Beauty editors swear by the celebrity facialist's rose-scented contouring cream. It’s packed with all-natural ingredients like green tea and black currant lipids to tighten you up from head to toe.
Shakti Face and Body Resculpting Cream, $175 at Tracie Martyn
Equipped with stainless steel rollerballs for targeted stimulation, this highly-effective smoothing complex contains green coffee extract, pure caffeine and a microencapsulated lipase enzyme to break down cellulite and prevent future fatty deposits.
Cellusculpt, $59 at Dr. Brandt Skincare
Parisian girls know what’s up when it comes to keeping their physique smooth and taut. Before heading down to Côte d'Azur, they head to the local pharmacie to load up on their skin firming lotion of choice.
Ideal Body Serum-Milk, $29 at Vichy
Pregnancy can leave your body with stretch marks and saggy skin. Slather on this rich formulation enriched with red algae and palm extract during your months of expansion and afterward to tighten and tone your tummy and thighs.
Redefining Body Balm, $115 at Sephora
Formulated with blackthorn blossom and birch leaf extracts plus soothing St. John’s wort, this revitalizing body oil fortifies stressed skin, reduces the appearance of cellulite and restores skin's elasticity.
Blackthorn Toning Body Oil, $29 at DermStore
Hydroxyproline, an amino acid, keeps skin taut, while hyaluronic acid imparts it with a light, dewy sheen.
Moroccan Rose Otto Firming Crème Riche, $55 at Sephora
Bloating and unsightly orange-peel skin are a drag when it’s time to don a body-revealing bikini. To smooth dimples and deflate your belly, use Yon-Ka’s firming cream rich in climbing ivy, capsicum and ash to combat water retention and fatty deposits.
Creme 155, $59 at Yon-Ka Paris
Argan oil, gotu kola stem cells, chlorella growth factor and resveratrol probiotics are the key ingredients in this organic skin firming lotion that helps your body achieve smooth perfection.
Firming Body Lotion, $9.99 at Target
When it comes time to bust out the crop tops, you must give Jergens a try. Just ask the brand’s legions of fans. They love the way it contours and tones their curves, while leaving them with a subtle glow.
Skin Firming Toning Moisturizer, $5.17 at Walmart
For a quick fix, apply this miracle lotion liberally for instantly firmer skin. Enhanced with NIA-114 technology, this age-defying body cream strengthens the skin barrier to prevent water loss as it lifts lax, crepey skin back to its original springy tone and texture.
TL Tightening Body Cream, $53.10 at Nordstrom
The concentrated formula sinks in instantly, allowing max efficiency with visible firming results.
Skin Firming & Smoothing Concentrated Serum, $13.99 at Ulta
Massage this pleasant-smelling oil thoroughly into your skin for a streamlined silhouette.
Aromessence Svelt Body Refining Oil-Serum, $72 at Decléor
This awesome cream is like an Instagram filter for your body. It firms plus has a light tint and soft focus pigments.
Cellulite Control Body Glow CC Cream, $75 at Osmotics
Regular use of this ab-sculpting gel in conjunction with tummy-toning exercises will get your midriff on point this belly-baring season.
Fat Girl Six Pack, $38 at Ulta
SkinCeuticals' body firming treatment is our weapon of choice when it comes to waging war against sagging skin due to gravity.
Body Tightening Concentrate, $78 at SkinCeuticals
Yes, we know this skin tightening cream is pricey, but we promise it’s worth every cent. Not only does the caviar extract help tone slackened skin, but it also drenches it with moisture for the silkiest of textures.
Skin Caviar Luxe Souffle Body Cream, $325 at La Prairie
We’re not ones for hyperbole, but this cream-based serum tightens the flab on our belly, arms, thighs and butt almost better than Spanx.
Cold Plasma Body, $110 at Neiman Marcus
This dry oil visibly smooths away the dimples, while moisturizing your dermis. Use this daily for radiant skin that looks more toned.
Contouring Concentrate, $35 at Caudalie
Murad’s powerful peptide complex infuses your skin with deep hydration, while strengthening your skin’s tissue to make most of your dents, dings and puckers magically disappear.
Firming Peptide Body Treatment, $36 at Murad
Not only does this drugstore fave work on stretch marks, but it also helps firm skin after weight loss.
Cocoa Butter Formula Firming Butter, $4.79 at Drugstore.com
Formulated with coconut, shea butter and grape seed oil, this organic lotion nourishes your skin while tightening up the wobbly bits.
Coconut Firming Body Lotion, $36 at DermStore
Non-greasy with a light fragrance, this budget-friendly body smoother contains a potent shiitake mushroom complex that will tone your contours in less than two weeks.
Positively Ageless Firming Body Lotion, $7.99 at Target
Skin firming lotions and creams sound like a too-good-to-be-true snake oil sales pitch, shouting to you from the beauty aisles, preying on your weaknesses and insecurities about a less than totally tight, flawless hide. We know. And it seems that just about every company that makes lotions or moisturizers has jumped on the bandwagon, from ultra high-end to drugstore deals. But while there is no permanent fix via cream, serum or oil, the concept isn’t really BS, either. When combined with a proper diet and exercise, these tightening tonics can boost your skin’s texture, firmness and overall look. For many, they’re a summer must-have for ultimate beach bod confidence. So from cellulite busters to stretch mark reducers, we’ve got the top list of skin firming lotions and body smoothing creams to try.