Stylish and Sophisticated Small-Batch Bar Soaps

From the whiskey-infused to the architectural, a list of cleansers with added value

While body washes, shower gels and bath oils have become exceedingly common, the humble bar of soap is experiencing a renaissance. Using much less plastic and packaging than liquid counterparts, bar soaps are oftentimes infused with natural ingredients, divine aromas and plenty of nourishing ingredients to keep your skin feeling hydrated and smooth. Each brand listed below reimagines the unassuming, old-fashioned bar of soap, whether …

Xanadu Candle

Wary Meyers’ Xanadu candle is made for changing seasons. This winter edition fragrance is a blend of anise, cinnamon, clove, and nutmeg. From wick to packaging, the brand is conscious of their ecological impact. The wicks are 100% cotton, the boxes are made from recycled paper, the casing is made from recycled glass, and the candles are made from a blend of premium food-grade paraffin.

Cosmic Yuzu ‘Terrazzo’ Soap

Who knew that soap scraps could create even more beautiful soap? We’ve long loved Maine-based Wary Meyers’ artsy striped soap bars that bring the yacht-side sea breeze or Japanese cherry blossom right to the bathroom sink. Linda and John Meyers have been experimenting with soap scraps, and the result are terrazzo-like bars that evoke the work of designer Shiro Kuramata—who created his own special terrazzo …