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10 Benefits and Uses for Castile Soap – agreenliving.net

This is why our whole family uses Four Cow Farm Baby Wash (even Granddad!) - Castile soaps are popular brands of environmental-friendly soaps that are now making the rounds of homes which are able to use them in a variety of ways.  Some people who have heard of...

How Soap Cleans – How Does Soap Clean? – About.com

More on how soaps actually work -  Soaps are sodium or potassium fatty acids salts, produced from the hydrolysis of fats in a chemical reaction called saponification. Each soap molecule has a long hydrocarbon chain, sometimes called its 'tail', with a carboxylate...

How Detergents Work – Chemistry of Surfactants – About.com

A short background on detergents and soaps -  Question: How Do Detergents Clean? Answer: Detergents and soaps are used for cleaning because pure water can't remove oily, organic soiling. Soap cleans by acting as an emulsifier. Basically, soap allows oil and water...