Aesop Reverence Aromatique Hand Wash
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The Hand Soap Actually Worth Its Luxury Price Is 44% Off Today

It’s germ-fighting AND anti-aging. 
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Even before frequent hand washing became as crucial to our lives as looking both ways before running through traffic, there was one soap that ruled them all: Aesop Aromatique Hand Wash. Aesop's fragrant cleanse practically coined the term "status soap." The highly recognizable brown bottle is a fixture at your chicest friends' sinks, as well as carefully considered hotel and restaurant bathrooms, where it's frequently burgled by opportunistic soap bandits.

More than just a vanity piece (though it'll make your vanity more photogenic than ever), Aesop's Hand Wash is just as effective and much gentler on skin than even the most top-shelf antibacterial soap, cleaning off dirt, grime, and 99.9 percent of bacteria. And while other great household hand soaps like Mrs. Meyers and Public Goods accomplish as much, Aesop goes a few steps further by including an exfoliant petitgrain that lightly sloughs off dry, dead winter skin, and returns hands to their full softness and brightness—think of it as a quick and casual Biologique Recherche P50 for your digits.

Aesop Reverence Aromatique Hand Wash
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To buy: $39 (was $70), amazon.com.

Botanical antioxidant extracts offer an anti-aging shield against free radicals, and harmonize into a truly luxurious fragrance. Aesop Hand Wash's intoxicating scent could compete with even the highest-end colognes.

On Amazon, reviewers attest to the soap's transportative powers.

"While this hand soap is pretty expensive, it is a luxury I want to treat myself and those I love with," writes one who calls it "Heaven in a bottle." "Every time I use it, I feel like I've been to the spa! The smell reminds me of the temples of India and the fine grains in it make me want to scrub my hands for a long time because it feels so good."

"Loved the petitgrain which along with the aromatic and sudsy liquid [that] really cleaned my hands. Particularly helpful during the coronavirus [pandemic]."

For a hand soap, Aesop admittedly runs pretty expensive, regularly retailing on Amazon for $70 a bottle. But if there was ever a day to buy it, it would be now—Aromatique Hand Wash is on sale for its lowest price in 30 days, down to $39.

Shop the bacteria-fighting, anti-aging hand soap that'll make your guests consider a life of crime (just kidding) while it's 44 percent off on Amazon.