Cold and dry winter air sure does a number on our skin. Not only that, but after a few years of constant hand sanitizing and frequent washing, your skin probably feels extra parched. If you're feeling dry, flaky, tight, and downright uncomfy, we've got just what you need for soft, smooth, and moisture-kissed skin!
Look no further! These 9 Indies are magicians when it comes to all-over hydration from your hands down to your feet. From decadent whipped butters to ultra-silky lotions, we've got the anecdote to your skincare woes. Check out this list of ultra-lush formulations we just can't put down!
Here are 9 Lotions, Creams, and Body Butters We Can’t Put Down
Bee Lovely Botanicals (MI)
Lavender Beeswax Hand Cream
Maker: Jodie Kieliszewski
One whiff of the calming lavender flower inspires instant peace. It's the perfect dreamy scent for a nighttime hand cream—or just when you need a pause during a busy day. Massage this rich yet non-greasy lotion into your palms, cuticles, and onto the backs of your hands and breathe in a moment of bliss.
Crema Bella Special (MD)
Maker: Celine Okoh
Satin: the name says it all. Treat your skin like royalty with this lightweight, lush, and ultra-luxe moisturizing cream. Crema Bella Special enriches the blend with luscious mineral oils that boost hydration. Apply morning and evening to not only soften skin, but plumpen texture and even skin tone, too.
Natureally Beautiful (WA)
Shea and Cocoa Body Butter Massage Bar
Maker: Kira Posey
Pop this tin into your purse for a spot of moisture whenever you need it. Natureally Beautiful shapes rich, sumptuous ingredients into a solid massage bar that melts into your skin on contact. Infused with a touch of arrowroot extract, this pod also helps soothe inflammation and diminish dark spots.
Oh It's Natural (GA)
Coconut Shea Body Butter
Maker: PJ Johnson
Massage a few dollops of this fluffy butter into trouble spots for fresh and hydrated skin. Oh It's Natural packs this airy formula with raw shea butter, hemp seed oil, and argan oil to keep your body smooth and glowing. Use it right out of the shower for an instant kiss of moisture!
Pansy's Natural Bath & Bodycare (GA)
Bare Me Nourishing Cream
Maker: Pansy Bonner
More of a fragrance-free gal? You'll love this Bare Me Nourishing Hand & Body Cream. The shea butter and jojoba oil-infused formulation enlivens dry or itchy skin and seals in moisture. With a light and clean scent, it's a great way for anyone who's extra hard on their hands to use at work, too.
Ology Essentials (TN)
Face & Body Lotion
Maker: Kayla Fioravanti
For all-over care, scoop up this Face & Body Lotion from the CBD mavens at Ology Essentials. It's formulated with essential oils and organic aloe leaf juice—plus 500 MG of CBD Isolate for an added punch. With six scents on deck, you're sure to find the perfect one for your vibe.
Parisian's Pure Indulgence (CA)
Beurre Body Butter
Maker: Kelli Parisian
Aloe, shea butter, cocoa butter, and mango butter—this body butter has all the goodies! Shop from four scents (we suggest slathering on Bamboo Pear for an at-home tropical getaway) and drench your dry or cracked skin in honey-buffed, silky-smooth moisture!
Pascale's Body Care (CT)
Vanilla Bean Body Butter
Maker: Sade Jean-Jacques
When your skin is craving a rich and creamy delight, this yummy body butter is ready to serve. Pascale's Body Care sweetens up the blend with real and organic vanilla bean to make it an extra-sweet and indulgent treat for rough and brittle skin.
Vika's Essentials (MN)
Body Butter Geranium Heaven Scent
Maker: Viktoriya Hopperstad
For angelically soft skin, turn to this pudding-plump body butter in geranium heaven scent. The otherworldly texture slides on luxuriously and sinks deep into stressed-out skin. “I have never gotten to the bottom of a jar until I discovered Vika's products,” remarked one satisfied customer. “They are all so wonderful I use them up completely!”
Questions for discussion and sharing
How do you keep your skin in tip-top shape? What are some of your favorite moisturizing ingredients? Let us know in the comments!
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