This article was first published on 22 February 2022.
Whether you’re just at home or out and about for the day, Singapore’s naturally humid weather is bound to get you sweaty. And one thing that doesn’t work well with sweat? Icky and greasy lotions.
While it is essential to keep your skin moisturised for the day, there’s no need to compromise your comfort. That’s why we’ve got a list of 12 must-have non-greasy lotions that are perfect for Singapore weather.
1. Mario Badescu Summer Shine Body Lotion
This vitamin A-enriched lotion helps boost the skin’s natural radiance from the inside out. Lightweight and quickly absorbs into the skin, it has a slight sheen that gives the skin a subtle sunlit glow upon application, delivering a healthier-looking appearance sans the excessive shine. Get it here.
2. Malin + Goetz Rum Body Lotion
You wouldn’t believe how much richness in nutrients this lotion holds especially with how lightweight it is. It’s infused with avocado and grapeseed oil to restore the skin’s moisture. The formula is complemented with vitamin B5 and absorbent fatty acids to ensure long-lasting hydration. Plus, the brand’s signature rum fragrance is a great sensorial treat. What more will you ask for? Buy it here.
3. Doers Of London Fight For Every Inch Body Lotion
As the name of this pick suggests, it has every inch of your body covered with all the good stuff (without making your skin feel heavy, of course!). Its potent blend of anti-inflammatory botanicals promises to soothe the skin and improve collagen production. Add it to cart here.
4. Kora Organics by Miranda Kerr Enriched Body Lotion
No sticky feel, no residue, plus a great mix of essential fatty acids weaved into the formula? Yes, please. The combination of certified organic jojoba, macadamia and rosehip oils, cocoa butter and Australian sandalwood extract in this lotion leaves the skin feeling soft and supple and also protected from free radicals. Get it here.
5. Jo Malone Peony & Blush Suede Hand & Body Lotion
Give your skin a smooth and silky feel with this Jo Malone pick on your arsenal. Enriched with coconut oil for long-lasting skin moisture, it has a luscious scent similar to its namesake fragrance and a luxurious yet lightweight finish that will leave you moisturised, refreshed, and comfortable the entire day. Add it to cart here.
6. Pixi Hydrating Milky Lotion
This lotion’s unique blend of AHAs, coconut oil, shea butter, and cocoa seed extract ensures great hydration and gentle exfoliation to bring out your skin’s natural radiance. It also claims to bring back the skin’s elasticity and firmness with continued use. Get it here.
7. First Aid Beauty KP Smoothing Body Lotion with 70% AHA
This powerful but gentle formula combines hydrating properties with the benefits of chemical exfoliation for softer and smoother skin. It also helps deal with skin bumps, dark spots, and prevents skin acne. Add it to cart here.
8. Aveeno Daily Moisturising Lotion
Featuring naturally active colloidal oatmeal (a.k.a. the brand's signature ingredient), this non-greasy lotion soothes and protects the skin while keeping it hydrated all day long. It’s also formulated to be gentle even for those with sensitive skin. Grab it here.
9. philosophy Pure Grace Body Lotion
This lotion combines vitamin E and aloe, leaving your skin nourished and soothed from head to toe. The fresh scent of water lily and musk leaves gives an overall refreshing feel that makes every application a sensorial experience. Buy it here.
10. Aesop Protective Body Lotion SPF50
Lightweight, moisturising, and with the added benefits of UVA and UVB protection, this Aesop pick is a true must-have. It’s also formulated with silica that helps absorb excess oil from the skin for non-greasy wear no matter how hectic your day is under the sun. Get it here.
11. NIVEA Aloe & Hydration
This lotion is infused with moisture-locking lipids that ensure the skin's hydration is retained even hours after application, ensuring smoother and softer skin all day. It also contains aloe vera, which soothes the skin from heat-caused irritation. Get it here.
12. Sebamed Body Lotion
This lotion has chamomile extract and allantoin to strengthen the skin's protective barrier, making it suited for sensitive skin. It has a feathery-light texture and doesn't feel sticky even under intense temperatures. Get it here.
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