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Is There A Difference Between Body Lotion And Body Butter?

Posted on January 16 2021

As the temperature drops, your skin gets drier and flakier, moisturization becomes your best friend. Moisturizing in the night and once through the day helps you maintain the hydration levels of your skin. But sometimes an over the counter cold cream doesn’t cut the deal for you.

The market is filled with a plethora of moisturizing products, but the two most common products are - Body Lotion and Body Butter. At the beginning of winter, you may need a lighter lotion and as the months get colder your skin requires a more emollient and thick product. We are here to crack the code and educate you on the difference between body lotion and body butter.

What is body lotion?

The body lotion is a light and liquid cream that absorbs into your skin easily. It is formulated with an emulsion of water and oils. A body lotion is a great option for people with normal to oily or combination skin. You can use body lotion across your body but is best suited for your face and hands.

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What is body butter?

The body butter is thick and has a more balm-like texture. It provides intense and longer-lasting hydration. Using body butter in extremely cold places can help keep your skin moisturized. Body butter can be great for the drier parts of your body like elbows, knees, legs and feet. The body butter is the best option for people with extremely dry skin.

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What is the main difference between the two?

Body butter contains a higher percentage of oils as compared to lotions. Due to this, you should avoid using body butters on your face as the high oil percentage might clog your pores.

 Difference Between Body Lotion And Body Butter

Body lotions and butters are both great ways to hydrate and protect your skin from the harsh winters. You can pick and choose based on your skin type and requirement. Marabella Naturals has you covered for your body lotion and butter needs! Head over to our website and make your pick from the super hydrating body butter containing cocoa butter, shea butter, almond oil, neroli oil, aloe vera extract, and vitamin E and lotion enriched with lavender extracts, jojoba oil, and wheat germ oil.

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