The Best Bar Soaps For Your Skin

Bar soaps might seem old school but in the last few years the "trusty skin scrubber of your youth" has morphed into serious skin care. New formulas are popping up everywhere that freshen, exfoliate, massage and nourish your skin. Here are a few of our favorites—get out there and find a pretty new way to accessorize your soap dish. 

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Dove White Beauty Bar

This soap contains a quarter of pure moisturizing cream that softens your skin with mild cleansers that are not harsh on and won't leave skin dry after usage. $2, CVS

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L'Occitane Shea Butter Extra Gentle Soap

Enriched with rosemary and shea butter, this soap nourishes dry and flaky skin. $7, LOccitane.com

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Aveeno Clear Complexion Cleansing Bar

Containing rich soy, vitamins B5, C and E, this hypoallergenic soap naturally evens out your skin tone and leaves you with smooth skin. It is also helpful for breakout-prone skin. $3.50 Drugstore.com

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Lush Cosmetics Sea Vegetable Soap

This rejuvenating soap is made with arame seaweed and sea salt that not only softens, but exfoliates your skin. It is also great for soothing eczema. $8, LushUSA.com

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Dr. Bronner's Magic Citrus Orange Bar Soap

This organic soap awakens your skin and is made with essential organic oils such as lemon, coconut, palm and olive. It does not contain any synthetic foaming agents, thickeners or preservatives, and it leaves your skin silky smooth. $4.50, Dr.Bronner.com

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Kiss My Face Olive and Aloe Bar Soap

Filled with the richness of olive oil and blended with the healing plant that is aloe vera, this all-natural bar soap adds hydration to your skin while cleaning it. It is made from ingredients that are gluten-, SLS- and animal-free with no artificial coloring. $4, KissMyFace.com

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Tom's of Maine Natural Beauty Bar Daily Moisture

Free of any artificial, colors, fragrances, or preservatives, this beauty bar is great for adding moisture back into your skin. It is enriched with olive oil, vitamin E and is essential in daily usage. $3, TomsofMaineStore.com

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Fresh Citron de Vigne Oval Soap

Soaked in a sparkling champagne-inspired scent this shea butter-enriched soap moisturizes your skin and leaves you with a fresh and long-lasting aura. $15, Fresh.com

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Cetaphil Antibacterial Gentle Cleansing Bar

Great on sensitive skin, this cleansing bar removes surface bacteria, refreshes your skin and doesn't clog your pores. $4.50, Walgreens