The Very Best Bar Soaps
Feeling parched? Treat your complexion to this moisturizing facial bar. It boasts creamy avocado and shea butter, a.k.a. two nourishing powerhouses.
Rocky Mountain Soap Co. Avocado Soap Facial Bar, $6, rockymountainsoap.com
What do Greta Garbo, Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and Jackie O have in common? This bar of soap. The legendary product swirls Dead Sea mud to clarify and glycerin to hydrate.
Erno Laszlo Sea Mud Deep Cleansing Bar, $50, holtrenfrew.com
The headlining ingredient here is soothing calamine extract (yes, the pink stuff you used to put on bug bites as a kid). The supporting cast includes rose and lavender to fight dryness and tea tree oil to clear and prevent breakouts.
Lush Fresh Farmacy Soothing Calamine Bar, $13, lush.ca
One bar, so many skin-boosting benefits! This best-seller from Drunk Elephant purifies pores, sloughs away dead cells, brightens skin’s tone and improves its texture.
Drunk Elephant Juju Exfoliating Bar, $37, sephora.com
If you’ve yet to hop on the charcoal bandwagon, this little guy might just sway you. It offers a deep yet non-abbrasive clean, making it ideal for oily or acne-prone skin.
Herbivore Botanicals Bamboo Charcoal Cleansing Bar Soap, $17, nordstrom.com
Elevate your morning shower with something special from Chanel. Laced with the iconic Coco fragrance, this luxe, milky soap banks on vitamin E to smooth all over.
Chanel Coco Bath soap, $35, chanel.com
Organic pumpkin and tomato extracts gently exfoliate while honey serves up soothing moisture. The best part: You won’t find any trace of parabens, phthalates, synthetic colour or fragrance in this baby.
Osmia Organics Pumpkin Facial Soap, $32, thedetoxmarket.ca
If you have sensitive skin, this bar is for you. Dermatologist-recommended, it’s free of soaps and harsh detergents so it won’t strip your natural oils or cause any dryness.
Cetaphil Gentle Cleansing Bar, $6, amazon.ca
Good for your face, hair and body, this do-it-all bar can even help decongest your sinuses thanks to potent peppermint oil. The invigorating cooling sensation is just the ticket for hot summer days.
Dr. Bronner’s Pure Castile Bar Soap Peppermint, $7, well.ca
There’s a reason this bar has remained a fan-favourite for so long. Launched in 1957, it moisturizes while cleansing to leave you with healthy, happy skin.
Dove White Beauty Bar, $1, walmart.ca