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Are beauty soaps effective against germs?

There may be some benefit in using anti-bacterial soaps in more clinical settings where people already have compromised immune systems, but most of the research points to there being no real benefits ...
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How does body wash for dry itchy skin work?

The first ingredient is water; the second ingredient is a detergent (milder than SLS). The next ingredients are Shea Butter and sunflower seed oil (good for the skin), then a humectant (attracts ...
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How can one product work both as a skin moisturizer and a soap?

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 ...
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Is using SAStid soap good for eczema skin?

It seems that SAStid contains salicylic acid. Salicylic acid a keratolytic: it helps to peel the outer layers of the thick skin (1). As so it is helpful in the treatment of warts and psoriasis (2). ...
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Are soap-free cleansers effective against COVID-19

You need a molecule that disrupts the lipid layer of the virus to expose its RNA, and deactivate it. Until the manufacturer of QV Wash can confirm that it is capable of inactivating viruses, in ...
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For best hygiene, should we use hard block/bar soap or bottled soft soap?

TLDR: They're both equally effective. Technically, liquid soap is "cleaner" than bar soap unless the soap container is usually refilled. In more detail: From my understanding, any soap is effective ...
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Washing the ear?

Yes avoid getting too much water inside your ears I would recommend against using ear buds they do more harm than any good. Stop poking inside your ear Regarding your existing condition please go ...
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