Best Shower Gel 2020 (UPDATED SEPTEMBER)

Are you looking for the best shower gel? In this buying guide, we’ll breakdown the top shower gel options on the market.

At number one, we have the Molton Brown Bath & Shower Gel.

Molton Brown Bath & Shower GelDimensions of this product are 2.4 x 2.4 x 6.1 inches, and it weighs 12 ounces.

This warming bath and shower gel is full of heated notes of black pepper, aromatic coriander and vetiver. Molton Brown’s blend of adventurous, cultivated notes leaves skin feeling deeply cleansed and scented with a spicy fragrance.

This body wash will revitalise your morning shower, or add some well-deserved luxury feel to your post-workout routine.

The top fragrance notes feature black pepper, lemon and ginger. Heart notes consist of coriander, basil and violet leaf; while in the base lies vetiver, together with oakmoss and ambergris. This composition marks the Madagascar wilderness, an off-road trek from mountainous Masaola to a savannah grass canyon.


At number two, we have The Body Shop Satsuma Shower Gel.

The Body Shop Satsuma Shower GelDimensions of this product are 3.4 x 3.4 x 7.7 inches, and it weighs 1.85 pounds.

This stimulating gel will undoubtedly help you wake-up in the lazy morning. It will energise your early shower and refresh your senses as you lather up with the zesty satsuma scent. The gentle, soap-free cleanser will leave you feeling soft and refreshed.

It’s enriched with Body Shop’s Community Fair Trade organic soy oil, produced in Brazil, where industrial soy farming is leading to the deforestation of the Amazon. The Capanema Farmers practice sustainable farming methods without the use of chemicals, helping to preserve nature, as well as their traditional way of life.

The Body Shop Satsuma Shower Gel formula is 100% Vegetarian, Never Tested on Animals, made with Community Fair Trade Ingredients, containing no sulfates, phthalates, GMOs, or Triclosan.


At number three, we have the Dove Deep Moisture Body Wash with Pump.

Dove Body Wash with Pump with Skin Natural NourishersDimensions of this product are 5.2 x 3 x 8.9 inches, and it weighs 2.39 pounds.

This dermatologist-recommended body wash gives you instantly soft skin and lasting nourishment after just one shower. The Dove body wash is sulfate-free with a mild, pH-balanced formula, making it a great body wash for dry skin, unlike typical bath soap or shower gel.

The proprietary Dove Moisture Renew Blend is a combination of skin-natural nourishers and plant-based moisturisers. The lipids and glycerin in this hydrating formula absorb deeply into the top layers of skin and work their best from within. This advanced technology delivers a potent mix of hydrating ingredients for your skin, leaving it feeling nourished and healthy.

The Dove Body Wash is gentle to the skin’s microbiome, its living protective layer. A rich lather moisturises and replenishes your skin while leaving it cleansed and well-nourished.


At number four, we have the Puracy Citrus & Sea Salt, Natural Bath & Shower Gel for Men and Women.

Puracy Body Wash, Citrus & Sea SaltDimensions of this product are 2.4 x 2.4 x 8.6 inches, and it weighs 1 pound.

The Puracy Citrus and Sea Salt Natural Bath and Shower Gel is a vegan cleanser that creates creamy, luxurious foam with fruit and vegetable-derived moisturisers that deliver hydration and sea salt that purifies and balances. This gel is 100% clean rinsing, and pH balanced (5.5).

The daily full-body cleanser is suitable for all skin types, created for both men and women.

The Puracy shower gel formula contains no harsh ingredients. It’s free of Cocamidopropyl betaine, all sulfates (SLS, SLES, and SCS), salicylates, parabens, petroleum-based ingredients, animal by-products, perfumes, or dyes. It’s entirely plant-derived, hypoallergenic, gluten-free, and biodegradable.

Vegetable Glycerin further helps keep your skin silky smooth, while the pink Himalayan Sea Salt naturally exfoliates, hydrates, and balances.

The star ingredient here is Coco Glycinate, an exclusive coconut-based surfactant that produces fluffy foam and nourishes your skin instead of drying it out. Unlike harsher ingredients in similar products, this naturally-derived surfactant does not disrupt the outer layer of skin, leading to no irritation, no dryness, and no redness.


At number five, we have the Avalon Organics Nourishing Lavender Body Wash and Shower Gel.

Avalon Organics Nourishing Lavender Body WashDimensions of this product are 1 x 2 x 3 inches, and it weighs 1.1 pounds.

The Avalon Organics Nourishing Lavender Bath and Shower Gel gently cleanses and hydrates dry and dehydrated skin. This plant-based formula is made with organic botanical components and essential oils, to nourish and moisturise your skin while washing away deep impurities.

Lavender essential oil, quinoa protein and Aloe work together in this formula to replenish skin, leaving it feeling soft and supple. This body wash is EWG VERIFIED as super clean, made with non-GMO ingredients and no parabens, harsh preservatives, synthetic colours or fragrances, sulfates and phthalates. It is also vegan and never tested on animals.

For extra dry skin, this healthy mix of Aloe, plant proteins and non-drying botanical cleansers is a solution that purifies, hydrates and rejuvenates. At the same time, the soothing aroma of lavender essential oil calms both the body and the soul.