Body lotion tends to get overlooked. Some of us might swipe on an illuminating formula to offset a summer dress, or apply a crisis-point dose to cracking heels, but it’s unlikely we’ll give it much more thought than that.
But actually, the meditative process of massaging in a luxurious cream has never been more welcome than it is now, which likely explains the triumphant return of body lotions. Sales are soaring across the board, with Space NK reporting an 847 per cent increase compared to 2019.
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Perhaps we’ve all got a little more time to indulge in such beauty rituals now, or maybe we’re in search of a small luxury to see us through anxious evenings spent inside. Either way, a luxurious, scented body lotion is an (admittedly frivolous) yet entirely welcome addition to our routines.
Here, see the 12 best to try now, from mind-soothing aromatherapy blends to a formula that will eradicate dryness in minutes.
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This article originally appeared on Harper’s BAZAAR UK.
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