Shower Better: Moisturizing Body Washes for Soft Skin

For luxuriously soft, supple skin, straight from the shower.

Regular soap can have a drying effect, especially if you shower often. If parched, itchy skin has you feeling down, reach for a nourishing body wash to infuse your skin with healthy hydration.

Major Hydration

This tropical blend gently cleanses skin, while leaving you smelling amazing. OGX


Coconut oil, safflower seed oil and glycerin are all moisture-retaining go-tos to look for in the ingredients of your new body wash. Look for a formula free of sulfates to further combat dryness.

Plant Based

Stored in a 100% recycled plastic bottle. Dove


Don’t trust your dry skin to just any body wash. Look for one without sulfates or parabens to retain your skin’s natural oils, and gentle ingredients that hydrate the skin, such as glycerin.

Get In There

When dryness turns itchy, look for a cleanser that combines nourishing oils with a gentle exfoliant. Ogx


Sometimes dry patches need more than a gentle body wash to smooth away flakes. A gentle physical scrub, sans harsh exfoliants like nutshells or microbeads, will get rid of scaly spots. Just be sure to follow up with a rich lotion to seal in your new softness.

No Animal Testing

Infused with nourishing vitamins E and B5, minus sulfates, parabens, phthalates and petrolatum. Jason


Dry skin is often synonymous with sensitive skin, so look for a body wash free of irritating dyes and parabens. Skip the sulfates too—sure, they give your body wash a sudsier lather, but they end up drying out your parched skin more in the long run.

Also Consider:

Bulk Clean

Stock up on three hydrating cleansers for the family. Dove


Stylish Packaging

This sulfate- and paraben-free trio features minimalist packaging and equally elegant fragrances. Native