Are bar soap as effective as body wash?

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Yes they are effective. Only difference which you might see in these bar soaps is that most of them will have a relatively high pH as compared to corresponding body wash. High pH soaps might be little tough on skin and might not work on people with sensitive skin. People with sensitive skin might also face dryness with regular use. Even if you wish to use an antibacterial bar soap, it would be good to prefer the body wash variant.

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Is it bad to wash a car with body soap?

What do you mean by body soap? Soap that is in bar form, or soap that in a bottle like body wash? Bar soap could pick up sand and grit that might scratch the finish. Body wash is a mild abrasive but I have never heard of anybody using it for washing a car but I assume that a slight clouding of the clear coat is possible. If you have access to dish soap (detergent) it is the best improvised automotive soap.

Is body wash better than traditional soap?

Body wash may be better than traditional bar soap. This is because it rinses clean from the skin easier, and it also tends to be less expensive. Body wash is also available in a wider variety of scents.

Can you bathe a person with hand soap?

Yes, you can use hand soap as body soap. Hand soap may not contain the same fragrances, moisturizer, or exact same consistency as body wash, but it is safe and and effective to bathe in. Note: you may not want to use a bar of soap, as germs can live on the surface, especially if it sits out in the open, and is used regularly for hands.

Can chemicals in a body wash be harmful?

Yes It has been proven certain chemicals in the body wash CAN be harmful in certain circumstances. My best advice is to stick with bar soap.

What is a bodywash?

body wash is many chemicals mixed together (sometimes with scent)to clean your body.l

Would you add a small bar of soap of the same volume of soap powder to some water when washing clothes?

No, you cannot use bar soap in place of powdered soap when washing clothes - unless you are washing by hand. Powdered and liquid soaps are designed to disperse quickly into the wash water, bar soaps will not do that. After the washing process, bar soap may remain as a bar (although a bit smaller) and then the rinse steps will not be effective at removing residual soap.

Can you be allergic to bar soap and not body wash?

yes i would most likely say its the alkaline ,lye base used in your most common bar soaps.

Is bar soap or liquid soap more effective?

Both types of soap are effective at cleaning. Bar soap may harbor more bacteria on its surface, but this is generally not a concern as it is washed off when in use. The choice between bar and liquid soap often comes down to personal preference and convenience.

Can you die from soap?

I hope not, if so the entire population of people who die showering with a bar of soap, and wash their hands with soap are in trouble :-)

What is the difference between body wash and bar soap?

Answer:Commonly body wash resembles shampoo. It is a viscus liquid that comes in a squeeze or pump bottle.Bar soap is a compressed material often made up of ash, lye, colors and perfumes.They are pretty much the same thing. They DO the same thing. One just has way more water content. (that would be the body wash) ;-)

What is wrong is your car swears by itself?

Wash the air breather out with a bar of soap.

What are some popular brands of body soap?

Some popular brands of bar soaps are Dove beauty bar, Ivory, Irish Spring, Lux, Aveeno, Olay, Camay, Jergens, Dial and Yardley. Many of these body soaps come in bar form as well as liquid body wash.