There's no denying the power of fragrance, especially around the holidays. A whiff of spicy ginger, cinnamon, or clotted cream can conjure up memories of just about every merry moment of years past. Then there's burnt sugar, peppermint, and steamy cocoa. I'm getting excited just thinking about it. I can't wait to purchase a few products that'll have me dreaming of all that holiday goodness weeks before I start assembling decorations.
With that in mind, I pulled together a few favorite body products with scents of pine, cloves, and muddled plum. With these in tow, there's no way you'll avoid the holiday spirit this time around. I guarantee it. Keep scrolling for all the goods.
Light and easy to apply, Rituals' rich and velvety soft cream offers a unique blend of antioxidants, vitamin E, and centella asiatica, which helps strengthen your skin. Perhaps the best part, though, is the sweet orange and cedarwood scent, which envelops your whole body with the warm and wonderful scent of the holidays.
Made with natural essential oils and plant-derived ingredients, Mrs. Meyer's is a mainstay liquid hand soap in practically every bathroom across the country. This particular one, though, imparts the loveliest orange clove scent to fill the room with spicy holiday goodness.
Using sweet almond, apricot kernel, and shea butter oils to deeply moisturize your skin, E. Booth's Vanilla Butter Body Lotion firms, defends against damage, and smooths with a warm vanilla scent meant to leave you feeling blissful.
I am obsessed with this body balm. It literally surrounds your skin in a cocoon of comfort and softness. The formula is a mix of soybean and sunflower seed oils, along with warm ginger and tons of soft, velvety nourishment.
For a shower oil, this is by far the most decadent. The foaming oil-to-milk texture is soft and rich in almond oil, warming your entire body with a satiny-smooth formula and scent. It's rich in omega-6 fatty acids to help soften your skin and works better than any shaving cream you'll ever use.
Featuring pure cane sugar crystals to gently slough away dry skin cells, as well as cold-pressed coconut and sweet almond oils to deeply moisturize your skin, this invigorating, minty formula leaves your skin feeling supple and soft and your body smelling of sweet peppermint.
Made to hydrate, tone, and help diminish the appearance of cellulite, Eminence's formula enriches your skin with essential vitamins and antioxidants as calendula replenishes moisture to firm and tighten. That, and it smells like an absolute holiday dream.
One of the brand's best-selling scented formulas, the Fresh Cream Body Lotion contains macadamia seed and olive fruit oils, shea butter, and antioxidants to help hydrate, soothe, and soften your skin. It absorbs quickly while the fresh cream scent lightly warms your skin and leaves you feeling properly moisturized and filled with festive cheer.
Snow Fairy's bubblegum-and–sweet vanilla fragrance is sweet, but in a nostalgic-for-your-childhood kind of way. It offers up shimmering luster and candy-scented lather.
Molton Brown is known for its holiday scents, and this year, it definitely didn't disappoint. Muddled Plum is a limited-edition fragrance that features notes of oak-aged rum, saffron, and plum to turn your shower or bath into a holiday fête of its own.
With a mix of cocoa and shea butter, this organic body butter is made according to the Ayurvedic tradition, with a warming essential oil blend of cinnamon, clove, lavender, and patchouli. It's meant to support circulation and also is designed to be used as an aphrodisiac. So grab some mistletoe and get to it.
Lather up with the gourmand scent of vanilla and marshmallows, a creamy treat for your body as well as your senses. It's festive, and it's pure bliss.