Indian Beauty Secrets,  Skin Care

Chemical Free Soap Brands – Non Toxic Soap in India

I was introduced to chemical free soap brands just by pure luck by a friend and I am a convert now. Non Toxic Soap in India is considered a luxury whereas before we only used natural products for cleansing the skin.

New brands and this never ending craze for BIG brands and branded beauty products is sadly harming our skin day in and day out.

I never liked the concept of handmade soaps because I thought they were expensive and I was under the impression they wouldn’t lather nor do their job of properly cleansing the skin.

Actually I have found that chemical free soaps are very good, they do lather (most) and they cleanse the skin while keeping it soft and supple and nourished.

Why go Chemical free?

Lots of harmful chemicals in soaps can cause long term health issues.

 Chemicals in soaps can be carcinogenic  and can be a skin irritant. Generally soaps contain one or all of the following harmful chemicals.

  • Fragrance or that good smell we get in soaps can actually cause allergies.
  • Parabens have been associated with the risk of breast cancer.
  • Phthalates have been associated with  breast cancer and reproductive defects .
  • Synthetic colours can be carcinogenic and cause skin irritation.
  • Sulfates can cause skin, lung and eye irritation.

It is shocking to see so much go in a simple soap which we use daily, for years.

All the more reason to switch over to chemical free soaps don’t you think?

Read: Non Detergent Facial Cleansers

Some Chemical Free Soap Brands

 Missed your favourite brand?  Leave a comment and we will add it to this list.

Khadi Soaps

Khadi Soaps are all natural and vegan.

They contain natural oils like almond oil, castor oil, some essential oil like Kesar oil, Strawberry oil, Sandalwood Oil, Glycerine, Rose Water, Soap Base (vegetable Oils).

There are absolutely  no chemicals  and have a shelf life of 2 years from Date of manufacture.


Read: My  Grandmothers Secret Recipe  for a skin whitening soap

Soulflower soap 

This is another brand of handmade soaps which have no chemicals or paraben or sulfate.

These soaps are all natural and different soaps have different properties like anti ageing, blemish reduction, skin tan reduction.

They also have bath salts and reeta shampoo bar which can be used to wash the hair.

Vedaearth Natural

Vedaearth is cruelty free. They use fewer ingredients which are all natural and totally chemical free, infused with essential oils.

Geranium Roman Chamomile Soap with Turmeric

  • 100% Vegan
  • Cruelty free soaps, No Animal testing
  • No Parabens
  • No Sulphates / SLS / SLES
  • Hand made soaps
  • Cold process technology used to retain nutrients
  • Ayurvedic recipes used
  • Made with Essential oils
  • No preservatives
  • Vitamin E used

They have amazing soaps and bath salts, check them out 

Alanna Handmade Bathing Soaps

This brand is founded by Rashi Bahel.

  • Products are handmade
  • 100 percent natural skin and hair care products
  • They have a  Full disclosure policy  that means consumer knows every ingredient used
  • Shelf life of products is 18 months or more but best consumed by 6 months
  • They use  plant derived ingredients 
  • Products address skin type and concern and are not general formulations for all problems hence good if you have a particular skin concern
  • Fresh fruit based extracts sourced from farms in Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchal
  • They use fresh pulps and oils as base in their product
  • No Sulphates and Parabens

Learn more about Alana products Click Here

Handmade Activated Charcoal and Green Tea Face and Body Soap with Coconut oil

One of Allanna Soap which is 100% natural.

Ingredients : aqua, olive oil, coconut oil, palm oil, sesame oil, cocoa butter, cocoa powder, lye

Soap is mild on skin

Helps fight acne

Reduce tan and provides a blemish free skin



How the soap can help you ?

  • Activated Charcoal – Deep cleans skin
  • Coconut Oil – Moisturizes and makes skin supple
  • Green Tea – Removes excess oil and dirt

The soap rejuvenates the skin, almond protects skin against sun exposure.

Click to check out soap details

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