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13 Lightweight Body Oils That Should Replace Your Lotion This Summer

body oils Yuri Arcurs
Nikki Brown
Jun, 16, 2017 6:06 PM UTC

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The latest from one of our favorite Black-owned brands is this organic moisturizer, scented with a rosemary and bergamot to help you relax after a long day. 

$38 available at Plant Apothecary

The breakthrough ingredient in this drugstore fave, Pur-Cellin Oil, makes it one of the most absorbent formulas out there. Those with sensitive skin will also be happy to known that it's unscented. 

$13 available at Target

If you have sensitive skin or simply want to make more eco-conscious beauty choices, this vegan formula is made with a mix of essential oils that nurture the skin without leaving behind a greasy film. And it's available in three different types of blends! 

$22 available at Meow Meow Tweet

Created in collaboration with blogger Alba Ramos (i.e. SunKissAlba), who specializes in non-toxic beauty, this all natural face oil is suitable for the body, skin and hair, too. Infused with a mix of jojoba, Argan, and Seabuckthorn oils for moisture and mica for shimmer, this product pretty much guarantees a sunkissed glow. 

$23 available at DERMA.E

This light sesame formula literally vanishes into the skin, but still delivers the moisturizing benefits of a heavier lotion. Smooth onto damp skin immediately after a shower or bath for best results. 

$8 available at Target

If sweat got the best of you, but you're still nursing ashy skin, eliminate dryness with this lightweight dry oil. It packs the same moisturizing benefits of a lotion, thanks to an antioxidant-rich mix of vitamin E, Avocado, Sweet Almond, Marula, Coconut and Jojoba oils. 

$42 available at Naked Princess

This formula, infused with the essential oils of grapefruit and patchouli, will deliver elasticity to the skin and, while macadamia and jojoba oil also deliver hydration. 

$72 available at Dermstore

Prepare to say goodbye to dimpled skin after using this ultra-hydrating moisturizer, infused with grapeseed oil to support skin firmness and sesame seed oil for added smoothness. 

$50 available at Arbonne

Scented with ginger, citrus and lemongrass oils, this all natural formula (free of preservatives and fillers) is essentially a glass of water for your thirsty skin. And remember--a little goes a long way! 

$32 available at Soapwalla

Combine this any of the brand's other bath products and prepare to feel your best skin yet. This affordable moisturizer is infused with a slew of dermatologist-approved ingredients, like macadamia and avocado oils. 

$9 available at Target

If you're about the luxe life, this high-end body oil blends rose extract with a host of moisturizing oils (tamanu, andiroba, moringa and borage seed) to give you the smoothest skin ever. 

$95 available at Nordstrom

100% natural and fast absorbing, this antioxidant-rich moisturizer's star ingredient is rosehip seed oil, which is both aromatic and packed with vitamins that will cure cracked skin. 

$16 available at Target

Coconut oil is a holy grail product in the Black community, so if you're in need of a new batch that already comes in liquid form, this budget-friendly pick is for the taking. 

$6 available at Target
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