Face cleansing? I’m sure we’d all think of face washes that are gel or foam-like that usually tend to be a little bit pricey and most certainly run-out fast. Face soaps are the eco-friendly alternative to your plastic dispensers. When I say soaps for face, I might sound ludicrous but no, it is a reality. They are some really affordable best soaps for face available in the Indian market that do a great job.

So, while choosing the best soaps for you I did take a lot into consideration and chose soaps that are safe and easy to use. All of these soaps contain some natural organic ingredients.

10 Best Soaps for Face in India 2020

Here are the top 10 best soaps for face in India that one can use in India. Most of these best face soaps are herbal products with an exception to a few. Some soaps were selected for their individual goodness or cleansing properties.

1. Hamam Neem Tulsi and Aloe Vera Soap

  • 100% Pure neem oil
  • Honesty and safety for the last 87 years
  • India’s most trusted brand
  • Protects from skin problems

Product Features:

  • A brand that represents honesty and safety for the last 87 years.
  • India’s most trusted brand by doctors and mothers alike.
  • 100% pure neem oil along with aloe vera and tulsi.
  • Protects skin from 10 different skin problems.
  • It comes packed in a simple-looking green cover and is easy to open.
  • Gentle on the skin
  • Cleanses thoroughly
  • Smells nice
  • Removes impurities
  •  Fragrance

2. Pears Naturale Aloe Vera Soap

  • 100% natural ingredients
  • Consists of Aloe vera and Olive oil
  • 0% parabens
  • Moisturises skin

Product Features:

  • 0% parabens and mild on the skin.
  • This is a new range of natural products from pears.
  • The goodness of 100% natural ingredients with pure glycerin.
  • Detoxifying bar that consists of Aloe vera and Olive oil.
  • Rub the bar between your hands and apply the hydrating lather over your face.
  • Easily available
  • Very affordable
  • Moisturises skin
  • Gives skin a glow
  • Strong scent

3. Himalaya Neem & Turmeric Soap

  • 5000-year-old Ayurveda system of medicine
  • Protects the skin
  • Safe for all types of skin
  • Suits any gender

Product Features:

  • Himalaya focuses on natural, safe and innovative remedies and has existed since 1930.
  • The main ingredients are Neem and Turmeric.
  • Based on the 5000-year-old Ayurveda system of medicine.
  •  Cleanses and purifies the skin as well as protects the skin.
  • Suits any gender and safe for all types of skin.
  • Nourishes the skin and improves complexion
  • Soothes redness and itchiness
  • Antibacterial properties
  • Anti-septic properties
  • Can cause dryness

4. Khadi Natural Rosewater Soap

  • 100% Paraben-free
  • Contains no chemicals
  • 100% ayurvedic products
  • Makes skin soft and supple

Product Features:

  • 100% Paraben-free and contains no chemicals.
  • Its is a handmade herbal soap.
  • Cruelty-free and dermatologically tested products.
  • 100% ayurvedic products from herbal ingredients and extracts.
  • Certified and affiliated with KVIC, ISO, WHO, GMP and Ayush as well.
  • Contains healing properties
  • Makes skin soft and supple
  • Keeps skin smooth and velvety
  • None

5. Pears Oil-Clear & Glow Soap

  • Keeps skins dirt free
  • Contains lemon flower extracts
  • Combats dryness, pimples
  • This soap treats oily skin

Product Features:

  • This soap treats oily skin and hence makes it fifth on the list.
  • Oil clear formula contains lemon flower extracts known for its astringent properties.
  • Combats dryness, pimples and keeps skins dirt free.
  • A sea-green coloured soap packed in a white cardboard-like box.
  • Will need to rub for a longer time as lathers slowly and not very foamy.
  • Clears oily skin
  • Gives skin a radiant glow
  • Controls production of sebum
  • Contains SLS
  • Melts away fast

6. Dove Oil Control Moisturising Soap

  • Keeps skin nourished and moisturised
  • Makes your skin soft
  • Suitable even for hypersensitive skin
  • No parabens

Product Features:

  • No.1 brand recommended by dermatologists.
  • Dove oil control bar is infused with natural clay and rose water.
  • 1/4th moisturising cream keeps skin nourished and moisturised.
  • Known to be suitable even for hypersensitive skin.
  • Dove makes your skin soft, smooth and supple.
  • Affordable
  • Effective cleanser
  • Hydrates skin
  • No parabens
  • Contains animal ingredients

7. Mysore Sandal Soap

  • Soothes skin irritation
  • Contains pure sandalwood oil
  • Contains anti-ageing properties
  • Removes sun tan

Product Features:

  • It is an Indian brand based in Karnataka.
  • Made with pure sandalwood oil.
  • Vegetable oils are used in its preparation.
  • Contains anti-ageing properties.
  • Vegan and Cruelty-free.
  • Soothes skin irritation
  • Free of chemicals
  • Removes sun tan
  • Exotic fragrance
  • Not suitable for dry skin

8. Biotique Orange Peel Revitalizing Soap

  • 100% organic soap
  • Contains pure orange oil
  • Dermatologically tested
  • Gives your skin a radiant glow

Product Features:

  • Est.1992, with an aim to create natural beauty products that are environment friendly.
  • 100% organic soap made with only natural ingredients.
  • Contains pure orange oil, orange zest, musk root, walnut, margosa, and soap nut.
  • Dermatologically tested & cruelty-free.
  • It is a revitalizing soap that speeds up cell renewal and gives your skin a radiant glow.
  • Affordability
  • Pleasant smell
  • Lathers well
  • Not for dry skin

9. Solimo Activated Charcoal Soap

  • Contains activated charcoal
  • Dermatologically tested
  • No parabens
  • Black elliptical-shaped soap

Product Features:

  • Solimo is an in-house Amazon brand, offering quality products at very economical prices.
  • It contains activated charcoal with shea butter.
  • Dermatologically tested.
  • No parabens & no sulphates.
  • It is a black elliptical-shaped soap that is suitable for daily use.
  • Very affordable
  • Deep cleanses the skin
  • Removes acne and other skin impurities
  • A Grade-1 soap

10. TNW Potato Rice Soap

  • Herbal hand-made soap
  • 100 % vegan
  • 100 % Herbal product
  • Does not contain any parabens

Product Features:

  • It is a Herbal hand-made soap.
  • The key ingredient is potato which helps with reducing blemishes.
  • It also consists of rice, glycerin and cucumber.
  • 100 % vegan & 100 Herbal product.
  • Does not contain any parabens, sulphate or silicone.
  • Reduces dark spots, tanning and pigmentation
  • Removes excessive oil secretion
  • Anti-oxidant properties
  • Treats skin problems
  • Suitable only for oily skin


In the above list, I have included the top ten soaps that can be used on our face. The majority of the products are herbal products. I have also included a few soaps that are good to treat oily skin.

About the Author


Poojitha is a chronic shopaholic. Do you see these product lists? She has them all in her makeup and skincare kit. She does not review a single product without buying it. We wonder who pays for them all.

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