The Best Drugstore Body Oils to Soften and Subtly Scent Your Skin

Updated 10/15/19

We all love a splurge-worthy product—that goes without saying. In fact, our dwindling bank accounts and Sephora VIB cards can attest to that without us having to say a word. But oftentimes, with a little research and a budget, you can find luxurious, effective offerings for a much smaller price tag. Enter drugstore body oils.

We put in the work to find the best, most supremely moisturizing, skin-softening, deliciously scented oils that can be found at your local drugstore (or, of course, on Amazon). So without further ado, find your next product must-have below. Your credit card can thank us later.

Alba Botanica Hawaiian Body Oil
Alba Botanica Hawaiian Body Oil $8
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Alba Botanica's oil is made with kukui nut, an ingredient high in essential fatty acids and made with 100% vegetarian ingredients. It nourishes, hydrates, and protects your skin from moisture loss, leaving it silky smooth and absolutely pampered. 

Queen Helene Cocoa Butter Body Oil
Queen Helene Cocoa Butter Body Oil $9
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An iteration of the brand's iconic cocoa butter body lotion, this fast-absorbing oil combines natural cocoa butter and antioxidant-rich vitamin E to restore your skin with lost moisture radiant luster. Use it as a daily skin moisturizer, massage oil, or as part of your bath.

Jergens Shea Beauty Oil
Jergens Shea Beauty Oil $12
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A blend of both shea butter and argan oil, it pretty much doesn't get more hydrating than Jergens's offering. It's light yet moisturizing and illuminates the skin on your body for hours. This one is certainly a keeper.

Burt's Bees 100% Natural Lemon and Vitamin E Body and Bath Oil
Burt's Bees 100% Natural Lemon and Vitamin E Body and Bath Oil $7
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Infused with energizing lemon oil, vitamin E, and sweet almond oil, this all-natural formula leaves your body feeling incredible—silky, smooth, hydrated, and subtly scented. The oil offers a fresh, clean citrus smell to erase any fatigue from dull skin (or exhausted mind). 

Bio-Oil Multiuse Skincare Oil
Bio-Oil Multiuse Skincare Oil $28
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While you may already use this drugstore mainstay on scars, it works impeccably as a daily moisturizer as well. It practically melts into your skin, with rich moisturizers to hydrate and nourish for hours post-application. The cult-favorite formula is blended with Purcellin oil to make the product especially easy to absorb and lightweight to the touch. It’s an incredible option when you're not in a position to splurge, as it works to fade scars, even skin tone, moisturize, and can even be used as an after-sun treatment and bath oil.

Avene Body Oil
Avène Body Oil $26
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Avène's body oil is blended with the label's signature thermal spring water, avocado oil, and vitamins A and E. It's quick-drying, non-greasy, and lightly fragranced with the fresh scent of greens. It's especially helpful for super-dry, sensitive skin courtesy of calendula oil, an ingredient that's super soothing and never irritating. 

Neutrogena Body Oil
Neutrogena Body Oil $10
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This is an OG body oil—one many of us purchased at the drugstore before we even went through puberty. It's sheer, absorbs quickly, moisturizes with a light sesame formula, and is entirely pampering without a hefty price tag.

No7 Beautiful Skin Pampering Dry Body Oil
No7 Beautiful Skin Pampering Dry Body Oil $39
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Now, for a dry-oil option. Directly after your shower, apply a few spritzes all over your skin to infuse your body with almond oil and vitamin E. It's easy to use, quick to apply, and allows you to dress immediately after with zero stickiness. 

The Body Shop Wild Argan Oil Body Oil
The Body Shop Wild Argan Oil Body Oil $25
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Made with Community Trade wild argan oil, this rich, luxurious dry oil offers a satiny formula that you can use on both your body and your hair. It soothes, nourishes, and offers ultimate hydration to both damaged strands and dehydrated skin.

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