There are many reasons to favor classic bar soap over liquid—it’s more environmentally friendly (less packaging), generally contains fewer harsh, skin-stripping chemicals, and tends to be cheaper. The downside? It can leave a dreaded layer of soap scum on your kitchen or bathroom sink. To counteract this slimy problem, here are 10 of our favorite metal soap dishes, both freestanding and wall-mounted.
Featured photograph courtesy of Niki Turner from Steal This Look: A Vintage Bath in England with a DIY Faucet on Remodelista.
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