Admit it, your winter skincare routine is infinitely more regimented than your summer routine.

But when you think about it, with all those days spent beach hopping and evenings spent drinking rooftop bars dry, we really should be giving our dehydrated skin plenty more love.

And so to literally save your skin this summer, here are some no-fuss body oils that take you from the beach to the bar and will keep you looking your best throughout the summer and beyond.


Clarins Body Treatment Oil

You’ll be hard pressed to find a body oil as packed with natural botanicals as this Clarins number.

Blended with rosemary, geranium and mint pure plant extracts, it helps firm, tone and improve skin elasticity, so you can bid adieu to stretch marks.

Rich in hazelnut oil, this treatment oil claims to softens your skin and lock in moisture after hours of dozing on the beach. Nourishing straight out of the shower, it also works amazingly with a few drops to the bath.

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Kiehl’s Superbly Restorative Argan Dry Oil

Crafted from Moroccan Argan oil and enriched with antioxidants and essential fatty acids, you only need a couple of drops for this Kiehl’s oil to work its magic.

A must-have for the time poor, this double-duty product works extra hard to smooth any hair-curler fried split ends and give your skin a healthy glow – without any silicone nasties.

Scented with a unique medley of orange, patchouli, eucalyptus and cedarwood essential oils, who needs to bypass the apartment to freshen up – just hit the bar straight from the beach.

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Endota Spa Rosehip & Inca Inchi Treatment Body Oil

Derived from rosehip and inca inchi – a plant native to the Peruvian Amazon region – this treatment oil claims to prevent stretch marks and reduce the appearance of scarring.

Made from 96.5% certified organic raw materials, such as Argan, Seabuckthorn oil and more, it also helps combat inflammation and nourish raw red skin after forgetting to reapply SPF 50+.

This one is best applied on damp skin and is so light, you can also massage it into your hair for a lovely sheen – because it’s not that just your skin that is susceptible to sun damage.

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Reef Suntan Oil

This summer staple is great for keeping your skin hydrated, while giving it a gorgeous sheen.
Packed with vitamins and antioxidants from ingredients such as almond oil, sesame oil and coconut oil, your skin will this drink this ultra-nourishing formula right up.

For best results and protection from the sun’s harsh rays, pair it with high protection sunscreen. Massage on your skin and you’re good to go – and be prepared to field questions about your intoxicating coconut fragrance all night long.

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Biologi BF Hydration Body Serum

Not your average body oil, this one’s USP is that it’s crafted entirely finger lime.

Free of chemicals, cruelty and fragrances that you can’t pronounce, this Byron Bay skincare wonder is designed to increase collagen, moisture retention and improve overall skin tone.

Lightweight yet wonderfully moisturising, it also contains the added bonus of natural Vitamin C to help correct pigmentation and uneven skin tone after too much fun in the sun.

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Much like taxes or a bad boyfriend, it’s a universal fact that if you’re a woman of this world, at some point stretch marks are going to make their ill-favoured presence known at some point in your life.

Lucky for us there’s Bio-Oil; a magic brew of plant extracts, vitamins and trademarked PureCellin Oil that clinically diminishes the appearance of scars and marks.

This skincare staple might be a favourite for pregnant women the world over but it’s for good cause; this silver bullet saviour for stretch marks (try saying that 3 times really quickly!) will not only noticeably chill out your lumps and bumps, long-term you’ll see an overall improvement in your skin elasticity.

And all for around $AUD30. There’s not many products out there for that can claim such results for such a reasonable price point. If only every negative in life could be buffed away so easily.

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Shop our favourite body oils below

Meg & Dom

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