Bikini Body Prep: 10 Must Have Body Moisturisers


With high summer and holiday season now just weeks away, it’s the ideal time to start prepping for that perfect bikini body – and that means smooth, healthy-looking skin. Read on for our favourite moisturisers to ensure a soft and toned-looking body, ready for the beach!

Dermalogica Body Hydrating Cream

This super-delicate body cream is ideal for all skin and types and sensitivities, and helps to relieve any skin irritations and dry patches, leaving behind hydrated, radiant skin. Packed with soothing ingredients including lavender, apple, green tea and patchouli, the light emulsion absorbs easily and rejuvenates instantly.


L’Occitane Ultra Rich Body Cream

L’Occitane’s best-selling body cream is a great option for an intense dose of moisture, perfect for a last-minute bikini prep. Formulated for very dry skin, this indulgent moisturizer contains a 25% concentration of shea butter, as well as enriching extracts including marshallow, apricot oil, almond and honey, for extremely soft, supple skin.


Soap & Glory The Firminator

Specially formulated for a bikini body blast, the body firming formula of The Firminator includes a combination of active ingredients that work to diminish the appearance of cellulite and visibly improve skin’s tone. Use twice daily, massaging firmly into thighs and buttocks for a fabulously firm figure.


The Organic Pharmacy Body Lotion Jasmine

For a soothing post-shower experience, we love the hypnotic fragrance of this beautiful jasmine body lotion. This lightweight formula is also enriched with shea, jojoba, aloe and honey for wonderfully soft and smooth skin, delicately fragranced and ready for bikini season.


Sanctuary Spa 5 Day Moisture Creamy Body Oil

Promising five full days of beautifully hydrated skin, this luxurious body oil is the perfect option to see you up to your holiday and all the way through. Massage into slightly damp skin to lock in optimum levels of moisture, boosted with mango and apricot oil. The creamy formulation sinks instantly into skin, leaving behind a dewy radiance all over.


Kiehl’s Crème De Corps

Possibly the most renowned moisturiser on the market, this incredible lotion gives your skin a look and feel you’ll have never experienced before. The thick, luxurious formula is perfect for working into dryer areas to create a rich and smooth texture, perfect for soaking up the sun and looking poolside perfect!


Liz Earle Bergamot & Ginger Silky Body Lotion

Derived from 97% natural ingredients, this sumptuous lotion is ideal for preparing skin to be shown off! Packed with intensive ingredients such as avocado, shea and vitamin E, this lavish lotion guarantees silky-soft skin all summer long.


The Body Shop Coconut Body Butter

This best-selling body butter is guaranteed to get you in the mood for summer – the tropical scent of this seriously rich moisturizer whisks you to the beach in an instant! Incredibly thick and nourishing, this heavy-duty butter smoothes away even the driest of skins, leaving a radiant, richly hydrated glow. A brilliant budget buy!


Laura Hudson