Not that they were ever gone, but soap bars are rising as a big thing in the beauty and wellness industry. No longer just confined to scrubbing everything from the neck below, everything else is now in bars — from shampoos to facial cleansers.
And, really, it makes sense. Bars are actually a lot more convenient: no more dealing with pesky airport regulations and transferring product in tiny travel-sized containers, for those who like to travel a lot. They’re also good for the environment! Say goodbye to plastic bottles and check out these soap bars for your face that will leave you clear and flawless skin.
Cetaphil Gentle Cleansing Bar
Cetaphil is the holy grail of gentle cleansers among the sensitive-skinned crowd, so it’s not surprising they would go for the soap bar version of this classic product. The classic Cetaphil formula gently cleanses your skin without stripping away its natural oils and altering its pH levels, also perfect for those afflicted with dry skin.
Dr. Bronner’s Tea Tree Bar Soap
Dr. Bronner’s soap bars are all organic and produced through fair trade, which says a lot about the brand’s mindful and conscious roots. This soap can be used for both face and body, and its pure tea tree oil can combat acne and dandruff, soothing irritated skin.
Lumiere Organiceuticals 24K Gold Facial Soap
This luxurious bar of soap is infused with 24K gold and collagen peptides that detoxify, plump, and lighten skin. It also contains ayurvedic botanicals and gooseberry, handy for exfoliating and toning skin, and overall combatting signs of anti-aging.
Herbivore Botanicals Pink Clay Gentle Cleanse Soap Bar
This bar is 100 percent vegan and contains no sulfates or parabens, attesting to the gentle quality of this bar. Still, that doesn’t mean it’s not excellent at what it does. This Herbivore Botanicals soap bar contains French pink clay, helping deeply clean skin and control sebum without drying it too much. The clay also detoxifies and helps with inflammation, soothing and balancing out irritated skin. It also has coconut oil that helps keep skin feeling supple and moisturized!
Dear Klairs Face Rich Moist Facial Soap
Got dry and irritated skin? This facial soap from Dear Klairs will help calm your skincare woes. The soap contains calamine powder, an ingredient used in ointments to soothe irritation and itchiness. It also contains argan, jojoba oil, and yerba mate, which nourishes skin and gently cleanse it to remove dirt and impurities.
Oil of Argan’s Argan Oil and Green Tea Facial Soap
Recommended even for sensitive skin, this argan oil and green tea facial soap from Oil of Argan contains anti-aging and anti-acne properties that can help rid your face of those bothersome zits.