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Dr. Bronner's Organic Pure Castile Liquid Soap Peppermint -- 2 fl oz

Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps: 18-in-1 Hemp Peppermint Pure-Castile Soap. Made with organic oils. No foaming agents. Enjoy 1 soap for 18 different uses! Guaranteed pure potassium castile soap. Dr. Bronner's Peppermint Pure-Castile Soap has our most controversial label as it includes Dr. Bronner's ecstatic love poetry. Supermild Castile has outstanding water softening and cleansing powers preferable to harsh soap & defattening synthetics. It does not cut dirt but dissolves it. It is the mildest most pleasant soap you have ever used. Soap is made by saponifying a fat or oil with a strong alkali. A fat or oil is a triglyceride which means that three fatty acids of various carbon lengths are attached to a glycerine backbone. The strong alkali is either sodium (for bars) or potassium (for liquids) hydroxide. The saponification process is a simple one-step reaction with no waste generated: the glycerine is split off from the fatty acids and the fatty acids combine with the sodium or potassium to form soap while the hydroxide forms water. The result is soap glycerin and water (no alkali remains). Quality soap-making consists in great part in choosing the right proportions of the right oils with their different fatty acids. Most commercial soaps skimp on quality because of cost and use lots of tallow from beef fat with a little bit of coconut or palm kernel oil. Our unsurpassed soaps use olive hemp and palm oils instead of tallow and use three to four times more coconut oil than commercial soaps. Saponified coconut oil generates high-lather cleansing even in hard water because it has shorter-chain saturated fatty acids. Hemp olive and palm based soaps make a mild smooth creamy lather because these oils contain longer chain unsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids. Dr. Bronner's makes a higher quality soap in other ways as well. Unlike most commercial soapmakers who distill the glycerin out of their soaps to sell we retain it in our soap for its superb moisturizing qualities. We also superfat our soap with olive fatty acid which both ensures that there is no free alkali and lowers the pH making a milder smoother lather. We use rosemary extract and plant-derived vitamin antioxidants to protect freshness (the rosemary is effective at 0.005% so it contributes absolutely no scent). We do not add any chelating agents dyes whiteners or synthetic fragrances. We use only 100% pure high quality essential oils. Our liquid soaps are so concentrated that they are only a few percent away from being a solid which ecologically saves on packaging materials. They are a superb value costing less than less-concentrated inferior detergent body-wash "liquid soaps." Our soaps are most popular for at-home washing but they also are the choice when camping and hiking as our soaps are so biodegradable and nature-friendly. Dr. Bronner's soaps have spread by quality and word of mouth alone into virtually every health food store in the country. Unsolicited articles raving about our soaps have appeared in magazines and newspapers as diverse as Natural Health Outdoor Gear Vogue The Washington Post The Chicago Tribune The Associated Press The Wall Street Journal Parenting and New Age.  
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8 out of 8(100%)customers recommend this product.
Customer reviews for Dr. Bronner's Organic Pure Castile Liquid Soap Peppermint -- 2 fl oz
Review 1 for Dr. Bronner's Organic Pure Castile Liquid Soap Peppermint -- 2 fl oz
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WhiteRaven1
fromQuincy, CA
Age:65-74
Gender:Female
Great soap, leaves skin tingly and clean.
 January 30, 2013
"Great to have the 2oz bottle for travel. Love the soap."
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Review 2 for Dr. Bronner's Organic Pure Castile Liquid Soap Peppermint -- 2 fl oz
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LovinFifty
fromUpstate NY
Age:45-54
Gender:Female
Referral source:Self-referred
Duration of use:30-60 days
LOVE the 2 ounce size
 February 13, 2010
"I use Dr. Bronners peppermint for toothpaste ... oh so clean feeling and great check-ups !
Took one or two times to get used to the high foaming (so use less) .. but worth getting used to ... "smile" "sparkle" "shiny"
"clean"
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Review 3 for Dr. Bronner's Organic Pure Castile Liquid Soap Peppermint -- 2 fl oz
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lightfusegetaway
Age:25-34
Gender:Male
Referral source:Self-referred
Duration of use:Less than 30 days
Instant rash, but apart from that...
 November 18, 2009
"...it smells really good and it seems to clean fairly well, but the first time I used it, I had a rash within 10 seconds. I'm not sure which ingredient I'm allergic to, but I wish I wasn't. This really seems like a great product. Start with the small sample to make sure you're not allergic to it."
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Review 4 for Dr. Bronner's Organic Pure Castile Liquid Soap Peppermint -- 2 fl oz
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EquineLady
fromPennsylvania
Age:18-24
Gender:Female
Referral source:Self-referred
Duration of use:61-180 days
Great Product
 October 1, 2009
"This is a very high-quality castile with the added bonus of healthy essential oils. The scent is terrific! I use this for everything from toothpaste to dishwashing soap. I would highly recommend this brand."
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Review 5 for Dr. Bronner's Organic Pure Castile Liquid Soap Peppermint -- 2 fl oz
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HealthDivaNYC
fromNYC
Age:35-44
Gender:Female
Referral source:Other
Duration of use:30-60 days
REFRESHING!
 May 22, 2009
"Great for the summer and sometimes the winter blues. It is so refreshing and leaves a great scent."
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Review 6 for Dr. Bronner's Organic Pure Castile Liquid Soap Peppermint -- 2 fl oz
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msalias206
fromSeattle, Wa
Age:35-44
Gender:Female
Referral source:Self-referred
Duration of use:61-180 days
ALWAYS GOOD - Dr. Bronner's
 April 24, 2009
"I purchased the small size to sample the peppermint. I love it! nice and minty, tingles your scalp and helps you to feel refreshed and awake. My teen son likes the minty smell and all the bubble."
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Review 7 for Dr. Bronner's Organic Pure Castile Liquid Soap Peppermint -- 2 fl oz
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Gecko
Not so good as toothpaste
 April 2, 2009
"Maybe I am too old and granola-e but I thought, at one point, Dr. Bronners was toted as an all around kind of product (hence the 18-in1) and specifically good for camping. So I finally tried brushing my teeth with it and and, wow, only do that if you have too! Surprisingly the scent wasn't as strong as I expected but the texture, a bit bubbly and slick, was not pleasant."
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Review 8 for Dr. Bronner's Organic Pure Castile Liquid Soap Peppermint -- 2 fl oz
Overall rating:
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LhasaApso
Smells lovely!
 March 12, 2009
"I bought a bunch of the little 2 oz. Dr Bronner's soaps, to give them a try. A used the Peppermint first on my delicates, and even when using just a little, the whole room is filled with a minty-fresh scent."
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