Meet the Best Exfoliating Soaps for Healthy and Smooth Skin

Check out these gentle yet effective exfoliating cleansing bars for skin that glows with health.

Exfoliation is an essential part of skincare but one needs to be careful about not going overboard as too much exfoliation leads to damage of the skin’s protective barrier. Regular exfoliation, either physically or chemically, prevents accumulation of dead skin and clogging of pores, resulting in fewer breakouts and blackheads. Ensuring your skin stays clear and smooth while removing impurities, it is a process that should just not be limited to your face but be extended to the whole body, to achieve an even skin tone and enhanced texture. A simple method for overall body exfoliation is by incorporating cleansing bars containing gentle exfoliants, which offer dual benefits of cleansing and scrubbing away grime, saving us both time and energy. So, here are some of the finest exfoliating soap bars you can incorporate in your skincare regimen too for comprehensive care and purification. 

For Supple Skin

The Body Shop British Rose Exfoliating Soap

Preventing dryness, this hydrating formula softens skin and has an addictive fragrance that is sure to get you hooked in no time!


Created with real rose petals, this rich foaming soap nourishes and exfoliates as it cleans. Softly scrubbing away dead skin, sebum, and dirt, and leaving your skin soft and dewy fresh, it contains the therapeutic goodness of a special extract derived from hand-picked British roses and shea butter.

For Deep Pore Cleansing

Sacred Salts Cream Coffee Soap

This vegan soap can be used both on the face and body, and is free from animal-cruelty, and harmful parabens, mineral oil, sulphates, and artificial fragrances.


Hand-made with organic coffee grinds and palm oil, along with healing cocoa and shea butters, this castile soap (more eco-friendly than their conventional counterparts) formula gently exfoliates dead skin away and removes impurities like pollutants, make-up residue, and excess sebum from the deepest pores. Rich in antioxidants, it reverses free radical damage, softens, hydrates, and thoroughly rejuvenates skin.

For Damage Control

Mirah Belle Dead Sea Salt Exfoliating Soap

This unique formula maintains the pH balance of skin and helps it heal, preserving its overall health.

A concoction of specially sourced, mineral-rich Dead Sea salt in an organic soap base, this vegan and cruelty-free soap bar promises thoroughly revitalised and supple skin. It replenishes the lost nutrients of skin and repairs damage due to environmental aggressors like destructive UV sun rays and pollution.  

For Complete Rejuvenation

Biotique Bio Orange Peel Revitalizing Body Soap

Completely free from toxic chemicals like parabens, alcohol, or artificial fragrance, its zesty aroma is sure to elevate your mood in no time.

Formulated with premium orange oil, orange zest, together with musk root, walnut, margosa, turmeric, and soap nut extracts, this Ayurvedic cleansing bar gently exfoliates, soothes, and deeply nourishes the skin, boosting the cell renewal process and preventing signs of ageing. It does not disturb the natural pH levels of the skin and is made with 100% pure botanical extracts.