list of best bar soap brands in the world

25 Best Bar Soap Brands of 2017

As millions of Americans uses bar soap over liquid soap for bathing and washing. If you are one of them who uses bar soap regularly, then this blog post is for you. And if you are not the one who uses traditional bar soap, then you should give a try because we have listed the top bar soap brands in this post. There are hundreds of bar soap brands available in the market, which confuses the consumer that which one to buy. For clearing the confusion, we made a list of 25 best bar soap brands that you can easily buy and use them.

Before starting the list, we would like to tell you the brief history of soap making. Soap making is a craft, and it is crafted all over the world from many years. The industry of making of soap in America started in early 1800’s, and it was made with waste fats. The soap was usually made in large iron kettles and poured into the large wooden frames for setting and hardening. When the soap become solid, they cut and sell them. The soap manufacturers made many changes and improvements in colour, mildness, fragrance and the ability of cleaning from 18th century to the 21st century.

The top 25 bar soap brands with brief detail is given below from the 25th to the 1st position:

25. Dettol

Dettol is the best soap brand in antiseptic

Dettol is a British bar soap brand which was started 80 years ago. The owner of this brand is Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC, which is a British multinational company of consumer goods. Dettol is known for its anti-bacterial bar soap.

24. Tom’s of Maine

tom's of maine is the bar soap brand

Tom’s of Maine is an American brand of natural-ingredients products for personal care. Tom and Kate Chappell founded this brand in Kennebunk in 1970. Now, the owner of Tom’s of Maine company is Colgate-Palmolive, as they acquired it in 2006.

23. Kiss My Face

kiss my face soap is a top soap brand

Kiss My Face is New York based brand of natural personal care products which was founded around 38 years ago. Bob Macleod and Steve Byckiewicz started this soap company on a 200 acre farm of Hudson Valley.

22. Lux

lux is one of the top soap brands in usa

Lux is a British beauty soap brand which was started in 1925. The owner of this brand is Unilever company, which is a Dutch-British consumer good company. The Lux company has its headquarter in Singapore.

21. The Body Shop

the body shop is the top body soap brands list

The Body Shop is a British brand of skin care and cosmetics products which was introduced in 1976. The founder of this brand is Anita Roddick, who was a British businesswoman and human rights activist.

20. Origins

origins is one of the famous soap brands

Origins is an American brand of skincare and cosmetics products which was started in 1990. This brand is known for its natural skincare products. Purifying charcoal body soap, savory bath soap and grapefruit bath bar are the soap products of this brand.

19. Vaseline

vaseline is in the top soap producst names

Vaseline is an American petroleum jelly based products brand which was started in 1872. The owner of this brand is Anglo-Dutch company Unilever. There are many products of Vaseline available in the market which includes skin cream, lotion and soap.

18. Safeguard

safeguard is the best soap in the antiseptic category

Safeguard is a brand of personal care products and anti-bacterial soap which was started in 1965. The owner of this brand is Proctor & Gamble, which is an American consumer goods company.

17. Dr Bronner’s

dr bronner's soap is in the top soaps names list

Dr Bronner’s was started in 1948 by Emanuel Bronner, who belongs to a German-Jewish family of soap makers. This company has a wide range of personal care products including pure-castile bar soap, pure-castile liquid soap, organic sugar soap, organic lotions and organic lip balm.

16. Yardley London

yardley is in the different soap brands

Yardley is an International English brand of cosmetics, fragrances and personal care products which was started in 1770. Wipro, an Indian company is the owner of this brand as they acquired it in 2012. Yardley products includes body wash, soap, and talcum powder.

15. Cetaphil

cetaphil is the best soap

Cetaphil is a brand of skincare products which includes cleanser, bar soap, cream, and lotion. If you have sensitive skin, then this brand’s soap is for you as they make products for sensitive, dry and acne-prone skin.

14. Neutrogena

neutrogena is a good soap

Neutrogena is an American brand of skincare and cosmetics products which was introduced in 1930 in Zürich. Emanuel Stolaroff started this company and now this brand belongs to the American MNC Johnson & Johnson. Neutrogena has a range of products for body, face and hair which includes soap, cleanser, moisturizer and hair care products.

 13. Lever 2000

lever 2000 is the best soap for dry skin

Lever 2000 is a brand of deodorant bar soap. This brand belongs to the Anglo-Dutch company of consumer goods products, which is Unilever. The bar soap of Lever 2000 are Pomegranate & Coconut Water Soap, Original Soap and Aloe & Cucumber Soap.

12. Pears

pears is best in all soap

Pears is a London-based brand of transparent bar soap which was first produced in 1807. The founder of this soap brand is Andrew Pears, who was the son of a farmer of Cornwall.

11. Lush

lush soap is in the big soap brands

Lush is a British brand of skin care products which was established in 1995. Mark Constantine, an herbal trichologist and Elizabeth Weir, a beauty therapist started this company as Constantine & Weir company in the early 80s.

10. Bath & Body Works

bath and body works is the best soap for skin

Bath & Body Works is an American retail company which was started in 1990. L Brands Inc. is the owner of this brand. Bath & Body Works has a range of products including shower gels, soaps, lotions and fragrances.

9. Zest

zest is the best moisturizing soap

Zest is an American soap and body wash brand which was introduced in 1995. The owner of this brand is Brynwood Partners, which is a Greenwich based private equity firm. The tag line of this brand is “Zestfully clean!”.

8. Burt’s Bees

Burt's bees is a moisturizing soap

Burt’s Bees is an American brand of personal care products which was started in 1984. Burt Shavitz, an American beekeeper and Roxanne Quimby, an American artist founded the Burt’s Bees in Dover-Foxcroft.

7. Caress

caress is the best hand soap

Caress is a body wash and beauty bar soap brand which is launched around 50 years ago. This brand is a part of Anglo-Dutch consumer goods company Unilever. It has a wide range of bar soap including Emerald Rush, Daily Silk and Endless Kiss.

6. Ivory

ivory is the luxury soap brand

Ivory is an American personal care brand which was introduced in 1879. Proctor & Gamble Company is the owner of this brand. This brand is started as a soap company but now it has a variety of personal care products.

5. Aveeno

Aveeno is one of the top moisturizing soap

Aveeno is a brand of skincare and hair care products which was founded in 1945. This brand is a subsidiary of American pharmaceutical and consumer goods company Johnson & Johnson. Aveeno is among the top soap brands.

4. Dial

dial is the best smelling bar soap

Dial is the body wash and bar soap brand which was started in 1948. It is the brand which made the world’s first anti-bacterial soap. The owner of this brand is Henkel Corporation, which is an American company and subsidiary of German company Henkel AG & Company.

3. Irish Spring

Irish spring is the best bath soap for daily use

Irish Spring is an American deodorant soap brand which was started in 1972. Colgate-Palmolive is the owner of this bar soap brand. Irish Spring soap is one of the best bar soap in the world.

2. Olay

Olay is the best soap for face whitening

Olay is an American brand of skin care products which was introduced in 1952. Procter & Gamble, a consumer good company is the owner of this brand. The tag line of this brand is “Ageless”. Olay is the second best bar soap in the world.

1. Dove

Dove is the best skin whitening soap in the world

Dove is a British brand of personal care products which was started in 1955. It is a part of Unilever company. Dove has a variety of products including deodorant, body wash, beauty bar and lotions. Dove is the best bar soap brand globally, that’s why it is the best-selling soap brand.

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Mirza Faisal

I am Mirza Faisal, an engineer turned blogger. I love writing and today writing for blogs is a super thing. I belong to Meerut, which is a city in Northern India. I like to write global topics which can be read by the people around the world.

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