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Dudu-Osun Black Soap: Look at the Label by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 15 Jun 2012 2:01am We keep an eye on top sellers on Amazon.com and this one is new to top 100 in last 5 days. It’s currenlty at number 9! What the heck is it? To be honest we are really not that familiar with black soap so lets look at the label to see what we can learn. Since this apprears to be a true soap (not a synthetic detergerent bar) they ar ... Read on »
Softsoap Naturals Clean Protection Antibacterial Hand Soap: Look At The Label by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted Sat 07 Apr 2012 2:01am Continuing our look at top selling beauty products on Amazon.com… This product is is Amazon’s #5 best seller and supposedly protects skin’s natural moisture level, provides mild lather, and contains “two antibacterial skin cleaners that cut through soil quickly.” Which ingredients make it work? Let’s look at the label to find out. ... Read on »
Softsoap Lavender and Chamomile Liquid Soap: Look at the label by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted Sat 26 Oct 2013 2:01am Softsoap’s Lavender and Chamomile liquid soap is one of the top selling products on Amazon.com. Looking at the label you’ll see that it contains neither lavender nor chamomile. Is this misleading or even illegal? The answer depends on what they claim about the product. Here’s what they say: “Soot ... Read on »
Look at the Label: BBW Sparkling Snow Anti-Bacterial Soap by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted Sat 31 Dec 2011 1:01am Product Girl wonders if the “snowberry” used in Bath & Body Works Sparkling Snow Anti-Bacterial Soap is a real ingredient. A look at the label should give us the answer. Water The usual suspect that makes up the bulk of most formulations.  Sodium laureth sulfate A common, and not very expensive cleansing agent. Also known a ... Read on »
Can The Soap You Use Make You Fat AND Cause a Heart Attack? by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Aug 2012 6:38am Maybe – if it’s antibacterial soap. First, let me point out that ‘antibacterial’ soap is completely unnecessary. The FDA says so : the agency does not have evidence that triclosan in antibacterial soaps and body washes provides any benefit over washing with regular soap and water. It’s a marketing ploy – a magic wo ... Read on »
What’s in your “naturally derived” hand soap? by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Wed 28 Dec 2011 9:58am The ingredients in “naturally derived” soaps aren’t. One such case: Method hand soap. Is this their "Method" of deception? So I am in a rush and I pick up some hand soap at the market.  I make sure it doesn’t contain triclosan , an anti-bacterial chemical that actually has it’s own law suit groupie s and is currently under investiga ... Read on »
what? you don't use soap?! by Kristin Fraser Cotte Posted Tue 23 Mar 2010 12:00am Take a close look at the packaging of your  favorite commercial brand soap.   Do you see the word SOAP anywhere on it? Or, is it called a beauty bar, cleansing bar, or body bar? I hate to be the one to break it to you, but that's because you are not using soap! You are using a synthetically formulated detergent to clean y ... Read on »
Soap by Flo H. Patient Expert Posted Sun 26 Feb 2012 6:57pm I love soap. I love using it. I love smelling it. I love looking at it. I even love making it. Really. It absolutely amazes me that you can take sodium hydroxide and fat and end up with soap. Awesome. I should say chemistry!!!! But it's a tedious process. You have to stir it almost constantly and keep an eye on it so that it doesn' ... Read on »
Swine Flu Vs. Soap: Our bet’s on the soap! by Barbara Ficarra Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Wed 29 Apr 2009 11:42pm 1 Comment By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA and Gwenn Schurgin O’Keefe, MD, FAAP It’s always frightening to learn of outbreaks that the CDC labels as a “public health emergency”. While the swine flu may be new to us in name, it’s not new to us in what it is at its core, how we have to prepare ourselves for it, should it arrive in our area, and what w ... Read on »
Difference between Soap and Bathing Bars {Beauty Products} by Perfectskincare C. Facebook Posted Sat 14 Jan 2012 1:30pm [Source: thisnext.com] How many soaps are packaged as luxury bars or bathing bars or simple as a bar instead of being sold or marketed as a soap? Have you ever wondered at this discrepancy? Next time you go to a supermarket, check out the labeling of you favorite soaps. I remember one right now - Dove which is cal ... Read on »