We’re all on the quest to smell fresh and feel clean, and it all starts with finding the right bar of soap. For men, shopping for soap in a standard retailer is met with more than just a handful of flowery options that just won’t cut it. Men need something designed for men, a bar of soap that can stand up to the ruggedness of the everyman while still delivering on a fresh scent.
Rather than cut through the vanilla lilac and lavender soaps that stare you down every time you shop, consider the following 15 soaps. These aren’t your average bars of floral soap intended to make every shower smell like a field of freshly grown flowers. These are manly soaps designed specifically for the rugged and snazzy guy.
Das boom’s Everything Bar Soap is a simple bar that does great things. Wash with it and you’ll feel – and smell – like a new man.
The carefully selected natural ingredients work together for a moisturizing lather that won’t leave you feeling slimy. Dr. Squatch prides itself on avoiding the use of chemicals and preservatives and uses a cold-process to combine glycerin with coconut and olive oils for a nutrient-rich bar of soap.
Duke Cannon focuses more on getting you clean and refreshed than turning you into a lady magnet, and when it comes to a bar of soap, that’s exactly the kind of quality you should want. This big brick of soap doesn’t play around and is based on the design of supplies shipped to infantry during the Korean War. The brick-styled soap is steel cut for ample gripability, even when wet.
One main ingredient is aloe vera, which helps your skin remain healthy, even for more active men that put their skin through the ringer daily. Just because it’s gentle and works for dry or oily skin doesn’t mean it isn’t the perfect soap for the everyman.
This simple-looking bar is made from 100% pure vegetables and shea butter, which makes it ideal for men with sensitive skin. White coffee and green ginseng extracts leave behind a pleasant aroma that carries hints of cedar wood and eucalyptus. One use of Mistral Men’s Soap and you’ll realize just how important skin moisturizing really is.
The translucent base used to craft this dark-colored soap was high in glycerin, which helped produce a gentle bar that isn’t harsh on sensitive skin. Even the poppies, which are used to scrape away dead skin layers, don’t feel as rough as some sugar scrubs, making the whole process of exfoliating a pleasure. Don’t let the brown color sway you, it’s scent is far less harsh than the dark hue of the soap.
More than just a bar of men’s soap, Dr. Bronner’s Castile Bar Soap is versatile and can be broken down into a powder and used as laundry detergent. Most bar soaps would be too harsh, but Dr. Bronner’s organic blend is gentle, biodegradable, and made to be gentle from vegetable oils.
This electrifying bar of soap offers a luxurious lather complete with murumuru and shea butter. Natural lava rock is infused into every bar to help exfoliate your skin, amplifying every wash. A mix of ginkgo biloba and blue lotus are what provide the burst of energy as they stimulate every sense and reinvigorate. Once you’re done washing with this turbo soap, you’ll feel like a new person with the energy to get out there and tackle the world.
You’ll immediately feel the difference in your skin as the all-natural jojoba oil goes to work, moisturizing while removing dead skin cells. After using any of ArtNaturals’ soaps, it’s impossible not to feel a little younger with your softened and clean skin.
LO’ccitane’s Shea Butter bar soap is a soft alternative to an exfoliant. Rather than scrub away dead skin, this extra-gentle soap takes care of your skin and washes away dirt and grime, leaving behind a baby-smooth surface. The scent is light verbena that isn’t overly perfumed, making it suitable for all kinds of men.
The crisp scent lingers for the entire day and will surely be noticed by those that you want to notice. There’s no beating the soft feeling of your skin after lathering up with this recognizable brand.
As you work the body soap into a lather, you’ll get a hint of vetiver and ylang-ylang, which gently linger even after you’ve washed and dried off. As the label states, it’s a real soap for real men and the scent it leaves behind is as pleasing as the soft feeling of your skin that it leaves behind.
The all-natural composition of sunflower, palm, olive, and coconut oil along with the tea tree and cajeput essential oil work together for a soap that doesn’t just clean, but also helps prevent bacterial or fungal infections. Few soaps have the power to not only leave you soft and minty, but also prevent acne, skin irritations, and infections. Have damaged skin? The peppermint essential oil will take care of that over the course of a few washes.