Dove How to bag the best moisturiser

How to bag the best moisturiser

After a relaxing bath, there’s nothing quite like the silky soft feeling of our favourite moisturiser to make our skin feel loved. But with so many things affecting it – the weather, hormones, ageing – it can seem like there’s a lot to think about. We put together our top tips on what to look for so you can find the best moisturisers for your skin. 

  • 1

    Keep it simple.

    Just like facial moisturiser, the best body moisturiser for your skin isn’t about the fanciest formulas. A simple but effective combination means you won’t clog pores with unnecessary ingredients

  • 2

    Know your skin.

    Knowing what you want out of your skin care couldn’t be more important when finding the best moisturiser. Whether you’re after deep nourishment, a pampering scent, it’s the key to providing the right kind of care for your body

  • 3

    Apply before bed.

    When choosing the best moisturiser for dry skin, opt for an oil-based formula or one with shea butter. Apply before bed so that they have more time to work deep below skin

  • 4

    Go fragrant.

    Whether you love the creamy scent of vanilla or prefer light, floral fragrances, choose a body lotion that smells exactly how you want to. Dove Purely Pampering Shea Butter and Warm Vanilla Body Lotion leaves skin beautifully scented, as well as soft and smooth

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    Nourish dry areas.

    Some parts of the body can get dry easily – feet, knees and elbows are frequent culprits. If you’re nodding in recognition, keep a deeply nourishing moisturiser like Dove Essential Nourishment Body Lotion in your beauty arsenal to give those areas extra attention when they need it

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    Look out for vitamins.

    Look out for vitamins A, C and E. Experts recommend these powerful antioxidants as they protect our skin from signs of ageing