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What’s the deal with all the different types of soap?
Soap comes in many forms, depending on the usage. There are hard and soft, and everything in between soaps. Hardness of soap is often achieved through the addition of hardening agents, so many natural soaps tend to softer. But exactly what other types of soap are out there? We’re going to dive into the many lives of soap.
Kitchen soap is further categorized into two types of soap: cleansers and detergents. Cleansers are often made with mild abrasives and are formulated to eliminate heavy oil or solid particles and hard-to-remove stains. The cleansers come in many different types depending on the type of abrasives they contain. Dish detergents are made to remove tough grease and release the solid dirt particles in the foam that is produced by the detergent. There are two types of dish detergents: machine dishwasher detergents and hand dishwashing detergents.
Laundry soaps are formulated to eliminate grease, solid particles, and organic compounds from clothes. They can be found in liquid, powder, and gel forms.
Cleaning soaps have different formulations to clean grease and soil. The difference between cleansers and cleaning soaps is that cleaning soaps don’t contain harsh abrasives.
This kind of soap is made in many forms and special formulations for specific personal hygiene needs. One type of personal soap is the antibacterial soap that is made to prevent bacteria and viruses from spreading. There are also body and hair soaps that have a mix of ingredients that cleans both the skin and hair.
Novelty soaps are specially manufactured for the kids and include the soaps in the shapes of various items, such as a rubber ducky or the soap-on-the-rope. There are made not only to clean dirt and grime but for amusement and enjoyment as well.
Perfumed soaps are produced by adding a few additional ingredients and perfume.
Guest soaps are miniature soaps that are made and shaped into attractive shapes and they are basically designed for use by guests either in the main bathroom or separate guest bathroom. Popular and commonly used shapes are flowers, seashells, and rounds.
Beauty soaps are produced to feature attractive fragrances and ingredients for a variety of skin types. They can feature glycerin or special oil blends.
Medicated soaps and original soap are very similar. Unlike original soap, medicated soap has the addition of antiseptics and disinfectants.
Glycerin is normally produced during the process of soap production. Soaps that include glycerin in them tend to make your skin feel more moisturized.
Transparent soap uses slightly different ingredients and usually some form of alcohol to alter the process which is also conducted at higher temperatures. Not all transparent soaps are glycerin soaps.
Liquid soaps are actually very difficult to produce and many of the commercial liquid soaps are just in fact detergents.
Shmutzies handmade, natural soap is a combination of some of these different types of soap. We are a personal soap, novelty soap, and glycerin soap all rolled into one. Visit our product page and see what amazing soap awaits you.