An ultra nourishing beauty staple, the colder months are the perfect time of year to get on board. Skin tends to dry up in winter, so adding a few drops of body oil to your beauty routine is a great way to inject some much-needed moisture to parched skin. For best results, apply immediately after your bath or shower to really seal in the moisture.
But even in the summer months, incorporating body oil into your moisturising routine can be wise. It will ensure you skin stays hydrated, plus make your skin look healthy and glowing. A body oil will give you a sleek sheen that you can't get with a moisturiser - and it's not just for your skin.
The new generation of body oils have come a long way since the 80s and 90s - there is now a body oil for each skin type and need. Our favourites include body oils with anti-ageing properties, body oils to help you sleep and body oils to firm up skin and aid weight loss – yes, really!
Whatever your skin concern and budget, there’s a perfect body oil waiting to hydrate and treat your skin. Many body oils can also be used on hair and nails, to protect against the daily elements and blistering winter wind. Why not try applying over your golden (fake tan) for goddess-worthy skin? Or adding a few drops to your hand cream for smoother hands.
Body oils really are a great all-rounder that’s worth investing in. But this multi-purpose beauty buy doesn’t have to break the bank. We’ve found nourishing body oils for every budget, and because you only need a few drops to benefit, your bottle will last.
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