5 best body oils that smell heavenly
Queen Cleopatra was known to indulge in luxurious milk and honey baths. The royal also used oils extensively in her beauty routine, such as adding almond oil into her bath and face cream.
If body lotions are not moisturising enough, do as Cleopatra did – try oils instead to supercharge your skin’s hydration. These five scented body oils will make your skin feel as great as they smell. Use them after showering with LUX Magical Spell to further accentuate your softly perfumed and glowing skin.
Herbal scent: Clarins Tonic Body Treatment Oil
This is the No.1 selling body oil at Clarins for good reason. Not only is it deeply nourishing, the oil is also quickly absorbed by skin. The formula combines hazelnut oil with plant extracts such as rosemary, geranium and mint to moisturise and tone skin and envelop it in a fresh herbal aroma. It also promises to improve skin elasticity and stave off stretch marks.
Mango scent: The Body Shop Mango Beautifying Oil
Made with Community Fair Trade cold-pressed marula nut oil as well as mango seed oil, the award-winning Mango Beautifying Oil from The Body Shop will put you in the mood for a tropical resort holiday. A few drops go a long way in giving skin a soft glow, a much-needed dose of hydration and a divine scent. Perfect for pampering your skin after a day of tanning at the beach.
Lemon scent: Burt’s Bees Mama Bee Nourishing Body Oil
Keep your skin satiny soft with this natural blend of sweet almond and lemon oils. Highly rated on sites such as Amazon and Boots, Burt’s Bees Mama Bee Nourishing Body Oil is free of phthalates, parabens, petrolatum and sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS), so you can use it without worrying about chemicals. Best of all, it smells like freshly squeezed lemonade – zingy and energising!
Almond scent: L’Occitane Almond Supple Skin Oil
Considered an essential product by industry insiders, L’Occitane Almond Supple Skin Oil delivers as promised. Its main ingredient, almond oil, is rich in skin-friendly omega-6 fatty acids, and leaves a delicate scent trail of almonds. You won’t have to fret about getting your hands greasy; the spray applicator lets you spritz the oil on where you need it most.
Floral fruity scent: Fresh Sugar Ultra-nourishing Body Oil
Did you know sugar naturally attracts and locks in water? Sugar is a key ingredient in Fresh Sugar Ultra-Nourishing Body Oil, along with a rich, deliciously scented blend of evening primrose, sweet almond, apricot kernel and jojoba oils. The moisturising effects are said to last all day. And, according to customer reviews, 100 per cent of users would recommend this body oil to their friends. That’s high praise!