Although the trend is body washes it still seems to be soaps that do the trick in Indian markets. Hence arises the need to know the best soaps for summer. As we are well aware that some soaps can strip the skin of essential oils and cause dryness which is the last thing you need in the summer amongst the heat and sweat.

But by knowing your skin type and choosing soaps that are good at moisturising the skin and keeping it hydrated you can avoid a whole lot of trouble. Avoid sub-standard products and use some of the below-mentioned best soaps for summer for healthy skin and wonderful bathing experience in the summer season.

10 Best Soaps for Summer Heat

Here come the top 10 best soaps for summer season that will care for your skin. Surely, the summer needs a different soap that can refresh your skin, keep it hydrated and not to forget, the sweating or the body odour. The below soaps are just perfect for the summer.

1. Cinthol Cool Menthol Soap

  • Grade – 1 Soap with TFM > 76%
  • Cooling deodorant soap
  • Active deo fragrance
  • Enriched with an extra cool menthol

Product Features:

  • This is a bathing soap enriched with an extra cool menthol
  • It is a Grade – 1 soap with TFM > 76%
  • Active deo fragrance helps keep skin pleasant smelling and lasts all day long
  • Cooling deodorant soap that helps beat the heat and keep fresh all day long
  • Soap comes in a very simple yet elegant packaging
  • Has a very refreshing feel and fragrance
  • Easily available
  • Very much affordable
  • Cleanses the skin
  • Not a very long-lasting effect


2. Pears Soft and Fresh Bathing Soap

  • Soft and fresh feeling skin
  • Moisturises the skin
  • 98% pure glycerin & mint
  • Healthy-looking skin

Product Features:

  • A heritage of over 200 years in producing glycerin bars that are mild & care for the skin
  • Moisturises the skin from deep within giving you a soft and fresh feeling skin
  • Contains 98% pure glycerin & mint extracts that moisturise 30x than normal soaps
  • Enriched with mint extracts to cool & soothe while glycerin cleanses the impurities
  • Cleanses softly giving you a clean and healthy-looking skin with a mild fragrance
  • A very hydrating effect
  • Contains glycerin
  • Beautifies purifies and cleanses the skin
  • Contains no harsh chemicals
  • Does not lather enough

3. Hamam Neem Tulsi & Aloe Vera Soap

  • Keeps the skin safe
  • Enhanced neem fragrance
  • Best of nature to protect your skin
  • 100% neem oil

Product Features:

  • A widely trusted brand that has been steadfast in its promise towards honesty and safety
  • Hamam soap harness the best of nature to protect your skin by cleansing and purifying it
  • Contains pure 100% neem oil along with goodness of neem and aloe vera extracts
  • Keeps the skin safe and healthy by fighting against dust, sweat and pollution
  • Mild, safe and gentle on the skin with an enhanced neem fragrance
  • Contains pure neem oil
  • Cleanses thoroughly and removes impurities
  • Very gentle on the skin
  • Widely trusted and easily available
  • Not for very sensitive skin

4. Himalaya Herbals Neem & Turmeric Soap

  • Relieves dryness & soothes itchiness
  • Keep the skin soft and supple
  • Revitalise the skin cells
  • Antifungal & antibacterial

Product Features:

  • Blends together the goodness of natural ingredients to keep the skin protected
  • Antifungal & antibacterial help protect the skin from the harsh environmental conditions
  • Neem oil relieves dryness & soothes itchiness, redness and all irritation
  • Neem extracts in the soap help keep the skin soft and supple
  • Turmeric extracts help revitalise the skin cells
  • Very pleasant smell
  • Cruelty-free
  • Very affordable price
  • Doesn’t melt away
  •  Can cause dryness

5. Dove Cream Beauty Bathing Bar

  • Dry the skin like regular soaps
  • Replenishes the skin
  • No.1 dermatologist-recommended brand in India
  • Makes the skin much smoother

Product Features:

  • Enriched with 1/4th moisturising cream that is blended with mild cleansers richly
  • It does not strip the skin of natural oil nor does it dry the skin like regular soaps
  • Makes the skin much smoother, softer and provides an instant glow
  • Replenishes the skin with nutrients that are lost during the cleansing process
  • Dove is no.1 dermatologist-recommended brand in India
  • Nourishes the skin
  • Contains 1/4th moisturising cream
  • Makes the skin soft and smooth
  • Very mild on the skin
  • Not a fan of the fragrance

6. Lux Velvet Touch Soap

  • 100% natural pure vegetable oils
  • Nourish your skin cells
  • Retains natural oils & silky radiant glow
  • Sensualizes the mind and senses

Product Features:

  • A fragrant soap made from 100% natural pure vegetable oils
  • Formulated with jasmine and almond oil to nourish your skin cells
  • Advanced formula contains silk essence that retains natural oils & silky radiant glow
  • Crafted with an invigorating fragrance that sensualizes the mind and senses
  • Infused with modern fusion oil and the traditional scent of jasmine gives a softer skin
  • Leaves the skin clean, smooth and fresh
  • Very moisturizing on the skin
  • Has a very smooth texture
  • A nice soft floral scent that lingers
  • No drawbacks were found

7. Biotique Bio-Orange Peel Soap

  • 100% natural botanical extracts
  • Helps boost skin renewal
  • Washes away all impurities
  • Contains scrub particles

Product Features:

  • Made with an ayurvedic recipe using 100% natural botanical extracts
  • Has a very gentle peeling action that helps boost skin renewal
  • Blended with pure orange oil, orange zest, musk root, walnut, margosa and soap nut
  • Washes away all impurities without disturbing the skin’s natural pH balance
  • Contains scrub particles that provide a mild exfoliation
  • Cleans the skin very well
  • Has a very refreshing scent
  • Helps brighten skin tone
  • Lathers well
  • Not for dry skin as it does not do much good

8. Medimix Ayurvedic Glycerine Soap

  • 100%  vegan product
  • Time-tested ayurvedic oil
  • Detoxifies and exfoliates the skin
  • Moisturise the skin

Product Features:

  • 100%  vegan product with natural glycerine and lakshadi oil
  • Lakshadi oil is a time-tested ayurvedic oil preparation with nourishing, curative & therapeutic properties
  • Natural glycerine helps retains skin moisture by locking it giving a soft and supple skin
  • Helps to prevent skin from ageing while it detoxifies and exfoliates the skin
  • Helps soften and moisturise the skin keeping it supple all year
  • Thoroughly cleanses the skin
  • Soothing and aromatic refreshing fragrance
  • Cruelty-free and vegan product
  • Prevents acne and hydrates skin well
  • Extremely dry skin will require moisturising after using the soap

9. Liril Lemon & Tea Tree Oil

  • Keeps your skin healthier
  • Helps to retain natural moisture
  • Maintain the natural oil balance
  • Brings a sense of freshness

Product Features:

  • New Liril soap offers a fragrance that lasts longer as well as keeps your skin healthier
  • Active ingredients like tea tree oil and lemon help keep the skin fresh and care for it
  • Removes the grime and germs easily keeping the skin sanitized all-day
  • Helps to retain natural moisture in the skin and also maintain the natural oil balance
  • Produces a nice thick lather that brings a sense of freshness for an enjoyable bathing experience
  • Very refreshing soap
  • Has a nice citrus fragrance
  • Protects from acne and pimple
  • Easily affordable
  • The size of the bar isn’t comfortable to hold

10. Lever Ayush Cool & Fresh Aloe Vera Soap

  • Formulated with 5000 years ayurvedic wisdom
  • Contains the goodness of aloe vera
  • Protects against infection-causing germs
  • Fresh and energized skin

Product Features:

  • Formulated with 5000 years ayurvedic wisdom carefully using potent herbal ingredients
  • Contains the goodness of aloe vera and lemongrass as its chief ingredients
  • Aloe vera is known for its cooling and soothing properties in Ayurveda
  • Lemongrass is an antibacterial that protects against infection-causing germs
  • Gives a fresh and energized skin that is well hydrated
  • It is an Ayurvedic soap
  • Contains no chemicals
  • Helps purify the skin
  • Very affordable
  • Does not suit all skin types


It’s easy to get through the summer and have a wonderful bathing experience by just choosing the right soap that is hydrating, refreshing and has a pleasant smell. So, in summer try using a soap that moisturises your skin and helps it stay hydrated.

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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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