5 favorites for everyday skincare

This article was originally published in August 2014

Nourish dry summer skin with body lotions that use ingredients from nature. You’ll find an array of gentle, hydrating options in our health and body care department that’ll leave your skin feeling silky smooth.


Desert Essence Hand and Body Lotion

This lotion hydrates and softens skin using various combinations of organic jojoba oil, coconut oil, shea butter and vitamin E, without leaving a greasy residue. Choose from an assortment of luscious scents, including Coconut Lime, Spicy Vanilla Chai and Sweet Almond (scents vary by store).

Alaffia Everyday Shea Moisturizing Body Lotion

Made with certified fair trade, unrefined shea butter that’s handcrafted at a cooperative in Togo, West Africa, this intensive moisturizing lotion is designed for everyday use. Lemongrass and shea leaf extracts combine with shea butter to protect and soothe. Available Unscented or in Lavender.

Acure Body Lotion

Whether you have super dry skin, are looking to firm up your skin or want a calming formula to help you decompress, this line has lotions geared for specific results. Choose from blends like Cocoa Butter + CoQ10 Ultra-Hydrating Body Lotion and Mandarin Orange + Moroccan Argan Stem Cell Advanced Triple Moisture System Body Lotion.

Wild Carrot Herbals Borage Butter Cream

Designed for the most sensitive of skin, this cream is locally produced in Enterprise, Oregon. Its key ingredient is borage, an anti-inflammatory that can aid conditions ranging from arthritis to eczema. A dash of green myrtle and blue Moroccan chamomile essential oils help calm inflamed and reactive skin.

Spectrum Essentials Organic Coconut Oil

Sometimes simple is best. Containing pure certified organic coconut oil (and nothing else), this product moisturizes and soothes and is delicate enough to be used around the eyes and face.

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