and Natural Oils – anti-aging, hypoallergenic body lotion with olive oil, minerals, herbal extracts;
  • “Guerlain” Les Delices de Bain Perfumed Body Lotion – vitamin and mineral product for enhancing the immunity of the epidermis;
  • St.Moriz Professional Tanning Lotion Dark is an intense, long-lasting self-tanning product that lasts up to 2 weeks.