3 Shower Gels That Do WAY More Than Just Clean Your Body

Who knew shower gel could be so awesome?


Zinhlezonke Zikalala |

By Zinhlezonke Zikalala; photograph by James Garaghty

Who knew shower gel could be so awesome?

Over the years, body washes have become really popular, and for good reason: as a beauty product, they are insanely convenient. I mean, who totes around a mushy soap for post-gym scrub-downs? And here’s the rub: some have skin benefits that go way beyond simple cleaning. Think: intense moisturising, and serious glow! So, do you want to know which are the best of the bunch?

1. Johnson’s Vita-Rich Brightening Body Wash Body Wash (R30)

Johnson’s Vita-Rich Replenishing Body Wash is a all-over body cleanser specifically formulated with raspberry extract and deeply moisturising glycerine to protect and care for the skin during cleansing. Dry skin? It also helps replace lost moisture, leaving skin feeling soft and pampered. Available at

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2. Sh’zen Natural Tissue Shower Oil (R259)

Oils really are the moisturising bomb! When Sh’zen’s Natural Tissue Shower Oil comes into with water, it transforms into a non-greasy lather that deeply cleanses the skin, leaving a soft, subtle scent. Available at

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3. Epimax Bathe Moisturizing Bath and Shower Oil (R62)

Sensitive-skinned peeps can heave a sigh of relief. Epimax isn’t going to leave your skin feeling tight and uncomfortable after cleaning: dermatologically tested and with zero artificial colouring or perfumes, this liquid emollient intensely hydrates and moisturises all over. Pop a capful into your bath and relax – just take extra care not to slip. Available at

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