All natural, made with plant-based ingredients like green tea and willow bark. Made in the USA and it's cruelty free, and does not contain any chemicals. Subtle musk scent appeals to most people, of any gender. Charitable company donates a bar of soap for every purchase to Clean the World.
Exfoliates, so not ideal if you want a smooth bar of soap or need a moisturizing formula. May not be suitable for sensitive or damaged skin.
Combines moisturizers (each bar is 1/4 moisturizing cream) and mild cleansing ingredients for soft, clean skin. Can be used on the face as well as all over the body. Produces rich lather yet doesn't have the tendency to leave residue. Available in different formulas including original, coconut milk, sensitive skin, and men's.
Mixed opinions on the scents – some users find them strong, others enjoy them. The men's formula may be a bit irritating on sensitive skin.
A popular body bar that provides up to 12 hours of deodorizing protection. Brand has quite a fan base, thanks to the fragrance that can be described as clean and refreshing. Available in original or with aloe. Also comes in large, family-sized packs.
Some packages arrived with dried, cracked bars that seemed to be outdated. Original formula can be drying and/or irritating to individuals with dry or sensitive skin.
Made without harsh ingredients including fragrance and dyes. Recommended by dermatologists for users with sensitivities to traditional soaps. Contains chamomile and aloe that soothe irritated skin. Produces a rich lather that rinses away easily without leaving a soapy film. Bar lasts a long time.
May be somewhat drying for some consumers, especially those with dry skin. However, applying lotion after washing with it helps. Shape of the bar makes it difficult to grasp.
Stands out for being 100% natural – ingredients are vegan and don't include synthetic colors or fragrances. Comes in a variety pack with different scents made from cold-pressed essential oils. A good option for very sensitive consumers or those who prefer to use natural products. Nice as a facial cleanser too. Cruelty-free.
A few of the scents are very weak. Doesn't lather up as well as other soaps we considered. Priciest option on our shortlist.
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You have many options of cleansers for bathing, including liquids, gels, and cream body washes. These products offer many skin-loving benefits, but so do bar soaps designed for use all over the body. Bars are easy to use with a bath sponge, washcloth, or even your hands. They are also quite affordable, as most last a long time. To find the right bar for your bath-time needs, think about your skin type. Bar soaps for the body come in formulas that target specific concerns, such as dry or sensitive skin. You'll also be able to select from traditional soap formulas or those made of all-natural ingredients. Additionally, bars are available in deodorizing formulas with refreshingly robust scents.
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