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By John Gower If I say 'bathroom necessity, what's the first word that comes to mind?  Soap, perhaps? Using soap has become a daily essential, but how did this cleansing bar get invented? In ancient Babylon, around 2800 B.C., a crude formula for making soap was written up, composed solely of water, alkali, and cassia oil? three simple, natural ingredients. However, soap has evolved to the point where we need chemists to interpret the components for us. From sodium tallowate to pentaerythrityl tetra-di-t-butyl hydroxyhydrocinnamate, the soap of the twenty-first century has got it all. But soaps with harsh chemicals like these...

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Best Soaps for Eczema - by Evie Potter Eczema is a skin condition that affects a huge number of people, and understanding how it works is the key to keeping it under control and dealing with it on a long term basis. Eczema is a condition which affects the barrier function of the skin which controls the skins ability to keep moisture in and keeps unwanted items from soaking into the deeper layers of skin.   The skin looses water and natural oils, and this can leave the skin extremely dry and can lead to cracking and flaking. Although you might...

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