3 Reasons To Love Body Soap Bars

Reach for a bar instead of a bottle

Fresh Cocoa Exfoliating Body Soap, $27.
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Fresh Cocoa Exfoliating Body Soap, $27.

Pears Germ Shield Soap, $1.70, from Redmart.
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Pears Germ Shield Soap, $1.70, from Redmart.

Dr Bronner's Pure Castile Organic Rose Bar Soap, $7.80, from Redmart.
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Dr Bronner's Pure Castile Organic Rose Bar Soap, $7.80, from Redmart.

South of France Orange Blossom Honey French Milled Bar Soap, $4.77, from iHerb.com.
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South of France Orange Blossom Honey French Milled Bar Soap, $4.77, from iHerb.com.

Dove White Beauty Bar, $3.95 for a box of three.
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Dove White Beauty Bar, $3.95 for a box of three.

Glasshouse Fragrances Tahaa Nourishing Body Bar Vanilla Caramel, $20, from Sephora.
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Glasshouse Fragrances Tahaa Nourishing Body Bar Vanilla Caramel, $20, from Sephora.

Since shower gels and liquid soaps came about, who uses bar soaps anymore?  

Here are 3 reasons you should reach for a bar instead of a bottle, when it comes to your body cleanser.

#1. Soap bars have substantially less packaging than liquid soaps. 
Shower gels often come in plastic bottles which don't disintegrate causing waste problems. Soap bars on the other hand usually come in simple waxed paper.

#2. Soap bars force you to lather up.
With a bar of soap we have to create lather in our hands before applying it on our skin. This is better for skin as the surfactants (chemicals added to create foam) are dispersed once lather is formed. Whereas with liquid soaps, we often spread it directly on our skin then rub it in, subjecting skin to the harsh chemical surfactants.

#3. Soap bars are better value for money.
Generally, a soap bar lasts longer than a bottle of shower gel. And it is more affordable too. One of our faves costs about $1.30 a bar!

Check out our 6 favourite body soaps in our gallery.


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