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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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Good Ingredients

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Unfavorable Ingredients

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Dove Deep Moisture Body Wash

7/20 Best Ingredients
9/20 Good Ingredients
4/20 Unfavorable Ingredients
6/20 Natural Ingredients
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IngredientSpy Rating
3,410+ Reviews Details on Amazon.com
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
  • sodium hydroxypropyl starch phosphate
    Sodium Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate. Cleansing agent, surfactant
  • sodium lauroyl glycinate
    Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate. Cleansing agent
  • sodium lauroyl isethionate
    Sodium Lauroyl Isethionate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • stearic acid
    Stearic Acid. Surfactant, softening 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
4
Healing Ingredients
2
  • lauric acid
    Lauric Acid. Strong bactericidal and anti-inflammatory properties
  • 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
1
  • guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride
    Guar Gum. Skin conditioning agent
Neutral Ingredients
2
  • water (aqua)
    Aqua. Water
  • fragrance (parfum)
    Fragrance.
Unfavorable Ingredients
4

Softsoap Sweet Honeysuckle & Orange Peel Body Wash

5/18 Best Ingredients
10/18 Good Ingredients
3/18 Unfavorable Ingredients
7/18 Natural Ingredients
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30+ Reviews Details on Amazon.com
Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
5
  • citric acid
    Citric Acid. Natural preservative, chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin.
  • orange peel extract
    Orange. Fragrance, cleansing ingredient
Anti-aging Ingredients
1
Healing Ingredients
1
  • lonicera japonica (honeysuckle) flower extract
    Lonicera Japonica. Anti-inflammatory properties
Sunscreen Ingredients
2
  • benzophenone 4
    Benzophenone. Sunscreen ingredient. Considered safe for adults.
  • titanium dioxide
    Titanium Dioxide. Sunscreen ingredient
Neutral Ingredients
6
  • water
    Aqua. Water
  • xanthan gum
    Xanthan Gum. Thickening agent
  • fragrance
    Fragrance.
  • gelatin
    Gelatin. Thickening agent
  • mica
    Mica. Pigment for skin shine
  • fd&c yellow no. 6
    Pigment. Pigment for skin care products.
Unfavorable Ingredients
3

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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30+ Reviews Details on Amazon.com
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

St. Ives Even and Bright Body Wash

8/18 Best Ingredients
6/18 Good Ingredients
4/18 Unfavorable Ingredients
5/18 Natural Ingredients
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1,740+ Reviews Details on Amazon.com
Abrasive Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
2
  • hydrated silica
    Silica. Abrasive agent
  • 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
  • cocamide mea
    Cocamide Mea. Cleansing agent
  • citrus nobilis (mandarin orange) peel extract
    Mandarin Orange. Fragrance, cleansing ingredient
  • 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
Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
1
  • ppg 9
    Ppg-9. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
Anti-aging Ingredients
1
Neutral Ingredients
5
  • water (aqua)
    Aqua. Water
  • acrylates copolymer
    Styrene/acrylates Copolymer. Filler
  • fragrance (parfum)
    Fragrance.
  • red 33 (ci 17200)
    Pigment. Pigment for skin care products.
  • yellow 5 (19140)
    Pigment. Pigment for skin care products.
Unfavorable Ingredients
4

Dial Body Wash Moisturizing Greek Yogurt Vanilla Honey

8/19 Best Ingredients
7/19 Good Ingredients
4/19 Unfavorable Ingredients
4/19 Natural Ingredients
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IngredientSpy Rating
840+ Reviews Details on Amazon.com
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
  • sodium laureth sulfate
    Sodium Laureth Sulfate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • peg 8
    Peg-8. Surfactant, Cleansing agent
  • peg 200 hydrogenated glyceryl palmate
    Peg-200 Glyceryl Palmate. Cleansing agent
  • cocamide mea
    Cocamide Mea. 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)
1
  • peg 7 glyceryl cocoate
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
Anti-aging Ingredients
1
Healing Ingredients
1
  • honey extract
    Honey. Antibacterial properties. Heals broken skin.
Conditioning Ingredients
1
  • hydrolyzed yogurt protein
    Yogurt. Skin-conditioning agent
Neutral Ingredients
4
  • water
    Aqua. Water
  • fragrance
    Fragrance.
  • polyquaternium 7
    Polyquaternium 7. Anti-static agent
  • styrene/acrylates copolymer
    Styrene/acrylates Copolymer. Filler
Unfavorable Ingredients
4

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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IngredientSpy Rating
1,360+ Reviews Details on Amazon.com
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

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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IngredientSpy Rating
1,010+ Reviews Details on Amazon.com
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

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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IngredientSpy Rating
110+ Reviews Details on Amazon.com
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

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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IngredientSpy Rating
120+ Reviews Details on Amazon.com
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

Caress Body Wash Moisturizing Natures Silk

5/21 Best Ingredients
12/21 Good Ingredients
4/21 Unfavorable Ingredients
7/21 Natural Ingredients
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150+ Reviews Details on Amazon.com
Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Body Wash)
4
  • sodium laureth sulfate
    Sodium Laureth Sulfate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • cocamide mea
    Cocamide Mea. Cleansing agent
  • citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) flower extract
    Orange. Fragrance, cleansing ingredient
  • tetrasodium 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)
1
  • ppg 9
    Ppg-9. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
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.
Sunscreen Ingredients
1
  • titanium dioxide
    Titanium Dioxide. Sunscreen ingredient
Conditioning Ingredients
2
  • prunus persica (peach) fruit extract
    Peach. Adds elasticity to skin.
  • hydrolyzed silk
    Silk. Skin-conditioning agent
Neutral Ingredients
6
  • water/agua
    Aqua. Water
  • acrylates copolymer
    Styrene/acrylates Copolymer. Filler
  • fragrance/fragrancia
    Fragrance.
  • mica
    Mica. Pigment for skin shine
  • red 33
    Pigment. Pigment for skin care products.
  • yellow 5
    Pigment. Pigment for skin care products.
Unfavorable Ingredients
4