A Little Bit Softer Now

Heavy winter creams are so last season. Here, 12 editor-approved lotions for soft spring skin.

Aerin Beach Cream

“I don’t really use body lotion, but when I want to smooth my arm skin and get a little color to boot, I’ll rub in some of this rich cream.” – Jane Larkworthy, Beauty Director

Aerin Beach Cream, $45,


“Ever since I went to Greece last summer, I have been addicted to Korres products. The body butter has a mild yogurt scent and is perfect for everyday.” — Sam Walker, Assistant Accessories Editor

Korres Body Butter in Yogurt, $29,


“This nourishing body cream is the best way to make dry winter skin look spring skirt ready.” – Sarah Leon, Senior Web Editor

Kiehl’s Crème de Corps, $48,


“Say goodbye to dry winter skin with this body exfoliator.” – Christina Caldwell, Digital Editor at Large

Lancer The Method: Body Polish, $60,


“This spring I’m swapping body lotion for oil—I love the way this one smells.” – Mia Adorante, Associate to the Fashion and Style Director

Caudalie Contouring Concentrate, $35,


“This super light, all-natural lotion is made up of coconut oil, aloe vera, and distilled lanolin, which means it’s incredibly moisturizing and will remind you of your favorite vacation.” – Sue Williamson, Digital Editor

Mountain Ocean Skin Trip Coconut Moisturizer, $13,


“The intoxicating combination of cardamon and coconut makes this all-natural moisturizer a treat to apply.” – Kat Herriman, Digital Editorial Assistant

Earth Tu Face Coconut Body Butter, $42,


“This has been a great lotion through this insanely cold and dry winter, keeping my legs hydrated.” – Lina Wahlgren, Associate Art Director

Weleda Pomegranate Regenerating Body Lotion, $17,


“I stick to the tried and true: Cetaphil moisturizing cream.” – Rickie de Sole, Fashion Market and Accessories Director

Cetaphil Fragrance Free Moisturizing Cream, $13,


“I’ve been using this Aesop cream to nurse a post-spring break sunburn—tea seed oil is great for sensitive, dry skin.” – Emilia Petrarca, Associate Digital Editor

Aesop Camellia Nut Facial Hydrating Cream, $49,


“After winter’s chill, I’m usually hit with spring allergies, so I look for an unscented body lotion that tackles any itchiness. This one is my hands down favorite—year round! It feels rich going on, but it absorbs instantly (a bonus when you are getting dressed in a hurry). And it really does have staying power.” – Vanessa Lawrence, Features Writer

Aveeno Skin Relief 24HR Moisturizing Lotion, $12,


“This is super light, but very nourishing.” – Esme Rene, Senior Photo Editor

CeraVe Facial Moistirizing Lotion PM, $15,