It’s no secret that the most timeless beauty trend of all time is glowing, healthy skin. People travel the world, spend infinite amounts of money, and do basically any treatment at their disposal for baby-soft skin. Arms and legs that look tight, toned, and glowy like J.Lo’s are pretty much the ultimate goal—but you can’t get there without showing your skin a little loving care.
Your skin is the largest human organ, and you can think of it like a map of everything you put in and on your body. That’s what makes these nourishing body oils so essential. From Sonya Dakar’s Hoya Nourishing Body Oil ($85) to Mūns Body Toning Serum ($14), these glow-inducing body oils are Byrdie-editor favorites for their non-greasy textures, fast-absorbing formulas, addictive scents, and more. So make some room on your beauty shelf and check out the roundup of the best body oils below.
This is a dry oil spray infused with antioxidant-rich, nourishing properties of argan, olive, and avocado oils for soft, silky results. It absorbs quickly and is delicately fragranced with the signature Moroccanoil scent.
This luxurious and lightweight oil, is essential for dewy, luminous skin. It combines macadamia nut oil, kukui nut oil, avocado oil, and coconut oil to deeply hydrate your body. It restores skin with the power of a serum and the hydration of an oil, making it the perfect way to pamper dry and dull skin.
This unscented body oil is composed of 11 extremely nourishing oils, including organic jojoba oil, antioxidant kukui oil, powerfully anti-aging and regenerative organic rose-hip seed oil, and anti-inflammatory organic hemp seed oil. Apply it to clean, wet skin, and voilà: You have stronger, softer skin!
Vitamin C has been known for its miraculous skin benefits, meaning this oil on its way to becoming a new cult favorite. It is one part super-rich moisturizer and one part luxury skin refiner. It features an ultra-concentrated combination of vitamin C ester, papaya enzymes, and organic shea oil to deeply hydrate and gently exfoliate for smooth, dewy, and beautifully scented skin.
Hollybeth believes (as do we) that the most effective ingredients are derived naturally from the Earth. This body oil is like a multivitamin for the skin. The oil works to brighten and smooth skin, while the subtle, natural floral aroma works to soothe the mind.
Noni Glow Body Oil was created by the queen of radiance herself, Miranda Kerr, so we know this stuff must be good. She has created a luxurious, lightweight multipurpose body treatment oil combining noni extract (which is known to have amazing skin, hair, and health benefits) as well as rose-hip seed and sunflower seed oils, providing the skin with a rich source of antioxidants and essential fatty acids.
Given that it's known as a minimalistic skincare company, it's no shock that it would come out with something so simple but so effective. This simple yet luxurious oil is packed with olive fruit oil, cucumber seed oil, and rose-hip oil, which are all loaded with antioxidants and work both to soothe the skin and prevent sagging and other signs of aging. Oh, and the product smells divine.
Ever since we have discovered Kopari (a beauty line based on quality coconut oil), we have yet to be disappointed. This coconut body oil is a “coconut-infused hydration spray that delivers anti-aging benefits and casts a dewy glow.” It cures dull and dry skin and smells like fresh gardenias.
As one of our favorite all-natural skincare brands, we should expect nothing less than brilliance. This is an age-defying body treatment that invigorates and nourishes the skin with hydration, vitamins, minerals, and nutrients. It’s especially amazing for dryness and loss of firmness.
In the words of Jen Atkin, “rosé all day.” This luxurious, fast-absorbing oil illuminates hair and skin as it restores moisture and repairs damage. Absinthium oil rehydrates dry skin and hair, rose-hip oil reduces the appearance of scars and redness, and shea oil nourishes dry, dull skin and hair.
This gem is a light, soothing blend of sweet almond, grape-seed, flaxseed, hoya flower, passion fruit, and fig oils. This natural blend of botanical and essential oils protects your skin from UV and environmental damage, invigorates, and deeply nourishes the skin. It absorbs beautifully and doesn’t leave your skin feeling oily or sticky.
This supple oil is one of L’Occitane’s cult favorites. It is formulated with more than 50% almond oil to help skin feel firmer, smoother, and more hydrated. It keeps your skin hydrated up to 48 hours and leaves it with a subtle scent of fresh almonds.
This Khus+Khus body serum gives your skin, body, and mind some incredible benefits. This serum is formulated with essential oils like champa (to cool and moisturize), New Caledonia sandalwood (to calm body and mind), Bulgarian rose (for the anti-inflammatory benefits), and osmanthus (which gives the oil its alluring aroma).
This body oil is made with three of the most super-powered oils out there: sesame, macadamia, and avocado. They are light enough to soak in but heavy enough to seriously hydrate your skin. This simple but effective product is also great for dry/itchy skin and for keeping stretch marks at bay.
Now, lather on up and marvel at your skin’s glow.