Beauty trends don’t often resurface the same way fashion trends do, but bar soap is an exception. After decades of liquid face wash, cleansing oil and, more recently, towelettes and micellar water dominating our facial cleansing routines, bar cleansers are finally making a comeback.
And the best new facial cleanser bars have evolved considerably. They’re gentle, effective and anything but drying. In fact, many of these bar cleansers even contain ingredients to fight breakouts, wrinkles and pigmentation. Here’s everything you need to know about our eight favorites.