Body oil is the best way to hydrate skin no matter what time of year, but there is something about the thirst-quenching glow it gives to skin in summer months that is just the bomb. Whether you are looking for deep down hydration, sultry summer scent or a little of both I have options for you.
Unlike body lotion, body oil soaks deeply into skin and leaves lingering scent. Worried about being greasy? No sweat. Apply sparingly and massage into skin, go about your business for a few minutes and dress as usual. No greasies and skin stays soft and smooth all day. Plus the scent seems to become part of the skin.
Following are my current top three:
Aromafloria Healing Waters Body Smoothing Treatment is lightly moisturizing and carries a fresh, island-y scent. Summer perfection. Made with organic ingredients, 100% vegan.
Intelligent Nutrients Organic Total Body Elixir is my new favorite body hydrator. This stuff is super luxurious and you only need a little bit to do the trick. Comes in several scents, my fave is spicy Seductive. Mmmmm. Made with Intelligent Nutrients Intellimune Seed Oil Complex, these Elixirs offer a bounty of antioxidants to detox and purify the skin.
Tata Harper Revitalizing Body Oil carries a hefty price tag, but this decadent body oil is hard to beat. Rich, elegant and the soft floral scent is luscious. Made from the purest natural and organic ingredients.
Give skin some extra tlc with these nourishing, good-for-skin, fabulously scented oils. Don’t forget to check out my Pinterest board, OBS VIP, for more of my summertime natural beauty favorites.
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