Amazing benefits of a great body lotion

A good quality body lotion benefits our skin in so many ways. Great for all skin types, there’s no reason not to make it part of your post-bath beauty routine. It’s also one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to pamper your skin. Body lotion seals moisture into the skin and prevents it from drying out, and a good body lotion works wonders on dry, dehydrated skin.

There are so many good reasons and benefits to using body lotion daily – here are our top five

1. Body Lotion Locks In Moisture

Daily bathing and shaving body hair can strip your skin of its natural oils. Using a body lotion which is rich in hydrating ingredients can help to replenish moisture levels and keep your skin soft and nourished.

2. Body Lotion Soothes Dry and Sensitive Skin

Sensitive skin is easily irritated by environmental triggers, including cold weather, wind and sun. Applying body lotion during or after your bath can help to comfort and calm your skin.

3. Body Lotion Lifts The Mood

Body lotions made with soothing, natural essential oils can lift the mood and make you feel happy and relaxed.

4. Body Lotion Keeps The Skin Supple

Natural additives can help slow the rate at which skin sags and help skin to look and feel younger.

5. Body Lotion Can Help Make Your Skin Glow, Literally

Certain body lotions such as Dawn Radiant Glow & Gold Dust can add glimmer and shimmer to your skin. Who doesn’t feel like a million dollars when their skin glistens!

But even if sheen is not your first choice for daily care, there are many other body lotions to choose from with awesome hydrating ingredients - from jojoba oil, almond oil and avocado oil to rose water, chamomile and shea butter.

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Cocoa butter lotion benefits

You’ll often see cocoa butter as an ingredient in body lotions and creams. That’s because there are so many ways that cocoa butter lotions benefit your skin. Because it has a high fat content, cocoa butter feels richer and denser than many other moisturisers, and it’s said to hydrate and nourish skin and improve its elasticity.

Also, the fat in cocoa butter forms a protective barrier over skin to seal in moisture. It can also protect against harmful UV rays and may help to heal rashes caused by skin conditions such as eczema and dermatitis. An excellent choice to get cocoa butter benefits is Dawn Cocoa Butter and Coconut Oil

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Aloe Vera Lotion Benefits

Aloe vera is a cactus-like plant high in water and used for centuries for its skin healing benefits. The cooling properties of the plant help in soothing redness, infection, rash, and itchiness. It has been known to help alleviate various skin conditions, including acne and eczema, and is an excellent option for soothing sunburn. It’s no wonder that extracts of this hydrating wonder plant are used in skincare products the world over, including Dawn Aloe Vera & Avocado Oil Body Lotion which is perfect for sensitive skin.


Other Useful Body Lotion Benefits You Need To Know:

Body lotion provides many benefits to people who use it on a regular basis. It can be applied all over the body, smoothed into those dry areas on our knees and elbows, massaged into hands and feet. But did you know that there are other uses too?

● Get A Ring Off Your Finger

If a ring is stuck to your finger and you just can’t get it off, use body lotion. Simply smear a little lotion on your finger and try to get some under the ring. The ring should slip off easily.

● Make Your Own Body Exfoliator

Instead of spending money on expensive exfoliating creams, make your own exfoliator by mixing body lotion with sugar, oatmeal, or coarse salt. There are scores of DIY recipes out there to suit your skin and budget.

● Use As A Shaving Cream Alternative

Using body lotion as shaving cream when shaving your underarms or legs allows the razor to glide over your skin while giving you a smoother finish. Even after you rinse it off, the oils in the lotion stay on your skin, keeping it soft and silky to the touch.

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