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Your Next Purchase: Better Hand Soap

The difference between a house and a home is hard to quantify.

Henry Phillips

The difference between a house and a home lies in the intangibles, things designers describe as “mood” or “taste.” Though hard to quantify, they’re the sum of deliberate decisions: the amount of lighting, the position of plants, the color of the walls. After living with them, we may fail to notice the things that make our spaces distinct. But to outsiders and guests, they’re the markers of a carefully considered home — even if it’s as simple as a better-smelling hand soap.

Malin Goetz Rum Hand + Body Wash

Smells like: Bergamot, leather and rum
Lather: Heavy

Buy Now: $22

Prospector Co. Rosemary Sage

Smells like: Eucalyptus, rosemary and sage
Lather: Light

Buy Now: $24

Molton Brown Lime Patchouli

Smells like: Lime, cumin and patchouli
Lather: Medium

Buy Now: $28

Diptyque Softening Hand Wash

Smells like: Lavender and honey
Lather: Heavy

Buy Now: $38

Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Wash

Smells like: Bitter orange, rosemary and lavender
Lather: Medium

Buy Now: $39

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