Top 10 Body Washes in India for Super Soft Skin


While we have been primarily a soap and water using country when it came to bathing, the past few years has seen a lot of change in terms of the way we bathe. Soaps have been replaced by body washes in many households, and why not, when they replenish moisture and have a lasting fragrance. Not just that, since you use a loofah or a sponge while applying the body wash, you tend to scrub your skin really well and end up removing all the dead skin from the surface. The end result is skin that is renewed and supple. If you want to know which are the best body washes available, we tell you here the top 10 body washes in India.


Top 10 Body Washes in India

Body wash and Shower Gel are terms used interchangeably depending on the product. The transparent/ translucent liquids with beads or scrubs are normally known as shower gels while the cream based liquids are generally called shower creme or body wash itself.

1. Dove Go Fresh Body Wash

Dove Go Fresh Body Wash

When you say the words gentle, moisture and soft, the product that immediately comes to your mind is Dove. This body wash from Dove is enriched with the scent of cucumber and green tea and 1/4 hydrating milk. It gently cleanses the skin without stripping it of its natural moisture and leaves behind a fresh fragrance. It is priced at Rs.125 for 200 ml.


2. Nivea Powerfruit Relax Shower Gel

Nivea Powerfruit Relax Shower Gel

This shower gel is enriched with acai berry and blue berry extracts and is rich in antioxidants that helps rejuvenate your skin. It has a delicate fragrance that will keep you smelling great long after you are out of the shower. It comes with a loofah and is priced at Rs.175 for 250 ml.

3. Biotique Sea Kelp Shower Gel

Biotique Sea Kelp Shower Gel

This is a 100% soap-free cleanser that does not strip your skin of its oils. It has a sea-weed rich gel formulation that will help keep the skin hydrated. Its fresh fragrance makes you kick start your day with a great amount of energy. It is priced at Rs.180 for 210 ml.

4. Olay Body Wash + Body butter ribbons

Olay Body Wash + Body butter ribbons

This body wash comes enriched with jojoba butter and orchid extract. It nourishes the skin with it deep-moisturizing formula. It is called ribbons because the formulation has 2 intertwined ribbons- one which cleanses and the other that moisturizes. It is priced at Rs.220 for 295 ml.

5. Neutrogena Rainbath Refreshing Shower Gel

Neutrogena Rainbath Refreshing Shower Gel

The Neutrogena Rainbath has an intriguing fragrance full of fruits, spices and herbs and provides a burst of freshness that will awaken your senses every morning when you shower using it. It has a conditioning lather that cleanses and conditions the skin without leaving any residue. It is priced at Rs.349 for 250 ml.

6. The Body Shop Strawberry Shower Gel

The Body Shop Strawberry Shower Gel

This is one of the most popular shower gels in the Body Shop range. It has a sweet strawberry scent and is enriched with strawberry seed oil that gets rid of dry skin and helps in skin regeneration. Priced at Rs.425 for 250 ml.

7. Fiama Di Wills Enlivening Shower Gel

Fiama Di Wills Enlivening Shower Gel

The purple colored shower gel contains skin conditioners that lock in moisture into the skin. It is enriched with Blueberry and bearberry extracts with beads that gently exfoliate your skin. It is priced at Rs.135 for 200 ml.

8. Palmolive Thermal Spa Renewal Shower Gel

Palmolive Thermal Spa Renewal Shower Gel

This is a unique product in that it claims to firm up skin and improve softness when used regularly on the skin. It is infused with lipids, seaweed extracts and thermal salts that help get rid of cellulite and tone the skin. It is priced at Rs.125 for 250 ml.

9. Pears Pure and Gentle Shower Gel

Pears Pure and Gentle Shower Gel

Who doesn’t love the pears soap? When the same deal comes packaged in an easier to use gel form, what’s not to love about it!It is mild and gentle and is pH balanced. It has the trademark pears fragrance and leaves your skin baby soft. Price is Rs.145 for 250 ml.

10. Lux Body Wash

Lux Body Wash

The body washes from the lux range are creamy and smell just like the soap. They are not as drying as the soap and come with fragrance pearls that glide over the skin and clean it while also leaving it smelling great! It is priced at Rs.125 for 240 ml.

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Aparna Anand

After a stint in an MNC in Bangalore, Aparna has now started doing what she loves the most- writing. Travelling and cooking come a close second and third. She lives in Mumbai with her husband.