Nourishing Body Oils That Will Keep Your Skin Silky Soft This Winter


It is officially the dark days of winter which means that keeping our skin moisturised is one of our top priorities. It is time to fill up our bathrooms cupboards with rich, nourishing products. You probably already have a sizeable collection of body lotions, but they aren’t your only option. Body oils provide serious moisture to dry skin. Do not be put off by the thought that they will be greasy and your clothes will stick to them. The majority of body oils are fast-absorbing and will not leave that tell tale greasy residue on your skin you can get with some lotions. Here are 10 nourishing body oils that will keep your skin silky soft this winter.

Dove Derma Spa Goodness Body Oil Forget the trip to the fancy spa? Well just use this body oil instead, it is Dove's first spa-like collection which aims to provide you with a spa like experience in the comfort of your home. It contains omega oil and cell-moisturisers which will transform your dry skin and provide you with for even-looking, luminous skin, that feels velvety soft.

Priced at £9.99

Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Body Oil Neutrogena’s Norwegian formula has a cult following for a reason. The range is gentle but effective. This body oil is formulated with sesame oil. It is surprisingly lightweight and provides lots of hydration without any stickiness.

Priced at £7.99

Palmer’s Coconut Oil Formula Body Oil Coconut oil is a hero ingredient. This formula contains ethically and sustainably sourced coconut oil as well as Tahitian monoï oil. Apply a bit to your body and it will keep your skin hydrated for up to 24 hours.

Priced at £7.00

Argan 5 + Dry Oil Confused about what a dry oil is exactly? It’s an oil that absorbs quickly into the skin without leaving a greasy residue. As you have probably guessed, this one contains argan oil, which is rich in omega fatty acids and antioxidants, plus five other oils including Baobab, Kukui, Moringa and Sacha Inci.

Priced at £14.99

Superdrug Vitamin E Creamy Body Oil If you love your body lotion, but just wish it was a little richer, try this one. The fast-absorbing formula combines shea butter, apricot oil, horse chestnut and a range of vitamins to keep your skin soft and supple.

Priced at £3.99

Good Things Spa Argan Body Oil There are lots of different oils to choose from, but you cannot go wrong with argan oil. This one also contains vitamin and sweet almond oil to nourish your body. Scaly skin will be a thing of the past.

Priced at £4.99

Elemis Japanese Camellia Body Oil Asian skincare is massive at the moment. This oil is the beauty product that the Japanese have been using for centuries to keep their bodies, hair and nails looking great. It is rich in plant collagen to help your skin looking its best.

Priced at £34.00

Vaseline Cocoa Butter Vitalising Gel Body Oil This one is a bit different compared to the others on the list. It is a gel oil formulated with cocoa butter. Apply a bit to your skin after your shower, and it will lock in moisture while giving you a radiant glow.

Priced at £5.69

Origins Ginger Gloss Smoothing Body Oil It’s starting to sound a bit like a food guide with all this talk of oils, and now we have ginger. The formula contains jojoba oil to make your skin feel as soft as silk, whilst the ginger helps stimulate the body.

Priced at £20.00

Garnier Body Ultimate Beauty Oil The name says it all with this one. The budget-friendly oil mixes argan, macadamia, rose and almonds oils. They work together to illuminate, nourish and perfect your skin. That’s not all. The formula is weightless and it doesn’t transfer. Read: No stained clothes here.

Priced at £5.29

No7 Beautiful Skin Pampering Dry Body Oil You probably do not need to hear more about this one since you’re probably sold with the whole “beautiful skin pampering” thing, but note that the almond oil formula will leave your skin hydrated and looking radiant.

Priced at £11.50

You’ve got your body oils sorted, so the next thing on the list is getting a nourishing oil for your face.