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Whether you prefer a strong antibacterial body wash or whether you want something that will soothe and beautify your skin, it all begins with the right ingredients. Choosing the right body wash means choosing what’s in the bottle. Our search tool allows you to find the right body wash for your skin type and needs.

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Oleavine Antifungal Soap with Tea Tree and Neem for Body

7/23 Best Ingredients
15/23 Good Ingredients
1/23 Unfavorable Ingredient
23/23 Natural Ingredients
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Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
1
  • saponified organic cocos nucifera (coconut) oil
    Saponified Coconut Oil. Cleansing agent
Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
4
  • cocos nucifera (coconut) water
    Coconut Water. Moisturizing properties
  • organic simmondia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil
    Jojoba. Moisturizer
  • organic butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter
    Shea Butter. Very effective skin moisturizer.
  • organic cocao (cocoa) seed butter
    Cacao Oil. Emollient, skin protecting properties
Protective Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
2
  • rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract
    Rosemary. Antimicrobial, skin-conditioning agent
  • olea europaea (olive) leaf extract
    Olive Leaf Extract. Anti-microbial properties
Anti-aging Ingredients
9
  • organic olea europaea (olive) fruit oil
    Olive Oil. Antioxidant, anti-aging, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial properties
  • vaccinium macrocarpon (cranberry) oil
    Cranberry. Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
  • organic punica granatum (pomegranate) seed oil
    Pomegranate. Antioxidant, assists skin regeneration
  • hippophae rhamnoides (seabuckthorn) oil
    Sea Buckthorn. Reported activities include cytoprotective, anti-microbial and tissue regeneration.
  • tocopherol (vitamin e)
    Vitamin E. Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, possesses skin protecting properties that reduce skin aging.
Healing Ingredients
5
  • plukenetia volubilis (sachi inchi) oil
    Sacha Inchi Oil. Oil from a plant with skin healing properties. Softens skin.
  • organic linum usitatissimum (flax seed) oil
    Flaxseed. Anti-inflammatory properties
  • melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) oil
    Tea Tree Leaf Oil. Antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties
  • natural mixed mentha (mint)
    Mint. Skin healing properties
  • hydrastis canadensis (goldenseal) extract
    Goldenseal. Herb with anti-inflammatory properties.
Neutral Ingredients
1
  • aqua (water)
    Aqua. Water
Unfavorable Ingredients
1
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$13.99
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ArtNaturals Antifungal Body & Foot Wash

4/9 Best Ingredients
5/9 Good Ingredients
0/9 Unfavorable Ingredients
9/9 Natural Ingredients
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Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
3
  • saponified jojoba (potassium jojobate)
    Saponified Jojoba. Jojoba-based soap
  • saponified coconut oil (potassium cocoate)
    Saponified Coconut Oil. Cleansing agent
  • saponified olive oil (potassium olivate)
    Saponified Olive Oil. Cleansing agent
Protective Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
1
  • rosmarinus officinalis leaf extract (rosemary)
    Rosemary. Antimicrobial, skin-conditioning agent
Anti-aging Ingredients
2
  • origanum vulgare oil (oregano)
    Oregano. Antioxidant, antibacterial properties
Healing Ingredients
1
  • melaleuca alternifolia leaf oil (tea tree)
    Tea Tree Leaf Oil. Antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties
Neutral Ingredients
2
  • eucalyptus globulus leaf oil (eucalyptus)
    Eucalyptus. Fragrance
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$20.99
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Puracy Natural Body Wash

10/17 Best Ingredients
6/17 Good Ingredients
1/17 Unfavorable Ingredient
5/17 Natural Ingredients
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Abrasive Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
1
  • himalayan pink sea salt
    Salt. Nourishing ingredient, skin-conditioning agent, abrasive when in granules.
Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
6
  • sodium lauryl glucose carboxylate (coconut based cleanser)
    Sodium Lauryl Glucose Carboxylate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • lauryl glucoside (vegetable based cleanser)
    Lauryl Glucoside. Cleansing agent
  • coco glycinate (coconut based cleanser)
    Coco Glycinate. Cleansing Agent
  • coco glucoside (coconut based cleanser)
    Coco-glucoside. Coconut derived surfactant, cleansing agent
  • tetrasodium glutamate diacetate (plant based cleanser)
    Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate. Chelating agent
  • citric acid (plant based preservative)
    Citric Acid. Natural preservative, chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin.
Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
2
  • glyceryl oleate (plant based skin softener)
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • caprylyl glycol (coconut based preservative)
    Caprylyl Glycol. Skin conditioner, moisturizer
Protective Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
1
  • caprylhydroxamic acid (coconut based preservative)
    N-hydroxyoctanamide. Antibacterial agent, anti-inflammatory agent.
Anti-aging Ingredients
1
  • vegetable glycerin (plant based skin softener)
    Vegetable Glycerin. Effects include significant improvement in the hydration of the outer layer of skin, reduction of small wrinkles
Neutral Ingredients
5
  • purified water
    Aqua. Water
  • sodium cocoamphoacetate (coconut based cleanser)
    Sodium Cocoamphoacetate. Cleansing agent. Believed to be non-irritating however cases of contact allergy exist.
  • pink grapefruit essential oil
    Grapefruit. Fragrance ingredient. Inconsistent evidence for phototoxicity.
  • natural fragrance
    Fragrance.
  • ethylhexylglycerin (biodegradable preservative)
    Ethyl Hexyl Glycerin. Preservative derived from natural substances
Unfavorable Ingredients
1
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Burt's Bees Peppermint and Rosemary Body Wash

12/33 Best Ingredients
18/33 Good Ingredients
3/33 Unfavorable Ingredients
15/33 Natural Ingredients
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Abrasive Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
1
  • sodium chloride
    Sodium Chloride. Table salt. Used as preservative or abrasive ingredient.
Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
6
  • decyl glucoside
    Decyl Glucoside. Cleansing agent
  • lauryl glucoside
    Lauryl Glucoside. Cleansing agent
  • sucrose laurate
    Sucrose Laurate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • sodium cocoyl hydrolyzed soy protein
    Sodium Cocoyl Hydrolyzed Soy Protein. Cleansing agent
  • coco glucoside
    Coco-glucoside. Coconut derived surfactant, cleansing agent
  • citric acid
    Citric Acid. Natural preservative, chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin.
Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
3
  • glyceryl oleate
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • hydrogenated palm glycerides citrate
    Palm Glycerides Citrate. Emollient
  • glucose
    Sugar. Humectant
Protective Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
2
  • rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract
    Rosemary. Antimicrobial, skin-conditioning agent
  • cymbopogon schoenanthus extract
    Lemongrass. Antibacterial and Antifungal properties. Avoid if you have lemongrass allergies!
Anti-aging Ingredients
5
Healing Ingredients
6
  • achillea millefolium extract
    Yarrow. Anti-inflammatory and astringent properties. Considered safe to use when applied to skin.
  • chamomilla recutita (matricaria) flower extract
    Chamomile. Anti-inflammatory properties. Rare cases of chamomile allergy exist.
  • humulus lupulus (hops) extract
    Hops Extract. Skin-conditioning agent with anti-inflammatory properties
  • lecithin
    Phospholipids. Improves dry skin and is an essential structural components of cell membranes
  • hydroxypropyltrimonium honey
    Honey. Antibacterial properties. Heals broken skin.
  • potassium iodide
    Potassium Iodide. Used for treatment of dermatoses and a variety of other skin conditions
Neutral Ingredients
7
  • water
    Aqua. Water
  • mentha piperita (peppermint) oil
    Peppermint. Fragrance, considered safe as used in cosmetics
  • melissa officinalis leaf extract
    Lemon Balm. Fragrance
  • fragrance
    Fragrance.
  • glucose oxidase
    Glucose Oxidase. Preservative
  • potassium thiocyanate
    Potassium Thiocyanate. Stabilizer
  • limonene
    Limonene. Fragrance
Unfavorable Ingredients
3
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Desert Essence Coconut Body Wash

12/26 Best Ingredients
10/26 Good Ingredients
4/26 Unfavorable Ingredients
13/26 Natural Ingredients
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Abrasive Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
2
  • sodium chloride
    Sodium Chloride. Table salt. Used as preservative or abrasive ingredient.
Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
5
  • citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) fruit extract
    Orange. Fragrance, cleansing ingredient
  • sodium coco sulfate (coconut derived)
    Sodium Coco Sulfate. Cleansing agent
  • decyl glucoside
    Decyl Glucoside. Cleansing agent
  • citric acid
    Citric Acid. Natural preservative, chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin.
  • lauryl glucoside (plant derived)
    Lauryl Glucoside. Cleansing agent
Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
5
  • cocos nucifera (coconut) oil
    Coconut Oil. Skin-conditioning agent, moisturizing properties
  • saccharum officinarum (sugar cane) extract
    Sugar Cane. Skin-conditioning and moisturizing properties
  • simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil
    Jojoba. Moisturizer
  • butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter
    Shea Butter. Very effective skin moisturizer.
  • stearyl citrate (vegetable derived)
    Stearyl Citrate. Emollient, skin-conditioning agent.
Anti-aging Ingredients
2
  • vaccinium myrtillus fruit/leaf extract (bilberry)
    Bilberry. Great antioxidant properties, anti-inflammatory properties
Conditioning Ingredients
1
  • acer saccharum (sugar maple) extract
    Sugar Maple. Skin clearing ingredient
Neutral Ingredients
7
  • water (aqua)
    Aqua. Water
  • vanilla planifolia fruit extract
    Vanilla. Fragrance
  • citrus grandis (grapefruit) fruit extract
    Grapefruit. Fragrance ingredient. Inconsistent evidence for phototoxicity.
  • dehydroacetic acid
    Dehydroacetic Acid. Preservative. No skin reacitons
Unfavorable Ingredients
4
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$4.99
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Softsoap Exfoliating Coconut Scrub Body Wash

7/16 Best Ingredients
7/16 Good Ingredients
2/16 Unfavorable Ingredients
5/16 Natural Ingredients
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Abrasive Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
1
  • sodium chloride
    Sodium Chloride. Table salt. Used as preservative or abrasive ingredient.
Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
4
  • sodium laureth sulfate
    Sodium Laureth Sulfate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • laureth 4
    Laureth 4. Surfactant
  • tetrasodium edta
    Edta. Chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin. Considered safe because it's difficult to absorb through skin
  • citric acid
    Citric Acid. Natural preservative, chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin.
Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
2
  • cocos nucifera (coconut) oil
    Coconut Oil. Skin-conditioning agent, moisturizing properties
  • hydrogenated jojoba oil
    Jojoba. Moisturizer
Healing Ingredients
1
  • prunus armeniaca (apricot) seed powder
    Apricot Kernel Oil. Rich in vitamins. Used as an emollient with anti-inflammatory properties.
Sunscreen Ingredients
1
  • titanium dioxide
    Titanium Dioxide. Sunscreen ingredient
Neutral Ingredients
5
  • water
    Aqua. Water
  • acrylates copolymer
    Styrene/acrylates Copolymer. Filler
  • fragrance
    Fragrance.
Unfavorable Ingredients
2
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$14.00
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NIVEA A Touch Of Happiness Body Wash

8/17 Best Ingredients
7/17 Good Ingredients
2/17 Unfavorable Ingredients
5/17 Natural Ingredients
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Abrasive Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
1
  • bambusa vulgaris leaf/stem extract
    Bamboo. Used as a moisturizer or abrasive agent
Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
3
  • sodium laureth sulfate
    Sodium Laureth Sulfate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • peg 200 hydrogenated glyceryl palmate
    Peg-200 Glyceryl Palmate. Cleansing agent
  • citric acid
    Citric Acid. Natural preservative, chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin.
Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
3
  • peg 7 glyceryl cocoate
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • glyceryl glucoside
    Glyceryl Glucoside. Increases AQP3 mRNA levels in the skin and reduced transepidermal water loss.
  • prunus amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) oil
    Sweet Almond. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
Protective Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
1
  • sodium salicylate
    Sodium Salicylate. Preservative, anti-inflammatory effects
Anti-aging Ingredients
1
Neutral Ingredients
6
  • water/agua
    Aqua. Water
  • fragrance/fragrancia
    Fragrance.
  • peg 40 hydrogenated castor oil
    Castor Oil. Emulsifying agent. Patients with occupational dermatoses may have a reaction to castor oil
  • polyquaternium 7
    Polyquaternium 7. Anti-static agent
  • styrene/acrylates copolymer
    Styrene/acrylates Copolymer. Filler
  • yellow 6
    Pigment. Pigment for skin care products.
Unfavorable Ingredients
2
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$2.99
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NIVEA Care and Coconut Moisturizing Body Wash

6/15 Best Ingredients
7/15 Good Ingredients
2/15 Unfavorable Ingredients
5/15 Natural Ingredients
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Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
3
  • sodium laureth sulfate
    Sodium Laureth Sulfate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • peg 200 hydrogenated glyceryl palmate
    Peg-200 Glyceryl Palmate. Cleansing agent
  • citric acid
    Citric Acid. Natural preservative, chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin.
Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
3
  • peg 7 glyceryl cocoate
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • glyceryl glucoside
    Glyceryl Glucoside. Increases AQP3 mRNA levels in the skin and reduced transepidermal water loss.
  • simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil
    Jojoba. Moisturizer
Anti-aging Ingredients
1
Healing Ingredients
1
  • helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil
    Sunflower Seed Oil. Sunflower seed oil is used as an emollient. It is a good source of Vitamin E and helps heal dry skin.
Neutral Ingredients
5
  • water/aqua
    Aqua. Water
  • peg 40 hydrogenated castor oil
    Castor Oil. Emulsifying agent. Patients with occupational dermatoses may have a reaction to castor oil
  • polyquaternium 7
    Polyquaternium 7. Anti-static agent
  • styrene/acrylates copolymer
    Styrene/acrylates Copolymer. Filler
  • fragrance/fragrancia
    Fragrance.
Unfavorable Ingredients
2
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$2.97
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Softsoap Body Butter Shea & Almond Oil Moisturizing Body Wash

7/20 Best Ingredients
11/20 Good Ingredients
2/20 Unfavorable Ingredients
8/20 Natural Ingredients
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Abrasive Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
1
  • sodium chloride
    Sodium Chloride. Table salt. Used as preservative or abrasive ingredient.
Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
4
  • sodium laureth sulfate
    Sodium Laureth Sulfate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • laureth 4
    Laureth 4. Surfactant
  • tetrasodium edta
    Edta. Chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin. Considered safe because it's difficult to absorb through skin
  • citric acid
    Citric Acid. Natural preservative, chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin.
Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
2
  • butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter
    Shea Butter. Very effective skin moisturizer.
  • prunus amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) fruit extract
    Sweet Almond. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
Sunscreen Ingredients
1
  • titanium dioxide
    Titanium Dioxide. Sunscreen ingredient
Neutral Ingredients
10
  • aqua/water/eau
    Aqua. Water
  • acrylates copolymer
    Styrene/acrylates Copolymer. Filler
  • parfum/fragrance
    Fragrance.
  • glycol distearate
    Glycol Distearate. Thickener, emulsifier
  • sodium hydroxide
    Sodium Hydroxide. Controls pH levels. Skin irritation or pain if used above concentration limits.
  • acacia senegal gum
    Acacia Senegal Gum. Thickening, film forming agent.
  • gelatin
    Gelatin. Thickening agent
  • mica
    Mica. Pigment for skin shine
  • xanthan gum
    Xanthan Gum. Thickening agent
  • iron oxides
    Iron Oxides. Color
Unfavorable Ingredients
2
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Eucerin Skin Calming Dry Skin Body Wash Oil

4/10 Best Ingredients
5/10 Good Ingredients
1/10 Unfavorable Ingredient
3/10 Natural Ingredients
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Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
4
  • laureth 4
    Laureth 4. Surfactant
  • mipa laureth sulfate
    Mipa Laureth Sulfate. Cleansing agent
Anti-aging Ingredients
2
Neutral Ingredients
3
Unfavorable Ingredients
1