BEAUTY

Spring For It: 12 Editor-Approved Moisturizers

Temperatures–and hemlines–are rising. Here, W’s editors share their favorite lotions and potions.


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Miranda Kerr in “Pillow Tweets.” Photo by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, styled by Edward Enninful.

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“I’m not actually a big body lotion fan, but this one won me over. The consistency is perfect, the fragrance is divine and the fact that it’s organic earns high marks.” — Jane Larkworthy, Beauty Director. Ellis Raven Body Lotion, $55, ellisbrooklyn.com.

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“I’ve been using Kiehl’s body butter every winter for as long as I can remember — for good reason.” — Sarah Leon, Digital Editorial Director.

Kiehl’s Crème de Corps Soy Milk & Honey Whipped Body Butter, $8, .

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“Applied right out of the shower, this decadent cream melts into my skin and feels amazing!” — Kristin Auble, Research Editor.

Darphin Nourishing and Firming Velvet Cream, $55, darphin.com.

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“I just moved apartments and my new steam heat radiators are killing me. I don’t like to splurge on body lotion, so I just layer on the Aveeno.” — Emilia Petrarca, Associate Digital Editor.

Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion, $9, aveeno.com.

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“When I can manage a favor, my sister ships me some pharmacy scores from Paris. This floral-almond scented lotion is light enough for daily use, but still has me covered during the depths of winter.” — Sam Walker, Associate Accessories Editor.

Nuxe 24HR Moisturizing Body Lotion, $19, jet.com.

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“The non-greasy finish makes this lotion the best that I’ve tried yet – it absorbs in no time.” – Sarah Zendejas, Assistant Fashion and Market Editor

Avène Cold Cream Nourishing Body Lotion, $29, beautifiedyou.com.

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“I mix my favorite year-round body lotion, Skin Trip, with Almond Glow oil.” — Samantha Andriano, Social Media Manager.

Mountain Ocean Skin Trip, $12, thrivemarket.com, and Home Health Almond Glow Body Lotion, $6, mynaturalmarket.com.

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“The fresh nutty scent is a sweet surprise, but what I really love is never having to worry about dull skin.” – Natasha Clark, Fashion Credits Editor.

Jergens Shea Butter Moisturizer, $7, ulta.com.

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“This fragrance-free lotion is the only one I’ve found that completely revitalizes my skin after it’s exposed to arctic temperatures.” — Gillian Sagansky, Assistant Writer/Associate to the Editor in Chief.

Acure Firming Body Lotion, $10, acureorganics.com.

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“I have a big tub of this next to my bed and slather it on at night to battle the dry heat in my apartment. The next morning, my skin feels reborn.” — Vanessa Lawrence, Features Writer.

Kiehl’s Intensive Treatment and Moisturizer for Dry or Callused Areas, $48, saksfifthavenue.com.

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“Even though this is my go-to heavy-duty moisturizer, it still goes on light with a non-greasy feel, so I can use it in the summer or winter.” — Jessy Price, Associate Photo Editor. Malin+Goetz Vitamin B5 Body Lotion, $34, barneys.com.

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“The stickiness factor usually dissuades me from actually using my body lotion stash. This serum sinks in so quickly that I can slip on my jeans, without having to wait.” — Mia Adorante, Assistant Beauty Editor.

One Love Organics Gardenia + Tea Antioxidant Body Serum, $39, dermstore.com.