Since summers are coming and we all are quite familiar with all the problems related to it. They are basically sweating body odor and various bacterial and viral infections. So now it’s very important to start using soaps to maintain our hygiene. Moreover, to keep ourselves away from all the above-mentioned problems of summers. Herbal soaps fight bad body odor removes extra oils from the skin. Since the basic chemical nature of soap is alkaline it will surely kill all the bacteria and viruses on the skin. Thus helping us to remain fresh and active in the summers. Thus we can easily conclude the answer to a simple question which is whether we should use soap in summers? and the answer to this question is we must use it.
Now after getting the answer to the above-mentioned question the next question which comes in our mind is that which soap should we use. Since there are various soaps in the market along with various natural materials that people directly apply to their skin.
The various soaps are the traditional soap containing various chemicals which are harmful, medicated soaps. However, we all prefer to use only when prescribed by the doctor. Glycerine soap which is really very good but is simultaneously costly. Liquid soap is very complicated in both manufacturings and using. Beauty soap is mainly used if it suits your skin. Finally, the last one which is the herbal or the organic soap whose main ingredients are organic. Also, it is not harmful even to the environment.
Are herbal soaps safe for skin?
As the name suggests herbal soap is mainly made of various organic materials or in other words eco-friendly materials. They are not harmful to our skin as well as on the environment. But as a matter of fact, we all know that not any soap is completely organic or herbal since it is impossible to make soap without lye. It is basically a metal hydroxide that is obtained by leaching ashes. Lye is very dangerous if it is in its original form. But when it treated with various organic materials to make soap then it’s not that dangerous. Also, can be used or touched with bare hands.
What is the difference between herbal soap and traditional soap?
The main difference between the herbal soap and traditional soap is that in traditional soaps many ingredients were used which were not needed for example for a fragrance for extra lathe etc. The main component in traditional soap was sodium laurel sulfate which was primarily used for cleaning grease from car engines, now can you imagine your body to be a structure of aluminum and cast iron on which sodium laurel sulfate is being used to clean oils and grease. I guess this image is enough to get you a mini heart attack. This sodium laurel sulfate is only one of the component like this there were various components like SLS and other surfactants which used to cause dry and irritated skin, rashes and irritation in the skin. Some of the chemicals were also found to be allergic.
Best Herbal Body Soaps
Now since summer is here and you all will be wondering which is the best herbal soap to use, well we have multiple answers to this basic question.
There are many soaps available online in the market but few of them which I will personally recommend to everyone is listed below
You all will be surprised to know that this soap contains motipisti which is an ayurvedic formulation containing pearl powder which is engineered by an IITian. Furthermore, motipisti is very good for cooling the body and removing the dead cells from the skin. This soap is purely organic and none of the manufacturing materials are extracted from any living organism so basically it is 100% vegetarian soap which will also last longer than normal soaps.
It’s also eco-friendly which means that no toxic materials containing any nitrate or sulfate were used in making the soap. You can easily search for ‘Anuspa Soap Pearl Set – Exclusive Pack Of 3 Quality Herbal Soaps (125 Grams Each) Motipisti’ on amazon and get your soap delivered at your doorsteps.
This is one of the best herbal soaps available online. This soap contains 29 herbs including neem and aloe vera. The presence of aloe vera and neem make it antiseptic in nature as well as a natural moisturizer. It provides a natural cover from bad body odor and protects the skin from infection and pimples also. It also adds to the beauty of the skin by keeping the skin soft, glowing, and beautiful nature. You can get it on amazon by only searching its name.
3) Biotique Basil and Parsley Revitalizing Body Soap
This is one of the few soaps which is even prescribed by the doctor for the people with sensitive skin.
The soap is good news for men since it’s developed for their skin type by the use of coconut oil, basil, and parsley extracts.No harsh chemicals are used in the manufacturing of this soap, and it’s totally safe to use it. This product is also available on amazon so if any guy is reading this just stop here and order your first ‘Biotique Basil and Parsley Revitalizing Body Soap, 150g’, and start taking care of your soft skin.
This soap contains a Refreshing lime fragrance that revitalizes your senses. It is good for the removal of bad body odor since its Pleasant deo fragrance which lasts all day long. The soap is Suitable for all skin types and all age groups. This soap is also available on Amazon so if you want a natural body deodorizer, order ‘Cinthol Lime Bath Soap, 125g (Pack of 3) + 75g FREE’ now.
Himalaya’s Cucumber & Coconut Soap is ideal for rejuvenating and refreshing your skin and it gives a soothing and cooling effect to the skin. It contains herbal substances Cucumber and Coconut Oil which assist to hold pores and skin smooth, soft, refreshed, and revitalized. Cleans the dirt and grim and also acts as anti-bacterial soap.
Now, these all are the best picks of all the herbal body soaps options out there, all there’s left for you is to smell like a dream, ladies!
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Megha Sriamb is an aspiring blogger and writes about different fashion n beauty trends in general. She hails from Aurangabad, Bihar, and currently lives in Gurgaon. She has a Bachelor’s degree in computer science. She is an ardent follower of Ayurveda and natural beauty products motivated her to write on it. She is positive, chirpy, and full of life.
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