Soap: For many of us, it falls under the umbrella of scarcely considered personal-care products, along with, say, floss. While body washes, scrubs, and shower oils can deliver a cleansing experience that’s nothing short of luscious, there’s something about good ol’ bar soap that delivers a clean feeling that’s second to none. On the other hand, it’s that same clean feeling that can send people running for their hydrating shower oils — after all, it’s no fun to strip your skin and leave it tight, itchy, or dry.
That said, for every bar soap that leaves skin feeling a little too squeaky-clean, there are just as many that deliver that coveted clean and improve the look and feel of skin. On a completely separate — yet equally as important — note, bar soap produces much less waste than a plastic bottle.
We did some scrubbing to find the best bars to lather up with during your next shower. Consider making room on your soap dish for one of these picks.
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