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Ingredients listed on the product from the photo: White soft paraffin (known as petroleum jelly) and cetostearyl alcohol are occlusive agents that decrease water loss through the skin, so they act as moisturizers (Table 4, PubMed). Sodium lauryl sulfate is a detergent (a surfactant), so it acts as a soap. Water and soap do not remove paraffin, so the ...


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"water of really any temperature does that if I'm not mistaken" Sorry but you are mistaken. Water temperature is an important factor in dissolving lipids. You can ask anyone who washes dishes regularly whether they prefer hot or cold water to remove fat from pans and dishes. Soap and heat remove fat. Butter is solid when kept in cold places and melts as ...


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