Not your typical bar soaps, these supper suds are so pretty you’ll probably want to use them as loo decorations instead of body washers. But, after an overwhelming couple of months (Obama…holidays…Obama!), you deserve to mellow things out and be pampered. Grab a barm head for your nearest tub (whether itâ€™s yours or not!) and lather away.
Honey I Washed The Kids Soap
Honey,Â Bergamot and Aloe relieve, repair and comfort skin. Our favorite part? The warming honey and caramel fragrance.
Sold by weight, $9.45/100g, www.lush.com
Bliss Serious Seaweed Cellulite Soap
This workaholic bar simultaneously slims, scrubs, and soothes. The â€œfeetâ€ boost circulation.
Set of 3 for $33,Â www.blissworld.com
ThymesÂ Eucalyptus Glycerin Bar SoapÂ
Feel energized and refreshed with aromatherapeuticÂ essential oils like Italian lemon, Eucalyptus oil, and lime.
$12, Available atÂ www.thymes.com
Gianna Rose Atelier Poire Soap
Deceptively dainty and almost too pretty to use. This little fruit nourishes with oatmeal and buttermilk. The fresh and crisp pear scent is a bonus treat.
$10 for single soap with porcelain dish,Â www.GiannaRose.com
Earth Therapeutics Loofah Exfoliating Soap
Shaped to fit in the palm of your hand thisÂ jewel-toned soap polishes skin while adding softness with glycerin.
We love theÂ Aloe Vera & Kiwi, $2.99,Â www.EarthTherapeutics.net
Fresh Umbrian Clay Treatment Bar
Purifying and detoxifying for face or body, this muti-tasker can also double as a mask.
Aspara Aromatics Tea Zensation Bar
Sip your tea and bathe in it too with this bar made with anti-oxidant-rich AfricanÂ Rooibos Tea. The Zen experience continues with the luscious floral-citrus aroma. $8, www.aspara-aromatics.com
â€“Anabel and Ayren