The body washes that deserve a permanent spot in your shower

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The body washes that deserve a permanent spot in your shower

When it comes to in-shower storage, there is usually room for a maximum of three products. And so, when choosing which (typically large) body wash bottle is worthy of renting such prime real estate,  it’s not a decision we take lightly. 

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Plus, considering the variations of sensitive, oily, dry, you-name-it-i’ve-got-it skin types, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to selecting the ideal body wash. So whether you’re looking to prioritise hydration, divulge in a deep cleanse, or simply like a creamy consistency or  an amazing smell, we’ve got a body wash suggestion for you…

DermaVeen Extra Hydration Gentle Soap-Free Wash

Specifically formulated for extra dry and sensitive skin, this soap-free formula from DermaVeen uses natural oatmeal to gently cleanse the skin and soothe irritation.

Read more DermaVeen Extra Hydration Gentle Soap-Free Wash reviews here…

NIVEA In-Shower Rich Body Lotion 

Level up your shower game with this creamy, nourishing lotion from Nivea that injects the skin with instant hydration. 

Read more NIVEA In-Shower Rich Body Lotion reviews here…

Sukin Naturals Botanical Body Wash

Enriched with aromatic botanicals, stimulate and refresh tired skin with the Sukin Naturals Botanical Body Wash. Formulated with a skin-softening mix of jojoba, avocado and rosehip oil, lather up and enjoy the reward of supple, glowing skin.

Read more Sukin Naturals Botanical Body Wash reviews here…

Dove Purely Pampering Shea Butter with Warm Vanilla Body Wash 

Leave your skin nourished thanks to Dove’s unique NutriumMoisture™ technology, complemented with the subtle scent of shea butter and warm vanilla.

Read more Dove Purely Pampering Shea Butter with Wam Vanilla Body Wash reviews here…

QV Skin Care Gentle Wash


If standard soap is too harsh for your skin, this gentle yet effective alternative will leave you clean and fresh without the irritation. Mild enough for use on your face and the entire body, QV’s Gentle Wash is formulated with 15 per cent glycerin for hydrated, supple skin.

Read moreQV Skin Care Gentle Wash reviews here…

L’OCCITANE Almond Shower Oil 

For a more intense hydration hit, L’OCCITANE’s Almond Shower Oil will soothe, soften and cleanse the skin with its rich almond oil and grape seed formula.

Read more L’OCCITANE Almond Shower Oil reviews here…

NIVEA Clay Fresh Deep Cleansing Shower

For a deeper all over cleanse, NIVEA’s Clay Fresh body wash provides an intense clean without leaving skin feeling dry. Enjoy velvety soft skin all over thanks to the combination of mild kaolin clay, lavender, white sage and ginger.

Read more NIVEA Clay Fresh Deep Cleansing Shower reviews here…

method Body Wash Pure Peace

Turn your shower into a day spa with method’s peony, rose water and pink sea salt body wash. Plus, the cute pink bottle is made from 65 per cent recycled plastic. 

Read more method Body Wash Pure Peace reviews here…Main image credit: @roseinc

What’s your favourite body wash or shower gel?

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  1. I’m using the Bioderma oil wash at the moment from the RR and it smells so beautiful – it’s not too strong and has a softish sort or scent to it. I also love Molton Brown shower gels (and apparently so does the Queen!!).

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