Nourishing Body Washes

Is there anything more luxurious than a nice, hot shower or a long, restful bath? We think not. It’s even better when you indulge with a natural body wash that leaves your skin feeling nourished and healthy, without stripping it of its natural oils. Instead of using harsh chemical formulas, try using products sourced from organic ingredients.

We’ve rounded up nine body care brands with natural body washes that leave us cleaner than ever. Made with organic and natural ingredients, these are often cruelty-free, vegan, and non-toxic to boot. So whether you’re a gel, foam and loofah, or simple washcloth fan, there’s something for everyone.


Natural & Organic | Certified USDA Organic ingredients, natural unrefined ingredients
Ethics | Cruelty-free, vegetarian, fragrance & dye-free, non-toxic
Best For | Normal/combo skin
Price | $20 for 8 oz.

Indulge in a luxurious bath with 100% PURE’s Vanilla Bean Shower Gel. This non-toxic and 100% natural gel is made with organic aloe, vanilla absolute, lavender honey, and Japanese honeysuckle for a sweet, aromatic scent. No matter your skin, you’ll feel refreshed and soothed with this 100% natural body gel.


Natural & Organic | Organic & natural ingredients
Ethics | Cruelty-free, made in USA & Canada, gluten-free, vegan
Best For | Intoxicating plant-based scents
Price | $15.99 for 15.2 oz.

Why rinse off with chemical-based products when we can opt for something natural? Enter Basd, a plant-based body care brand with natural and organic body washes we love. Made with organic aloe juice and green tea, your skin will feel soothed without irritation. Between their creme brûlée, sandalwood, and mint scents, you’ll look and smell your cleanest. Plus, they’re proudly Canada and USA-made.


Natural & Organic | Organic & natural ingredients
Ethics | Fair Trade Certified, non-GMO, non-toxic, cruelty-free
Best For | Very dry skin
Price | $16.99 for 32 oz.

Calm your mind—and your skin—with Alaffia’s Shea Body Wash in lavender. Ethically made via West African women’s co-ops, this body wash blends unrefined shea butter, virgin coconut oil, neem extract, and lavender that will heal and nourish your skin, no matter how dry it is. Know that your dollars will support women, Fair Trade practices, and eco-friendly packaging—and you’ll get a long-lasting and effective body wash.


Natural & Organic | Organic ingredients
Ethics | Fair Trade, vegan, eco-friendly, cruelty-free
Best For | Sensitive skin
Price | $16.41 for 25 oz.

Looking for something versatile? What about an 18-in-1 Pure-Castile soap from Dr. Bronner’s? Made with organic hemp, peppermint, coconut, palm kernel, olive, and jojoba oils, your skin will soak in the highest quality ingredients around. This is safe to use even on sensitive skin. Plus, this organic and certified Fair Trade soap can be used on your hands, face, body, and even around your home. Talk about multitasking.


Natural & Organic | 99.95% natural ingredients
Ethics | Cruelty-free, vegan, gluten-free, give back, non-toxic, hypoallergenic
Best For | Babies & pets
Price | $16.71 for 16 oz.

Naturally hydrate and exfoliate with Puracy’s Natural Body Wash, a pH balanced formula that brings together coconut cleansers and Himalayan pink sea salt for a deep clean. Developed by PhD chemists, this bottle will last you nearly two months with everyday use—and you’ll be left with smooth, supple skin. With more than 4,000+ reviews, it’s beloved and beneficial to everyone, including babies and pets.


Natural & Organic | Natural, sustainable ingredients
Ethics | Cruelty-free, vegan, gluten-free, non-GMO
Best For | Children & families
Price | $28 for 8 oz.

True Botanicals knows you shouldn’t have to decide between effective, luxurious, or safe body care products. That’s why they make all three happen. Their nourishing body wash is packed with green and white tea, aloe leaf, and olive fruit extract for a plant-based formula that keeps you spick-and-span without stripping your body’s natural oils. Best of all, it soothes skin of all ages, so you can stock up for the whole family. And with its enticing woods and citrus scent, we have a feeling everyone will be a fan.


Natural & Organic | Natural ingredients
Ethics | Cruelty-free, vegan, gluten-free, fragrance-free
Best For | Foam & foaming gel
Price | $24 for 8 oz.

No sulfates, and all the lather: meet Ursa Major’s Citrus Riot Body Wash. If you’re a fan of suds and a deep clean, you’ll love this natural formula bringing together aloe, frankincense, lime peel, and more. With a bright citrus scent, you’ll be left with a zing and zest to take you throughout the day. (And if it turns out it’s not for you, they offer a Love It guarantee within 30 days.)


Natural & Organic | Natural ingredients
Ethics | Cruelty-free, vegan, gluten-free
Best For | Energizing morning showers
Price | $7.99 for 12 oz.

If you’re a morning shower person, you can awaken your senses with Burt’s Bees’ Citrus & Ginger Body Wash. According to their raves and reviews, think of it like a Moscow Mule meets a bowl of fresh grapefruit… yum. With 98.7% natural and plant-based ingredients, you’ll feel fresh and oh-so-clean. Plus, you can use it for shaving even in the most sensitive areas.


Natural & Organic | Certified organic & natural ingredients
Ethics | Cruelty-free, non-GMO, eco-friendly, made in USA
Best For | Post-workout
Price | $34 for 8 oz.

Say goodbye to irritated and dull skin and hello to reinvigorated and energized skin, thanks to Annmarie Gianni’s Rosemary Peppermint Body Wash. With rosemary, lemon balm, and peppermint essential oil, we love using it in the shower for a refreshing, cool wash after an intense workout. Made lovingly in the USA over several weeks, you’ll feel more confident than ever with this Made Safe-certified and Leaping Bunny-certified natural body wash.


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