After all, exposing one's naked body to the crisp, unforgiving winter air is hardly anyone's idea of fun, and does make the whole moisturising ritual much more of a chore than a pleasant, self-care experience.
Enter: in-shower moisturisers.
Otherwise known as the lazy girl's go-to for hydration in the colder months, in-shower moisturisers are not only time-savers that will shave previous seconds off your getting dressed routine, but they allow you to enjoy your warm, watery haven without disruption.
The Best In-Shower Moisturisers You Can Buy In Australia
Considering switching your usual moisturiser for one of these multi-taskers? Scroll on to see the nine best in Australia.
L'Occitane Shea Butter Ultra Rich Shower Cream Milk 250ml, $31 at Adore Beauty
Crafted to slide on like silk before forming a rich, luxurious foam, this cream formula features shea butter, coconut and skin-loving soy proteins. Bonus? It also doubles beautifully as a shampoo!
Nivea In-Shower Rich Body Lotion Skin Conditioner, $6 at Chemist Warehouse
Water-activated and fast-absorbing, this in-shower gem is enriched with almond oil for a nourishing fix that'll hydrate your skin from head to toe.
Sensori+ Detoxifying & Rejuvenating Shower Oil in Toowoomba Carnival 4350 200ml, $49 at Adore Beauty
If your skin favours enriching oils over creams and lotions, it doesn't get much better (or more aromatic) than this divine elixir by Australian brand Sensori+. Featuring a potent combination of avocado oil, rose absolute and lavender, simply apply it on dry skin before hopping in the shower, then allow the water to emulsify it into a body wash that will leave your skin cleansed and moisturised.
Jergens Wet Skin Moisturiser Infused With Deep Restoring Coconut Oil, $11.99 at Priceline
Budget-friendly and argan oil-infused, we can't go past Jergens' Wet Skin Moisturiser. Fast-absorbing and quick to lock in hydration, your skin will look healthier and happier straight out of the shower.
Lush Ro's Argan Body Conditioner, from $34.95 to $58.95 at Lush
A sumptuous cream designed to level-up your in-shower experience, this rich, veritable pot of gold is made of all the good stuff. Packed with almond oil, shea butter, fair-trade cocoa butter, argan oil, cupaçu butter, rose absolute, brazil nut oil and vanilla pod infusion, soaking in this heavenly blend of skin-loving ingredients is the perfect way to start or end your day.
Crème de Corps, from $36 to $128 at Kiehl's
Luxurious in its feel, hop out of the shower feeling nourished with this rich and non-greasy lotion. Made with Cocoa Butter and Beta-Carotene, Kiehl's hydrating body lotion leaves skin feeling silky and soft. It's hero ingredient, Beta-Carotene, is a naturally-derived antioxidant predominantly found in many orange and red vegetables such as carrots, meaning the skin will feel nourished inside and out.
Skin Nourishing Shower Cream, $61 at Elemis
Cleansing, conditioning and softening the skin, this in-shower cream veils the skin milk protein cocoon to gently cleanse, enrich and balance. Packed with jojoba oils, camellia, macadamia, the product is combined with extracts of oat kernal and wheat germ promote satin soft, supple and healthy skin. And the best bit? It's perfect for those with excessively dry skin.
Beautifying Body Moisturiser, $40 at Aveda
Nivea Shower Indulgent Moisture in Coconut, $9.99 at Chemist Warehouse
Nivea's Shower Cream transforms itself into a rich lather, leaving your skin feeling silky soft and moisturised. For those on the hunt for an intense moisture surge, this indulgent shower cream with jojoba oil will nourish the skin while its rich coconut scent screams luxury.