More Than 6,000 Shoppers Gave This Creamy $8 Body Lotion a Perfect Rating

Nina Huang
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This $8 Ultra-Hydrating Body Moisturizer 'Might as Well Be Liquid Gold' for Dry and Itchy Skin, Say Reviewers
This $8 Ultra-Hydrating Body Moisturizer 'Might as Well Be Liquid Gold' for Dry and Itchy Skin, Say Reviewers

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Is there anything more frustrating than piling on layers and layers of body lotion after showering only to have it practically evaporate after a minute or leave a layer of grease that makes putting on clothes nearly impossible? It's especially exasperating for people dealing with dry skin, who usually find themselves between a rock and a hard place when it comes to ultra-moisturizing lotions that aren't sticky. But Amazon shoppers think they've found what might as well be a "magic potion" for dry and itchy skin — and it's super affordable.

With more than 6,000 five-star ratings and reviews calling it a "miracle cure," "lifesaver" and something that "actually works" for those suffering from itchy skin and eczema, Curél's Itch Defense Calming Body Lotion is one of the internet's favorite body lotions. The $8 drugstore choice is even "by far the best moisturizer" that many reviewers have tried, with many saying they can't recommend it enough for parched hands and sensitive skin.

Shop now: $8 (Originally $10); amazon.com

Accepted by the National Eczema Association as something that's safe and beneficial for people with eczema and sensitive skin, Curél's body lotion is chock full of ceramides (lipid molecules that are found naturally in the skin and can help repair damaged skin barriers). Skin that is low in ceramides is prone to redness and dryness, so think of Curél's body lotion as a much-needed glass of water for scratchy skin.

People who have extremely sensitive skin will be relieved to hear that it's made without irritating fragrance, and it's even safe to use on your face. One reviewer says Curél's body lotion "works like magic," adding, "I bought this for my boyfriend because he has really bad eczema flare-ups on his hands. He uses a bunch of prescription-strength creams and lotions but nothing has worked as great as this lotion."

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Another shopper who has been using this lotion "for years" called it a game-changer. "My skin is super sensitive and gets irritated fast doing normal daily activities and has caused uneven white patches on skin to redness, but this lotion has made my skin into a smooth piece of art," said the reviewer. "Will never stop using this best lotion ever and recommend their body wash as well."

The Itch Defense lotion isn't the only highly rated body moisturizer from Curél that reviewers love, though: The brand's Daily Healing body lotion is a "super light" option that's "practically perfect in every way," while the Ultra Healing version is a "fabulous moisturizer" that goes on smoothly with absolutely no stickiness. Shop them all at Amazon now.

Shop now: $8 (Originally $10); amazon.com

Shop now: $8 (Originally $10); amazon.com