Soap
In chemistry, soap is a salt of a fatty acid. Soaps are mainly used as surfactants for washing, bathing, and cleaning, but they are also used in textile spinning and are important components of lubric...
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Put a Bar of Soap Under Your Sheets and See What Happens
Soap is cheap and readily available. Who knew that aside from cleaning your skin, this everyday personal care item can also be your nightly companion in your desire to spend sufficient amounts of time...
FDA Asks How Safe Is That Hand Sanitizer?
Agency wants proof the products kill bacteria and are harmless over time
Honey and Beeswax Soap Recipe
A basic cold process soap recipe, this Honey and Beeswax Soap is wonderfully soothing with rich, moisturizing benefits.
Are all these soaps, detergents, and shampoos just taking us to the cleaners?
Do I really need a bunch of different products to clean my laundry, dishes, body, hair, etc.? In the interest of using fewer products, especially when I travel, is there one product that would be best...
Sprayable Foam That Slows Bleeding Could Save Lives
Traumatic injuries, whether from serious car accidents, street violence or military combat, can lead to significant blood loss and death. But using a material derived from crustacean shells, scientist...
Recycling Used Bars of Soap to Save Lives - YouTube
An organization with facilities in Florida, Las Vegas and Hong Kong is collecting used bars of soap from more than 4,000 hotels, recycling them into fresh so...
FDA: Anti-bacterial soaps may not curb bacteria
WASHINGTON (AP) After more than 40 years of study, the U.S. government says it has found no evidence that common anti-bacterial soaps prevent the spread of germs, and regulators want the makers of Da...
Cuticura soap
Cuticura soap, manufactured by the Potter Drug and Chemical company, is an antibacterial medicated soap in use since 1865. Noted Boston philanthropist George Robert White (1847-1922) was once the pres...
Cuticura soap - Wikipedia
FDA Asks How Safe Is That Hand Sanitizer?
Agency wants proof the products kill bacteria and are harmless over time
Soaper
A soaper is a person who practices soap making. It is the origin of the surnames "Soper", "Soaper", and "Saboni" (Arabic for soap maker). Roads named "Sopers Lane," "Soper Street," and so forth often ...
International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients
The International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients, abbreviated INCI, is a system of names for waxes, oils, pigments, chemicals, and other ingredients of soaps, cosmetics, and the like, based on s...
Antibacterial soap
Antibacterial soap is any cleaning product to which active antimicrobial ingredients have been added. These chemicals kill bacteria and microbes, but are no more effective at deactivating viruses than...
Antibacterial soap - Wikipedia
Aleppo soap
Aleppo soap (also known as savon d'Alep, laurel soap, Syrian soap, or ghar soap, the Syrian word for 'laurel') is a handmade, hard bar soap.Aleppo soap is classified as a Castile soap as it is a hard ...
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Soap scum
Soap scum is an informal term for the white solid that results from the addition of soap to hard water. Hard water contains calcium or magnesium ions, which react with the fatty acid component of so...
Oil of guaiac
Oil of guaiac is a fragrance used in soap. It comes from the palo santo tree (Bulnesia sarmientoi).Oil of guaiac is produced through steam distillation of a mixture of wood and sawdust from palo santo...
Sprayable Foam That Slows Bleeding Could Save Lives
Traumatic injuries, whether from serious car accidents, street violence or military combat, can lead to significant blood loss and death. But using a material derived from crustacean shells, scientist...
Castile soap
Castile soap is a name used in English-speaking countries for olive oil based soap made in a style similar to that originating in the Castile region of Spain.
The origins of Castile soap go back t...
Castile soap - Wikipedia
Kerala Soaps Limited
Kerala Soaps, is a state owned soap manufacturing company in the state of Kerala, India producing the erstwhile brands, manufactured by Kerala Soaps & Oils Limited conceiving its legacy. The compa...
Caswell-Massey
Caswell-Massey is an American personal care product company and apothecary shop founded in 1752 in Newport, Rhode Island, by a Scotland-born doctor named William Hunter. It is one of the oldest contin...
Sodium stearate
Sodium stearate is the sodium salt of stearic acid. This white solid is the most common soap. It is found in many types of solid deodorants, rubbers, latex paints, and inks. It is also a component of...
Sodium stearate - Wikipedia
Barf (soap)
Barf (from Persian: برف‎ [bærf], Tajik: барф, meaning "snow") is a product line of soaps made by the Paxan company of Iran.The Barf line includes:
Barf (soap) - Wikipedia
Marseille soap
Marseille soap or Savon de Marseille is a traditional hard soap made from vegetable oils that has been produced around Marseille, France, for about 600 years. The first documented soapmaker was reco...
Marseille soap - Wikipedia
Rebatching
Rebatching, or hand milling, is a soapmaking technique used by hobbyists and artisan soapmakers. The commercial equivalent is French milling.In rebatching, commercially purchased or previously made so...
Boraxo
Boraxo is an American brand of powdered hand soap.As its name implies, Boraxo is composed largely of borax, and is marketed to those who get their hands especially dirty during work, such as mechanics...
Melt and pour
Melt and Pour Soap Crafting is a process often used by soapmakers. The process differs from the cold process or hot process in that no soap is made (i.e. no actual saponification occurs) in the proces...
Popish soap
During the personal rule of the English King Charles I (1629–1640), one of the ways in which he attempted to raise money was through the granting of patents. This came about as a result of a loop hole...
Phisoderm
Phisoderm is a skin detergent which assists persons who are allergic to soap and Phisohex, a detergent and sudsless cleanser which prevents the spread of infections.In the 1950s both Phisoderm and Phi...