If there’s one thing that ain’t going out of style anytime soon, it’s ‘self-love’; and what better way to show yourself some TLC than indulging in *pause for effect* a pampering bath? Even better, if you lather up your bod with a body wash that oozes serious spa-like vibes.
What about soaps? Soaps are old school. Period. Take your morning shower to the next level with a body wash that’ll make bath time a refreshing experience.
How to Use Body Wash
Here’s a quick guide on bathing with body wash the right way.
Step 1: Squeeze a coin-sized amount of body wash onto your loofah.
Step 2: Rub this loofah on your wet body. Be gentle, you don’t want to scrub too hard.
Step 3: Get underneath the shower and rinse off.
Step 4: Pat dry your body with a cotton towel.
Best Body Washes for Women
We’ve rounded up the best in biz that promise you a happy shower time.
Concern: Pigmentation and Dry patches
Tired of blemishes, bacne marks and dark spots that dull your skin? Try this multi-mineral rich, Saffron based shower gel that will lighten those spots and leave your skin even, supple and hydrated. The perfect way to kickstart your morning routine, this shower gel is formulated with superior quality botanical extracts and is 100% paraben and toxin free.
Concern: Damaged Skin
Everyone else just got downgraded on your Feel Good list. Curious how? The Globus Naturals Nourishing Almond Milk Body Wash eclipses them all to pamper and nourish your skin with care. The Almond and Aloe Vera extracts in this hydrating formula repair damaged skin to reduce scars.
Concern: Oil Control
Hideous pollution and summer vibes are probably making your skin oilier. There, there. Let’s mop up the excess oil and pollution with a deep-cleansing, exfoliating body wash. Enter: Herb Island French Green Clay Refreshing Body Wash. Saturated with the goodness of French Green Clay it detoxifies your skin to fight the damage. Plus, the Mulberry and Licorice leaves soothe your troubled skin.
Concern: Pregnancy and Postpartum care
Whether you’re pregnant or have just recently become a mother, (kudos on that) we think your skin deserves a hydrating embrace. Grab the Natural Body Wash from Mom's Co that gently purifies your skin thanks to the Coconut based cleansers while imparting the scent of refreshing Orange that uplifts your mood. And what’s more convincing than a body care that can guarantee a 100% toxin-free formula? Psst! It helps ease the dreadful morning sickness too courtesy, Ginger Essential Oil.
Not a morning person, eh? We’ve got just what you need to kickstart your a.m. routine. The St.Botanica Bulgarian Rose Otto Glow Body Wash with its creamy lather is supercharged with oils (hi Rosehip and Macadamia) that cleanse and awake your skin. The Bulgarian Rose Otto Oil knocks off impurities and restores skin’s lost moisture. Oh, and this energizing blend makes your shower smell like a tropical vacation. We’re booking this vacay!
Concern: Bacne and irritated skin
Dammit bacne! If you know what we’re talking about, you’ve every right to fuss about the right body care that’s got your back. This body wash is infused with anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, thanks to Vanilla Beans and Aloe Vera extracts that protect and calm irritated skin. It’s also free of Mineral Oils which means fewer clogged pores and breakouts. The anti-ageing Mango extracts are just a bonus to make your skin look younger than your age. Can’t go wrong with this one, lady.
This creamy hydrating body wash sinks in and deeply conditions your skin faster than you can say ‘Olay Total Effects Anti-Aging Deep Penetrating Moisture Body Wash’. That’s the VitaNiacin formula at work. What can you expect? Apart from hydration, improved elasticity, evened out skin tone and minimized wrinkles. The skin-smoothening brew basically offers a wholesome nourishment. Result? Younger looking skin head to toe. Now that’s inarguably a clear win.
What has soothing notes of warm Vanilla, grounded with a gorgeous Shea Butter base that can indulge all your senses? We call upon the yummy, we meant creamy Dove Shea Butter and Warm Vanilla Body Wash. Shea Butter in this body wash for dry skin promotes deep conditioning for smoother skin. What’s more? It comes with Nutrium Moisture which is a blend of natural moisturizers (read: lipids) that’s a blessing in disguise for flaky skin.
Concern: Stretch marks and pigmentation
How about a body wash that transports your mind to a sweet-scented fruity paradise? Oh and while you’re at it, wake up to healthier rejuvenated skin. True bliss, no? Well with this bottle of happiness, you’re just inching closer to Nirvana. The Fizzy Fern Pomegranate & Tamarind Body Wash is infused with Aloe Vera, Tamarind, Turmeric and Pomegranate extracts that fight stretch marks, pigmentation and bequeaths your skin with a radiant glow. And it has none of the bad Sulfates and Parabens lurking inside.
Those sun kissed moments come with frustrating tan lines. Why let the sun take away your glow? Tan control: activated. Wait how? The WOW Skin Science Ubtan Body Wash, saturated with Chickpea Flour knocks off dead skin cells and impurities while the Almond extracts prevent dryness for a cozy cleansing experience. And the mineral rich Rose Water firms up skin to lend it a soft glow. This one sure makes it to our summer essentials.
Concern: Fungal infections and body odor
Not down to surrendering to infections and odor? No prob, ‘cause simply loading up on antiseptics and antimicrobial oils will treat your skin eliminating it of all the impurities. Enter: St. D'vencé Tea Tree Body Wash With Eucalyptus Oil & Peppermint Oil. This aromatherapy bodywash will uplift your senses and leave you smelling good. It’s packed with the anti-fungal essentials – Australian Tea Tree Oil, Peppermint Oil and Eucalyptus Oil that gently cleanse your skin without leaving behind a heavy residue.
FAQs on Best Body Wash
1. Is body wash better than soap?
Soap tends to be over-drying which strips skin of its natural moisture and alters its natural pH level. Body wash on the other hand is more hydrating and deeply cleanses your skin without drying it out.
2. Why use Salicylic Acid body wash?
Salicylic Acid works at clearing clogged pores and removing dead skin cells. It also helps control oil production, all of which help prevent acne. This makes it ideal for treating acne on body.
3. Suggest best body wash for dry skin?
4. Recommend a body wash for sensitive skin?
5. What are some long lasting fragrance body washes?
6. What are some best paraben free body washes?