Here Are Our Top 7 Picks Of Soaps For Dry Skin In India (With Updated Prices)

If you have a dry skin, you know how tough it is to deal with it. Forget the chilly winter days, a dry skin feels scaly and tight sometimes even during the scorching summer! No matter how frequently you apply moisturizer and in how thick layers, a dry skin always screams for more. It is even more difficult to use a soap for cleansing a dry skin as it worsens the condition, right? Well, it’s not! If you choose the right soap, your dry skin will also thank you. Let us talk about the best soaps for dry skin in India today. Here we go:

Choosing The Right Soap For Dry Skin

A soap can make dry skin even worse, but it does not necessarily mean that all soaps have the same negative impact on a dry skin. Certain soaps are specially formulated to suit dry and dull skin type. You can look for a gentle soap that does not contain harsh chemical compounds, such as alcohol, dyes, perfumes, etc., which strip the skin off its natural oils. Rather, the ingredient list of your soap should have added oils or fats, and enough moisturizing components.

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Best Soaps For Dry Skin In India

1. Nivea Creme Soft Care Soap 

Nivea Creme Soap

The Nivea Creme Soft Care Soap is a mild soap that provides premium care and protection to all types of skin. It is a unique paraben-free and mineral oil-free formulation that cleanses the skin gently without drying it out or leaving it scaly. The unique Hydra IQ technology and rich almond oil in it moisturize the skin deeply with every wash and keep it soft and supple. The soap also reinforces the skin’s natural barrier while making it well-nourished and silky smooth.

Price: Rs. 65 for 125 g.

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2. Himalaya Herbals Nourishing Cream & Honey Soap

Himalaya Nourishing Cream and Honey Soap

The Nourishing Cream & Honey Soap is a special formulation by Himalaya Herbals that works as a ‘pure luxury’ for normal to dry skin. Being enriched with the natural goodness of honey and milk cream, it penetrates the skin deep and nourishes, softens and smoothens it intensely. The honey in the soap attracts water to retain the skin’s natural moisture and kills bacteria with its incredible antimicrobial properties. On the other hand, the natural lipids in milk cream make it an effective emollient for dry, itchy skin. The result is a soft, toned, and rejuvenated skin.

Price: Rs. 25 for 75 g.

3. Dove Original Cream Beauty Bathing Bar

Dove Cream Beauty Bar

As the name suggests, the Dove Original Cream Beauty Bathing Bar is ‘not a soap but a beauty bar’. It is one of the most popular soaps among women with dry skin and the No. 1 brand recommended by dermatologists as well. It comes with a classic moisturizing formula that richly blends 1/4th moisturizing milk cream with the mildest cleansers in order to retain the natural moisture of the skin instead of stripping it away. It also replenishes the lost moisture of the skin by hydrating and nourishing it efficiently. Hence, you get a softer, smoother, and healthier skin that smells delicately fresh. No other soap has more natural and skin-friendly moisturizers than this one and hence, it can easily be included in your daily beauty routine for cleansing your face, hands, and body.

Price: Rs. 48 for 75 g.

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4. VLCC Shea Butter Moisturizing Soap

VLCC Shea Butter Moisturizing Soap

The VLCC Shea Butter Moisturizing soap is a luxurious bathing bar that is enriched with super moisturizing shea butter and glycerin. It gently cleanses the skin without drying it out while the rich, creamy formula retains the natural moisture of the skin as well as provides more hydration to it. The soap lathers very well and can be rinsed off easily leaving the skin fresh, soft, and supple.

Price: Rs. 85 for 125 g.

5. Lotus Herbals Honeymoist Ultra Moisturizing Cleanser

Lotus Herbals Honey Moist Soap

The Lotus Herbals Honeymoist Ultra Moisturizing Cleanser is an Ayurvedic cleansing bar that makes the dry skin on both face and body squeaky clean while providing it much needed moisturization. The 100% Ayurvedic formula is enriched with HONEYMOIST, which uses the synergic effects of honey, rose water, aloe vera, and methi extracts for cleansing as well as nourishing the skin thoroughly. Experience a refreshingly thorough cleansing of your skin with this amazing natural remedy.

Price: Rs. 80 for 100 g.

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6. Aloe Veda Cocoa Butter & Almond Oil Fragrance-Free Bathing Bar

Aloe Veda Almond Oil and Cocoa Butter Soap

The Aloe Veda Cocoa Butter & Almond Oil Bathing Bar is a fragrance-free and paraben-free handmade soap that is rich in cocoa butter and almond oil for providing deep moisturization to dry skin during the process of cleansing. The luxurious aromatherapy formula also contains natural shea butter, aloe vera leaf extracts, coconut oil, wheat germ oil, milk proteins, glycerin, and vitamin E for complete nourishment of a dry skin. The product not only cleanses and moisturizes the skin through a creamy lather but also facilitates accelerated rejuvenation to promise you a soft, supple, and renewed skin upon regular use.

Price: Rs. 80 for 100 g.

7. Fiama Di Wills Mild Dew Gel Bar

Fiama Di Wills Gel Bathing Bar

The Fiama Di Wills Mild Dew Gel bar lets you experience ‘gel in a bar’., which is a true bliss for dry skin. It freezes a gel into a bathing bar using the revolutionary Liquid Crystal Freezing Technology and the Skin Conditioners present in it lock the moisture into the skin. It also contains exotic natural extracts of peach and avocado, which gives a soft, moisturized and youthful skin round the clock. This ‘Mild Dew’ variant of the soap is extremely gentle on the skin and adds a beautiful fruity fragrance to it that lasts throughout the day.

Price: Rs. 50 for 125 g.

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Using a gentle and moisturizing soap on a dry skin does not fulfill its need for regular moisturization. So, make sure that you apply your go-to moisturizer right after cleansing your face with a soap. It is even better to pat your skin lightly and apply a layer of moisturizer immediately when your skin is a little damp. This will help your moisturizer go deep into your skin and keep it hydrated as well as nourished throughout the day.

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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.

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