The thought of summer quickly fading away is enough to make us want to cry and long for days by the pool—and a summer glow that keeps us looking radiant as ever. But there is a solution to getting that post-vacation glow all year round, and that's shimmer lotions. These genius essential creams and oils are great for getting that low-maintenance, all-over body shimmer.
With just a touch of sparkle and a hint of bronzing color, these lotions blur imperfections and give you natural-looking, sun-kissed skin without the hassle of self tanner. Think of them like the shiniest highlighter in your makeup bag that works beyond your face.
Keep reading to see the best body lotions and oils that have a hint of shimmer!
Rihanna got it right when developing this Body Lava for her Fenty Beauty line. The gel-based luminizer places what appears to be like a veil over your skin to give off a dewy, high-shine finish.
We can't get enough of this shimmer body lotion. Rose crystal extracts are brought together with aloe and sunflower oil to provide skin with tons of hydration and an energized radiance.
This scented body oil is the crème de la crème of body shimmers. Vitamin C, vitamin E, magnolia bark extract, olive oil and squalane come together to moisturize and smooth your skin, protect it from free radical damage, and give you a healthy glow without all the grease.
From reality stars to beauty entrepreneurs, the Kardashian-Jenners have been delivering some rather magical beauty products. This liquid skin perfecting body shimmer (which boasts highly reflective pearls in its formulation), from Kim Kardashian's KKW Beauty line, can be used alone or layered on top of body makeup.
In the words of Huda, this is Not. Your. Mama's. Panty. Hose. The Huda Beauty N.Y.M.P.H. all over body highlighter is designed to make your skin look radiant and glowy, which also providing a hydrating feeling.
Not only does this body blur give you a healthy bronzy glow and HD-ready skin, it also has BB properties that help minimize pores, cover imperfections, and smooth your skin's appearance.
Blended with extra virgin coconut oil, coconut milk, and acacia senegal, this drugstore favorite shimmering body lotion deeply nourishes, hydrates, and moisturizes your skin.
The floral scent of Black Opium deliver notes of coffee and vanilla bean all over your body. This shimmer lotion from YSL moisturizes the skin, while leaving veil of shimmer behind.
Where would you rock a shimmery body lotion? Which one is your favorite? Let us know in the comments!