There is just something so grown-up about fancy-pants hand wash. When an amber bottle of Aesop sits stylishly (and rather haughtily) atop a sink, your status as a fully-fledged adult is compounded. It’s like a hygienic hooray for getting your sh*t together.
But with the all-pervading Aesop now on every sink from here to Helsinki (yes, there’s a boutique even there) a new, but equally aromatic batch of suds awaits (seriously, when The Block rolls it out on repeat, you know it’s time).
Some remain housed in that now-iconic, tawny bottle, like Grown Alchemist or Thank You – with profits going to sanitise underprivileged communities (it’s like washing with a conscience). Whilst others have gone rogue (you scallywag suds, you) with Malin+Goetz, Ms Brown, Senteurs D’Orient and the like doing their own cleanly thing with a varied, albeit chic, aesthetic.
Adult-ing has never looked so fresh, so clean.
1. Grown Alchemist
Grown Alchemist Sweet Orange, Cedarwood & Sage, $29. SHOP NOW
2. Thank You
Thank you hand wash sweet orange and almond, $7.50. SHOP NOW
Aspar Botanical Hand Wash, $29.95. SHOP NOW
DIPTYQUE Art Of Body Care Softening Hand Wash, $64. SHOP NOW
BAMFORD Geranium Hand & Body Wash, at net-a-porter, $39.60. SHOP NOW
6. Sans [ceuticals]
Sans [Ceuticals] pH Perfect Body + Hand Wash, $36.30. SHO NOW
MALIN+GOETZ Rum Hand Wash, $38. SHOP NOW
8. ms brown
ms brown BERGAMOT HAND WASH, $30. SHOP NOW
Byredo Tulipmania Hand Wash, $68. SHOP NOW
10. SENTEURS D’ORIENT
SENTEURS D’ORIENT Fleurs d’Oasis Hand Wash, at net-a-porter, $48.40. SHOP NOW