When it comes to bathing, the good old soaps are still the first choice of Indians. They are not only easy to use but also quite convenient. Ayurvedic soaps brand are very popular now-a-days in India with natural ingredients like Neem, rose, Aloe vera and turmeric and Tulsi. In this post we will see Good Indian and foreign brand soaps available for men and women in India.
Bellow are Made in India Bathing Soaps
1.Mysore Sandal Soap
Mysore Sandal Soap is Indian brand product which is manufactured by the Karnataka Soaps and Detergents Limited, a company owned by the government of Karnataka in India. Only soap made of pure natural Mysore sandalwood oil.Soap also has great cooling as well as healing properties.This soap has been manufactured since 1916. –Buy Now–
2.Cinthol By Godrej
Cinthol is made in India soap, available in 5 different variants of lime, cool, original and Deo. Cinthol is owned by Godrej group which is Indian brand. Cinthol strong soap is formulated with active deo formula that helps you to stop the growth of bacteria. This can help to keep your skin free from body odor. –Buy Now–
Himalaya soap is Made in India brand by Himalaya Drug Company. Himalaya’s Soap combines 100% Ayurvedic ingredients to restore the body’s water content. This non-greasy soap leaves skin feeling soft and toned. Himalaya Herbals was founded in 1930 by Mr. Mohammed Manal. –Buy Now–
Santoor soap is Made in India brand from Wipro Consumer is the largest brand of soap in South India. Santoor is beauty soap with Turmeric and Sandal as ingredient. Every Indian household rank Santoor high as a skin care essential that helps maintain younger looking skin.It also owns Chandrika soap, Yardley, Softouch and Glucovita. –Buy Now–
Medimix soap is an Indian brand of herbal soap owned by Cholayil Private a Chennai-based company. Benefits of Medimix Soap Prevents skin infection. Protects skin from problems like black heads, pimples, itches, prickly heat and now available in 4 variants of soap. –Buy Now–
Biotique brand products are made with of 100% organically-pure, preservative-free ingredients which manufactured into the best skin care products in the foothills of the Himalayas in India. These gentle soaps are very popular in the current market and recommended for sensitive skin. –Buy Now–
7.Fiama Di Wills
Fiama Di Wills is an Indian personal care brand that offers shampoos, conditioner and shower gels. It is owned by ITC Limited. Features the revolutionary ‘Liquid Freezing Technology’. ITC Limited major brands include Aashirvaad, Wills Navy Cut, Sunfeast and Yippee. –Buy Now–
Godrej No.1 soap brand is another most famous Indian brand of soap by Godrej along with Cinthol. Godrej No. 1 Sandal and Turmeric soap comes with the sweet, balsamic, woody scent of sandal. It preserves the young nature of your skin giving you a perfect complexion. –Buy Now–
Patanjali Ayurved is an Indian consumer goods company, manufacturing units and headquarters are located in Haridwar, Uttarakhand. Founded in 2004 and growing FMCG. Patanjali soap is enriched with Ayurvedic properties and prepared with herbal products like Multani Mitti, Neem, Haldi and Chandan. –Buy Now–
Khadi Soap is a Indian brand which is based in Delhi. Khadi Natural Healthcare is a leading manufacturer, exporter and supplier for natural and authentic products covering 18 States of India. Khadi Natural exports all around the world in 25 countries. A handmade herbal soap containing natural ingredients infused with sandalwood oil, red sandalwood, aloe vera, mulethi, ratan joth, glycerine, vegetable oils. –Buy Now–
Few Other Indian Soaps
- Park Avenue by Raymond
- Vivel Soap by ITC
- Venus Soap by RSPL
- Famus by Fena
- Margo by Jyothy Laboratories
Bellow are Top Foreign Brand Bathing Soaps (Outside India Brands)
Dettol is a brand own by Reckitt Benckiser from UK .It is used for cleaning supplies and disinfectant and antiseptic, introduced in 1932. In Germany, it is sold under the name Sagrotan.This brand is also into the business of producer of hygiene and home products like Strepsils, Durex, Lysol and Vanish –Buy Now–
Dove is an American personal care brand owned by Unilever. Dove’s logo is a silhouette profile of the brand’s namesake bird. Dove Beauty Bar has first choice of women across the country for beautiful skin. Ingredients in the soap also help women to acquire the fine pH balance between acidity and alkalinity of their skin. –Buy Now–
Pears soap brand now made in India by Hindustan Unilever (British Company). This soap is considered as the best soap in India for dry skin. Pears Glycerin Soap has a fascinating history that can be traced to 1775, when Andrew Pears, a barber by profession invented it. The brand was later acquired by Unilever and introduced to India. –Buy Now–
LUX is a global brand developed by Unilever a UK company. Lux, soap of celebrities was introduced to India in 1929. Once a household name, Lux was forced out of its leading position by high-quality soaps made by Indian FMCG giants. –Buy Now–
Lifebuoy is a brand of soap marketed by Unilever, a UK Brand. Lifebuoy can be found in every nook and cranny of the country. Lifebuoy is famous as disinfectant and deodorant soap that claims to kill disease-causing microbes on your body. Lifebuoy has been the shirt sponsor of the Bangladesh National Cricket Team since 2018. –Buy Now–
Which soap is best for skin ?
- Oily skin – Sea Salt, Oatmeal, Brown Sugar
- Dry Skin – Glycerine, Cocoa Butter, Coconut Oil, Aloe Vera, Vegetable Oil
- Sensitive Skin – Balanced PH, Fragrance free and colour Free
- Normal Skin – Avoid choosing soap which are specially made for Oily and Dry skin !
Unknown facts about Bathing Soap
- A soap-like material found in clay cylinders during the excavation of ancient Babylon is the evidence that soap-making was known as early as 2800 BC.
- Fat is the most used ingredient in many soaps.
- The most expensive soap costs Rs.1,40,000 which is made by a family-run business in Lebanon. Each bar is infused with gold and diamond powder, hence, is why it’s so pricey.
- The name “Soap” is derived from the fictional Mount Sapo, which is mentioned in ancient Roman legend.
- In 1966, P&G spent $161 million on TV ads for soap only.
Question and Answers
Can we apply soap on hair ?
Absolutely not, they are made for skin not for hairs !
Which soap are made in India ?
Medimix, Santoor , Cinthol, Himalaya etc soaps are made in India
Is Hindustan Unilever Indian company ?
No, It is United Kingdom brand and marketed in India.