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The 2020 Shape Beauty Awards: Body

Let the Shape beauty awards guide you to the best new products for your body.
By Kate Sandoval Box, Erin Reimel, & Jenn Barthole
September 10, 2020
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The Shape Squad—a group of fitness- and beauty-minded staffers, pros, and dermatologists—tested and approved 77 products that not only work with but also enhance your physical and mental states. Here, their picks for the best body products on the market right now.

Best Body Oil: Philosophy Nature in a Jar Nourishing In-Shower Oil

Oil
Philosophy Nature in a Jar Nourishing In-Shower Oil
$32.00
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Philosophy

Philosophy Nature in a Jar Nourishing In-Shower Oil goes on damp, freshly showered skin for max absorption, then—as one Shape Squad tester confirms—enjoy silky, soft limbs all day.

Best Lotion: Cetaphil Soothing Gel Cream

Lotion
Cetaphil Soothing Gel Cream
$15.00
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Amazon

Cetaphil Soothing Gel Cream "feels refreshing as it glides on, sinks in fast, and then leaves skin hydrated all day," the team agrees. (Not to mention, "Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" star Rachel Brosnahan swears by their facial moisturizer and eye cream.)

Best Balm: Lord Jones High CBD Formula Heavy Duty Chill Balm

Balm
Lord Jones High CBD Formula Heavy Duty Chill Balm
$75.00
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Sephora

Lord Jones High CBD Formula Heavy Duty Chill Balm is the "ideal post-workout essential" thanks to 200mg broad-spectrum cannabidiol, aka CBD. (Here's more on the science-proven benefits of CBD.)

Best Sunscreen: NeutrogenaClear Body Break-Out Free Liquid Lotion Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 30

Sunscreen
Neutrogena Clear Body Break-Out Free Liquid Lotion Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 30
$19.00
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Ulta

Neutrogena Clear Body Break-Out Free Liquid Lotion Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 30 offers top-level protection and "keeps skin clear while I'm exercising," a Squader confirms. (Here are more workout-tested sunscreens approved by Shape editors.)

Deodorant: Secret with Essential Oils

Deodorant
Secret with Essential Oils
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Amazon

Secret with Essential Oils keeps you sweat-free and offers four scents that "actually smell incredibly good," testers say. (Related: How to Use Essential Oils)

Best Scrub: Nécessaire The Body Exfoliator

Scrub
Nécessaire The Body Exfoliator
$30.00
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Sephora

Nécessaire The Body Exfoliator turns into a rich foam as you massage the charcoal, pumice, and glycolic acid–laced formula.

Best Nail Treatment: Sally Hansen Nail Rehab Oil Cuticle Balm

Nail Treatment
Sally Hansen Nail Rehab Oil Cuticle Balm
$10.00
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Ulta

Sally Hansen Nail Rehab Oil Cuticle Balm comes in a convenient, drip-free stick. "Swipe on, then go right back to life," a tester says.

Best Treatment: Revision Skincare BodiFirm

Treatment
Revision Skincare BodiFirm
$150.00
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Dermstore

Revision Skincare BodiFirm boasts a blend of collagen-boosting ingredients that make skin feel firmer and look more toned over time.

Best Body Wash: Olay Cleansing & Nourishing Body Wash with Hyaluronic Acid

Body Wash
Olay Cleansing & Nourishing Body Wash with Hyaluronic Acid
$8.00
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Target

Olay Cleansing & Nourishing Body Wash with Hyaluronic Acid combines a creamy, deeply hydrating lather with a spa-like scent.

Best Hand Cream: Algenist Genius Liquid Collagen Hand Cream

Hand Cream
Algenist Genius Liquid Collagen Hand Cream
$38.00
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Sephora

Algenist Genius Liquid Collagen Hand Cream means "no more greasy keyboards," the Squad says. Its hydrating microalgae oil sinks in super fast.