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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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Dial Body Wash Lavender & Twilight Jasmine

6/15 Best Ingredients
7/15 Good Ingredients
2/15 Unfavorable Ingredients
2/15 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)
5
  • sodium laureth sulfate
    Sodium Laureth Sulfate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • peg 8
    Peg-8. Surfactant, Cleansing agent
  • cocamidopropyl pg dimonium chloride
    Cocamidopropyl Pg Dimonium Chloride. Cleansing agent
  • citric acid
    Citric Acid. Natural preservative, chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin.
  • tetrasodium edta
    Edta. Chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin. Considered safe because it's difficult to absorb through skin
Anti-aging Ingredients
1
Neutral Ingredients
6
  • water
    Aqua. Water
  • fragrance
    Fragrance.
  • polyquaternium 10
    Polyquaternium 10. Film-forming agent
  • isostearamidopropyl morpholine lactate
    Isostearamidopropyl Morpholine Lactate. Antistatic agent
  • red 33
    Pigment. Pigment for skin care products.
  • blue 1
    Pigment. Pigment for skin care products.
Unfavorable Ingredients
2
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Alba Botanica Very Emollient, French Lavender Bath & Shower Gel

5/19 Best Ingredients
10/19 Good Ingredients
4/19 Unfavorable Ingredients
10/19 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)
3
  • disodium laureth sulfosuccinate
    Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • sodium cocoyl isethionate
    Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • citric acid
    Citric Acid. Natural preservative, chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin.
Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
1
  • gylceryl stearate
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
Anti-aging Ingredients
3
Healing Ingredients
3
  • althea officinalis (marshmallow)
    Marshmallow Root. Anti-inflammatory, heals broken skin.
  • calendula officinalis flower
    Calendula Officinalis. Skin-healing and moisturizing properties
  • chamomilla recutita (chamomile) flower extracts
    Chamomile. Anti-inflammatory properties. Rare cases of chamomile allergy exist.
Neutral Ingredients
4
  • purified water
    Aqua. Water
  • melissa officinalis (lemon balm)
    Lemon Balm. Fragrance
  • ethylhexylglycerin
    Ethyl Hexyl Glycerin. Preservative derived from natural substances
  • fragrance
    Fragrance.
Unfavorable Ingredients
4
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Caress Tahitian Renewal Silkening Body Wash

7/22 Best Ingredients
11/22 Good Ingredients
4/22 Unfavorable Ingredients
6/22 Natural Ingredients
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Abrasive Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
2
  • polyethylene
    Polyethylene. Abrasive agent
  • sodium chloride
    Sodium Chloride. Table salt. Used as preservative or abrasive ingredient.
Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
3
  • sodium laureth sulfate
    Sodium Laureth Sulfate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • cocamide mea
    Cocamide Mea. Cleansing agent
Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
2
  • elaeis guineensis (palm) flower extract
    Palm Oil. Moisturizer
  • ppg 9
    Ppg-9. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
Anti-aging Ingredients
3
  • punica granatum seed powder
    Pomegranate. Antioxidant, assists skin regeneration
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.
Sunscreen Ingredients
1
  • titanium dioxide
    Titanium Dioxide. Sunscreen ingredient
Neutral Ingredients
6
  • water/agua
    Aqua. Water
  • acrylates copolymer
    Styrene/acrylates Copolymer. Filler
  • fragrance/fragrancia
    Fragrance.
  • carmine
    Pigment. Pigment for skin care products.
  • mica
    Mica. Pigment for skin shine
  • red 40
    Pigment. Pigment for skin care products.
Unfavorable Ingredients
4
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NIVEA Care and Happiness Moisturizing Body Wash

8/18 Best Ingredients
6/18 Good Ingredients
4/18 Unfavorable Ingredients
5/18 Natural Ingredients
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Abrasive Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
2
  • bambusa vulgaris shoot extract
    Bamboo. Used as a moisturizer or abrasive agent
  • sodium chloride
    Sodium Chloride. Table salt. Used as preservative or abrasive ingredient.
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)
2
  • peg 7 glyceryl cocoate
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • hydrolyzed milk protein
    Hydrolyzed Milk Protein. Moisturizing properties
Protective Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
1
  • sodium salicylate
    Sodium Salicylate. Preservative, anti-inflammatory effects
Neutral Ingredients
6
  • polyquaternium 7
    Polyquaternium 7. Anti-static agent
  • styrene/acrylates copolymer
    Styrene/acrylates Copolymer. Filler
  • yellow 6
    Pigment. Pigment for skin care products.
Unfavorable Ingredients
4
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Aveeno Active Naturals Daily Moisturizing Body Wash

5/17 Best Ingredients
9/17 Good Ingredients
3/17 Unfavorable Ingredients
7/17 Natural Ingredients
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Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
3
  • sodium laureth sulfate
    Sodium Laureth Sulfate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • 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
  • avena sativa (oat) kernel flour
    Oat. Moisturizer
  • avena sativa (oat) kernel extract
    Oat. Moisturizer
Anti-aging Ingredients
2
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.
Conditioning Ingredients
2
  • hydroxypropyltrimonium hydrolized wheat starch
    Hydroxypropyltrimonium Hydrolyzed Wheat Starch. Skin conditioning agent
  • guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride
    Guar Gum. Skin conditioning agent
Neutral Ingredients
4
  • water
    Aqua. Water
  • glycol distearate
    Glycol Distearate. Thickener, emulsifier
  • polyquaternium 10
    Polyquaternium 10. Film-forming agent
  • fragrance
    Fragrance.
Unfavorable Ingredients
3
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NIVEA Creme Moisturizing Body Wash

5/17 Best Ingredients
9/17 Good Ingredients
3/17 Unfavorable Ingredients
6/17 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)
2
  • peg 7 glyceryl cocoate
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
Anti-aging Ingredients
1
Healing Ingredients
2
  • panthenol
    Vitamin B5. Heals broken or itchy skin
  • 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
6
  • water/aqua
    Aqua. Water
  • octyldodecanol
    Octyldodecanol. Lubricant. Potentially irritating, potential cause for contact dermatitis. Not enough data
  • polyquaternium 7
    Polyquaternium 7. Anti-static agent
  • peg 40 hydrogenated castor oil
    Castor Oil. Emulsifying agent. Patients with occupational dermatoses may have a reaction to castor oil
  • styrene/acrylates copolymer
    Styrene/acrylates Copolymer. Filler
  • fragrance/fragrancia
    Fragrance.
Unfavorable Ingredients
3
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Irish Spring Body Wash Aloe

5/14 Best Ingredients
6/14 Good Ingredients
3/14 Unfavorable Ingredients
3/14 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)
3
  • cocamide mea
    Cocamide Mea. Cleansing agent
  • citric acid
    Citric Acid. Natural preservative, chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin.
Protective Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
1
  • sodium salicylate
    Sodium Salicylate. Preservative, anti-inflammatory effects
Anti-aging Ingredients
1
Neutral Ingredients
5
  • water
    Aqua. Water
  • fragrance
    Fragrance.
  • polyquaternium 7
    Polyquaternium 7. Anti-static agent
  • d&c yellow 10
    Pigment. Pigment for skin care products.
  • fd&c green 3
    Pigment. Pigment for skin care products.
Unfavorable Ingredients
3
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Aveeno Positively Nourishing Calming Body Wash

4/19 Best Ingredients
11/19 Good Ingredients
4/19 Unfavorable Ingredients
7/19 Natural Ingredients
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Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
4
  • sodium laureth sulfate
    Sodium Laureth Sulfate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • sodium lauroamphoacetate
    Sodium Lauroamphoacetate. Cleansing Agent
  • 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.
Anti-aging Ingredients
2
Healing Ingredients
3
  • chamomilla recutita (matricaria) flower extract
    Chamomile. Anti-inflammatory properties. Rare cases of chamomile allergy exist.
  • carthamus tinctorius (safflower) seed oil
    Safflower. Lubricant, heals dry and damaged skin.
  • mauritia flexuosa fruit oil
    Buriti. Buriti palm tree extract. Skin soothing and healing properties
Neutral Ingredients
6
  • water
    Aqua. Water
  • fragrance
    Fragrance.
  • sodium citrate
    Sodium Citrate. Salt
  • styrene/acrylates copolymer
    Styrene/acrylates Copolymer. Filler
  • hydroxypropyl methylcellulose
    Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose. Film forming agent
  • polyquaternium 7
    Polyquaternium 7. Anti-static agent
Unfavorable Ingredients
4
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$5.28
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Olay Ultra Moisture Moisturizing Body Wash With Shea Butter

8/24 Best Ingredients
10/24 Good Ingredients
6/24 Unfavorable Ingredients
7/24 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)
5
  • sodium trideceth sulfate
    Sodium Trideceth Sulfate. Cleansing agent
  • sodium lauroamphoacetate
    Sodium Lauroamphoacetate. Cleansing Agent
  • trideceth 3
    Trideceth. Cleansing agent
  • citric acid
    Citric Acid. Natural preservative, chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin.
  • disodium edta
    Edta. Chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin. Considered safe because it's difficult to absorb through skin
Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
2
  • petrolatum
    Petrolatum. Helps other moisturizing ingredients by keeping them on the skin longer
  • butyrospermum parkii (shea butter)
    Shea Butter. Very effective skin moisturizer.
Anti-aging Ingredients
2
Healing Ingredients
1
  • panthenol
    Vitamin B5. Heals broken or itchy skin
Conditioning Ingredients
1
  • guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride
    Guar Gum. Skin conditioning agent
Neutral Ingredients
6
  • water
    Aqua. Water
  • fragrance/parfum
    Fragrance.
  • acrylonitrile/methacrylonitrile/methyl methacrylate copolymer
    Acrylonitrile/methacrylonitrile/methyl Methacrylate Copolymer. Absorbent agent
  • xanthan gum
    Xanthan Gum. Thickening agent
  • peg 90m
    Peg 90m. Binder, stabilizer
  • sodium hydroxide
    Sodium Hydroxide. Controls pH levels. Skin irritation or pain if used above concentration limits.
Unfavorable Ingredients
6
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NIVEA In-Shower Nourishing Body Lotion

3/14 Best Ingredients
8/14 Good Ingredients
3/14 Unfavorable Ingredients
2/14 Natural Ingredients
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Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
3
  • petrolatum
    Petrolatum. Helps other moisturizing ingredients by keeping them on the skin longer
  • hydrogenated coco glycerides
    Coco-glycerides. Coconut oil based skin-conditioning agent
  • prunus amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) oil
    Sweet Almond. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
Anti-aging Ingredients
1
Neutral Ingredients
7
  • water
    Aqua. Water
  • cetearyl alcohol
    Cetearyl Alcohol. Thickening agent
  • fragrance
    Fragrance.
  • aluminum starch octenylsuccinate
    Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate. Thickening agent
  • acrylates/c10 30 alkyl acrylate crosspolymer
    Acrylates/c10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer. Useful for combining ingredients, film forming, emulsion stabilizing, viscosity controlling
  • carbomer
    Carbomer. Controls consistency
  • sodium hydroxide
    Sodium Hydroxide. Controls pH levels. Skin irritation or pain if used above concentration limits.
Unfavorable Ingredients
3