20 Game-Changing Body Lotions, Including My Favorite Drugstore Pick

Keeping your skin adequately moisturized—in particular as we head deeper into fall and, eventually, the winter cold—can be challenging, to say the least. Because dry skin is triggered by a lack of humidity, a drop in temperatures, and high winds, the change in season presents its obvious skincare-related challenges.

In fact, your skin loses more than 25% of its ability to retain moisture as temperatures drop, writes Jessica Wu, MD, a board-certified dermatologist. In other words, dry skin can quickly give way to painful, cracked patches and even eczema-related symptoms if left untreated.

True to form, dermatologists have a few general tips. First and foremost, keep scalding-hot showers to a minimum, don’t over-wash your hands, and avoid harsh skincare ingredients like sulfates, certain alcohols, and benzoyl peroxide.

Most importantly, invest in a tried-and-true body lotion and apply it liberally after your daily shower or bath. Pick your potion below—from

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