The whole idea of using shower oil always seemed a bit counterintuitive because we all know that oil and water don’t really mix, so how on earth is this a good idea?
Well, it actually works a lot better than you might think it would.
First off, it lathers.
Yes, cleansing oils typically don’t stay an oil.
As you shower, the oil tends work into a consistency that is super rich and creamy, smooth, and makes you feel both clean and moisturized afterward.
However, this doesn’t mean you should grab your sweet almond oil and head to the shower!
Try these 4 shower oils first!
We promise they’ll give you some seriously soft skin—way before you even put on the lotion.
Perfect for the springtime, this floral and flirty orange blossom and jasmine-infused shower oil turns into a luxuriously rich foam as soon as the water hits it.
Just like your regular, run-of-the-mill body wash, all you have to do is lather it up and wash it over your body with a towel, sponge, or your hands.
In just a few minutes, your skin will feel as soft as silk.
Mainstay is the perfect name for this cleansing oil because it’ll quickly become a staple in your daily routine.
Made from all-natural, cold-pressed oils like argan, jojoba, coconut, and castor, this shower oil is safe to use on face, body, hair—everywhere!
Plus, it’s a heavy-duty moisturizer, but super lightweight so no worries here when it comes to unwanted oiliness.
This body cleansing oil from SKINN is extra special because it’s formulated with manuka honey—a well known humectant that draws in hydration and promotes moisture.
And it’s not called the “divine elixir” for nothing!
The Vitamin C and E in the formula work together to turn this shower oil into a golden opportunity for rejuvenating skin and fading scars.
For those of you who struggle with sensitive, oily skin and are afraid to try oil cleansing, Bioderma’s Atoderm Shower Oil is your girl.
It’s lightweight and nourishing—blended with some of our favorite lighter oils like coconut and sunflower—and it’s made with Bioderma’s Skin Barrier Therapy™, making it the go-to cleansing oil recommended by dermatologists.
Have you used any of our picks before? Comment your thoughts below!