Join the TZR editor and main squeeze, this series is dedicated to sharing the beloved beauty products that make our week just a little bit better.Team TZR shines the spotlight on your favorite body wash About now.
If you haven’t fully grasped the “full body shower” trend, washing yourself is just one aspect of bathing. With the right products, you can create your own oasis and easily turn your everyday into a spa-like experience. You don’t necessarily have to go all out for that, like decorating your bathroom with bunches of dried eucalyptus or candles, but you need more than just bar soap and your favorite loofah. The best body wash he can easily get started by adding one or two to his daily regimen. Designed to purify, hydrate and revitalize the senses through fragrance, these formulas instantly refresh and, most importantly, improve the look and feel of your skin.
For example, dryness is one problem that can be solved with the right cleanser. Sure, body lotions can help, but washing your skin with a creamy formula packed with vitamins and natural butters can help prevent water loss in the first place. If you’re someone who keeps body care on the back end (don’t worry, some of us do too), finding a quality bottle can be a hassle. Luckily, the TZR team has put together a list of recommendations.
Here comes the best body wash for smooth, hydrated skin every time you shower.
“This shower gel from Cowshed has now become a staple in my evening shower routine. The soothing scent of lavender and eucalyptus instantly melts away the day’s stresses and worries, leaving you with a sense of well-being. It lathers well and leaves the skin silky soft.” Faith Xue, Executive Beauty Director, Lifestyle
“I have super dry and sensitive skin, so I keep it simple when it comes to body washes. This Dove Essentials has been a favorite for years because the creamy formula gently moisturizes and nourishes my skin after the shower.” The lavender scent is also very calming and really relaxing after a long day.”— Rebecca Iloulian, Director of Newsletter Revenue and Marketing
“Body washes with sea elements always catch my eye, but what I love most about Saltair Rush Greens is that they do more than cleanse. It contains skin care ingredients such as amides and botanicals such as cactus flowers and dewy leaves to moisturize and refresh the skin.” — Jessica Fields, Beauty Writer, TZR
“I don’t give much thought to body wash choices because I use whatever my fiancée orders on Amazon (I’m on Cetaphil right now). But when I tried Josie Maran’s Argan Oil Formula, my mindset changed. Completely changed, this product feels luxurious, hydrating and smooth on the skin.I used to be in and out of the shower all the time but after using this body wash I feel so relaxed and soothed. I’ve started taking longer baths and I want this travel set with the brand’s favorite body butter so I can continue my same luxurious shower routine on the go.” Marina Liao, Senior Editor, Fashion News, TZR
“Using Bathing Culture’s Cathedral Grove Wash makes me feel like a queen of nature. Glass vessels are not only an important part of my bathtub landscape (yes, it matters), You’ll be totally relaxed knowing that the rich, woody scent is the result of all-natural ingredients and scents.If you’re in a funk, take a hot shower and wash yourself with this. , will always be sane.” — Amanda Ross, TZR Beauty Editor
“Body wash is always an afterthought for me, something I toss in my cart during grocery shopping in case I need it later. I sourced all my food at the grocery store, which is how I discovered this ultra-moisturizing sub-$10(!!) gem.It comes in rustic, rustic packaging, but is packed with plant-based ingredients. In terms of being so rich, it feels like the ultimate indulgence to me, something you’d find in a hidden hole-in-the-wall spa that offers the best service.”— Alison Sillett, TZR Fashion Deputy Editor
“The scent of this body wash transforms my daily shower into a spa-like experience. Despite the rich lather, the manuka honey and shea butter-infused formula leaves my skin feeling squeaky clean.” I also use the bottle as a hand soap because it’s something I use on my body and hands.The deep purple color of the bottle looks really chic on my sink (in an old New York apartment). Even in the bathroom.)— Erin Lucas, TZR Beauty Deputy Editor
“I, too, admit that body wash is often the last thing on my skincare shopping list, but I usually reach for the most affordable option, or sale, at the grocery store.” After trying OUAI’s body cleanser, I fell in love with the concept of the luxurious formula.Besides the delicious tropical scent, this vegan wash is extremely moisturizing and leaves skin super smooth and soft. It’s literally a vacation in a bottle.”— Angela Melello, TZR Editor-in-Chief
“I want my shower to feel like a spa experience, and the lemon and sage scent of this Bliss Body Wash does just that. The scent isn’t overpowering, though. It softens the skin and, most importantly, leaves it squeaky clean.”— Maggie Haddad, Senior Strategist, Social Media
“On days when my skin looks a little dull, I towel off this creamy body polish and lather it up. This wash’s unique gel-milk formula is extremely moisturizing and combines pumice and rice flour to It gently removes dead cells and restores skin’s radiance.” fields