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Raising the Bar: The Best Soaps

Eleven fabulous reasons to bring bars back to your bathroom

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If lingerie is the foundation of any outfit, then soap should be the foundation for your entire beauty routine. And while you might haven’t given much thought to bar soap—and who has, really?—now could be the time to consider making the switch to something a bit more…sophisticated. From Bamford’s Geranium pebble soap to Chanel’s No. 5 Limited Edition version, we’re loving the idea of using a lovely scented bar to lather up. Even the most superluxe of them costs less than a bottle of perfume—and they’re worth every penny.