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Daily body moisturising is something we must do for a while yet. Dried-out lizard-skinned limbs do nothing for that lovely summer dress. Get a beautifully fragranced lotion or cream and enjoy velvet-soft legs.

1. Elizabeth Arden Green Tea Refreshing Body Lotion
$45 for 500ml

This whopping pump bottle holds 500ml of subtly Green Tea scented body lotion. It's practically a season's worth of moisturising in one bottle. Be quick though. this is a limited edition.

From selected department stores and pharmacies.

2. Innoxa Mineral Spa Algae Body Lotion
$24.95 for 250ml

Innoxa's Mineral Spa body care range is a respectable lineup with marine ingredients. This algae, jojoba oil and shea butter-rich lotion with sunscreen helps increase cell turnover and moisturise.

From selected Farmers stores and pharmacies.

3. Living Nature Manuka Honey Nourishing Hand and Body Cream
$26 for 200ml

From the excellent Kerikeri-based organics line comes this intense cream to help dehydrated skin. The ingredients are as you'd expect from such an eco-friendly outfit: macadamia oil, avocado oil, manuka honey - you get the idea.

From selected pharmacies and health stores.

4. Sothys Thalassothys Sublime Firming Cream
$110 for 200ml

Aimed at skin that has lost its firmness and tone through age, pregnancy or weight fluctuations this helps prevent and soften stretch marks.

From selected beauty therapists.

5. Issey Miyake L'Eau D'Issey Moisturising Body Cream
$131 for 200ml

Now there's a new body care line infused with L'Eau D'Issey's wistful scent. This rich cream is all about luxury and moisture.

From selected department stores and pharmacies.