Do you ever reach out for soap when you feel like washing your face? The answer is, never! Most of us have the notion that soaps strip our skin of its oils and leave it dry. And soaps are not recommended for the face. But, what if there are antibacterial soaps that you can use on your face? These soaps will not hamper the natural barrier of your facial skin and can be used on both the face and the body. Scroll down and check out the list of top 10 antibacterial soaps.
Top 10 Antibacterial Soaps For Your Face And Body
1. Defense Soap
This soap contains natural tea tree oil and eucalyptus oil and can wash away bacteria and germs effectively. It does not harm the natural barrier of your skin. It clears dead skin cells, sebum, and oil build-up and is great for those who have rashes and itchy skin.
Note: Avoid this soap if you are allergic to tea tree oil or essential oils.
- Clinically proven
- Safe scents
- No dyes
- Tea tree oil may cause dryness.
2. Hibiclens Antimicrobial Liquid Soap
This is an antibacterial liquid soap that claims to clear skin irritation and infections caused by bacteria and germs. It protects your skin and is extremely gentle. It is very effective for hand washing and skin cleansing.
Note: Consult a doctor before using this soap as it contains chlorhexidine that might cause allergic reactions.
- Recommended by pharmacists
- Kill germs in 24 hours
- Kills 99% germs
- Dermatologically tested
- Works for acne and fungal infections
- May spill
3. Heyedrate Handmade Tea Tree Oil Soap For Face And Body
This handmade soap contains organic ingredients, such as shea butter, olive oil, and coconut oil. It cleanses your skin and claims to reduce acne and provide relief in cases of rosacea, eczema, Demodex, itchiness, and dry skin. It does not lather, so if you like lather in soaps, you may not like this soap.
- Natural fragrance
- 100% organic ingredients
- No lathering agents
4. Noble Formula 2% Pyrithione Zinc Soap
This is a natural zinc soap with antibacterial and antifungal properties. It is suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin, and also helps to reduce acne, itching, redness, and scaly skin. It contains antioxidants that calm the skin.
Note: Avoid this soap if you are allergic to oils.
- Contains emu oil and olive oil
- No chemical lathering agents
- Contains oatmeal
- Low comedogenic
- Natural ingredients
- Overpowering fragrance
5. Cetaphil Gentle Cleansing Bar
Cetaphil is one of the most popular skincare brands. This soap is specially made for those with dry and sensitive skin. It cleans your skin and keeps it hydrated. It is suitable for all skin types and can also be used on rosacea and eczema-prone skin.
- Pleasant fragrance
- Fragrance can be an issue for some.
6. Blue Steel Sports Soap
This soap is made for sportspersons to keep them feel refreshed after grueling workout sessions and other sporting activities. It contains eucalyptus and tea tree oil and has antibacterial properties. It keeps away germs and bacteria and prevents skin issues.
Note: Avoid the soap is you are allergic to essential oils.
- Pleasant fragrance
- No added fragrance
- Lathers well
- Very small size
7. Vi-Tae Get Lathered Up! Goat Milk Soap
Goat milk soaps are excellent for all skin types, including sensitive skin. This soap claims to be enriched with essential vitamins and alpha-hydroxy acids. It contains lavender essential oil and is incredibly gentle on the skin. It cleanses your skin, soothes acne, and prevents irritation.
- 100% natural soap
- Certified organic
- No dyes
- No artificial fragrance
8. Power Clean Lemongrass Soap
This is a natural antibacterial soap and is crafted for athletes. It helps to banish post-workout odor, kill harmful bacteria, and keep your skin refreshed and smooth. It contains sage and patchouli extracts that give a tingling sensation to stimulate blood flow and relieve muscle tension.
- Refreshing fragrance
- Organic extracts
- No synthetic fragrance
- Contains 10% glycerin
- No harmful chemicals
9. Aromavita Antibacterial Oregano Soap
This is a lightly scented soap meant for damaged skin. It contains oregano oil and claims to have a healing effect. It prevents skin issues and keeps it healthy and calm. It contains 3% oregano oil and is also good for reducing acne inflammation.
- May cause burning sensation in sensitive areas.
10. Dial White Antibacterial Bar Soap
This is an antibacterial deodorant bar soap. It kills odor-causing bacteria and keeps you feeling fresh all day long. It keeps your skin hydrated, moisturized, smooth, and soft.
- Contains benzalkonium chloride
- Mild fragrance
- May feel a little bit drying (unlike claims)
Before you choose any antibacterial soap, make sure that it addresses your skin issues. Also, ensure it suits your skin type, and you are not allergic to the ingredients. Have you ever tried using any antibacterial soap? Which one is your favorite? Let us know in the comments section below.
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