March 05, 2015

Favorite Lotions and Moisturizers

First of all, I apologize for the poor quality of this image. My camera (for those of you who have asked I used the Canon Rebel T3i) was not cooperating and I could not quite get the lighting or edits right on my phone. Anyways, one thing for me that is always a guarantee with winter is dry skin. My hands, face and legs all get so dry and I find myself having to constantly reapply lotion and moisturizer during the cold months. Over the years I have experimented with so many different products and I think I finally have all of my favorites for all different purposes! 

+St. Ives Naturally Soothing Oatmeal and Shea Butter Body Lotion 
I have been using this lotion for a long time and love it! Shea butter is one of my favorite scents and it is super moisturizing without being greasy and disgusting. I use this every night on my legs after I shower and it never fails to disappoint. The bottle is fairly large and I like the easiness of the pump. You can find this at your local drug store for around $5.

+Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream
I use this cream every day and night after I wash my face. My dermatologist recommend this and it seems so work pretty well. I was always hesitant to use a cream on my face because I was afraid it would make my skin super oily and increase breakouts. However, it is actually very important to moisturize your face and actually helps to keep skin clear. You can also find this at your local drug store and it retails for about $10.

+Pacifica Hawaiian Ruby Guava Body Butter
I purchased this hand cream at a local store on Cape Cod, however I have seen it at other places. This is a smaller tube because it also came with a rollerball perfume, but I like the size because it is nice for travel. The smell reminds me of summer which is so nice during the dreary winter months. I use this on my hands every night before I go to bed. 

+Jergens Natural Glow Daily Moisturizer
I picked this lotion up in the travel sized section at Target last year before I went on spring break. Self-tanner freaks me out, one of my biggest fears is having it not work and turn me orange. I do not use this cream every day, nor do I really use it in the winter. However, in early spring I like to apply a little bit to my legs to add a hit of color to my otherwise white as a snowman legs. I highly recommend this brand if you are looking for a self tanner that will look natural. 

What are your favorite lotions and moisturizers?


Preppy by the Sea


  1. St. Ives is one of my favorite brands for body lotion. It's so affordable, smells good, and actually works!


  2. I love Cetaphil products! The moisturizing cream is one I have yet to try...but I will have to scoop it up the next time I need a new moisturizer.