The Best Hand Soaps for Non-Stop Washing

Allure

These gentle cleansers will keep your hands clean — and moisturized.

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<p>Made with coconut oil and glycerin, Yes to Coconut's Lemongrass Liquid Hand Soap hydrates skin white it washes away dirt and germs. It's also made with lemongrass extract, which has <a href="https://www.healthline.com/health/lemongrass-essential-oil" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:natural antibacterial properties" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">natural antibacterial properties</a> — meaning it destroys existing bacteria while suppressing new bacteria from forming. On top of that, it smells lovely, too.</p> <p><strong>$8 for three</strong> (<a href="https://goto.walmart.com/c/1324868/565706/9383?subId1=allurebesthandsoaps&veh=aff&sourceid=imp_000011112222333344&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.walmart.com%2Fip%2FYes-to-Coconut-Lemongrass-Liquid-Hand-Soap-12-Fl-Oz%2F781538351" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Shop Now</a>)</p>
Yes to Coconut Lemongrass Liquid Hand Soap

Made with coconut oil and glycerin, Yes to Coconut's Lemongrass Liquid Hand Soap hydrates skin white it washes away dirt and germs. It's also made with lemongrass extract, which has natural antibacterial properties — meaning it destroys existing bacteria while suppressing new bacteria from forming. On top of that, it smells lovely, too.

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<p>Everyone's Hand Soap in Lavender and Coconut has a calming scent, thanks to lavender essential oil, and hydrates skin with <a href="https://www.allure.com/story/skin-care-terms-glossary-definitions?mbid=synd_yahoo_rss" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:panthenol" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">panthenol</a>, a form of vitamin B that moisturizes and strengthens the epidermis (aka the outermost layer of your skin). It also contains soothing agents like aloe vera, calendula flower extract, and antioxidant-rich camellia leaf extract for calming <a href="https://www.allure.com/story/hand-washing-eczema-rash-coronavirus?mbid=synd_yahoo_rss" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:cracked, dry digits" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">cracked, dry digits</a>.</p> <p><strong>$10 for three</strong> (<a href="https://www.amazon.com/Everyone-Hand-Lavender-Coconut-Count/dp/B01MXML7VI" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Shop Now</a>)</p>
Everyone Hand Soap in Lavender and Coconut

Everyone's Hand Soap in Lavender and Coconut has a calming scent, thanks to lavender essential oil, and hydrates skin with panthenol, a form of vitamin B that moisturizes and strengthens the epidermis (aka the outermost layer of your skin). It also contains soothing agents like aloe vera, calendula flower extract, and antioxidant-rich camellia leaf extract for calming cracked, dry digits.

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<p>Shari Marchbein, a board-certified dermatologist in New York City, is all about Dove's Foaming Hand Wash Soap Coconut Water & Almond Milk. It's made with glycerin and stearic acid to keep the skin hydrated and <em>without</em> alcohol, dye, or sulfates, so it won't strip skin or cause irritation. Marchbein recommends moisturizing your hands immediately after washing them to prevent dryness and cracking since we're cleansing so much these days.</p> <p><em>Marchbein has a partnership with Dove.</em></p> <p><strong>$9 for three</strong> (<a href="https://goto.walmart.com/c/1324868/565706/9383?subId1=allurebesthandsoaps&veh=aff&sourceid=imp_000011112222333344&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.walmart.com%2Fip%2FDove-Foaming-Hand-Wash-Soap-Coconut-Water-Almond-Milk-6-8-oz%2F937213904" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Shop Now</a>)</p>
Dove Foaming Hand Wash Soap Coconut Water & Almond Milk

Shari Marchbein, a board-certified dermatologist in New York City, is all about Dove's Foaming Hand Wash Soap Coconut Water & Almond Milk. It's made with glycerin and stearic acid to keep the skin hydrated and without alcohol, dye, or sulfates, so it won't strip skin or cause irritation. Marchbein recommends moisturizing your hands immediately after washing them to prevent dryness and cracking since we're cleansing so much these days.

Marchbein has a partnership with Dove.

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<p>On the hunt for a sustainable option? Blueland's Hand Soap Starter Set is a great option, as it comes with foaming soap tablets that you simply plop into the reusable bottle with water. Once you go through the three soap tablets the kit comes with, you can then purchase refills — a set of three costs $6, and they come in scents like iris agave, lemon, and lavender eucalyptus.</p> <p><strong>$16</strong> (<a href="https://www.blueland.com/products/hand-soap-starter-set-multi?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI_bSU5P_b6AIVCxgMCh2dVgIwEAQYASABEgJmqfD_BwE" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Shop Now</a>)</p>
Blueland Hand Soap Starter Set

On the hunt for a sustainable option? Blueland's Hand Soap Starter Set is a great option, as it comes with foaming soap tablets that you simply plop into the reusable bottle with water. Once you go through the three soap tablets the kit comes with, you can then purchase refills — a set of three costs $6, and they come in scents like iris agave, lemon, and lavender eucalyptus.

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<p>J.R. Watkins's Lavender Foaming Hand Soap is formulated with a hydrating blend of glycerin and coconut oil, both of which prevent moisture loss. It's also free of known irritants like dyes, synthetic fragrance, and formaldehyde, so it won't irritate the skin (even if it's sensitive). The lavender option is definitely one of our favorites, but it also comes in scents such as aloe and green tea, pomegranate plum, vanilla mint, and grapefruit.</p> <p><strong>$5</strong> (<a href="https://jrwatkins.com/products/foaming-hand-soap-lavender-9-fl-oz" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Shop Now</a>)</p>
J.R. Watkins Lavender Foaming Hand Soap

J.R. Watkins's Lavender Foaming Hand Soap is formulated with a hydrating blend of glycerin and coconut oil, both of which prevent moisture loss. It's also free of known irritants like dyes, synthetic fragrance, and formaldehyde, so it won't irritate the skin (even if it's sensitive). The lavender option is definitely one of our favorites, but it also comes in scents such as aloe and green tea, pomegranate plum, vanilla mint, and grapefruit.

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<p>Pretty packaging aside, & Other Stories' Sicilian Sunrise Hand Soap is a great go-to because it contains hydrating glycerin, as well as moisturizing shea butter, meadowfoam seed oil, and sweet almond oil, which seal hydration in the skin. It also smells like a lemon tree, which is a welcome boost of freshness.</p> <p><strong>$8</strong> (<a href="https://www.stories.com/en_usd/beauty/bath-body/product.hand-soap-turquoise.0159486041.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Shop Now</a>)</p>
& Other Stories Sicilian Sunrise Hand Soap

Pretty packaging aside, & Other Stories' Sicilian Sunrise Hand Soap is a great go-to because it contains hydrating glycerin, as well as moisturizing shea butter, meadowfoam seed oil, and sweet almond oil, which seal hydration in the skin. It also smells like a lemon tree, which is a welcome boost of freshness.

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<p>Of course, we adore the clean, crisp scent of Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Liquid Hand Soap, but we're also big fans because it contains glycerin to hydrate, aloe vera leaf juice to soothe, and a blend of black pepper seed, olive fruit, and parsley oils to lock in moisture and condition the skin.</p> <p><strong>$11 for three</strong> (<a href="https://goto.walmart.com/c/1324868/565706/9383?subId1=allurebesthandsoaps&veh=aff&sourceid=imp_000011112222333344&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.walmart.com%2Fip%2FMrs-Meyer-s-Clean-Day-Liquid-Hand-Soap-Basil-Scent-12-5-Oz%2F14894101" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Shop Now</a>)</p>
Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Liquid Hand Soap

Of course, we adore the clean, crisp scent of Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Liquid Hand Soap, but we're also big fans because it contains glycerin to hydrate, aloe vera leaf juice to soothe, and a blend of black pepper seed, olive fruit, and parsley oils to lock in moisture and condition the skin.

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<p>Not only does Farmstead Apothecary's Foaming Hand Soap smell divine (like a field of perfectly ripe raspberries), but it's made with nourishing ingredients like shea butter, vitamin E oil, safflower oil, and vegetable emulsifying wax, so post-wash, hands will smell <em>and</em> feel good.</p> <p><strong>$10</strong> (<a href="https://www.farmsteadapothecary.com/store/p8/Raspberry_Almond_Foaming_Hand_Soap.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Shop Now</a>)</p>
Farmstead Apothecary Foaming Hand Soap

Not only does Farmstead Apothecary's Foaming Hand Soap smell divine (like a field of perfectly ripe raspberries), but it's made with nourishing ingredients like shea butter, vitamin E oil, safflower oil, and vegetable emulsifying wax, so post-wash, hands will smell and feel good.

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<p>If you're someone who's prone to nail or skin infections, dermatitis, or fungus, board-certified dermatologist Adam Friedman recommends CLn's Hand & Foot Wash. It was formulated by dermatologists for athletes, diabetics, and people who spend a lot of time outdoors who have a higher risk of the aforementioned ailments. </p> <p>"It contains salicylic acid and stabilized sodium hypochlorite, aka bleach, which is both anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial," he says. He adds that you <em>must</em> moisturize right after using this wash, as it can be drying when used too often, especially for those with sensitive skin.</p> <p><strong>$33</strong> (<a href="https://www.amazon.com/CLn-Hand-Foot-Wash-Cleansing/dp/B00GKO9704" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shop Now" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Shop Now</a>)</p>
CLn Hand & Foot Wash

If you're someone who's prone to nail or skin infections, dermatitis, or fungus, board-certified dermatologist Adam Friedman recommends CLn's Hand & Foot Wash. It was formulated by dermatologists for athletes, diabetics, and people who spend a lot of time outdoors who have a higher risk of the aforementioned ailments.

"It contains salicylic acid and stabilized sodium hypochlorite, aka bleach, which is both anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial," he says. He adds that you must moisturize right after using this wash, as it can be drying when used too often, especially for those with sensitive skin.

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