We Tested 50 Different Bath and Shower Products—Here Are the Best
Chosen from more than 50 contestants, these six bath and shower products shaved time off our get-ready routines, left our skin softer, and made us feel a little pampered every day.
Best Wash: Nivea Vanilla Caramel Foaming Silk Mousse Body Wash
This whipped formula is laced with silk extract, smells like dessert, and doubles as a luxurious shaving cream.
To buy: $6; jet.com.
Best Spa-Like Treat: Bath & Body Works Aromatherapy Shower Steamers in Sleep
When you don’t have time to take a bath to unwind, grab one of these essential oil–packed pods to fake the feeling. Place the quarter-size tablet on the shower floor. As it dissolves in the water, its calming lavender and cedarwood formula transforms your shower into a steamy, tranquil oasis so you can shake off a stressful day.
To buy: $14.50 for 6; bathandbodyworks.com.
Best Lotion: Curél Hydra Therapy Wet Skin Moisturizer
The secret to baby-soft skin: Apply lotion to damp skin. Keep this in the shower and smooth it on right after turning off the faucet.
To buy: $11 for 12 oz.; target.com.
Best Tool: Spongellé Papaya Yuzu Wild Flower
This time-released body wash–infused buffer saves precious shower space and effectively exfoliates dry spots. Lasts for 14-plus uses.
To buy: $14; spongelle.com.
Best Scrub: Frank Body Express-O Coffee Scrub
This no-mess scrub is designed to stick to skin, not fall onto the floor. The finely ground beans boost circulation.
To buy: $20; frankbody.com.
Best Bar: Dove Anti-Stress Micellar Water Beauty Bar
This dermatologist-recommended face and body cleanser now contains micelles (molecules that draw out dirt and oil) for a deep yet gentle clean.
To buy: $3.50 for 2; walmart.com.