The 10 Best-Smelling Hand Soaps

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We have to wash our hands multiple times a day, sometimes hourly. It can easily begin to feel like a chore, but it doesn’t have to. By finding a delicious-smelling hand soap that grants you a sensorial experience, washing your hands will feel like an indulgence. We’ve rounded up some of the best-smelling hand soaps you’ll ever sniff to make your 20-second hand wash feel like a treat.

1 / 10

Nest Wild Mint & Eucalyptus Liquid Soap ($22)

This renewing, bliss-inducing scent helps awaken the senses while cleansing your hands. The essence of wild mint, eucalyptus with basil and Thai ginger work to clear the mind during this tiny daily ritual.

2 / 10

Grown Alchemist Hand Wash Sweet Orange Cedarwood Sage ($39)

This hand wash’s fruity, earthy scent jumps out at you from inside the chic packaging. The smell will have you wanting to wash your hands constantly.

3 / 10

Homecourt Cece Hand Wash ($30)

If you’ve ever wanted to smell like Courteney Cox, here is your chance. The Cece scent in her home line is based on the star’s signature scent of cedarwood, cardamom, cinnamon and white leather.

4 / 10

Moroccanoil Hand Wash Fragrance Originale ($20)

If you’ve ever caught a whiff of Moroccanoil products, you know the smell is divine. Now you can have the scent of amber, magnolia and woods lingering on your hands all day long.

5 / 10

Jo Malone London English Pear & Freesia Body & Hand Wash ($48)

If you’re looking for a scent on the stronger side, Jo Malone has just what you need. The scents of pear, white freesia, amber, patchouli and wood combine to create the ultimate essence of autumn.

6 / 10

Bath & Body Work Kitchen Lemon Hand Soap ($8)

There are dozens of beloved Bath & Body Works scents that come in the form of hand soaps, both foaming and gel, but Kitchen Lemon is among the top. With over 525 five-star reviews, you can trust that this fresh, zesty scent will brighten your day.

7 / 10

Sachajuan Shiny Citrus Hand Wash ($45)

The smell of fresh citrus and jasmine with a mix of guar beans will leave your hands smelling fresh and feeling smooth.

8 / 10

Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Wash ($40)

This earthy hand wash gets its unique scent from a blend of botanical extracts. It also features finely milled pumice to exfoliate hands while cleansing.

9 / 10

Byredo Rose Hand Wash ($68)

The scent of this hand wash is no tired, old rose scent. It’s dynamic with notes of pink pepper, raspberry, patchouli and white musk for an air of sophistication.

10 / 10

Le Labo Hinoki  Hand Soap ($44)

Sea buckthorn, rosemary leaf and hinoki give this hand soap a light, woodsy scent. This soap can rival the brand’s beloved perfumes.


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