Skin Prep For Spring: Body Moisturisers We Love

Monday 14th Mar 2022 |

March is a heartbeat away and with that comes the promise of springtime sunshine and warmer weather – one would hope! So it’s time to do a little skin prep for spring, those arms and legs won’t moisturise themselves girls, and before you dare to bare you need to give them some TLC.

The key to supple skin is hydration from the inside out, so as well as drinking lots of water, you need to add a body moisturiser into your daily regime, so here’s a list of the body moisturisers we love.

Body Moisturisers We Love – Skinny Tan, which not only provides incredible hydration but also develops into a beautiful, flawless gradual tan to provide a subtle golden glow.

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Skinny Tan’s NEW Tan & Tone Wonder Serum Gradual Tanner, £24.99 from and Boots, is a lightweight, skin-kind serum which glides over the skin and applies like a dream, building a beautiful everyday glow. The silky smooth finish develops into a beautiful, flawless and lasting gradual tan in 6-8 hours. Perfect for applying daily, layering over an existing tan or using instead of your usual body moisturiser.

✔️ Formulated with clinically tested natural active which increases skin collagen & improves skin elasticity.

✔️ Enhances skins moisture levels

✔️ Great for mature dry skin types

✔️ Silky, skin-kind serum to promote skin elasticity

✔️ Buildable, natural looking, streak-free tan


Body Moisturisers We Love – MONAT Hydrate & Repair Body Serum – 178ml RRP: £56

The renewing power of hydration. A highly concentrated body serum featuring hyaluronic acid, squalene, and vitamin C-rich Kakadu plum that instantly hydrates, improves tone, and promotes healthier-looking skin.  With a fragrance of peony and pink pepper, this non greasy, highly concentrated body serum instantly hydrates and nourishes the skin.  Unique complex of probiotics works in synergy with niacinamide and hyaluronic acid to aid with skin renewal and promote, healthy, younger looking skin.

MONAT Smooth & Renew Body Lotion – 208ml RRP: £48  

The irresistible smooth effect. An indulgent blend including fruit, coffee, kangaroo paw plant extracts, and shea butter that plumps, firms, and softens, leaving skin looking renewed and radiant. With a fragrance of peony and pink pepper, this intensely hydrating lightweight cream ensures that firmer, smoother and softer skin is within reach.  Proprietary fruit extracts and shea butter deliver intense moisture whilst diminishing the appearance of wrinkles and crepey skin.

Body Moisturisers We Love – No Secrets Beauty | One Hand & Body Butter |£39 | 

The No Secrets Hand & Body Butter is bound to turn you into a bodycare lover from the first application! Not only is the highly absorbent and non-greasy butter extremely nourishing for your skin, giving it a velvety touch with no residue, this beauty hero is also brimming with anti-oxidants, vitamins and restorative goodness, being anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory! Made from a unique blend of the oils and butters like shea butter, coconut oil, jojoba seed oil and aloe vera, the new luxurious butter is the perfect way to nourish, moisturise and fragrance the skin. One Hand & Body Butter comes infused with a fabulous blend of essential oils – bergamot, juniper, petitgrain, eucalyptus and lavender. Each and every ingredient is 100% derived from plants and naturally occurring sources. All No Secrets Beauty products are made in the UK.

Body Moisturisers We Love – Athletia smooth body milk, £30

Formulated with a special selection of plant oils, including Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil and sugar-cane derived Squalane. With a pleasing texture, this body milk spreads easily and absorbs quickly. Relax as you veil your skin with moisture and the blissful fragrance of rose. The combination of an elegant rosy fragrance resting on the deep, grounding scent of cedarwood, makes this a perfect gift for a loved one or as a treat for self-care. A moment to immerse yourself in peaceful relaxation.


Body Moisturisers We Love – Dr. Hauschka Almond Smoothing Body Cream, £26

Almond Soothing Body Cream awakens the mind and nurtures the senses; while the soft, floral scent of the almond blossom evokes thoughts of the early days of spring, the warm and sensual hints of the almond fruit whisk us away into the colourful life of the Italian summer. Almond kernel oil blended with extracts of soothing St. John’s wort and balancing anthyllis smooths, calms and fortifies dry, sensitive skin. Quince and marshmallow extracts balance moisture content, leaving the skin soft to the touch.

Firming anti-cellulite CBD body butter 150ml for £28 from 

This vegan body butter is a unique mix of six key ingredients:  Aloe vera, rosehip, tamanu, sea buckthorn, CBD and hemp seed oil.  Developed to lessen the effects of cellulite and to help reduce its occurrence, this rich, luxurious cream uses the best ingredients nature has to offer. A bright orange colour, thanks to the vibrant sea buckthorn berries, this cream requires some effort to rub in, but once absorbed it’s almost possible to feel the firming sensation taking place leaving smooth, beautifully moisturised skin as it protects and restores freshness and elasticity.

Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Original Solid Jar

Soften and smooth extremely rough, dry winter skin with Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Original Solid Jar, crafted with intensively moisturising Cocoa Butter and Vitamin E. This unique concentrated solid melts into skin to lock in moisture.

Cocoa Butter (Theobroma Cacao), naturally harvested from cocoa beans, gives cocoa butter that rich and moisturising texture.  It is also nutrient-packed and loaded with antioxidants for superior skin care and moisture barrier protection.

  • Helps improve skin tone
  • Soothes chaffing under bust area
  • Removes make-up
  • Mix with honey and egg white to make an anti-ageing face mask
  • Apply to teeth to stop lipstick from getting on them
  • Lip balm
  • Helps protect tattoos
  • Soothes nappy rash

Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Original Solid Formula Jar is available to buy from LookFantastic, Boots, Asda, Feel Unique and Ocado. RRP from £3.65.

Cannuka Nourishing Body Cream (RRP £30)

Aloe vera and hyaluronic acid-infused with a subtle scent of citrus, Cannuka’s soothing Manuka honey-based Nourishing Body Cream provides a light yet indulgent, refreshing yet soothing feel – you’d have to try it to understand. It absorbs quickly, leaving skin soft and silky.


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