Whether you prefer your shower in the morning or at bedtime, there’s nothing like the fresh, clean scent of soap to invigorate (or relax) your senses. So go ahead and lather up! 

C.O. BIGELOW’s Alighiero Campostrini collection uses the Campostrini family’s hand-milled Italian formulas from the late-1800s. Pure vegetable oil, beeswax and glycerin combine with scents of silk and cashmere (shown) to transport you to Old World Tuscany. $10 each, bigelowchemists.com.

Clean your hands—or your entire body—with MRS. MEYER’S Clean Day soaps. are all you need to feel clean from head to toe. Each castille (olive oil) bar is triple-pressed for a creamy, rich lather. $5 each, available at Dierbergs, Whole Foods Market, Target and other major retailers.

What could be more soothing than oatmeal? St. Louis-based BARR-CO.’s Oatmeal Saddle Soap is a natural vegetable soap made with colloidal oatmeal to soothe irritated and itchy skin, and keep moisture in. $15, available at K. Hall Designs or khalldesigns.com.

All-natural HERBARIA soaps are locally made on The Hill, and feature one-of-a-kind fragrances like Balsam Fir & Juniper—perfect for winter with sweet almond and balsam fir essential oils; and Tomato Surprise, ideal for keeping your complexion velvety smooth. $6 each, available at Herbaria or herbariasoap.com.

Lather up your baby—or baby your skin—with L’OCCITANE’s vintage-inspired collection, Bonne Mere. The creamy, hypoallergenic formulas are perfect for grown ups and kids alike. Soaps are available in milk and honey scents. $7, available at L’Occitane en Provence.

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