Beauty & Skin Expert Gregorie Guillaume Breaks Down the Difference between Body Potions & Lotions and Shares her Selects for the Season
New season. New body care regimen. Do yourself and your body a favor this season and add body oils to the mix to get even softer skin from SKINN Cosmetics, Whish, Caldrea and Viktor&Rolf. As creatures of habit, stepping out of the shower and reaching for that tried and true body lotion is what we know.
Body Oils vs. Body Lotions
Before you make the decision to switch or even add a body oil to your regimen, let's first understand what the difference is between the two product types. Body oils moisturize the top layer of the skin, keeping moisture trapped in while not penetrating the skin. Body lotions are made with skin-softening ingredients like aloe vera, shea butter and Vitamins D & E to penetrate and hydrate the skin.
Now you've got the facts - whatcha gonna do? I'm a lotion and oil kind of girl myself.