The Best Body Oils for Seriously Smooth Skin

Dana Oliver
Beauty Director

No one wants to have rough, dry skin. But if the idea of slathering on thick and heavy lotions when it’s blazing hot sounds absurd, you should consider swapping out your favorite moisturizer for body oil.

Oils are especially great during summer, as they lock in moisture, increase the longevity of a tan, often impart a heavenly scent, and give you a gorgeous glow. Bonus: A little body oil goes a long way.

Ready to get silky smooth skin from head to toe? Here are seven of the best body oils to try.

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Beauty pros praise this body oil for aiding in minimizing the appearance of cellulite. While that’s a pretty lofty claim, what we can attest to is its potent combination of anti-aging oils like pomegranate, frankincense, and jojoba. $90, umaoils.com

7 of the Best Body Oils

Add one of these body oils to your beauty routine for smooth and even skin. (Photo: Getty Images)

Neutrogena Body Oil Fragrance Free

This budget-friendly find doesn’t skim on results. Great for moisturizing or even as a bath oil, this Neutrogena skincare product easily absorbs into skin and imparts a luminous glow. $8, walgreens.com

Rituals Chakra Oil

Use this Indian rose and sweet almond-scented body oil for an at-home massage that’ll deliver a sensual and soothing experience. $19, rituals.com

The Organic Pharmacy Detox Body Oil

Packed with skin-nourishing ingredients such as juniper, grapefruit, and rosemary oils, this bodycare product works perfectly as a pre-dry brushing or post-shower treatment. $68, shop.goop.com

Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin Body Oil

This body oil ticks off all the must-haves on our wishlist. It’s superlightweight, free of parabens, sulfates, and artificial fragrances, and loaded with hydrating ingredients such as ceramide, omega-3 fatty acids, and evening primrose. $23, sephora.com

Tammy Fender Très Rose Body Oil

We know the price tag on this luxe body oil is high, but it’s worth every single dollar. Trust us. It boasts a rose aroma that isn’t too heady and a rich essentials oils formula that your skin will drink right up. $95, store.tammyfender.com

S.W. Basics Lemongrass Body Oil

A go-to for truly natural and organic skin care, we know exactly what we’re getting when it comes to S.W. Basics body oils. And this lemongrass version of the company’s cult classic leaves behind a clean, citrusy aroma. $20, store.swbasicsofbk.com

Uma Absolute Anti Aging Body Oil

Beauty pros praise this body oil for aiding in minimizing the appearance of cellulite. While that’s a pretty lofty claim, what we can attest to is its potent combination of anti-aging oils like pomegranate, frankincense, and jojoba. $90, umaoils.com