The Best New Body Products to Try This Summer
The mercury is rising. Which means we’re starting to consider showing off the skin that has been hiding under our bulky clothing. As summer draws near, hot weather skin care concerns come with it. Like body acne, sun protection and how to get a good faux glow without turning orange. Then there’s the search for the best product to use when we get too much sun. Thankfully, there are plenty of new body products to try this summer.
From a SPF-infused hand cream to natural deodorant, the latest launches have your body covered. So you can enjoy some much-needed fun in the sun. Scroll down to see the best new body products of the season.
Drunk Elephant Sugared Koffie Almond Milk Body Scrub, $28 at Sephora
This scrub just might smell better than a freshly brewed cup of coffee thanks to exfoliating roasted ground coffee beans and brown sugar. Not to mention nourishing almond oil and coffee seed oil. Use in the morning to gently buff away dry skin and clear sleep fog.
Maapilim After Sun Gel, $18 at Maapilim
Got too much sun? Reach for this soothing gel rich in aloe vera and botanicals. The formula is lightweight and easily absorbed. It also has a herbaceous coriander seeds and bay laurel scent.
Bawdy Beauty The Bawdy Tool Detoxifying + Sculpting, $75 at Bawdy Beauty
This isn’t just any gua sha tool. It’s a custom-crafted 100 percent agate gua stone for the body. The unique shape allows for optimal strokes along the legs, arms and butt to encourage lymphatic drainage.
St. Tropez x Ashley Graham Limited Edition Ultimate Glow Kit, $55 at Ulta Beauty
Get ready for hot girl summer courtesy of this collab between supermodel Ashley Graham and the tanning experts at St. Tropez. The kit includes a Self Tan Luxe Whipped Crème Mousse with 100 percent natural tanning actives and a mitt to prevent stained palms.
Sol de Janeiro Bom Dia Bright Body Cream, $45 at Sephora
This latest addition to the Sol de Janeiro family is a vitamin C-rich, dark spot-erasing, retexturizing body cream. Try it once or twice a day on bumpy areas as well as places prone to ingrown hairs.
Sun Bum Hand Cream SPF 15, $12.99 at Target
This genius product replenishes moisture while providing protection from damaging UV rays. After all, hands can be one of the first places to show sun damage because we often overlook them when applying SPF.
Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow AHA Pink Dream Body Cream, $28 at Sephora
Glow Recipe’s lightweight body cream can be used on a range of skin types to treat dullness and unevenness. Hyaluronic acid provides hydration, hibiscus AHA keeps limbs smooth and watermelon seed butter gives the product its lightweight texture. The brand’s classic watermelon fragrance is perfect for summer.
Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare DRx SpectraLite BodyWare Pro, $435 at Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare
Anyone who loves high tech skin care devices will definitely want to add this FDA-cleared light therapy device to their summer skin care routine. It treats body acne, wrinkles, dark spots and can help alleviate mild pain over your entire body.
Fenty Skin Butta Drop Whipped Oil Body Cream, $39 at Sephora
Dealing with drying heat? Slather on this whipped oil body cream containing seven oils (including jojoba, sunflower and coconut) plus shea butter. The product is thick enough to provide adequate hydration to parched limbs but absorbs easily minus any stickiness.
Caudalie Vinofresh Natural Stick Deodorant, $15 at Caudalie
Summer heat waves call for a deodorant that doesn’t quit. This natural option is free of alcohol, silicone, baking soda and aluminum. Organic grape water provides hydration and a refreshing sensation. The formula is suitable for sensitive skin or following shaving, waxing and even laser hair removal.
Versed Back-Up Plan Acne-Control Body Mist, $14.99 at Versed
Body acne can be exacerbated in summer thanks to tight-fitting clothes and sweating. This vegan body mist contains potent acne fighters, including 2 percent salicylic acid, tea tree oil and witch hazel. The easy-to-use bottle means it can be used almost anywhere.
African Botanics Firming Body Serum, $150 at African Botanics
Certain lotions and creams are too heavy to use once warm weather hits. This splurge-worthy body product delivers a highly concentrated formula in a lightweight, cooling gel. The serum is packed with a range of actives to target dullness, dehydration and lack of firmness.
Summer Fridays Pool Time Glowing Body Oil, $36 at Sephora
Consider this the chicer, more mature version of the glitter sunscreen you once adored. There’s nothing scratchy or drying about the luxe body oil. The vegan formula has a rich blend of oils to keep limbs nourished and a subtle shimmer. The scent is pure summertime.
Blue Lizard Active Mineral Sunscreen Spray SPF 50+, $19.95 at Blue Lizard
A spray-on sunscreen makes it a cinch to stay protected from the sun’s harmful rays. The mineral sunscreen supplies broad spectrum UVA and UVB protection and is formulated with nourishing botanicals and antioxidants to keep skin smooth. This active formula offers up to 80 minutes of sun-safe fun.