FREE SHIPPING | NO MINIMUM ORDER VALUE

6 Benefits of Natural Shower Gel over Bar Soap

Posted by Sharannya Mukherji on

WHY NATURAL SHOWER GEL?

We are either stark loyalists when it comes to the soap we use, or we love experimenting with a plethora of soaps ranging from bars to liquid. After all, the market offers us such an extensive range, it’s hard not to try them all. Wherever you lie on the soap spectrum, the endless debate of Bar vs Liquid is one to consider. So let’s see what either has to offer and what benefits might a liquid body wash have over a traditional soap bar. 

Herbal Shower Gel

Body Wash is a better moisturising option

Your skin type, naturally, should play a central role in deciding what you use for your skin. If you have a generally dry skin, which can often be extremely flaky, then shower gel is your best option as they’re known to be way more moisturising than a bar soap. Bar soaps available in the market often have  a surfactant known as Sodium Lauryl Sulphate that has the tendency to strip your skin of its natural oil.

Bars also tend to have a high pH level, when this comes in contact with your body’s naturally low pH level, it can cause irritation and a change in your skin’s texture.

This really isn’t a fun scenario especially for those with sensitive skins or living in dry climatic conditions so body wash is the advisable option.

Body Wash Recommended for Skin Conditions

Due to its moisturising properties, the right body wash which is also mild on the skin is recommended for people with various chronic skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis or even acne. Again depending upon the need of the skin and your dermatologist’s recommendation there are various soaps available to treat these conditions and there is a very good chance they’re all in shower gel form and not bar soap. You can try out our Koparo Natural Mogra Body Wash which is suitable for all skin types. 

Gives a luxurious lather 

Body washes are an excellent way of getting a luxurious lather with minimal scrubbing, and without stripping away the protective layer of our skins. A bath with good lather can often feel like you have gotten a better cleanse and it feels more relaxing. Bar soaps don’t tend to lather much as their liquid counterpart while also being harsher on your skin. On a lighter note, if you never grew out of loving bubbles, shower gels definitely win this round.

Travel Convenience

Shower Gels hands down are more convenient in terms of its use not only at home but also while travelling. Soap bars don’t dry quickly and if you’re on the run, storing and carrying them can be a messy ordeal. It’s liquid format also makes it easier when it comes to its use. Yes, we are considering the horrible possibility of a leak, those in flight pressure can be quite scary for your luggage items, but as long as things are sealed well, no harm no foul.

Body wash can prove to be more hygienic 

Unlike a bar soap, a body wash is contained in a bottle so there is no worry of contamination. Furthermore, bar soaps stay in the shower and aren’t always in a dry condition, which means it can even be a breeding ground for bacteria, especially on its surface. So when a bar soap first comes in contact with your skin, there is a chance that some bacteria can transfer.

Longevity

Best Organic Body Wash

Again, your bar soaps, unless stored properly, are constantly surrounded by moisture. Sometimes, if there is a little water accumulated in the soap holder, you might find a gooey residue waiting for you. This won’t be a problem with shower gels as they’re meant to last much longer than soap bars, no mess no stress. 

Takeaway

Finally your choice for which to go with, shower gel or bar soap should depend on what you are solving for. If you need to hydrate your skin, need specific benefits such as exfoliation or acne treatment then a shower gel or body wash designed for that condition might be the better option. 

all natural antibacterial aroma chemical-free covid-19 care Eco friendly fragrance fresh lifestyle & wellness

← Older Post Newer Post →

The Clean Slate

RSS
Tags
Air Purifiers all natural all natural body wash All Natural Surface Cleaner All Purpose Cleaner Aloe Vera Plant aluminium foil antibacterial antiseptic Appliances aroma Asthma Asthma in children athletics baby care baby friendly baby friendly floor cleaner baby safe baby safe floor cleaner Baby Safe Floor Disinfectant baby-safe bacteria baking soda Best Indoor Plants for Health biodegradable bleach-free Bleaching Blender body wash calm Changes Chemical Free chemical-free child friendly Childhood asthma Children Chores Christmas Christmas Crafts Christmas Tree Citrus clean Clean Air clean dishes Clean House clean resolutions Cleaners Cleaning cleaning & society Cleaning Desk Tips cleaning products Cleaning Tips cloth mask clothes coffee stain cornflour COVID-19 covid-19 care Declutter detangling brush detergent dettol Dirty Dishes Dishwash Dishwasher Dishwashing Liquid Dishwashing Liquid 500ml disinfectant disposable mask diwali DIY DIY Hacks Dog Safe Floor Cleaner Easy Peasy Crafts Easy to Care Eco friendly eco friendly home eco friendly swaps eco-friendly gifting ecofriendly environment Experiment fabric conditioner Fertilizers festive season Finances fitness floor cleaner fragrance fresh Gardening gender bias gender inequality gender inequality in family gender inequality in home gift wrapping Grape Ivy Greenery hand sanitiser hand wash hand washing handwash Hard Stains hard water harmful chemicals home household chores housework how to clean Indoor plants itching jasmine ketchup Kids friendly kitchen hacks Kitchen Solutions Koparo koparo news Kopraan laundry lavender Lessons life skills lifestyle & wellness Lifestyle and Wellness Lint roller liquid handwash liquid soap Lizol Low maintenance Mask Microwave Minimal watering plants Mixer Mobile mobile phones moisturise Money Money Plant Natural Natural cleaners Natural Dishwashing Liquid natural disinfectant natural floor cleaner Natural Floor Cleaner India natural handwash Natural Laundry Liquid natural soap natural solutions New New Name New Year no chemicals No Toxins Non toxic cleaning products Non Toxic Floor Cleaner For Babies Non-toxic organic Organic cleaners Organic Dishwashing Liquid Organic Produce organise Organizing Paint parenting pet allergies pet care Pet friendly Pet grooming pet safe Pet Safe Floor Cleaner pet-safe Phosphates plan plant based Pocket Money regular soap Remove Hard Stains resolutions rose safe safe dishes Safe for pets safe handwash safety sanitizer Santa Claus Savings Science Seeds shower routine side effects of chemical cleaners silver silver cutlery silver jewellery silverware skincare smell Snake Plant soap soap bar soft hands Soil surfactants sustainability sustainable sustainable gifting Therapeutic tip for cleaning masks Tips Tomatoes toxic ingredients toxin-free toxins toy cleaning toys Triclosan vegan Vegetables wall Wash your pet water water conservation waterbottle WFH desk White Vinegar