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Burt’s Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream takes care of some of the most painful dry spots of the season: cuticles. It even smells like lemon and strengthens your nails.
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Promising review: “Our hands are always dry and cracked from how many times we have to wash our hands and use hand sanitizer. Everyone who has been using the product correctly has completely soft, smooth, beautiful cuticles.” — NurseV
Jergens Ultra Healing Extra Dry Skin Lotion has a special illuminating complex to keep your skin not just hydrated, but glowing, too.
This no-joke moisturizer is made to penetrate five layers of skin, so it doesn’t just cake on top.
Aveeno Stress Relief Moisturizing Lotion soothes both your skin and your mind, thanks to its relaxing lavender and chamomile scent, as you move through your end of day–ritual.
Promising review: “Calming starts with the light scent. It spreads evenly, covers nicely, and does not disappear in an hour as most others do — 24 hours later, my skin is still beautifully soft and moistened… I’ve never used a lotion that works as well or keeps as long as this one and I truly hope it remains available to us. I’m very pleased with this!” — Sanspur
Jergens Wet Skin Moisturizer works its magic before you towel-dry, which means you get even more time in the heated comfort of your shower.
Not only does this soften when your skin’s at its most hydrated, but it also cuts down moisturizing time since you can knock it out in-shower.
Tree Hut Shea Sugar Scrub exfoliates while adding hydration, a rare duo for body scrubs. Slough off all those dulling dead skin cells and then moisturize with the shea butter, avocado oil, and sweet almond oil in this scrub.
Promising review: “First tried this scrub about a year ago, which was also my first Tree Hut product and it introduced me into a world of sheatastic smells and healthy skin! I don’t think I can ever look back. Almond + Honey is my ALL TIME FAV!” — jpdenaro
Lubriderm Intense Dry Skin Repair Lotion maintains moisture for a full day (and is clinically proven to do so), so no winter chill is a match for this formula.
The way this lotion works is partially by improving the skin’s barrier, so it’ll work so your skin better retains hydration over time, too.
Nivea Foaming Oil Body Wash cleanses your skin no-problem, while also vanishing dryness. It even lightly foams on contact for a gentle wash.
Promising review: “I really love this body wash. I have very dry skin, especially in the winter. The first time I used this I was hooked because it made my skin not only so soft, but the itchy skin went away the first time I used it. It does not leave my skin greasy, just extremely soft and glowy. It also does not leave the tub oily or slippery.” — Nicole
SheaMoisture Bath Sugar Cubes retain the skin’s natural water content with 100% virgin coconut oil, so think of them as an ultra-luscious bath bomb. They won’t strip your skin like a lot of traditional bath salts.
While you only really need two cubes to get your bath ready, plop in an extra one for a little bit more of a hydrating boost.
Neutrogena Rainbath Shower/Bath Gel dissolves into a rich and creamy lather that cleanses and moisturizes your skin in one, deliciously scented swoop.
You can use it on a loofah, a washcloth, or just your hands. And the scent’s so good, you’ll want to run it under running water and take a bath in it (which is why it also works as a bath gel).
Vermont’s Bag Balm goes all-over, so you don’t have to think twice before you slather it on. It can literally go from head-to-toe (yes, even your face and lips) to relieve dry, cracked skin.
If this moisturizer seems a little old-school, it’s because it’s withstood the test of time. And since it comes in an eight-ounce tin, you’ll always have some spare left over and ready to go.
Nivea Creme Moisture Moisturizing Body Wash moisturizes with the same key ingredients as the O.G. Nivea cream, so it’s like a lotion and a body wash in one.
Promising review: “Nivea has good products. The bath wash is creamy and smooth. A little of it goes a long way and it not only cleans well, it rinses off easily.” — yzzub103
Gold Bond Overnight Deep Moisturizing Lotion soothes any end-of-day dryness. Whether it’s the moisturizing hyaluronic acid or the melatonin in the product, it’ll get your body and mind ready for bed.
Promising review: “I have used it a couple of times a day every day for about two weeks and I am in shock. It is not heavy, has a very pleasant smell, and works like magic! My hands felt immediate relief! I don’t know what they did in this product but it is life changing and so affordable!” — jdobbyn
Palmer’s Skin Therapy Oil locks in moisture on your face. And since this one comes with vitamin C, it evens out skin tone, too.
Promising review: “I started to use this instead of a similar much more expensive product. I love the way this makes my skin feel. I often buy two to make sure I won’t run out.” — Barbara
Neutrogena Moisturizing Body Oil sinks right into your skin. It’s a dry oil, which means no matter where you put it, it won’t leave a greasy residue.
If you’re big on dry brushing, try putting a few drops of this body oil on your brush before scrubbing. The exfoliation makes it absorb even better than it already does.
Dr Teal’s Epsom Salt Soaking Solution with Coconut Oil calms muscle aches and pains with Epsom Salt. The coconut oil is just an added moisturizing bonus.
Promising review: “Great for soaking in tub after a long day at work to relieve tired and sore body. The coconut really adds a nice fragrance to the bath. Noticebly soft skin afterwards.” — MichelleMP
Dove Body Wash Mousse with Coconut Oil (noticing a hot ingredient here?) leaves your skin moisturized after the shower, too. You can even use it as a shaving cream.
Why make shaving more complicated than it needs to be? This will keep your skin clean and moisturized for that post-shave glow.
Everyone Lavender and Coconut Handsoap smells great *and* the coconut helps leave your hands super soft, even if you wash with hot water.
Washing your hands in the winter really helps avoid getting sick, so don’t let dry skin get in the way of doing it often.
Eucerin Advanced Repair Cream strengthens your skin’s barrier, with ceramides, both moisturizing the skin and making it more resilient to the elements.
This formula’s even fragrance free, which makes it a good fit for not just dry skin, but sensitive skin, too.
Aquaphor Advanced Therapy Ointment Body Spray mists on for quick absorption, but it’s also fragrance-free and hypoallergenic for sensitive skin types.
Spray this on right after towel-drying from the shower to keep moisture from evaporating out of your skin.
SheaMoisture African Black Bar Soap soothes troubled skin, which, let’s face it, is almost everyone in the winter months. It also has moisturizing shea butter.
Promising review: “I love this soap, it makes your body feel really soft. I use it in the shower every morning. As long as you keep the soap on a dry surface the soap last me six weeks or longer. Also it is the best lathering soap.” — Ladybug
OGX Coconut Coffee Body Scrub promotes supple skin while moisturizing with coconut oil. It even smells like coffee, so it’s just as invigorating as it is hydrating.
Don’t be afraid to let the scrub linger for a bit, as the caffeine will energize your skin while the coconut oil moisturizes.
AmLactin Ultra Smoothing Intensely Hydrating Cream smooths out rougher areas while heavily moisturizing all-over. It’s perfect for bumpy areas thanks to the exfoliating lactic acid in the formula.
Promising review: “The product is amazing. My grown son was told to try Amlactin for his cracked hands. I started using it after I saw the results he got. Two of my coworkers bought it after they saw how well it worked for me. This is the first winter I haven’t had cracked hands.” — Lovemypup
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Body Gel Cream softens with a non-greasy finish in the winter, thanks to the oil-free hyaluronic acid, which helps draw in water.
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Since hyaluronic acid holds up to 1000 times its weight in water, this will make sure to seal and soothe without a lot of the heavy oils other moisturizers rely on.
Everyone 3-in-1 Lotion in Apricot and Vanilla locks in moisture from top to bottom, literally. It works on your hands, on your body, and on your face. Plus, it has a great scent.
The ingredients are pretty clean, too: there are no parabens or synthetic fragrances and they don’t use animal testing.
Burt’s Bees Nourishing Bar Soap draws in hydrating factors with honey and seals them in with shea butter. The nutrient-rich botanicals will also help defend your skin, too.
Promising review: “I have used Burt Bee’s products for years, and so I was extra excited to try this soap. The soap smells amazing, and it’s very moisturizing on the skin. I actually have even used this product for shaving when in a bind, and it’s worked perfectly so it’s definitely moisturizing enough for that.” — Sim07
OGX Argan oil of Morocco Hydrating Body Wash treats the skin the way an argan oil treatment treats your hair. It even has silk proteins to really boost the radiance factor.
Promising review: “I used Argan oil of Morocco body wash for the first time today, and I absolutely LOVE it! It leaves your skin so soft, and it stays with you all day. I used to have to use lotion right after my shower. But thanks to argan oil, I no longer need to. I highly recommend this body wash!” — Suzi
Calgon Moisturizing Bubble Bath brings both the fun of your childhood bubble baths and the benefits of a skin treatment, thanks to ingredients like shea butter.
Plus, the reviews say the scent is *divine*.
The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.
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